BoardSource is passionate about the nonprofit sector – we envision a world where every social sector organization has the leadership it needs to fulfill its mission and advance the public good. We have become the recognized leader in nonprofit board leadership, providing research, leadership, and practical resources to inspire and support excellence in nonprofit board and executive leadership. As a part of this, we work to inspire action on critical issues within the social sector that require new thinking and leadership from boards, including the urgent need to diversify social sector leadership so that nonprofits are better positioned to serve their communities and missions in ways that are inclusive and equitable. If you are leader with expertise in managing programs and staff and want to work for fun organization named one of the Best Nonprofits to Work For by The Nonprofit Times, our Manager of Program & Evaluation Services position could be the right role for you!
The Manager of Program & Evaluation Services reports to the Associate Vice President of Consulting & Learning Practice and oversees a team of four. This individual will work in collaboration with the associate vice president to design, develop, implement and evaluate nonprofit board leadership research and consulting projects — and other strategic initiatives — in alignment with BoardSource’s service-provider and learning agendas, with a focus on implementing learnings from consulting projects into resources, methodologies, content, and other BoardSource practices.
The Manager of Program & Evaluation Services is primarily responsible for internal oversight and implementation of BoardSource’s consulting and assessment services including strategy, budgeting, and revenue projections. The consulting services oversight may include an intake process for core consulting methodologies or project scoping with budgeting for consulting learning projects, consultant matching, internal coordination, project management, and evaluation of projects. This individual will work collaboratively with the associate vice president to identify and implement learning projects, as well as translate the learnings back into the consulting practice and out through BoardSource’s network of leaders. The manager will also coordinate with external research contractors to create and implement rigorous evaluation methods for BoardSource consulting learning projects and other strategic initiatives. Additionally, this individual will be responsible for oversight of the assessment services team, whose members are responsible for client technical support and implementation of all BoardSource online assessment survey tools, such as board assessment and CEO assessments, benchmarking, and survey updates. These tools may be used individually by organizations or as part of other consulting services.
The ideal candidate must possess seven or more years of experience managing consulting services, ideally in the areas of nonprofit management, assessment services, or research. Candidates should possess relevant experience overseeing proposal development, large client project management, and project evaluation with the ability to balance simultaneous projects successfully. Individuals must exhibit an inclusive and flexible leadership style with excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment both as a leaders and individual contributor. Strong supervisory skills are a must, including team and individual goal development, coaching, and staff development.
BoardSource offers a fast-paced, collaborative, and collegial environment with competitive salaries and excellent benefits. For more information about BoardSource, visit our website, www.boardsource.org. Please apply for this position at: https://boardsource.org/about-boardsource/join-our-team/job-openings/
Named as one of the Nonprofit Times Best Nonprofits to Work for the third time, BoardSource is a national organization working to strengthen nonprofit board leadership. We engage with and support a community of more than 115,000 individuals committed to creating positive change in their communities through effective board service.
BoardSource envisions a world where every social sector organization has the leadership it needs to fulfill its mission and advance the public good. While many factors contribute to strong and effective board and staff leadership, we believe that a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity is essential to making this vision a reality. We are committed to supporting and encouraging boards as they work to strengthen their leadership on diversity, inclusion and equity, both within their institutions and in the work their organizations do.
As leaders and the ultimate decision-making bodies for nonprofit organizations, boards of directors guide the way that each organization articulates and upholds its purpose, its values, and its responsibility to advance the public good. Through these focused efforts, BoardSource aspires to help unleash the full potential of the social sector to be a force for a more just society and world. Learn more about BoardSource’s Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, & Equity: For Ourselves and the Social Sector: https://boardsource.org/research-critical-issues/diversity-equity-inclusion/boardsource-commitment-social-sector/ .
Other leadership initiatives focus on opportunities and challenges within the sector where board leaders are positioned to make a difference. Whether that’s through greater transparency, stronger board advocacy, strategic alliances, or effective fundraising practices: https://boardsource.org/research-critical-issues .