Sep 21, 2021

Director of Learning and Leadership

$80,000 - $105,000 yearly
  • Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership
  • San Rafael, CA, USA
Full-Time Facilitation Knowledge Management/Learning Programs

Job Description

This Opportunity:

As the Director of Learning & Development, you would be in a highly visible, external-facing position that plays a key role in addressing the needs of nonprofit organizations by providing them with the tools and training they need to take their impact to the next level. The Director of Learning & Leadership is charged with developing and implementing a range of fee-based learning and capacity building programs for nonprofit staff throughout the Bay Area to continue to advance their skills and leadership impact. If you’re passionate about helping people learn and grow, possess excellent communication skills, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a commitment to the nonprofit sector, this position is a wonderful opportunity for you to shine.

Reporting to the Chief Program Officer, the Director works collaboratively with others to advance CVNL’s mission and organizational goals. This is a full-time exempt position based in San Rafael, California with opportunities for hybrid work.

Salary and Benefits

Salary $80,000 to $105,000. Benefits include full health, dental and vision plans for you and your family, including a 100% employer-paid health plan for you, 403b Retirement Plan with 3.5% employer contribution, company-paid $25,000 Life Insurance Policy, and generous vacation and holiday schedule. We also offer strong professional development and team building opportunities. 

Responsibilities

  • Build an annual strategy, work plan, and budget for Learning & Leadership department programs and services across multiple locations.
  • Schedule, manage, and evaluate all department programs, including Excellence in Leadership Program, Lunch & Learns, Peer Learning Networks, and regularly scheduled workshops and trainings in order to maintain the highest quality and meet or exceed budgeted revenue goals.
  • Develop content for inclusion in CVNL website, e-news, social media, press releases, and other marketing channels to promote Learning & Leadership programs and advance department goals.
  • Monitor trends affecting the nonprofit sector and leaders at the local, regional, and national level to help inform department planning.
  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with the nonprofit community in the North Bay and beyond, as well with skilled trainers, presenters, and consultants to lead workshops and trainings.
  • Explore new collaborations and partnerships with local higher education institutions and other nonprofit education initiatives to strengthen CVNL’s presence and benefit its programs.
  • Pursue new funding avenues in collaboration with the fund development team to expand CVNL’s Leadership & Learning programs.
  • Develop and implement tailored training/consulting services and customized learning experiences in collaboration with the Nonprofit Support Services Team to meet nonprofit client needs.
  • Manage the work of independent contractors/trainers and presenters as well as volunteers.
  • Participate in cross-departmental collaboration, organizational development, and management activities as a member of CVNL’s management team.
  • Other assignments and projects as assigned.

Hiring Organization

CENTER FOR VOLUNTEER & NONPROFIT LEADERSHIP

Qualifications

While we know that no one candidate will encompass all of these qualifications, please consider the top five as our most leveraged needs:

  • Expertise in adult learning methodology.
  • Demonstrated capacity to build strong learning programs, strong facilitation, and train-the-trainers background.
  • Demonstrated passion for and commitment to the nonprofit sector with a minimum of five years’ experience in a nonprofit setting or equivalent, with proven management skills and experience.
  • Understanding of trends impacting the nonprofit sector, including professional development and organizational development issues.
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, resourceful, and ability to take initiative and juggle multiple priorities simultaneously.

Desired qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.
  • Excellent communication, both written and verbal, and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Experience managing and analyzing data.
  • Strong technology skills including knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), Customer Relationship Management software, social media tools, and program management platforms.
  • Bilingual skills (Spanish/English) a plus.
  • Connections and familiarity with Marin, Sonoma and other North Bay communities and nonprofits preferred.

 Physical Demands

In addition to basic computer desk work, the employee is required to stand, walk, reach above shoulders, and climb or balance. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

Industry/Service Area

Advocacy/Social Action, Community/Capacity Building, Education

Level

Director

Benefits

Benefits include full health, dental and vision plans for you and your family, including a 100% employer-paid health plan for you, 403b Retirement Plan with 3.5% employer contribution, company-paid $25,000 Life Insurance Policy, and generous vacation and holiday schedule. We also offer strong professional development and team building opportunities.

Application Instructions

 Apply directly at CVNL, Director, Learning and Leadership


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