We are looking for industry experts who want to give back to their community in an executive capacity by volunteering to be among the first Board Members of The Social Justice + Engineering Initiative. You should be motivated and willing to commit 5+ hours per week for at least three years to this new non-profit.
By joining our select group of diverse, skilled, and committed board members you will help us continue to lay the foundation of SJEI and work to champion social and environmental justice, through our mission by bridging resources with innovation to engineer solutions that target the meaningful involvement of people for the common good.
The volunteer Director of Programming Board Member implements, monitors, and evaluates our programs strategy. Budgets and allocates resources for programs that align with the goals and mission of the organization.
Work with our program managers, program coordinators, engineers, social and environmental justice stakeholders to develop and implement the vision of the CEO and the Board of Directors as it relates to the mission of SJEI.
The Director of Programming is a Board member with voting rights and collaborates with the Board of Directors and non-voting Board members. The Director of Programming will also participate in SJEI's Initiative of 100% Board Giving and other Board member fundraising expectations and strategic planning initiatives. SJEI Board members are champions of SJEI.
· Three (3) year commitment
· At least five (5) hours per week
Minimum of a BA, MA preferred
At least five (5) years of experience with three of those in a team management role
Demonstrated success developing and evaluating program models, and selecting and successfully operationalizing innovative programs
Proficient in using technology as a management reporting tool and experience working with information technology staff to develop and implement program evaluation systems
Strong project management skills managing complex, multifaceted projects resulting in measurable successes and program growth
Experience having worked with a high-performance, collaborative, constructive peer group
Strength in hiring, recruiting, managing, developing, coaching, and retaining individuals and teams, empowering them to elevate their levels of responsibility, span-of-control and performance
Deep understanding of human resources, employee performance improvement plans, and corrective action policies
Demonstrated results in managing through complex systems and proven experience negotiating win-win agreements
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with exceptional attention to details
Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to and passion for SJEI's mission and goals
Commitment to Ethical Standards - serve as faithful agents of the organization. Avoid deceptive acts. Conduct themselves honorably, responsibly, ethically, and lawfully.
ROLE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
Achieving Results - sets clear, well-defined desired outcomes for work activity and tracks progress; demonstrates a strong sense of urgency and persistence about accomplishing them
Communication - demonstrates the ability to convey thoughts, ideas, and concepts clearly in writing and orally
Independence/Initiative - evaluates, selects, and acts on various methods and strategies to meet goals and objectives, even if objectives aren’t clearly defined
Planning - establishes plans that break complex projects into their component parts, each with its own timeline; organizes work into processes.
Board Member General Responsibilities may include some of the following in addition to specific role:
The board evaluates itself and the organization, ensures financial and program accountability and transparency, includes ---reviews effectiveness of programs; mandates needs assessment of constituency every few years, sets meeting agendas, creates necessary committees, keeps minutes, and recruits effective members.
Creates the mission and vision, sets goals and objectives, develops a strategic plan and fashions organizational procedures)
Oversee use of resources
Ensures sufficient funds are raised (includes marketing and public relations) and spent appropriately.
Conflicts, insurance, file required papers and act as a trustee/fiduciary; creates and abides by the bylaws.
Evolving Role of the Board Members
Governance (oversight of operations, including financial accountability)
Support (fundraising, public relations and providing individual expertise)
2 North Central Avenue, Suite 1800, Phoenix, AZ 85004, US
Our organization seeks to research, develop, and implement engineering practices, designs, products, and methods that promote social and environmental justice and overall sustainability. Further, we strive to educate, advocate, plan and engineer the future development of our cities, towns, neighborhoods, farms - our planet.
The Social Justice + Engineering Initiative is a conscious engineering, social justice, and environmental justice organization that seeks to implement sustainable engineering practices, designs, and developments that adhere to social and environmental justice.
Race & Ethnicity
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.
May 12, 2021
Business Development & Sales Management
Reporting & Dashboards
Driver's License Needed
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
5+ hours per week. Last Wednesday evening of each month for our monthly board meetings.