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Director of Strategic Planning

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The Social Justice + Engineering Initiative

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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 Strategic Planning 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 strategic planning advisors, project and program managers, engineers, social and environmental justice stakeholders to develop and implement the strategy and vision of the CEO and the Board of Directors as it relates to the mission of SJEI.

Director of Strategic Planning directs and oversees our organization’s strategic and long-term goal planning function. Drives strategic initiatives, and supports the development of long-term growth plans and financial sustainability goals. The Director of Strategic Planning analyzes and recommends emerging industry trends, expansion opportunities, competitive threats, organizational partners, internal organization performance and organization process improvement. Responsible for overseeing organizational reviews, communicating results to other Board Members, and developing strategies based on organizational reviews.

The Director of Strategic Planning is a Board member with voting rights and collaborates with the Board of Directors and non-voting Board members. TheDirector of Strategic Planning 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.

A proven background in a similar volunteer or professional role.

Board Member General Responsibilities may include some of the following in addition to specific role:

Governing

  • 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.

Planning

  • 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.

Compliance

  • 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)

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About The Social Justice + Engineering Initiative

Location:

2 North Central Avenue, Suite 1800, Phoenix, AZ 85004, US

Mission Statement

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.

Description

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.

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Race & Ethnicity

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Strategic Planning
  • Capacity Planning
  • SWOT / GAP Analysis
  • Business Planning
  • Market Research
  • Business Analysis

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5+ hours per week. Last Wednesday evening of each month for our monthly board meetings.

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