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Managing Director, Education

JOB TITLE: Managing Director, Education
REPORTS TO: President of The Broad Foundation
CLASSIFICATION: Full-time, exempt
DATE POSTED: October 2018
DATE AVAILABLE: Immediately

BACKGROUND
Philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad founded The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation to advance entrepreneurship for the public good in education, science and the arts. The Foundation has created groundbreaking independent institutions in each of its three investment areas, including The Broad Center, which develops leaders to help transform America’s urban public schools, The Broad Institute, a global leader in genomics, and The Broad, a museum in downtown Los Angeles devoted to showcasing great contemporary art.

JOB DESCRIPTION
The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation is looking for a Managing Director, Education to develop, execute and communicate initiatives supporting the Foundation’s commitment to public K-12 education in Los Angeles.

The Managing Director’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Provide guidance for the Foundation’s grant-making activities in education and accountability for its work by adjusting programs and strategies based on evaluation

• Develop and own critical grantee and partner relationships as the foundation moves in a new direction with its education portfolio.

• Actively engage with education thought leaders and the broader L.A. community to collaborate and advance meaningful, impactful and sustainable systemic change in public education in Los Angeles

• Identify and explore opportunities for high-leverage investments; use sound judgment and organizational savvy to assess their probability of success

• Collaborate with team to devise workable scenarios for bringing new and existing initiatives to scale

• Enhance the profile of the Foundation by serving as a spokesperson for K-12 public education, and communicate the Foundation’s work in a clear and inspirational manner to help further establish deep relationships with industry partners, media and other donors

• Attract, develop and retain high-performing employees, and foster a productive, self-motivated, inclusive, team-oriented culture that empowers the work of the entire organization and in which communication is an important and abiding value

• Play an essential leadership role in building and carrying the culture and values of the Foundation including humility, integrity, curiosity, respect, creativity and courage

QUALIFICATIONS
The successful candidate will have:

• A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; advanced degree preferred

• Minimum 7 years of successful management experience

• Experience collaborating in a complex organization as part of the management team

• Ability to succinctly and thoughtfully present and respond to board members

• Fluency in public K-12 education, at district, school and out-of-school levels

• Ability to use quantitative and qualitative data to present options for decision-making

• Ability to juggle multiple competing demands and set priorities in a fast-paced environment while maintaining superb attention to detail

• Exceptional interpersonal skills including strong written and oral verbal communication and ability to positively engage with individuals with a range of backgrounds

• Demonstrated ability to build authentic partnerships, to collaborate and to work with efficiency and diplomacy across lines of difference and among diverse stakeholder groups

• Demonstrated ability to work both autonomously and as part of a diverse team, always with flexibility, enthusiasm and determination

• Spanish fluency a plus

In addition, the candidate must be:

• Deeply committed to the Foundation’s mission of expanding learning opportunities for K-12 public school students

• A tenacious and skillful facilitator and problem solver, with the ability to anticipate issues before they arise and prioritize them appropriately once they do

• A good listener who can be both empathetic and pragmatic

• Organized and capable of functioning in a dynamic environment with a can-do attitude

• A trusted colleague with good instincts and strong personal and intellectual integrity

The statements in this description represent typical elements, criteria, and general work performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the job.

Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background and reference check. You must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

LOCATION
This position is based in Los Angeles, California. Regular in-office presence is required.

COMPENSATION
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with skills and experience. The Foundation offers excellent benefits including a variety of health plans and a 401(k) plan.

TO APPLY
To be considered for this position, please upload your letter of interest and resume here. We will only contact candidates chosen for further consideration. No phone inquiries please.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin (including associational and perception-based harassment and discrimination based on national origin), ancestry, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, medical condition (as defined by California law), genetic information, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law with regard to employment opportunities.

 

Chief of Staff

JOB TITLE: Chief of Staff
REPORTS TO: President of The Broad Foundation
CLASSIFICATION: Full-time, exempt
DATE POSTED: October 2018
DATE AVAILABLE: Immediately

BACKGROUND
Philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad founded The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation to advance entrepreneurship for the public good in education, science and the arts. The Foundation has created groundbreaking independent institutions in each of its three investment areas, including The Broad Center, which develops leaders to help transform America’s urban public schools, The Broad Institute, a global leader in genomics, and The Broad, a museum in downtown Los Angeles devoted to showcasing great contemporary art.

JOB DESCRIPTION
The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation is looking for a Chief of Staff to work with the President of the Foundation across all areas of philanthropic focus and organizational operations. The position will be responsible for driving the execution of the President’s objectives both within the organization and with external partners by following through on management, operational and programmatic priorities.

Chief of Staff responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

• Co-leading programmatic projects for which the President is responsible

• Working with President to manage critical grantee and partner relationships

• Acting as representative of the President both internally and externally, as needed

• Supporting the workload of the President and prioritization of time by managing information flow, resolving issues, providing analysis and advice on key issues

• Playing an essential role in building and carrying the culture and values of the Foundation

• Collaborating with the Director of Communications to extend the messaging of the Foundation/President both internally and externally

QUALIFICATIONS
The successful candidate will have:

• A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

• Minimum 5 years of successful management experience

• Experience working in complex organizations with direct interactions with senior leadership

• Fluency across key operational areas such as budget analysis, operations and knowledge of how foundations function

• Ability to use quantitative and qualitative data to present options for decision-making

• Ability to juggle multiple competing demands and set priorities in a fast-paced environment while maintaining superb attention to detail

• Exceptional interpersonal skills including strong written and oral verbal communication and ability to positively engage with individuals with a range of backgrounds

• Demonstrated ability to build authentic partnerships, to collaborate and to work with efficiency and diplomacy

• Demonstrated ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team, always with flexibility, enthusiasm and determination

• Spanish fluency preferred

In addition, the candidate must be:

• Deeply committed to the Foundation’s mission of expanding learning opportunities for K-12 public school students, increasing public access to the visual and performing arts, and supporting scientists in their efforts to find cures for disease

• A tenacious and skillful facilitator and problem solver, with the ability to anticipate issues before they arise and prioritize them appropriately once they do

• A good listener who can be both empathetic and pragmatic

• Organized and capable of functioning in a dynamic environment with a can-do attitude

• A trusted colleague with good instincts and strong personal and intellectual integrity

The statements in this description represent typical elements, criteria, and general work performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the job.

Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background and reference check. You must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

LOCATION
This position is based in Los Angeles, California. Regular attendance in-office is required.

COMPENSATION
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with skills and experience. The Foundation offers excellent benefits including a variety of health plans and a 401(k) plan.

TO APPLY
To be considered for this position, please upload your letter of interest and resume here. We will only contact candidates chosen for further consideration. No phone inquiries please.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin (including associational and perception-based harassment and discrimination based on national origin), ancestry, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, medical condition (as defined by California law), genetic information, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law with regard to employment opportunities.

 

Front Desk/Office Coordinator

JOB TITLE: Front Desk/Office Coordinator
REPORTS TO: Manager, Offices of the Founder and President
CLASSIFICATION: Full-time, Non-exempt
DATE POSTED: November 2018
DATE AVAILABLE: Immediately

BACKGROUND
Philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad founded The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation to advance entrepreneurship for the public good in education, science and the arts. The Foundation has created groundbreaking independent institutions in each of its three investment areas, including The Broad Center, which develops leaders to help transform America’s urban public schools, The Broad Institute, a global leader in genomics, and The Broad, a museum in downtown Los Angeles devoted to showcasing great contemporary art.

JOB DESCRIPTION
The Front Desk/Office Coordinator has primary responsibility for the logistical functioning of the headquarters for Family Offices Financial Services, The Broad Center and The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation. The position is the first point of contact for all staff and visitors to the Broad offices and is responsible for ensuring staff and visitors alike find the offices clean, productive, fun and efficient. The Front Desk Coordinator will need to simultaneously greet VIP guests and manage operational fires throughout the office.

Key responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

• Work with leadership on office culture
• Plan office family picnic and holiday party
• Plan monthly office birthday/anniversary celebration and bagel day
• Coordinate officewide Fun Committee
• Implement and manage office-wide safety protocols (CPR/AED training, fire/earthquake preparedness, emergency notification system, annual fire drill)
• Provide back-up coverage for office of the founder
• Manage the founder’s scrapbooks
• Provide support for board meeting arrangements

Office-wide Duties
• Serve as point-person for conference rooms
• Maintain vendor relationships (i.e. office plant maintenance, carpet cleaning service, document destruction service, furniture manufacturer and installer, etc.)
• Oversee kitchen: cleaning, dishwasher emptying, provision inventory and ordering
• Order supplies (office and grocery)
• Review and manage invoices related to office operations
• Assist with maintaining integrity of office-wide Salesforce database
• Provide back-up support for office mail pick-up and delivery
• Onboard new staff (i.e. share office procedures, emergency preparedness, parking and security access)
• Offboard exiting staff (i.e. remove from all office-wide lists, revoke parking and security access)
• Write contribution request decline letters
• Staff front desk; greet staff, guests and vendors
• Maintain reception area
• Sign for and accept deliveries
• Maintain office aesthetic and appearance (i.e. manage repairs, monitor art collection, purchase furnishings)
• Coordinate office-wide services, repairs, maintenance, and space changes
• Liaise with the office of the building
• Administer office security system

QUALIFICATIONS
The successful candidate will have:

• A minimum of three years of administrative experience in a professional, fast-paced, formal business environment
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines while maintaining careful attention to detail
• Ability to interact with high-profile leaders in the business, civic and education communities
• Demonstrated discretion
• Expert experience with Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Salesforce
• A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
• An outstanding academic and professional record
• Ability to comfortably lift 25 pounds and climb a 6’ ladder

In addition, the candidate must be:

• Respectful, honest and ethical
• Able and willing to represent the office in a professional and polished way
• Intelligent
• Highly organized
• Flexible, dedicated, resourceful, energetic and creative
• Able to show superb judgment
• Service-oriented and a team player
• Proactive, driven, results-oriented, able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
• Able to demonstrate a superb attention to detail

The statements in this description represent typical elements, criteria, and general work performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the job.

Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory background and reference check. You must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

LOCATION
This position is based in Los Angeles, California. Regular attendance in-office is required.

COMPENSATION
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with skills and experience. The Foundation offers excellent benefits including a variety of health plans and a 401(k) plan.

TO APPLY
To be considered for this position, please upload your letter of interest and resume here. We will only contact candidates chosen for further consideration. No phone inquiries please.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin (including associational and perception-based harassment and discrimination based on national origin), ancestry, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, medical condition (as defined by California law), genetic information, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law with regard to employment opportunities.