Oversee development and delivery of a world-class affiliate Leadership Development Strategy
In leadership of the Executive Development Services (EDS) and Board Development and Transformation Services (BTS) teams, the SVP will provide direction in the development and delivery of effective programs and initiatives to build skills across all levels of leadership for local affiliates
Provide leadership and direction to ensure initiatives and strategies effectively build not only high-performing individuals, but also high–functioning leadership teams consisting of CEO/CPO, Chief Volunteer Officer (CVO), and BGCA’s Directors, Organizational Development (DODs)
Lead and facilitate a regular review of all leadership development strategies to include participant satisfaction, alignment with Movement-wide strategies, Return On Investment (ROI), and the impact on Key Performance Indicators
In collaboration with the Senior VP, Human Resources, recommend high level reward and recognition strategies required to recruit and retain high performing leaders at local organizations
In collaboration with the Senior VP, Human Resources, provide direction and expertise to develop tools and recommendations to support hiring practices for Chief Professional Officers and other key staff
Provide expertise in determining the effective strategies and initiatives needed to individually and collectively advance Boards
Provide high level expertise, tools and resources to evaluate current affiliate leadership bench strength; based on outcomes of evaluation and talent gaps, recommend strategies for development and/or acquisition of talent required to escalate performance
Oversee design and delivery of world-class talent development opportunities for BGCA National Staff
Work in close partnership with SVP, Human Resources to define and advance key People priorities for the National office
Create, implement, and integrate competency models that serve as the foundation of the integrated talent management strategy
Support development plans and learning strategies for all National Staff
Inform design and delivery of core programs for National Staff such as Managing the BGCA Way, New Employee Orientation, and other distance-learning opportunities
In close partnership with the SVP of Human Resources, conduct annual succession planning and talent assessment discussions with Senior Leadership Team
Support execution of annual Vice President talent reviews, 360s and other assessments for all National/Senior Director level and above
Lead development and delivery of an integrated professional development system for front-line leaders
Oversee development of front-line leaders to ensure effective Club operations and Mission-delivery, and integration of processes to drive the Optimal Club Experience
Design and deliver comprehensive programs and experiences to support ongoing development and retention of talent
Identify effective processes to accurately assess talent and readiness of high potentials
Institute effective management and executive leadership development to ensure a healthy supply of internal employees are available for promotion into management roles and continued development for existing managers
Ensure consistent instructional design standards and enable technology capabilities of on-demand and distance learning delivery
Lead a team of instructional designer to establish learning design protocols and consistent design elements of core programs
Work cross-departmentally and in close collaboration with users in BGCA services to ensure the alignment of learning technologies to BGCA's mission and strategic initiatives to drive impact and/or organizational effectiveness
Ensure support to more than 50,000 professionals across Boys & Girls Clubs’ Movement in conjunction with the schools aligned to Spillett Leadership University (SLU) and to BGCA SLU administrators, including major learning events and offerings
Create network of world-class learning partners to support execution of the development strategy
Conduct ongoing business and individual leader development needs
Curate relevant and leading institutions for collaboration/partnership opportunities
Maintain and scale existing partnerships
Support integration of content and alignment of learning outcomes
Manage vendor relationships
Support Resource Development in funding discussions
Inform and develop strategies to advance core national priorities
Work in partnership with key leaders across the National office and local Clubs to define and activate nationwide strategies to increase key metrics (registered members, ADA, teen membership) across unit types
Serve on Operations and Planning Council to define and coordinate national-level strategies
Serve on Learning Council to ensure alignment across functions for major learning priorities
Ensure alignment and execution of strategies to support organizational priorities, programs and professional/board development
Provide thought leadership through speaking engagements at regional conferences/other venues and provide and/or support training sessions on topics relevant to building strong organizations and organizational priorities
Assist with any other special assignments as assigned by the President and CEO, and/or Chief Operations Officer
Support Board of Governors and National Trustee meeting as requested
Integrate Program(s) with existing programs to ensure alignment and consistent messaging across leadership development continuum
Manage the integration of new initiatives across core learning programs, with key learning platforms from other services
Ensure critical linkages between Board, Executive, National Staff Development, and Front-line Development
Create the criteria and map the stages or sequences for moving through leadership development offerings (pre-requisites, etc.).
Provide leadership and expertise in the development of a comprehensive affiliate leadership performance management and measurement program
Connect evaluation of program outcomes to local organization performance indicators such as average daily attendance (ADA), revenue growth, and membership growth.
Provide program performance data to resource development team, BGCA’s leadership team, BGCA’s Board of Governors (BOG) and Trustees and other stakeholders in monthly scorecard and annual data reports.
Produce Business Results (Goals below will be set or reset annually based on prior outcomes)
Reduce Movement-wide CEO/CPO turnover in first three years of incumbency.
Increase revenue for organizations with new CEO/CPO year over year.
Effect same organization increases in ADA, sites, and frequency of attendance.
- Increase Movementwide board engagement as evidenced by board giving and fundraising.
Manage the Business Operations of the Service
In partnership with Chief Operations Officer, the Senior Vice President serves as the conduit for information management with resource development, Corporate leadership, donors, board, trustees and other stakeholders
Provide budget information as needed
Demonstrate BGCA mission-driven values of integrity, excellence and inclusion and integrate into work environment and ways of work.
Adhere to organizational policies and procedures as described in BGCA’s Employee Handbook, Ethics Policy and elsewhere.