Under the supervision of the Senior Vice President of Youth Development, the National Vice President of Youth Development Operations is responsible for ensuring the formulation and execution of strategic priorities for the Youth Development Team. The goal of this position is to unify existing initiatives and activities to drive enterprise level objectives related to youth development. The National Vice President will ensure any new work is directly aligned to one or more strategic priorities, ensure execution of all youth development grant deliverables, oversee the dissemination of youth development products (tangible and digital), and lead communications and knowledge management for the youth development department.
The ideal Vice President of Youth Development Operations will have experience in business strategy, positive youth development, Club operations, change management and project management with 15 or more years of progressively responsible leadership experience.
Physically located in Atlanta, GA, the National Vice President must be a culture leader with the ability to drive execution of cross-functional, complex and interrelated projects to support a larger strategy. The NVP will lead a team to creatively and relentlessly execute big-picture ideas by implementing products, communications and systems that support some 4,300 Clubs across the national federation of Boys & Girls Clubs in delivering impactful youth development programming.
Develop and execute strategies to drive youth development priorities
Develop and execute strategy to maximize value and efficiency for Clubs
Lead a digital engagement strategy for program leaders and youth in Boys & Girls Clubs
Lead a Club communication and engagement strategy focused on program leaders in Boys & Girls Clubs
Support the Youth Development Team
Skills and Traits
Builds Effective Teams
Education and Experience
Environmental and Working Conditions
Normal internal office environment. Travel estimated at 20% (can be up to 2-7 days or more in a month, including weekends, depending upon scheduling requirements). The individual selected for this position must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be able to navigate areas of the country or abroad by using a map or other direction methods. Ability to travel by car, airplane or other modes of transportation required.
Physical and Mental Requirements
Ability to carry out detailed and complex instructions; ability to interact with coworkers and public by telephone and in person as a member of a team to provide services to customers, both external and internal; ability to perform a variety of duties and to prioritize tasks to meet organizational needs. Ability to clearly and concisely exchange ideas, facts and/or technical information and guidance in person, by telephone, email, fax or correspondence. Physical requirements include: sight, hearing, sitting for four + hours a day, standing for one to two + hours a day, stooping; skills essential for successful communications include speaking, writing and reading comprehension.