Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Director Executive Leadership Development

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/27/2024 1:18 PM)
Job ID
Field Operations
USA - North America


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Boys & Girls Clubs of America named "One of the Best Nonprofits to Work for in 2017, 2018 and 2019"


Boys & Girls Clubs of America is the nation's premier youth development organization. Our programs, training and services impact nearly 4 million children and teens every year. We are always looking for qualified professionals with a passion for improving young lives, as a member of our national staff.  We have strong values, embrace diversity and offer great benefits to allow our employees to maintain work/life balance.


Location - Remote - United States 


Under the direction of the National Director of Leadership Development, the Director of Executive Leadership Development is responsible for leading the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of executive level training and development programs and initiatives for the Boys & Girls Clubs enterprise. The goals of these leadership development programs and initiatives are to significantly enhance the growth in professional leadership capacity of executive and senior executive Club Professionals to increase the organization’s overall impact in key business metrics and community impact. This position will work collaboratively with high expectations of excellence, innovation, stakeholder engagement and effective communications.



Develop Strategy
• Design and execute comprehensive leadership development strategies and programs for local Club CEOs and executive Professionals across the Boys & Girls Clubs Movement aligned to the adopted competency framework and Movement-wide goals.
• Research and implement ongoing trends and shifts in leadership development and partner with subject matter experts to make appropriate recommendations and updates to content and program designs.
• Partner with other internal BGCA units to develop and deliver customized programming and support.
• Support creation of, maintain relationships with, and scale a network of world-class learning partners to support execution of the development strategy for executives and helps them analyze critically and drive strategically.
• Maintains outcomes reports to inform strategy and demonstrate program and initiative impact for the enterprise.


Develop Talent
• Lead the planning, marketing, recruitment, facilitation, and review of assigned Leadership Development Programs for CEOs and executive management professionals.
• Lead the development and implementation of ongoing learning opportunities and customized programs using a multi-modal approach for CEOs and executive management professionals aligned to the adopted competency framework.
• Develop and implement a structured mentoring strategy for new executives including training materials, protocols, and ongoing evaluation.
• Design, develop and lead the socialization of an emersion process for executives coming from outside the BGC enterprise to drive early impact.
• Develop partnerships with internal and external associations to support key development initiatives and drive engagement.


Build Organizational Capacity
• Build the capacity of internal BGCA staff to deliver and facilitate elements of leadership development initiatives including tools and resources that support growth and impact.
• Support and lead aspects of planning, design, development of content, and coordination of Regional Leadership Conferences and the National Conference.
• Work collaboratively to ensure critical enterprise-wide priorities and resources are embedded in appropriate leadership initiatives.


Lead Business Operations of Service
• Promote and market the Leadership Development Initiatives to the Boys & Girls Clubs Movement, internally and externally.
• Create systems to evaluate and measure progress and impact of assigned Leadership Development programs and initiatives to support continuous quality improvement.
• Conduct and/or participate in state, regional, and national staff meetings and conferences.


• Lead special projects or national assignments as assigned
• Demonstrate BGCA mission driven I-CARE values and integrate these beliefs into our environment and ways of work.
• Promote child safety priorities and resources to local organization within the scope of this position; report any observed or suspected child safety concerns directly to the organization’s leadership and to the appropriate BGCA senior leader.
• Adhere to organizational policies and procedures as described in BGCA’s Employee Handbook, Ethics Policy and elsewhere.


• No direct Reports. May monitor and coordinate the work of temporary employees and student interns.


• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college.
• Minimum seven years of experience in the Organizational Development or Leadership Development field or leading a multi-tiered organization. At least five years of experience training/facilitating and curriculum development in the areas of management and executive development.
• Demonstrated ability to engage, motivate and support learning of executive/management leaders and volunteer professionals.


• High energy level, comfortable performing multi-faceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities.
• Superior interpersonal abilities. Ability to get along with diverse personalities, at all times displaying tact, maturity and flexibility. Good reasoning abilities and sound judgment.
• Physical requirements include standing for four plus hours per day, sight, hearing and sitting for four plus hours per day. Skills essential for successful communications include active listening, speaking and writing.
• Must be physically able to travel by air, car, train, or other modes of transportation.


• Remote Work Environment
• Travel estimated at 40-50% (can be up to 8-10 days or more in a month – including weekends - depending upon scheduling requirements).


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