For nearly two decades, the Building Movement Project (BMP) (buildingmovement.org) has cultivated the potential for nonprofit organizations to effectively partner with movements for progressive social change. We learn by listening to groups and leaders about what it takes for organizations to align their social justice principles with their operating practices. Our research and practical resources help organizations innovate to meet the needs of the communities they serve and face the challenges of the external environment.
BMP concentrates on the following three main areas to accomplish our goals and advance social change:
The Building Movement Project is a fiscally sponsored project of TSNE (tsne.org) and is based in New York City. This position may be performed remotely.
We are seeking a full-time researcher to join our staff team. The Senior Research Manager will work on our national projects focused on leadership (including our Race to Lead reports and the development of a race equity assessment), service and social change (Tools to Engage), and movement building including SolidarityIS, as well as our place-based projects in Detroit and New Mexico. The Senior Research Manager will work closely with BMP’s co-directors and senior staff members, and will supervise the Research Analyst.
Responsibilities of the Senior Research Manager will include:
We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.
Physical Demands/Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those for this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. Work is performed in an office environment and in close proximity to other workers.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to:
TSNE/BMP envisions a society grounded in the principles of social and economic justice. As such, we strive to achieve excellence through a diverse and inclusive workplace that honors the unique talents and lived experiences of each person. Our vision and values are reflected in all our employment-related decisions, including hiring practices. Accordingly, TSNE actively seeks people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work.
As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE/BMP will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status or any other factor prohibited by law.