The Design Studio for Social Intervention (DS4SI)(DS4SI.org) partners with communities, artists, and social justice practitioners to imagine, demonstrate, and collectively rebuild places to be more just and vibrant. Situated at the intersections of design thinking and practice, social justice and activism, public art and social practice and civic / popular engagement, DS4SI designs and tests social interventions with and on behalf of marginalized populations, controversies and ways of life. DS4SI is a fiscally-sponsored organization of TSNE (tsne.org).
Our expanding organization seeks to hire a full-time Director of Operations to join our team. The Director of Operations will work collaboratively and proactively to facilitate optimum operations of DS4SI on a day to day basis and coordinate the implementation of our fundraising plan. The Director of Operations is a senior level role that works closely with DS4SI’s founders--the Design Methodology Lead and the Program Design Lead--and reports to the Program Design Lead.
Finances and Fund Development
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:
Regarding COVID-19: TSNE considers the health and safety of our employees of the utmost importance, and due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and subject to your state and local laws, our policy requires that all employees performing in-person work at a TSNE designated office are fully vaccinated. For the purpose of this policy, fully vaccinated indicates that you have received a single dose of the Janssen vaccine, or both doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine. Certain exemptions may be requested and will be considered by Human Resources.
Compensation and Benefits
Location: Work will be primarily performed 572 Columbia Road, Dorchester, MA. . Candidates must be willing to work onsite in Boston, preferably at least 3 days/week (flexibility based on Covid safety protocols).
Compensation: The starting salary for this position is $75,000/yr - $85,000/yr and is commensurate with experience.
Benefits: This position is eligible for a full benefits package including:
TSNE/DS4SI strives to achieve excellence through a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment that embraces all of our individual and collective differences. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, Middle Eastern and North African, Bilingual and/or Bicultural candidates, and LGBTQ2SIA+ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. We value and honor the unique talents, learning styles, and lived experiences of each individual that enrich and strengthen our workplace culture, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
All employment conditions are based on an individual’s performance and job qualifications. TSNE/DS4SI prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, creed, color, religion, native language, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, parental status, pregnancy, race-based hairstyles, or any other protected characteristic stated by federal and state law. Regardless of any class’ protection under the law or lack thereof, TSNE/DS4SI celebrates diversity and values the strengths that come with having a diverse team of employees. It is represented in our workplace culture, and it is who we are.
TSNE/DS4SI's EEO statement extends to volunteers, interns, contractors, vendors, and clients.