The Basics’ vision is a Boston where infants, toddlers, and preschoolers of all racial/ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds are on track to achieve their full potential.
In partnership with local allies, we use a community-level public health approach—a multi-pronged movement—to help families embed science-based early caregiving practices into everyday interactions with young children.
The Basics Boston (thebasicsboston.org) is a member of the multi-city Basics Learning Network (BLN), led by The Basics, Inc., a nonprofit organization based in Boston, where the movement began. The Basics is a fiscally sponsored organization of TSNE (tsne.org).
The Basics Boston seeks an experienced and energetic senior manager as Program Director to serve as the lead convener and facilitator of The Basics Movement in the Boston area. The ideal candidate has several years’ experience working in Boston-area collaborations with family-serving and community-based organizations, schools and/or healthcare providers. As one of five people on The Basics Inc. national leadership team, The Program Director of The Basics Boston will lead and manage Boston’s programming.
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 in Boston, MA. Work is eligible for some remote work.
Compensation: The starting salary range for this position is $90,000 - 115,000/yr and is commensurate with experience.
Benefits: This position is eligible for a full benefits package including:
TSNE/BASICS 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.
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