For two decades, the Building Movement Project (buildingmovement.org) (BMP) 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 fiscally sponsored by TSNE (tsne.org) and based in New York City.
We are seeking a full-time Director of Research to join our staff team. This is an exciting role for an experienced and entrepreneurial researcher to advance the Building Movement Project’s portfolio. The Director of Research will build on and expand existing bodies of work, particularly our Race to Lead survey and reports, and identify new areas of research. The Director of Research will work closely with BMP’s Co-Executive Directors and supervise the Research Manager.
Responsibilities of the Director of Research will include:
We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.
The most successful candidates will also demonstrate the following skills and experience:
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:
Compensation and Benefits
Location: Work will be primarily performed remote from anywhere in the United States.
Travel: This position may require periodic travel for conferences, trainings, and to work with BMP team members and other on-the-ground partners.
Compensation: The annual salary range for this position is $110,000 - $140,000 with comprehensive benefits, based on experience, qualifications and region where the work is being performed.
Benefits: This position is eligible for a full benefits package including:
TSNE/BMP 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/BMP 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/BMP 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/BMP's EEO statement extends to volunteers, interns, contractors, vendors, and clients.
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