COA is an international, independent, nonprofit, human service accrediting organization that accredits or is in the process of accrediting more than 1,800 public and private organizations serving more than seven million individuals and families.
COA recently developed a 2020 Strategic Plan with five key goals: a differentiated, high impact value proposition; an increase in the number of accredited organizations; greater impact on beneficiary outcomes; financial sustainability; and a positive impact on the human services field through knowledge sharing. The President will translate COA’s ambitious strategic plan into action. S/he must bring significant organizational leadership experience in an accreditation, social services nonprofit or socially-responsible business, as well as a track record of: exceeding goals; bottom-line growth; and charting a higher impact course through his/her leadership.
Founded by public school teachers in 2010, Educators for Excellence is a growing movement of nearly 30,000 educators, united around a common set of values and principles for improving student learning and elevating the teaching profession. We work together to identify issues that impact our schools, create solutions to these challenges, and advocate for policies and programs that give all students access to a quality education. With a current operating budget of over $15M, ~110 staff, and six chapters, our organization has experienced rapid growth and is well positioned for deepened impact through the implementation of our next five-year strategic plan.
As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, reporting directly to the Co-Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Operating Officer will be charged with leading most of the business functions (IT, Legal, Facility Operations, Data & Analytics, and Finance & Accounting) of the organization, including serving as the company Chief Financial Officer. This role will also serve as a trusted, strategic partner to the Co-CEOs, the National Board of Directors, and others on the Senior Leadership Team (SLT).
Among the nation’s top 100 private foundations, with an endowment in excess of $1 billion, Lumina Foundation is committed to the creation of an equitable, universal postsecondary learning system that is easy to navigate, delivers fair results, and meets the nation’s need for talent through a broad range of credentials. The goal is to prepare people for informed citizenship and for success in a global economy; Lumina’s specific priorities for action seek to ensure six of every 10 working-age Americans have meaningful and marketable credentials beyond a high school diploma by 2025.
The VP for the Future of Learning and Work, in this new role, will infuse workforce expertise into the Foundation’s strategic program investments to build this equitable, innovative learner-centered postsecondary ecosystem that aligns to the United States’ current, and future, workforce demand.
Human trafficking is a low-risk, high-profit criminal industry, enslaving more than 20 million people each year and generating $150 billion in profits. Polaris systematically disrupts human trafficking networks and restores freedom to survivors. Grounded in data gathered from the experiences of survivors, Polaris directly supports victims and survivors through the National Human Trafficking Hotline, equips key stakeholders with data to address and prevent human trafficking, and intervenes in specific industries through targeted campaigns. With experience and expertise from direct victim services such as hotlines and resource centers to policy advocacy, Polaris provides a data backbone for the sector.
Based in D.C. the CPO will be an integral member of the leadership team and will: manage a portfolio of programs; drive on-going analysis of trends in the rapidly evolving field of trafficking; and ensure Polaris (with its passionate team of 100+ and operating budget of $10M+) is well-positioned to navigate and optimize strategic opportunities.
With a background in program design and innovation, the CPO will bring a track record of identifying opportunities as well as translating data and trends into actionable approaches that drive systems-level outcomes in program and/or advocacy campaigns.