Program Profile: Living Links is a new USC Shoah Foundation Program devoted to building an enduring Holocaust descendant community and training 3Gs to tell their grandparents’ Holocaust survival story. The Living Links Program will be developed at USC Shoah Foundation with the intention of launching Living Links as a new national organization in approximately 3 years.
We seek a highly-motivated self-starter who will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for developing and building this new organizational Program developed by USC Shoah Foundation. This is an outstanding opportunity for a seasoned entrepreneurial leader to build and grow an organization with the help and guidance of partners. The founding Program Director will inspire employees and motivate external stakeholders to achieve the mission and vision of this organization. Creating the strategic direction for the 3 core programs (cultivate, educate, and advocate), this person will lead the organizational Program to realize its critical mission.
The annual base salary range for this position is $124,857.10 - $150,000.00. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.
Advanced degree, with at least 5 years of senior management experience; track record of effectively leading and regionally and/or nationally scaling an organization and staff; ability to point to specific examples of having developed and operationalized strategies that have taken an organization to the next stage of growth.
Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff, manage, and develop lay-lead teams, set, and achieve strategic objectives.
Willingness to travel to Los Angeles and Washington, DC with more trips in the first year as the organizational program is launched.