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The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is the nation’s premier Hispanic nonprofit leadership development organization. CHCI’s mission is to develop the next generation of Latino leaders through its award-winning leadership development programs. CHCI employs an exceptional and dynamic staff and offers a wide of array of competitive benefits for full-time staff including medical, dental, 401K with a company match, 15 days vacation and sick leave upon hire, and a transportation subsidy. These are just a sample of the benefits provided to all full-time employees.

Over the past ten years, CHCI has transformed itself into a leading nonprofit organization that has significantly expanded access for the Latino community. It has grown its budget to $8 million and its staff to roughly 30 people. Through its programs, CHCI has been directly impacting more than 1,700 students annually. Also, more than 4,000 highly accomplished alumni have successfully continued their journey beyond CHCI into the workforce as powerful leaders in the public, private and nonprofit sectors.

CHCI provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and inclusion in our leadership programs. CHCI prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type on the basis of race, color, religion, belief or spirituality, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, matriculation, genetic information, protected veteran status, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, personal appearance, political affiliation, credit information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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Positions Available:

Job Title: Director, Fellowship Programs

Reports To: Vice President, Programs

Location: Remote through Q3 2021, in person in Washington, DC after

POSITION SUMMARY

The Director of Fellowship Programs will lead our Public Policy Fellowship and Graduate Fellowship programs, as well as work on CHCI’s curriculum and program evaluation. This individual will have the opportunity to mentor and guide approximately 21 fellows each year, coordinating their professional development and growth throughout their CHCI experience. This will be an exciting opportunity to help institutionalize CHCI’s curriculum, strengthen its data collection, and impact the lives of the next generation of Latino leaders.

The Director of Fellowship Programs will lead programs that help build the confidence and skills of a population often overlooked in the public policy narrative. The ideal candidate has demonstrated the ability to manage and develop people and programs, enjoys building relationships, is driven by working with young adults, and is committed to advancing the Latinx community.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Program Management (45%)

  • Provide oversite and management for CHCI’s Public Policy Fellowship and Graduate Fellowship program.
  • Work closely with the Manager of Fellowship Programs.
  • Oversee the selection, development, evaluation, and promotion of fellowship program participants.
  • Create and monitor budgets for fellowship programs.
  • Actively seek opportunities to contribute to positive outcomes for program participants, stakeholders, and sponsors.
  • Assess and identify areas of improvement in our systems and processes that can enable more effective program management. areas where systems and processes can be improved or created for more effective program management.
  • Ensure that program supporters receive periodic as well as end-of-year reports. Assist in the submission of grant reports and proposals.
  • Work collaboratively with staff to ensure that fellows receive proper communication and coaching regarding CHCI experience and expectations.
  • Collaborate with Communications team to ensure that CHCI participant experience is communicated via the proper channels and directed to the proper stakeholders.

Curriculum Development, Facilitation, and Coaching (40%)

  • Oversee and execute weekly professional development sessions for fellows, providing content on the development of leadership, public policy and advocacy, and professional skills.
  • Lead approximately 6-8 days of programming for each cohort, as well as facilitating regular dialogue about fellow experiences, current events, and challenges.
  • Provide one-on-one coaching to fellows on topics ranging from professional behavior, managing up, driving the federal public policy-making process, and navigating life in Washington, DC as a person of color.
  • Seek, develop, and promote relationships with potential placement hosts, sister organizations, alumni, and other institutional stakeholders, engaging these organizations in programmatic offerings for fellows.
  • Work with external partners, CHCI Alumni, Staff, and current program participants to review and develop overall goals for CHCI curriculum and programming.
  • Work with staff to formalize lesson plans and develop syllabi for each program, as well as develop program evaluation tools.
  • Identify measurable goals and objectives for each component of CHCI curriculum to reflect and meet the Institute’s mission.
  • In cooperation with staff, identify and strengthen links between curricula for each CHCI program to create a pipeline approach.

Staff Management (10%)

  • Manage a team of one direct report, one indirect report, and occasional consultants.
  • Guide program staff in establishing work plans and assign duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority.
  • Monitor progress towards goals and intervene at an early stage to ensure that agreed-upon deliverables are met with quality and within timelines.
  • In conjunction with Vice President of Leadership Programs, develop and communicate performance standards that are specific and measurable.
  • Work closely with his/her team through the problem solving and creative thinking process to develop and implement new approaches, systems, structures, and methods in the programs when needed. Coach and guide others in developing and implementing innovative approaches.

Other Support (5%)

  • Post-pandemic, occasional travel to regional and national events important to CHCI.
  • Participate in occasional evening and weekend events, important to CHCI.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • At least 5 to 8 years of experience managing programs focused on leadership, civic engagement, or professional development.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience/expertise) in higher education, leadership development, human resources, adult learning, public policy, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated commitment to and understanding of the Latino community, with a specific focus on first-generation college students and graduates.
  • Demonstrated an understanding and embrace of cultural diversity in all its forms and be able to navigate group processes while accounting for this type of diversity. (Ex: ethnicity, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, ability, political affiliation, and religious background).
  • Proven experience managing and developing employees effectively.
  • Experience facilitating small and large group discussions and activities.
  • Strong writing and editing skills.
  • Experience with program and/or project management.
  • Proven ability to make data-driven business decisions.
  • Commitment to the mission of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute.

Preferred:

  • Experience working with policy organizations and/or Capitol Hill.
  • Comfortable delivering presentations and speaking to different audiences.
  • Experience managing and developing junior-level employees.
  • Experience managing a budget.
  • Spanish language proficiency (written and spoken).

BENEFITS

CHCI offers an array of competitive benefits to its employees:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance Coverage
  • Life Insurance Coverage for Dependents
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • WMATA SmarTrip Benefit/Parking Subsidy
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Paid federal holidays
  • Paid Time Off – Vacation and Sick Leave

About the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Fellowship Program

CHCI Fellows are recent graduates of undergraduate or graduate programs who spend nine months in public policy placements, including at least half of their program on Capitol Hill. Fellow cohorts have been on average: 26 years of age; 57% first-generation college graduates; 29% born outside the United States; and 62% from families with an income less than $65,000 per year. This position entails leading programs that help build the confidence and skills of a population often excluded and overlooked in the public policy narrative.

About the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan organization founded in 1978, dedicated to cultivating and empowering the next generation of Latino leaders in the United States. CHCI provides leadership, public service, and policy experiences in the nation’s capital to outstanding Latino students and young professionals from throughout the nation. CHCI manages a network of over 4,400 highly accomplished alumni, providing a pipeline of Latino talent to corporations, government, and nonprofits, to ensure the interests of the Latino community are represented across all sectors of society. CHCI also convenes a variety of thought leaders that include Members of Congress, other public officials, corporate executives, advocates, and thought leaders to discuss issues facing the Latino community and our nation, and identify solutions that can be implemented in policy and practice.

CHCI is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, belief or spirituality, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, matriculation, genetic information, protected veteran status, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, personal appearance, political affiliation, credit information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Please submit requests for additional information and qualified resumes and cover letters to: hr@chci.org.

Job Title: Senior Manager of Alumni Programs

Reports To: Vice President of Leadership Programs

Location: Remote through Q3 2021, in person in Washington, DC after

POSITION SUMMARY

The Senior Manager of Alumni Programs will lead all aspects of CHCI’s alumni engagement, programming, activities, and support. They will lead organizational efforts to continue the leadership development and advancement of CHCI alumni, build and strengthen connections with the growing network of over 4,000 alumni worldwide – including incorporating new alumni into the network, strengthen pathways for alumni integration into other aspects of CHCI’s work, and managing the CHCI Alumni Association. The Senior Manager will report to the Vice President of Leadership Programs.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with a wide range of alumni locally, regionally, nationally and internationally through regular outreach
  • Manage all aspects of alumni programming in collaboration with other departments, including planning and execution of alumni-oriented professional development and networking events and content
  • Manage the daily operations of the CHCI-AA, including its national board and regional chapters
  • Oversee the recruitment of alumni volunteers to engage with participants across CHCI’s leadership programs and in CHCI’s signature events
  • Manage alumni database and online engagement, including CHCI-AA social media platforms
  • Work with CHCI’s communications team to both promote CHCI alumni-focused activities and programming, and highlight alumni achievements
  • Effectively represent CHCI and CHCI-AA externally to potential applicants, program participants, partner organizations, and other key stakeholders

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience
  • Six to eight years of applicable experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of issues faced by, and the ability to effectively work with, the Latinx community
  • Excellent communicator (oral/written)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Demonstrated evidence of having managed projects in the past (full project life cycle)
  • Versatile team player able to work well independently and under pressure, able to respond quickly and positively to shifting demands and priorities
  • Ability and willingness to staff/participate in periodic local events on evenings and weekends and approximately 10% travel to regions where CHCI is convening events
  • Acceptance and respect for cultural diversity in all its forms, including ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, ability, political affiliation, and religious background
  • Commitment to the mission of CHCI

Preferred:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and/or accomplishment in nonprofit management, adult professional development, alumni relations, association management and/or volunteer engagement
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills
  • Bilingual – English/Spanish proficiency
  • Functional knowledge of Google Suite, Salesforce, WordPress

BENEFITS

CHCI offers an array of competitive benefits to its employees:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance Coverage
  • Life Insurance Coverage for Dependents
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • WMATA SmarTrip Benefit/Parking Subsidy
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Paid federal holidays
  • Paid Time Off – Vacation and Sick Leave

About the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan organization founded in 1978, dedicated to cultivating and empowering the next generation of Latino leaders in the United States. CHCI provides leadership, public service, and policy experiences in the nation’s capital to outstanding Latino students and young professionals from throughout the nation. CHCI manages a network of over 4,400 highly accomplished alumni, providing a pipeline of Latino talent to corporations, government, and nonprofits, to ensure the interests of the Latino community are represented across all sectors of society. CHCI also convenes a variety of thought leaders that include Members of Congress, other public officials, corporate executives, advocates, and thought leaders to discuss issues facing the Latino community and our nation, and identify solutions that can be implemented in policy and practice.

CHCI is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, belief or spirituality, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, matriculation, genetic information, protected veteran status, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, personal appearance, political affiliation, credit information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Please submit requests for additional information and qualified resumes and cover letters to: hr@chci.org.

Job Title: Manager, Social Media and Digital Content

Reports To: VP, Communications

Location: Remote through 2021, Permanently in-person in Washington, DC

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Social Media and Content Manager is a key member of the Communications Department, working closely with all other departments in the organization. This individual will manage all CHCI’s social media platforms and the processes to gather and distribute our external digital communication. This individual will collaborate with our external graphic designers to create visualizations that depict our key messages efficiently. This role will also manage the relationship of our external website developer and be the primary point of contact for CHCI website content. This individual will work closely with the Vice President of Communications to develop an overall strategy and working plan for the organization’s digital and social media content. The following are some of the key activities encompassed in the role.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop, implement, and manage CHCI social media strategy
  • Maintain the organization’s presence on the primary social media platforms used:
    Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, TikTok
  • Create written and graphical content for frequent digital media platform posting
  • Work with CHCI departments to ensure content is informative and appealing
  • Collaborate with CHCI Development, Programs and Events teams on social media and content deliverables
  • Measure the success of social media efforts
  • Keep abreast of the latest social media trends, best practices, and technologies
  • Help coordinate Facebook Live and Instagram Live segments
  • Monitor SEO and user engagement and recommend content optimization
  • Communicate with industry professionals and influencers via social media to create a strong network
  • Manage external vendor relationships
  • Create and disseminate e-blasts (email newsletters)
  • Engage and support relationships with funders, donors, and sponsors in concert with the Development team.
  • Support CHCI Alumni Association social media accounts
  • Manage any consultants needed for the department

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • B.A. in Digital Journalism, Journalism, or equivalent experience in a related field
  • Strong understanding of the Latino community in the US
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • 3-5 years of experience as a Social Media Coordinator or similar role
  • Basic design knowledge and experience working with Creative Suite programs for creating and editing graphics
  • Excellent knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, and other social media best practices
  • Commitment to the mission of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute.
  • Travel to local events, as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of metrics and analytics (Google Analytics, Twitter Analytics, Facebook Insights, Instagram Insights, LinkedIn Analytics, Hootsuite, and Mailchimp)
  • Demonstrated commitment to and understanding of the Latino community, with a specific focus on first-generation college students and graduates and Generation Z.
  • Spanish-language proficiency (written and spoken).
  • Experience doing audience research for social media reach and impact.

BENEFITS

CHCI offers an array of competitive benefits to its employees:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance Coverage
  • Life Insurance Coverage for Dependents
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • WMATA SmarTrip Benefit/Parking Subsidy
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Paid federal holidays
  • Paid Time Off – Vacation and Sick Leave

About the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan organization founded in 1978, dedicated to cultivating and empowering the next generation of Latino leaders in the United States. CHCI provides leadership, public service, and policy experiences in the nation’s capital to outstanding Latino students and young professionals from throughout the nation. CHCI manages a network of over 4,400 highly accomplished alumni, providing a pipeline of Latino talent to corporations, government, and nonprofits, to ensure the interests of the Latino community are represented across all sectors of society. CHCI also convenes a variety of thought leaders that include Members of Congress, other public officials, corporate executives, advocates, and thought leaders to discuss issues facing the Latino community and our nation, and identify solutions that can be implemented in policy and practice.

CHCI is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, belief or spirituality, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, matriculation, genetic information, protected veteran status, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, personal appearance, political affiliation, credit information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Please submit requests for additional information and qualified resumes and cover letters to: hr@chci.org.

Job Title: Associate Manager, Corporate and Foundation Relations

Reports To: Senior Manager, Corporate and Foundation Relations

Location: Remote through 2021, in person in Washington, DC after

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Corporate Relations Associate Manager contributes to the continued stewardship and expansion of CHCI’s donor program by implementing effective benefits fulfillment strategies to maintain and grow long-term relationships with CHCI’s donors. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to help grow the revenue stream to produce a pipeline of talented leaders for the future. The Associate Manager contributes to the continued expansion of CHCI’s major donor program to ensure that CHCI has optimal and diversified resources to meet its mission. The Associate Manager will engage and steward low and mid-level donors by organizing events and meeting logistics.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop effective strategies to engage major donors and grow the funding base and work side-by-side with other members of the External Affairs Team to cultivate, pitch, acknowledge, track, steward, and renew support.
  • Responsible for stewardship and renewal of major donors as well as identifying prospects locally, nationally, and globally who can be cultivated to support the organization with unrestricted, programmatic, and/or event sponsorship gifts.
  • Perform prospect research on foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects for corporate and foundation grants.
  • Responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit, and fulfill benefits through cycle management of grant proposals to foundations and corporate sources.
  • Perform prospect research on foundations and corporations to evaluate prospects.
  • Work with the finance team to compile information necessary to report to corporate/foundation funders.
  • Comply with all grants reporting as required by foundation/corporate funders.
  • Provide stewardship to current donors in the portfolio and provide regular updates to donors.
  • Support Senior Manager of Corporate and Foundation Relations and Vice President of External Affairs in performing advance work including research and securing meetings with prospective corporate and foundation donors.
  • Serve as a liaison to manage engagement with high-level major donors, alumni, prospects, and other VIPs during events.
  • Ensure all relevant data is maintained and current in the donor management database (Salesforce)
  • Track relevant statistics and update collateral for donor stewardship.
  • Work independently on administrative tasks within projects and campaigns – data entry, mailings, and presentations.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of two years of relevant work experience.
  • Commitment to the mission of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute.

Preferred:

  • Ability to meet time-sensitive deadlines and manage multiple tasks in an efficient manner.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to take pride in the work accomplished and have a keen attention to detail.
  • Exceptional organization skills.
  • Be a team player and have an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Be flexible and have a positive attitude and willingness to step in where needed.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office 365, web-based platforms, presentation skills, and Salesforce is highly desired.

BENEFITS

CHCI offers an array of competitive benefits to its employees:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance Coverage
  • Life Insurance Coverage for Dependents
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • WMATA SmarTrip Benefit/Parking Subsidy
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Paid federal holidays
  • Paid Time Off – Vacation and Sick Leave

About the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI)

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan organization founded in 1978, dedicated to cultivating and empowering the next generation of Latino leaders in the United States. CHCI provides leadership, public service, and policy experiences in the nation’s capital to outstanding Latino students and young professionals from throughout the nation. CHCI manages a network of over 4,400 highly accomplished alumni, providing a pipeline of Latino talent to corporations, government, and nonprofits, to ensure the interests of the Latino community are represented across all sectors of society. CHCI also convenes a variety of thought leaders that include Members of Congress, other public officials, corporate executives, advocates, and thought leaders to discuss issues facing the Latino community and our nation, and identify solutions that can be implemented in policy and practice.

CHCI is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, belief or spirituality, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, matriculation, genetic information, protected veteran status, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, personal appearance, political affiliation, credit information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Please submit requests for additional information and qualified resumes and cover letters to: hr@chci.org.