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Join the BRAYN Team

To Apply: Submit a cover letter, resume, and references to admin@ourbrayn.org

BRAYN OVERVIEW 

Founded in the Spring of 2021, the Baton Rouge Area Youth Network (BRAYN) brings together greater Baton Rouge area youth organizations to strengthen capacity and efficacy through shared planning, learning, and resource development. We envision a world where an abundance of high-quality community support enables young people to thrive. BRAYN was started by and for youth-serving agencies in 2021. We are now a network with 60+ members. 

 

POSITION OVERVIEW

As BRAYN’s work gains momentum, we have identified the need for a core staff person who can manage BRAYN’s school-community pilot programs, provide leadership for member-driven working groups, and support critical operational functions of BRAYN, including evaluation and reporting. 

 

 The BRAYN Program Manager is responsible for:

  • Managing the activities of the School-Community Partnerships working group made up of the leaders of BRAYN member organizations who are conducting pilot programs in East Baton Rouge Parish School System schools. This includes providing structure, guidance, communication, and documentation of the partnership process between the working group members and the school system. 

  • Managing the BRAYN Resource-Sharing working group made up of individuals representing various BRAYN member organizations. This working group collaborates to identify the needs of member organizations and provide relevant training and resources that advance common goals for member organizations. This includes providing structures and support for this member-led working group. 

  • Serving as a working member of the BRAYN Steering Committee to ensure that BRAYN functions as a healthy, transparent network for member organizations. The manager is specifically responsible for leading the process of program evaluation, including grant and financial reporting. They would work closely with other key stakeholders to carry out those functions.  

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • A commitment to BRAYN’s mission and vision

  • 2+ years experience in program management and development, in youth development or a related field

  • Excellent writing and communication skills

  • Excellent project management and organization skills, ability to prioritize and coordinate multiple timelines and project outcomes with attention to detail as well as big picture

  • Bachelor's degree or similar relevant learning experiences in a related field

Preferred: 

  • Grant management experience, training will be provided

  • Experience in or interest in program evaluation and reporting, training will be provided

 

COMPENSATION

  • $55K/year annual salary

  • Benefits included  


 

Position Overview

The BRAYN Program Manager manages BRAYN’s school-community pilot programs, provides leadership for member-driven working groups, and supports critical operational functions of BRAYN, including evaluation and reporting. 

 

Specific Domains of Work Include:

 

Manage BRAYN’s School-Community Partnership Working Group

The BRAYN Program Manager is responsible for managing the processes and projects of the School-Community Partnerships working group made up of the leaders of BRAYN member organizations who are conducting pilot programs in East Baton Rouge Parish School System schools. This includes providing structure, guidance, communication, and documentation of the partnership process between the working group members and the school system.

 

Manage BRAYN’s Resource-Sharing Working Group 

The BRAYN Program Manager is responsible for managing the processes and projects of the Resource-Sharing working group made up of individuals representing various BRAYN member organizations. This working group collaborates to identify the needs of member organizations and provide relevant training and resources that advance common goals for member organizations.

 

Manage Aspects of BRAYN’s Overall Functioning

The BRAYN Program Manager serves as a working member of the BRAYN Steering Committee to ensure that BRAYN functions as a healthy, transparent network for member organizations. The manager is specifically responsible for leading the process of program evaluation, including grant and financial reporting. 
 

This position is evaluated based on the above overall job description, which is aligned to a more specific set of outcomes and benchmarks that are determined seasonally as part of the BRAYN Steering Committee’s planning process.

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