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Join the BRAYN Team

BRAYN Assistant Director Job Call

Part-Time (30 hrs/week) Position

Reports to: BRAYN Director

Position Overview

Part-time assistant director position reporting to the BRAYN Director. In pursuit of the BRAYN mission, vision, and core values, the Director provides direction and oversight for the networks’ strategic planning, resource development, programs, partnerships, and operations.

What is the Baton Rouge Area Youth Network?
Baton Rouge Area Youth Network is a dynamic network of over sixty Baton Rouge area youth-serving organizations. Now in our third year, BRAYN brings together members from across Baton Rouge’s youth-serving organizations to coordinate resources and strengthen our community’s youth services.

The mission of the Baton Rouge Area Youth Network (BRAYN) is to strengthen the capacity and efficacy of youth organizations in the Baton Rouge area through shared planning, learning, and resource development.

We envision a world where an abundance of high-quality community support enables young people to thrive.

The core values that shape our network are Community, Collaboration, and Consensus.


Compensation: Hourly rate of $20-25/hr

Benefits: Group Medical benefits are available (95% paid by employer); dental and vision are offered via group plan and are very affordable.

Work Location(s): Must be local in Baton Rouge or the surrounding area; position is in-person with some flexibility to work from home.

Schedule: 30 hours a week. Work hours are primarily daytime M-F, but sometimes include evenings and weekends.

To Apply: Submit a resumé and cover letter to by priority deadline- April 26, 2024

BRAYN Assistant Director Responsibilities

Support Network Leadership and Management

  • Assist in ensuring excellence in programs and operations in alignment with the strategic plan

  • Support stakeholder engagement, strategic planning, and direction

  • Assist in the implementation of organizational priorities and evaluation of work against established goals

  • Assist with the process of budgeting and resource allocation

  • Assist in the supervision of BRAYN contractors

Assist in Fiscal Planning and Resource Development

  • Assist in managing funds and resources to ensure fiscal solvency

  • Assist in fundraising efforts

  • Assist in the implementation of contracted services 

  • Assist with evaluation


Strategic Partnerships and Community Engagement

  • Assist in building and maintaining strong relationships with partners and supporters

  • Assist with marketing and publicity efforts, including website, social media, newsletters, and public meetings

BRAYN Assistant Director Profile

We are looking for a team player who is flexible, optimistic, an effective communicator, and self-accountable.  The ideal candidate will possess many of the following dispositions and skills:

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment

  • Comfortable with Google Suites software

  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

  • Open to continued learning and development.

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field and knowledge of youth development concepts is a plus

As an equal-opportunity employer, we value a staff that reflects the diversity of the youth and community that we serve. Supporting individuals from marginalized communities–including but not limited to BIPOC, LGBTQ+ people, and immigrants— is at the core of who we are. As such, people from marginalized racial, ethnic, cultural, and linguistic

backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

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