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Executive Director, The AnBryce Foundation

Washington, DC
The AnBryce Foundation
Executive Director
Washington, D.C.

About the AnBryce Foundation
The AnBryce Foundation is a philanthropic organization that promotes social change by building a community of global citizens through education, career, cultural, and leadership opportunities to under-resourced youth. AnBryce Foundation’s dedicated staff, board, and volunteers share a common vision of a world where young people have equal opportunity for upward mobility regardless of their circumstances.

Anthony and Beatrice Welters founded The AnBryce Foundation in 1995, motivated by a desire to cultivate young minds from under-resourced and challenging environments to lead lives of personal and professional success.

In its 25-year history, The AnBryce Foundation has enriched and transformed the lives of youth and families across the nation. The Foundation’s signature programs include the Camp Dogwood Summer Academy, Saturday Institute (SI), Student Adventures in Leadership (SAIL), Pillars of Excellence Internship Program, and the AnBryce Scholarship Programs at New York University, NYU Law School, and University of Notre Dame.

The focus of The AnBryce Foundation is to develop academic success in youth and invest in their overall potential, providing academic enrichment, leadership development, and social support so that they can realize and achieve their full personal potential.

The AnBryce Foundation is well-positioned to deepen its footprint within first-generation communities by strengthening its alignment with schools, organizations, and other groups focused on early childhood education, college preparation, and career exploration programs. Through these partnerships, we will work to help our participants develop the skills and talents they need to meet future challenges and opportunities with confidence and wisdom in this ever-changing world.

Position Summary
In collaboration with and reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will provide leadership for the continued development and implementation of The AnBryce Foundation’s mission, strategic direction, and annual goals. The Executive Director will also leverage a diverse network of external partners and supporters to grow the reach and impact of The AnBryce Foundation through the development of new and existing programs.

The ideal candidate is a seasoned executive leader with a passion for closing the opportunity gap for underserved youth, proven experience in a high-performing nonprofit or philanthropic leadership role, and the ability to build and sustain successful relationships with partners and funders.  The top candidate will serve as the organization’s primary public spokesperson, ensure the organization’s financial health and operational efficiency, and manage and grow the Foundation’s dedicated team based out of the Foundation’s Washington, DC offices. This is a unique opportunity for a visionary leader to achieve meaningful impact at an exciting time of growth for The AnBryce Foundation.

Key Responsibilities
  • Vision and strategic leadership: Lead The AnBryce Foundation’s strategic direction and program growth; collaborate with staff, board, and key stakeholders to set and achieve clear goals
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Develop and cultivate strong relationships with key stakeholders, including nonprofit and higher education partners, private sector supporters, government agencies, volunteers, and board members
  • Programs, operations, and financial management: Oversee successful programs and operations, including effective financial management, reporting, risk management, and compliance
  • Communications and external relations: Serve as the principal spokesperson and advocate for The AnBryce Foundation and generate new external opportunities to collaborate and grow
  • Team leadership and culture: Ensure that all functions are appropriately staffed and provide professional development, coaching, and mentorship to staff
  • Impact measurement: Oversee the collection and use of data to monitor progress and quality, learn, improve programs, and report on impact

Qualifications
  • Proven ability to help shape and execute an organization’s strategy and successfully expand organizational reach and impact
  • A senior leader with previous experience in a nonprofit or philanthropic leadership role, including managing and coaching a talented team, leading programmatic growth, and partnering with an engaged board of directors
  • Proven commitment to youth development and knowledge of key trends and best practices necessary for achieving meaningful and measurable impact
  • Demonstrated aptitude for cultivating strong relationships, building trust, and collaborating with a highly diverse set of internal and external stakeholders to drive continued growth
  • Alignment with the Foundation’s values of service, fun, learning, respect, responsibility, self-discovery, family, community, trust, confidence, cultural differences, and the balance between ennoblement and humility
  • An entrepreneurial mindset and proven creative problem-solving skills
  • Commitment to cultivating a culture of continual learning and growth grounded in data
  • Exceptional oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills

How to Apply
Please submit your resume and cover letter.

The AnBryce Foundation is committed to fostering a diverse organization and strongly encourages women, people of color, and individuals from diverse backgrounds to apply. The AnBryce Foundation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, age, sex, religion, national origin or ancestry, sexual orientation, citizenship, or disability.
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