About Learning for Action
Learning for Action (LFA) is a San Francisco-founded consulting firm that provides the social sector with evaluation, research, strategy and capacity-building services, with an emphasis on supporting the development of strong learning organizations. For more than 20 years, LFA has worked with clients to design, implement and evaluate strategies, initiatives and programs that create meaningful social impact in the service of greater justice and equity. Learning for Action’s work spans a range of issue areas including, but not limited to: health and human services; early childhood, K-12, and higher education; youth development; community and economic development; justice system reform; and immigration. Ultimately, LFA’s services support the work of the social sector locally, nationally and internationally to address the needs of communities affected by systemic oppression and inequities. For more information about its mission, vision and values, please visit www.learningforaction.com.
About the Opportunity
Learning for Action values a diverse workforce that is a microcosm of its communities and is aligned with the mission-driven work of its clients. LFA actively strives to sustain a learning culture and an equity and social justice focused approach. The organization is currently engaging deeply in its own journey to transformational equity, reflecting deeply on its history, internal operations, and its client work to create meaningful social impact in the service of greater justice and equity. Incoming Consultants will bring significant management expertise to help lead LFA’s client engagements, on a diverse array of team-based consulting projects, and its internal transformation work.
This role provides an opportunity to enhance the learning and effectiveness of social justice organizations, while also supporting the advancement of LFA’s mission to advance knowledge, capacity and a culture of learning in the service of equity and justice. Ideal candidates bring strong project management and/or project design experience, a research based approach and a deep understanding of the inner workings of social justice organizations.
Areas of Leadership
Team & Client Management: Through equity-based principles and practices, manage client engagements by moving a project team’s vision from idea to action, keeping client satisfaction at the forefront and carrying out a timely work plan.
Organizational Culture Leadership: Support the leadership of LFA’s ongoing transformational change work by shaping its culture, supporting the development of its staff and team members, and representing the organization’s priorities related to learning, equity, and justice.
Mission & Values Alignment:
Team & Project Management:
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Location, Compensation & Benefits
This role is full time, exempt and geographically flexible. Some travel may be required when travel is generally safe again. The annual starting salary range for the role is $95,000-$100,000, depending on experience. Compensation also includes 10 paid holidays (including your birthday) and 18 additional paid days off per year (increasing to 23 days after two years). We are committed to positive work-life balance and have systems and support in place to help employees maintain a workload that fits into a 40-45 hour/week schedule, but the nature of consulting work and client-driven deadlines occasionally requires longer hours. LFA offers a generous benefits package for a small business, including 100% of the cost of medical, dental, vision and life insurances, a 401k plan, including employer contributions, without any vesting schedule, and bonus structure.