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The Chief Strategy and Impact Officer (CSIO) is an executive position responsible for assisting the Chief Executive Officer with developing, overseeing, and communicating organizational strategic initiatives.
The CSIO will share responsibility for developing the overall strategy of the organization, with specific emphasis on fulfilling the program goals while providing oversight and management of all programmatic aspects of the organization. This executive will need to be flexible and adaptable in a continually evolving environment with a highly engaged board, collaborative leadership structure, and distributed staff. The CSIO will have the unique opportunity to blend programmatic knowledge, strategic leadership, and operational experience in this new role for this nimble and dynamic organization.
Strengths in business and financial acumen, with an emphasis on social entrepreneurship and innovation, preferred. Reporting to and partnering with the CEO, the CSIO will have prior and demonstrated experience in driving change as well as leading and implementing data informed programmatic and strategic goals and projects for an organization. The CSIO will embrace, support, and model learning practices that promote openness, equity, reflection, curiosity, and a willingness to change based on evidence, employee input, and customer needs.
UpStart is seeking a strong communicator with proven management skills, this leader will bring a high degree of emotional intelligence and a collaborative leadership style to ensure the ongoing growth and development of the program team.
10+ years of experience in a relevant field.
Collaborative, Strategic Leader
Data-Informed Decision Maker
Exceptional People and Project Management Skills
Strong Program Management
Cultivating External Relationships
The salary range for this position is from $145,000 to $175,000.
UpStart is an equal opportunity employer. All individuals are entitled to equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, genetic information, medical condition, veteran status, or any other class protected under federal, state, or local laws.
UpStart offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, matching 401K, FSA, commuter benefits, and an annual professional development stipend. We value the time you spend outside the office as much as we value your time spent with us, and so, our flexible scheduling and open vacation policies enable you to hold both.
Please submit your resume, along with a thoughtful and concise cover letter, to our hiring team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UpStart strives to model our vision of a just, vibrant, and inclusive future. As an equal opportunity employer, UpStart strongly encourages applications from candidates reflective of the communities we serve, including individuals with varied identities and backgrounds, including Sephardic and Mizrahi Jews, Jews of color, women, people with disabilities, immigrants, LGBTQIA people, and people who come from low income or working class backgrounds. This position will remain open until we have a diverse pool of candidates.
At UpStart, our Team Philosophy is to Dream with Purpose, Build the ‘What Might Be’, and Grow the Good. This philosophy underpins how we work – and how we work together. For more about UpStart’s organizational culture, check out our culture deck.
We will be openly recruiting for this position until it is filled. We will directly follow up with candidates who have advanced to our first interview round. Candidates who have been selected to advance to an initial call will be contacted directly. Due to the volume of applicants, we are unable to contact each applicant, but we still recognize and value the time and effort you’ve taken to submit your application.