Columbus, OH

Director, Programs & Learning, Philanthropy Ohio

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Position Overview

Position Title:            Director, Programs & Learning

Reports to:                 Vice President, Programs & Learning


Position Summary

The Director of Programs & Learning serves a key role in implementing educational programs and professional development services. The Director is self-directed, highly organized and solution-focused with a passion for Philanthropy Ohio’s mission and a commitment to member service. The successful candidate has demonstrated expertise in the philanthropic sector and experience facilitating learning and leading programming on complex issues, including racial equity.

This is a full-time exempt position based in the Columbus-area with a hybrid of a remote and in-office schedule. Occasional travel within the state of Ohio is required.

Salary range: $55,000-65,000. Philanthropy Ohio offers a generous benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance; 15 days paid vacation; paid sick leave; retirement benefits; and a collegial work environment.

Program Responsibilities

  • Plan, facilitate, and host in-person, online learning on a variety of philanthropic and professional development topics, including racial equity, addressing power imbalances and systems change.
  • Manage and support networking groups.
  • Lead implementation of our annual conference and statewide one-day summits with the guidance of the Vice President, Programs & Learning.
  • Collaborate with internal workgroups and teams to promote programs & learning.


Administrative and Leadership Responsibilities

  • Participate in board committees as assigned.
  • Participate in the development of the annual programs & learning work plan and budget.
  • Manage reporting for all aspects of departmental deliverables and programs.

Constituency Responsibilities

  • Represent Philanthropy Ohio and establish relationships with key leaders at member organizations.
  • Assist in providing specialized responses to service and information requests.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Commitment to our core values of Community, Courage, Voice, Integrity and Equity.
  • Comfort with discussing and leading in complex topic areas, including but not limited to racial equity, addressing power imbalances and systems change.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in customer service, facilitation, public speaking and leadership.
  • Experience working in philanthropy, grantmaking organizations and / or membership organization.
  • Experience related to implementing professional development programs.
  • Exceptional organizational, planning, administrative, and communication skills.
  • Ability to balance role of being part of a team and working independently.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Slack, Salesforce, project management tools, etc.
  • Four-year college degree in a related field.

How To Apply

Applicants must send both a cover letter and resume no later than April 30, 2022 to Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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