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Leadership Program Manager


JOB TITLE: Leadership Program Manager

EMPLOYER: Catalyst Miami, Inc.

DEPARTMENT: Policy & Engagement

REPORTS TO: Director of Popular Education and Grassroots Leadership

SALARY: $58,000

EFFECTIVE DATE: February 1, 2024



Oversees implementation of leadership programs and alumni engagement activities; coordinate logistics, food, space, travel, materials for program-related events. 



  • Oversees and coordinates leadership programs
  • Leads participant recruitment and retention, including conducting outreach to potential participants and speaking at community events.
  • Manages administrative and technical logistics for programs.
  • Tracks, records, and organizes participant information and materials related to participant data, attendance, and evaluation/outcomes.
  • Ensures program-related collaterals are up to date and programming reflects the organization’s intersectional values and justice for communities.
  • Maintains regular communication with program alumni, and programs meaningful engagement opportunities for alumni to get involved in local action.
  • Represents Catalyst Miami at community events and helps to build relationships and partnerships with other organizations and community members.
  • Maintains regular communication with program participants and alumni.
  • Assists program participants with community project processes.
  • Assists in connecting leadership program graduates to Catalyst alumni opportunities and Neighbors to Leaders (N2L) fellowship.
  • Coordinates and leads events such as facilitator training, retreats, meetings and graduation ceremonies.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.



  • This position does not directly supervise employees. 



  • Language: Professional working proficiency in oral and written English. Professional working proficiency in oral and written Spanish or Haitian Creole is a plus.
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • Years of experience: 2
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite and working knowledge of web-based platforms



  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Ability to work in a shared-workspace environment
  • Stretch and bend to organize and distribute materials for Catalyst Miami activities
  • Able to sit at desk for long periods of time and utilize computer for extended periods
  • Must be able to work flexible hours to accommodate organization needs, including evening and weekends. Out of town travel may be required.

The above describes the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or physical requirements.  Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. 


  • Influence
    • Networks
    • Fundraises
    • Promotes products and services
    • Inspires & motivates

  • Leadership (self)
    • Team player and builder
    • Develops talent (self and others)
    • Articulate vision, understands and commits to big picture
    • Stable and calming influence 
    • Emotional intelligence
    • Leads by example
    • Open to feedback
    • Effective interpersonal communicator
    • Asset focused (as opposed to charity focused)

  • Equity
    • Self-aware
    • Empathy
    • Active listener
    • Step out of comfort zone

  • Management (self)
    • Learning agility, comfortable with uncertainty, adaptable to sudden change
    • Goal-oriented, prioritization and time management
    • Analytical/critical thinker, problem solver and resourceful
    • Continuous improver-persistent
    • Move projects forward simultaneously
    • Tolerate and effectively manage stress
    • Effective delegation


To apply:

To apply, please email your resume, and short response to the question 'What is the root cause of poverty and how may you be involved in a solution?' to [email protected]