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Board Member

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3 Day Startup
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Austin, TX
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Published 21 days ago
Board Member

Mission

3 Day Startup’s (3DS)  mission is to create opportunity and build community through entrepreneurship education that is dynamic and inclusive. 


For more information, please visit our website: www.3daystartup.org


Position

The Board will support the work of 3DS and provide mission-based leadership and strategic governance. While day-to-day operations are led by the chief executive officer (CEO), the Board-CEO relationship is a partnership, and the appropriate involvement of the Board is both critical and expected. Specific Board Member responsibilities include:


Leadership, governance and oversight

  • Serving as a trusted advisor to the CEO as s/he develops and implements the strategic plan
  • Serving as an advocates and ambassadors for the organization by identifying and securing the financial resources and partnerships necessary for the organization to advance its mission
  • Reviewing outcomes and metrics created by 3DS for evaluating its impact, and regularly measuring its performance and effectiveness using those metrics; reviewing agenda and supporting materials prior to board and committee meetings 
  • Approving 3DS’s annual budget, audit reports, and material business decisions; being informed of, and meeting all, legal and fiduciary responsibilities 
  • Contributing to an annual performance evaluation of the CEO 
  • Assisting CEO and board chair in identifying and recruiting other Board Members 
  • Partnering with CEO and board members to ensure that board resolutions are carried out 
  • Serving on committees or task forces and taking on special assignments 
  • Ensuring 3DS commitment to a diverse board and staff that reflects the communities we serve

Board terms/participation

3DS’s Board Members will serve a three-year term to be eligible for re-appointment for one additional term. Board meetings will be held quarterly and committee meetings will be held in coordination with full board meetings.

Qualifications

This is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about 3DS’s  mission and who has a track record of community leadership. Selected Board Members will have achieved leadership presence in business, economic development, education, or the nonprofit sector. His/her accomplishments will allow him/her to attract other well-qualified, high-performing Board Members.

Ideal candidates demonstrate the following:

  • A commitment to and understanding of underserved communities, preferably based on lived or proximate experience 
  • Extensive professional experience with leadership accomplishments in business, economic development, education, or the nonprofit sector 
  • A natural affinity for cultivating relationships and persuading, convening, facilitating, and building consensus among diverse individuals 
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a passion for improving the lives of young people and community members through entrepreneurship education & training.

Service on 3DS’s Board of Directors is without remuneration, except for administrative support, travel, and accommodation costs in relation to Board Members’ duties.


Mission

3 Day Startup’s (3DS)  mission is to create opportunity and build community through entrepreneurship education that is dynamic and inclusive. 


For more information, please visit our website: www.3daystartup.org


Position

The Board…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per month
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
701 Brazos St, Austin, TX 78701, United States
Suite 530

How to Apply

Please send a resume and brief cover letter to erika@3daystartup.org

Please send a resume and brief cover letter to erika@3daystartup.org

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