iCivics Senior Director of Finance, Cambridge, MA
At iCivics, we are deeply committed to igniting a passion for civic learning in our schools and the need for increased investment in civics overall. We are a fast-growing civic education nonprofit founded by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor. Our mission is to collaborate with teachers and leaders across the country to re-imagine civic education for American democracy. We champion equitable and nonpartisan civic education while providing engaging and innovative resources that empower educators in the essential task of preparing young people for lifelong civic engagement that can inform policy and that illustrates the impact of civic education on our country.
In partnership with iCivics, nearly 9 million students learn about our government, history, the rule of law, and civic issues. We make civic education relevant to new generations of Americans through online games and innovative classroom resources available at no cost. Our reach is substantial: 156,000 educators across all 50 states are registered with iCivics and we are growing by leaps and bounds. Student engagement is at the heart of the iCivics story: our games have been played by students a staggering 148 million times.
We’re not only the leading provider of civic education, but also working to catalyze a movement to prioritize civic education in the United States and demonstrate its impact in sustaining and strengthening our nation’s constitutional democracy. This new role reflects iCivics’ commitment to meeting the needs of educators to grow and develop. It also reflects the need to improve the quality of history and civics instruction to meet the needs of our nation.
To learn more please visit the iCivics website.
iCivics is seeking a dynamic, mission-driven Senior Director of Finance to provide strategic leadership for the organization’s core financial operations and in support of the goals and objectives established by the Board, Executive Director, and Chief Operating & Financial Officer. This is an ideal opportunity for a seasoned, hands-on finance professional to help continue the growth trajectory of an innovative and impactful organization.
A strategic and experienced leader, the Senior Director’s primary focus is on directing and managing the organization’s fiscal functions. In addition, the Senior Director provides strategic oversight ensuring that operations are aligned with fiscal systems and policies and collectively provide effective support to the entire organization as it grows and evolves.
Reporting to the Chief Operating & Financial Officer, the Senior Director of Finance directly manages the finance, budgeting, treasury, accounting, tax, and risk management, and forecasting functions for iCivics.
Compensation & Benefits
Salary for the role is currently anticipated to start at $150,000, commensurate with experience.
iCivics provides a comprehensive benefits package, including generous health insurance for individuals and competitive rates for families/dependents, generous time off, and a collegial environment that supports professional development and wellness.
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