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About Working at The Mind Trust
The Mind Trust is a high-impact organization with an emphasis on outcomes. The organization prides itself on its inclusive and dynamic culture, with a focus on quantitative measures and continuous improvement. Our team is highly collaborative and team-oriented, while also offering a flexible work environment. The organization strives to be antiracist in all its programming, policies, and procedures.
Manager of Digital Communication
Position Overview: The Manager of Digital Communications will be mission-focused and committed to advancing The Mind Trust’s communication efforts and strategy as part of the Engaged Communities team. Reporting to the Director of Communications, the Manager of Digital Communications will be the organization’s main graphic designer, responsible for working collaboratively with the team to plan and design graphics for a variety of events, programs, and initiatives. The Manager will also be responsible for maintaining The Mind Trust’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIN pages.
To apply: Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to The Mind Trust’s Director of Communications Kateri Whitley. Email Kateri.
Director of Schools
Position Overview: The Director of Schools reports to the Senior Vice President of Schools and will support the incubation and authorization work as fellows transition through the fellowship. This role will involve working collaboratively with the Senior Director of Schools and other team members to support fellows in the incubation and authorization process as they engage with the district and authorizer to ensure they are sufficiently prepared for charter approval, replication, or expansion. The Director of Schools remains abreast of the school landscape and supports pushing the work of the Mind Trust forward through consistent engagement with the authorizer and district.
To apply: Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to The Mind Trust’s Director of Recruitment and Project Management Paula Glover. Email Paula.
Marketing and Engagement Manager, State Program
Position Overview: The Marketing and Engagement Manager, State Program will report to the Director of Student Enrichment Grants Program as part of the Strategy & Special Projects Team, while working closely with the Communications and Community Engagement Team. The Marketing and Engagement Manager, State Program will be responsible for outreach, marketing, and engagement duties related to the program, which requires initiative, judgment, independent decision making, and excellent interpersonal skills.
To apply: Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to The Mind Trust’s Senior Director of State Program Seana Murphy. Email Seana.
The Mind Trust offers competitive compensation commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental and vision insurance, a 403(b) retirement plan including employer matc,h and paid time off. Learn more about benefits The Mind Trust offers below.
The Mind Trust has established a 403(b) savings plan to provide employees with the potential for future financial security for their retirement. Employees are eligible to enroll in the 403(b) savings plan on the first day of employment and begin voluntary contributions. Participants in the plan are eligible on the first day of employment to receive a dollar for dollar employer match of up to five (5) percent based on the employee’s contribution level. A participant in the plan is vested at three years of service.
The Mind Trust has established a variety of health benefits which include medical, dental and vision insurance benefits through Trinet, our Professional Employer Organization (PEO). The Mind Trust covers 90% of the cost of medical, dental and vision insurance plans for employees and dependents up to a maximum of the premium expense for a PPO 300 medical plan, a dental 100 plan and a basic vision insurance plan. Employees of The Mind Trust have access to the following plans: 15 medical insurance plans in the Aetna network; 14 dental plans in the Aetna, Delta Dental, Guardian and MetLife networks; and four vision plans in the Aetna and VSP networks.
The Mind Trust provides basic life insurance for employees in the amount of 1 x salary. The Mind Trust also provides long and short-term disability insurance at no cost to the employee.
The Mind Trust is committed to the development of its staff through continuous learning. The Mind Trust’s Continuing Education program is designed to assist eligible employees with the financial aspects of educational opportunities.
Full time employees with at least one year of service are eligible for benefits under this policy. Employees may pursue a degree, take individual courses at approved and accredited educational institutions, or receive professional mentoring/training under this program, provided the request is related to the employee’s current position or a probable future role and The Mind Trust approves the request.
PTO is an all-purpose time-off policy for full-time employees. Employees receive PTO allocations each year based on the length of their employment per the following schedule: 0-2 years of service – 20 days per year; 3-6 years of service – additional three days per year; at 7 years of service – additional three days per year.
The Mind Trust grants holiday time off to all employees on 19 holidays during the calendar year including December 26 through December 31 annually for winter break and one floating holiday (birthdays, religious holidays, heritage holidays, etc.). If staff members would like to exchange a holiday for another day, they may opt to work remotely on the holiday and take another day off.
Full-time employees of The Mind Trust are eligible for family leave. The total amount of family medical leave an eligible employee is entitled to take for any of the purposes set forth in the Family and Medical Leave Policy is 12 weeks during any rolling 12-month period measured backward from the date the employee uses family medical leave.
Primary caregivers are granted eight (8) weeks paid leave and four (4) weeks unpaid leave for birth or placement of a child for adoption or foster care.
Secondary caregivers are granted two (2) weeks paid leave and two (2) weeks unpaid leave for birth or placement of a child for adoption or foster care.
To offer assistance to all employees who are building families, The Mind Trust provides eligible employees with a $3,000 reimbursement for eligible adoption costs in addition to the family leave for primary care givers after adoption placement. Full-time Employees of The Mind Trust are eligible for an adoption benefit. Adopted children, to be considered for this benefit, must be under the age of eighteen.
In order to assist with childcare during required work travel when it is necessary for a child to accompany an employee who is the primary caregiver to his/her child(ren), The Mind Trust has a child care travel reimbursement benefit. For eligible employees, when mandatory travel is required of an employee who is the primary caregiver to a child or children under age two (2), and the employee needs to bring the child along with him/her for the work travel, The Mind Trust will pay 50% of the cost for an additional caregiver to travel with the staff member not to exceed $400 per trip.
For eligible employees who are the primary caregiver of children under sixteen years of age and who are required to be at an evening (after 6pm) or weekend business related event/meeting, The Mind Trust will reimburse employee up to $12 an hour for up to four hours for the cost of a caregiver while the employee attends the event/meeting.