THE LEADERSHIP COACH ROLE WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR PROGRAM DETAILS


  • Apply
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    Submit our brief, online application. Let us know a little about your background and your interest in coaching our students.

  • Interview
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    A Braven staff member will reach out to schedule an interview. We’ll share more about our program, answer all your questions, and learn more about you to determine if coaching is a good fit. If selected, you’ll receive an invitation to serve as a Leadership Coach.

  • Commit
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    Select the time slot for your weekly meeting that fits best with your schedule. Commit for a semester or a year.

  • Onboard
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    Attend our engaging, in-person group training to prepare you for the semester ahead. Build relationships with other Leadership Coaches and Braven staff. Develop your understanding of the Braven curriculum. Lay a foundation for skills coaches use. Familiarize yourself with our online portal.

  • Coach
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    Meet weekly with your cohort for a highly-interactive session. Some meetings require being in-person, but most allow you to join virtually – from your living room, your laptop, or your layover. Facilitate the session using our guides. Share your experience and expertise. Model skills and mindsets. Challenge your Fellows. Step back to let them take the lead, challenge one another, and fail forward. Support them to reflect on their growth and mastery.Help facilitate our mid-semester weekend Story of Self workshop. Experience with your Fellows a world-class workshop in storytelling.

  • Mentor
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    Meet individually with each Fellow twice during the semester. Ensure Fellows are setting and making progress toward ambitious professional goals. Strengthen relationships.

  • Develop
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    Participate in ongoing Leadership Coach group training calls, led by Braven staff. Complete independent online activities. Practice the management skills that make you a better coach – and benefit you in your career.

  • Showcase
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    Manage your cohort through our rigorous Capstone experience. Help them apply a design-thinking toolkit to a current, real-world challenge. Prepare them to present. Invite friends and colleagues to attend and share in your pride and our celebration.

  • Advocate
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    Champion your students as they continue on their paths. Connect them to opportunities and individuals in your network. Stay engaged with Braven by returning to coach or by sharing the opportunity with your network.

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WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR

You believe in the unyielding leadership potential of young people no matter where they’re from.


Contributing to the struggle to close our country’s talent gap excites you.

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You wouldn’t be where you are if not for the coaches and peers who invested in you.

You want to pay forward the lessons you’ve learned so the next generation can reach even greater heights.


You’re located in the Bay Area or NJ/NYC Area and can travel to San Jose, CA, or Newark, NJ.

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You can commit to all Leadership Coach responsibilities for the full semester, including:

  • About 3.5 hours weekly: 2-hour cohort session plus 1.5 hours of independent prep
  • Three events: Leadership Coach onboarding, our mid-semester Public Narrative workshop, and the Capstone closing (see below for program-specific dates)
  • Two 30-minute individual coaching sessions with each Fellow
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Fall 2017 Program Details

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The Bay Area

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San José State University (San Jose, CA)


Weekly Learning Lab

Tuesday or Wednesday evenings, 6-8pm


Coach Onboarding

Sunday, August 13th

Tentative Timeline

  • Kickoff/Course begins: August 29th or 30th
  • Storytelling as Leadership Workshop: Saturday, September 9th
  • Design Thinking Hackathon (optional): TBD
  • Course ends: Mid-December 2017

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NJ/NYC Area

Campus

Rutgers University–Newark (Newark, NJ)


Weekly Learning Lab

Tuesday or Wednesday evenings, 6-8pm


Coach Onboarding

Tentative Date: August 2017

Tentative Timeline

  • Application Deadline: TBD
  • Kickoff/Course begins: February 7 or February 8
  • Storytelling as Leadership Workshop: September 2017
  • Design Thinking Hack-a-Thon: TBD
  • End of Program Celebration: December 2017 

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