CEN Leadership Development Specialist 


About CEN

At the Center for Excellence in Nonprofits (CEN), we believe that leadership is critical to the success of the nonprofit organizations in this community. We are committed to building strong relationships with our nonprofit colleagues, fully understanding their challenges, providing access to exceptional resources to meet their needs, and connecting nonprofit and community leaders in ways that strengthen all of us.

As the established local resource for information on nonprofit leadership and governance, CEN works closely with nonprofit organizations throughout Silicon Valley and supports a diverse group of chief executives, emerging leaders, and board members. We strive to develop strong community partnerships and offer programs that are intentionally designed to serve all levels of nonprofit professionals with varying backgrounds, passions, and goals.


CEN’s vision is a powerful, vibrant and effective nonprofit community. We enable leaders to learn and implement the best practices of management and governance in their organizations for the betterment of the communities they serve.


Our mission is to improve the long-term sustainability of nonprofit leaders and organizations by offering the highest quality programs, consultation, training and community-building networks.



Job Description

This is your opportunity to join an organization that is dedicated to supporting current and future nonprofit leaders and building a strong and equitable community. Experience a flexible and professional working environment committed to recognizing the value of staff's growth, ideas, and talents.

The CEN Leadership Development Specialist is a key part of the CEN team, providing consulting and facilitation services to our nonprofit clients. This position is part-time (around 20hrs/week) and includes flexible hours, benefits, and lots of growth potential. The starting salary, based on a full-time position, is offered at $75K-$85K annually and will be pro-rated accordingly.


The Leadership Development Specialist duties include:


Skills and Qualifications:


Preferred skills include:


To Apply

Please submit a thoughtful cover letter and resume via email to: recruit@cen.org 

Note that applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

We respectfully request no phone calls.


The Center for Excellence in Nonprofits (CEN) is an equal opportunity employer.