Director of Leadership Development

  • Full Time
  • Waco

Website wacochamber Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce is seeking a proven, creative, and high-energy professional to elevate the organization’s leadership development work to a new level of performance and impact. Current programs include Leadership Waco, Leadership Waco Alumni, Teen Leadership Waco, Waco Young Professionals, Leading Waco Women and Waco Under 40.

Essential Functions

  • Collaboration with Marketing & Communications department to grow participation and expand awareness for each program
  • Demonstrate excellent written, verbal and digital communications skills, strong technical capabilities, and a proven track record of designing, executing, measuring, and continually improving leadership programs and events
  • Possess strong relationship management skills
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage and prioritize workflow in a fast-paced professional work environment
  • Develop agendas, coordinate and schedule training/educational visits on a wide variety of programs/events
  • Create and evaluate a budget for events and programs as necessary
  • Utilize various analytical tools to track performance of programs and events and use this data to make strategic recommendations for improvements;
  • Maintains and build contact with school districts, institutions of higher education and professional organizations
  • Engage participants to ensure highly effective programming
  • Development of curricula for targeted audiences


  • Strong proficiency with programs such as Microsoft Office
  • Strong attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong budgeting skills
  • Ability to execute on multiple projects with extensive detail coordination and program management
  • Ability to think strategically and make critical decisions
  • Ability to move at a fast pace and pivot as needed
  • Ability to think quickly, maintain self-control, and adapt to stressful situations
  • Develop working relationships with individuals within and outside the organization


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university; and three to five years related experience and/or training in leadership development or program coordination/development; or
  • 5 or more years experience in program development and the ability to demonstrate professional growth and leadership in related areas

This job description is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required.

Please submit resume to Jason Powers, Vice President of Finance and Operations:, (254)757-5608.

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