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    • I have, and is missing coed training. I called National thinking I had taken the wrong course (it also has same number as Boy Scout YPT, Y01). But that was the correct course as it now covers all programs. I don’t think there are any additional modules unless they decide the current set does serve their purpose. I was/am surprised the was such a difference between old Venturing YPT and new all encompassing version.
    • Position: Associate Organizational and Leadership Development 
      Compensation: Exempt Level position
      Department: Human Resources
      Position location: Irving, TX 75038 Job Overview:
      Supports the strategic priorities of Organizational and Leadership Development through close partnership and guidance from the Team Leader, Organizational and Leadership Development. Serves as an integral member of the business unit’s team with responsibility for supporting all key functions, to include: Organizational Culture, Succession Management, Change Management, facilitation and other needs, as requested. Primary Responsibilities: Provides daily support (e.g. communications, scheduling, facilitating partnerships, managing administrative aspects, initiating processes, etc.) within scope of authority, to all the business unit’s areas of responsibility through close partnership and guidance of the Team Leader, Organizational and Leadership Development Works closely with Team Leader, Organizational and Leadership Development and team members to ensure that all reports, schedules, and other deliverables are accurate and complete. Supports communications to varied stakeholders. Schedules work sessions, meetings, and events in accordance with functional needs and related timelines. Supports the success of scheduled events. Communicates with varied stakeholders pre, post, and during all scheduled events. Serves as primary person responsible for and coordinates projects in support of key strategic initiatives as identified and/ or requested, may be self-initiated. Makes recommendations to improve or develop processes, programs, tools, and interventions to support the work and goals of organizational development. Coordinates and supports implementation of approved changes. Assists in the preparation of bi-annual budget and monitors expenses with Team Leader, Organizational and Leadership Development. Orders supplies, approves and/or processes invoices for payment (within scope of authority). Supports financial accounting for all OD cost centers to include monthly report generation, account validation. Creates, validates, and generates monthly reports. Initiates and implements processes (within scope of authority). Creates companion reporting to measure impact, effectiveness, and Return on Investment (ROI) of goals and initiatives. Other job-related duties as assigned. Qualifications/ Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Organizational Development or related field from an accredited college or university is required. Master’s Degree preferred. Two or more years of work within Organizational Development, Leadership Development and/or Human Resources required, with an emphasis on Organizational Development related tasks. Expert level proficiency using Adobe Creative Suite. Ideal candidate will possess the ability to maintain confidence with sensitive and private information. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Compensation:
      The National Council, Boy Scouts of America is an equal opportunity employer. In addition to offering a competitive annual salary; the BSA offers benefits to include major medical, prescription coverage, dental, vision, life-insurance, short and long-term disability, accidental death, and a defined benefit retirement plan. We also offer a generous PTO policy and 11 holiday observances.
      How to apply: 
      Qualified candidates must email a resume and cover letter to: Resume.Exempt@Scouting.org . The subject line of the email should state Associate Organizational & Leadership Dev. . (Internal applicants should also include the word Internal in the subject line.)
    • Who is represented by these numbers?  Youth only, perhaps?
      In terms of total membership, the level in the last year before the full implementation of the "Improved Scouting" program (1972 - 6.5 million - the actual peak)  have never been reached since by B.S.A.'s own account in the Annual Report.  Chart seems to be an illustration of Disraeli's Razor.   Everyone from bowling leagues to the PTA have seen serious drops in membership - even in absolute numbers.  The market share numbers are far more awful.  
    • I did - I don't recall that being covered. Looking at the course numbers, I presume that more content is coming.
    • Welcome!  Thank you for taking on one of the absolutely best jobs in Scouting!
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