Details: Salary commensurate with experience
Identity is seeking an exceptional Program Director to oversee a wide range of holistic social and emotional skill-building, academic support and leadership development programs and wraparound services such as case management, behavioral health and recreation for elementary, middle and high school students and out-of-school youth and their families in the schools, on playing fields and in the community. To this end, the Program Director is responsible for the success of their portfolio of programs and services, ensuring high quality management and program design, delivery, quality control and evaluation. The Program Director also oversees multiple grants, contracts and budgets from government and private funders. The Program Director is a key representative of their programs and Identity as a whole among external stakeholders.
The Program Director reports to the Executive Director and is a critical member of Identity’s Leadership Team, collaborating and coordinating with Identity’s other Program Directors so that Identity is best able to support Latino and other at-risk youth in their transition to adulthood.
Established in 1998, Identity’s mission is to create opportunities for Latino youth and their families to reach their highest potential. Identity believes that young people come first; every child has great potential; youth deserve more than one chance; and that society is enhanced by cultural diversity. Identity’s primary goal is to support our Latino youth in making a successful transition to adulthood by providing a range of services that reduce their risk factors, increase their protective factors, strengthen their social and emotional well-being and support their academic and economic achievements. Through our five Youth Centers, Identity serves all youth.
Strong applicants will have significant experience leading, developing and managing programs and staff, be an exceptional verbal and written communicator, have an advanced degree in a relevant field and be bi-lingual English/Spanish. They will be thoroughly committed to Identity’s vision, mission and strategy and have a sophisticated understanding of the current and historic drivers of needs in the Latino community and related issues as well as best practices in helping at-risk youth achieve their potential.
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Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Our goal is to have the new Program Director start in early 2019.
Identity offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance; and health reimbursement accounts. In addition, we offer a 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, paid holidays, and generous paid time off. As an added benefit, Identity offers several opportunities for professional training.
Level of Language Proficiency
Minimum Education Required