YWCA: Chief Programs Officer

  • August 01, 2021

Homepage | YWCA DelawareThe Chief Programs Officer (CPO) will provide strategic leadership in the ongoing refinement, integration and enhancements of our youth and adult economic empowerment programs. Expertise in developing, implementing and assessing outcomes-driven programs is imperative. Candidates should have demonstrated success in strategic thinking and implementation in alignment with the overall organizational vision and priorities. The CPO reports to the Chief Executive Officer and serves on the Executive Leadership Team.

Key interactions are with the CEO, Executive Leadership Team, program staff teams and the Board of Directors.

CPO Accountabilities:

  • Program development and achievement of service delivery plans with clear, measurable and impact objectives that meet the needs of the target population(s) and address equity issues in program design and service delivery
  • Development of service pipelines and ongoing relationship management of community partners
  • Manage departmental budget in consultation with the Chief Financial Officer
  • Ensure sufficient resources for department by actively participating in the identification of new grant or revenue opportunities; work collaboratively to secure new grants; ongoing relationship management and grant deliverables for existing private or public funders.
  • Nurture staff development, exemplify organizational values, foster high producing, empowered staff teams and ensure interdepartmental coordination.

The ideal candidate must be committed to the mission and values of YWCA Delaware.  We are seeking an individual who can build teams and leverage the individual capabilities of staff. Additionally: BA/BS degree or equivalent; 7 or more years leadership experience in a complex, fast-paced organization; strong understanding of issues facing marginalized populations; experience with empowerment programs and trauma-informed service highly desirable; an entrepreneurial spirit with an ability to thrive in an environment characterized by growth and change.

Job Type: Full-time, exempt.  We offer a comprehensive benefits package

Start Date: Within 3 weeks of hire..

Qualified candidates should use this link to apply (please upload resume and cover letter): https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Details/558232/YWCA-Delaware/Chief-Programs-Officer

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