Director of Programs

San Diego, California, United States · Programs


The San Diego Workforce Partnership, Inc. (SDWP) is a non-profit entity chartered by the City and County of San Diego to administer employment and training programs that empower job seekers to meet the current and future workforce needs of employers in San Diego County.

Our Position Summary

The Director of Programs will be a key member of SDWP’s leadership team, providing the overall direction and operational management of direct services and other programs for SDWP, primarily our Connect2Careers and other special youth-focused programs. The Director will proactively lead and execute solutions in a fast-paced multi-service environment and will ensure a high-performance, data-driven, outcomes-focused culture. The Director will be striving to connect deeply with the communities we serve and put the people we serve at the heart of our program management approach. The Director has responsibility for the department’s budget, performance and data-management, staffing, program implementation processes, as well as community partnerships and leading grant and revenue development opportunities.

The Director embodies continuous improvement and has an intuition for identifying ways to improve any and all aspects of our work – and making that happen directly and through the teamwork of others. The Director has experience with operations and people management, grant writing, program development, leading teams in achieving outcomes and will inspire others to exceed organization goals while constantly working to better understand the needs, challenges, and opportunities for the youth and communities we serve.

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Your Experience & Knowledge


We Love to Take Care of Our SDWP Associates – PTO, PTO Sell-Back Program. Flex Work Schedules for certain roles, Generous Employer Paid Benefits (Platinum Plans), Learning and Professional Development company paid program. Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Activities Committee, Pension Plan, and 457 Retirement Plan. The salary range for this position is $90,500 to $110,500 annually.

No phone calls accepted, Principals only.

At SDWP, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, and the work that we do in the communities we serve. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace for all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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