Colorado Nonprofit Association
K-12 Programs Director
The K-12 Program Director shall ensure quality program delivery, team development and management. The PD will have extensive knowledge of the K-12 educational system, experience in program development and management and in staff supervision.
The K-12 Program Director is responsible for the development and implementation of multiple programs within the K-12 Program area of organization. It is the responsibility of the Program director to identify program objectives and goals that help CSPC move closer to achieving its mission. This also includes the creation of programs that further the goals and mission of CSPC based on community input and leadership.
The Program Director determines the operations structure for each initiative and makes choices in collaboration with the CEO about funding, staffing. The PD works closely with the Director of Communication and marketing and Director of Evaluation and learning. They appoint employees to key program roles and delegate tasks based on their skills and experience.
- Manage a team of program staff through servant leadership, coaching, and mentorship.
- Works with the Operations director to ensure program staff have the support and resources they need to be successful.
- Work in collaboration with the Director of Evaluation and learning to ensure that efficacy of programming remains high, or to determine any changes or improvements needed.
- Train and develop program staff.
- Work in collaboration with the Director of Strategic Partnerships and outreach to meet the needs of programming through external partnerships.
- Work in collaboration with the Director of Communications and marking in program development and marketing, as well as expressing the success of the programs.
- Monitor the budget and determine fundraising needs in collaboration with the CEO and the Finance Director
- Maintained informed of the policy related to K-12 Public education.
- Uphold the highest standard of honesty and integrity in all aspects when representing CSPC in the community and in coalitions and when working with CSPC staff, volunteers, and program participants.
- Bilingual Eng/Span
- At least 3 years of with a successful track record in staff management and development
- Understanding and experience in Adult learning, training, and facilitation
- Commitment to public education and community engagement
- Deep understanding of leadership development
- Committed to anti-racism and disrupting white supremacy
- Committed to learning and growing personally and professionally
- Believes that solutions and ideas come from anyone
- Committed to community centered approach
- Excellent communication skills including listening
- Understands the value of failing forward
- Can delegate effectively and respectfully
- A team player
- High comfort in working in a remote environment
- Capacity to operate in an environment where Spanish is the primary language
- Strategic mindset
- Problem solving skills
- Reliable transportation
- Skilled with the Microsoft 365 suite
- Ability to self-reflect
We value candidates whose skills and lived experience have prepared them to understand and uphold our core values of Dignity, Justice, Bravery, and Belonging. The ideal candidate is also:
- Curious and eager to learn, feels comfortable admitting mistakes.
- Excited to collaborate with various CSPC team members, across departments and across experience levels
- Proactive, able to spot problems early, and willing to tackle a wide variety of projects
- Flexible and comfortable in a rapidly changing environment
- Friendly, welcoming, patient, and service-oriented
- Passion for or expertise in k-12 education and a deep understanding of intersectional factors that impact a good education.
CSPC does not discriminate in employment or in offering services and programs on the basis of an individual’s socioeconomic class; race; color; religion; creed; ancestry; national origin; age; height; weight; hairstyle; sex; gender identity and/or expression; sexual orientation; marital status; sensory, mental, or physical disability; the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability; medical condition (cancer- or genetic-related); AIDS or AIDS-related condition; family and medical care leave; pregnancy, disability leave; veteran status; the intersection of any of these; or on any other bases prohibited by law.
CSPC believes strongly in building a workplace that provides everyone the opportunity to reach their full potential and thrive as both workers and people.
To help achieve that goal, the CSPC seeks to build a culture where:
- our team members have a sense of belonging by feeling physically, emotionally and psychologically safe and respected;
- the inherent dignity of each person is upheld and celebrated; and
- our policies are rooted in justice by being restorative in nature and practice, and centered in community; and
- where everyone can practice bravery in the face of fear, experiment, take risks, and learn from mistakes
Belonging, dignity, justice, and bravery also means centering the voices and experiences of marginalized people and we encourage all qualified candidates to apply, including: women; Black, Indigenous, and people of color; immigrants and refugees; folks who are trans or nonbinary; people who are queer, lesbian, gay, or bisexual; Autistic and neurodivergent people; folks with visible or invisible disabilities; anyone from another historically marginalized group or anyone at the intersection of these groups.