Santa Jose, CA

Chief Programs & Strategy Officer

Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County seeks a seasoned operations and program executive to lead as Chief Programs and Strategy Officer and as part of the search process we are reaching out to the community for suggestions and nominations.

Catholic Charities helps people of all cultures and beliefs rise up out of poverty and overcome barriers to self-sufficiency and wellness, serving over 90,000 people annually.  The agency is about to embark on an ambitious strategic direction to significantly disrupt poverty affecting over 300,000 individuals in the county through systematic, scalable and measurable programs that break the cycle of poverty in the region.

The Chief Programs & Strategy Officer will be essential to designing and implementing the agency’s strategies, unifying programs, developing new processes, and building internal capacity and capabilities.  The CPSO is responsible for leading the management of multiple services; designing and implementing effective methods to disrupt poverty; coordinating and integrating programs through a client-centric approach, and overseeing the measurement of outcomes and impact.  As a member of the Senior Executive Team, the CPSO functions as second in command, and oversees and manages approximately 80% of Catholic Charities’ $41M operating budget and of the nearly 500 staff members, approximately 450 are in Programs. Initially reporting directly to the CPSO will be seven program directors.  The complete position description can be found here.

For additional information or to apply, please contact Lisa Grossman at info[at]moppenheim[dot]com.