The Chief Program Officer, Family Life Services provides the vision, strategies, leadership, and oversight for Family Life Services directly or through a program director or manager as well as working with the Chief Executive Officer to develop future opportunities for the agency. The CPO functions as an effective member of the leadership team to help the CEO and Chief colleagues effectively manage the entire organization.
Direction – Facilitate and guide program managers and directors in effective leadership of programs based on JFS mission and vision as defined in the strategic plan.
Assessment and Improvement – Working within the framework of the Strategic Plan, assist the Board Program Committee and it’s co-chairs to assess community needs and program effectiveness. Develop and seek opportunities to increase program impact and pursue those opportunities via program directors. Ensure efficient and effective delivery of high satisfaction services within budgetary parameters.
Funding – Collaborate with the CDO and program directors to maintain positive relations with funding partners. Work with other internal and external stakeholders to assess and pursue funding opportunities.
Management and Administrative Coordination – Work with relevant stakeholders to provide structure and support for program management and implementation.
Budget Supervision – Responsible for the oversight and development and monitoring of the annual program budgets.
Compliance – Ensure compliance with all regulatory, licensing, and accreditation requirements. This includes having continuing dialogue and effective reporting with external entities and funders.
Community Partnerships – Develop external partnerships to identify service gaps, prevent duplication of services, and maximize synergies with other community service providers for behavioral health, safety net, and access/prevention-focused services.
Continuing Education – Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending professional workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks and participating in professional societies.
Security and Privacy – Adhere to agency and client protection policies by regularly acclimating yourself with the JFS privacy, safety and security policies made available within the employee handbook.
Employee Philanthropy – Participate annually in agency and partner-related philanthropic activities and campaigns.
Mission Dedication – Embody the mission and values of JFS in all work done on behalf of the agency. Utilization of the JFS key strategies will ensure success in this accountability.
– Other duties as assigned by management.