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Director of Programs

Updated: Sep 25



Job Description

  • Under the direct Supervision of the Director of Operation s the Director of Programs is responsible for the direct supervision of all Program Staff.

  • Meet with the Assistant Coordinator and Program staff to ensure quality program for all participants/clients.

  • Develop Program budgets

  • Apply change risk and resource management principles when needed.

  • Provide processes for monitoring performance and collaborating with program teams to determine ways to improve

  • Provide ongoing recruitment for the all programming.

  • Assist in the recruitment of programmatic staff.

  • Ensure that all programs have the necessary equipment and supplies to carry out the daily task of the program.

  • Ensure that the facility is conducive for all program operations.

  • Build relationships with families to strengthen and promote social and emotional growth in youth.

  • Create a monthly calendar, including daily schedule and special events.

  • Communicate with schools to create a positive relationship with school personnel.

  • Provide a Monthly report on all Program operations to the Directors of operations.

  • Ensure programs are delivered on time with budget and according to quality standards

  • Develop new programs and participate in grant development for new programming


  • Minimum of a BA, MA preferred

  • 7-10 years related experience with progressive responsibility in program project management

  • Experience managing budgets for multiple projects

  • Knowledge of current program methods and best practices

  • Microsoft Office Word & Excel,

*South Central Community Service Center is a Social Service Agency that works with children. The qualified candidate must pass a background check approved by the Department of Children and Family Services and Chicago Public Schools.

TO APPLY: Email your resume and cover letter to Please include the Job Title in the subject line. If you have any questions please call:

(773) 483-0900.

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