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The Senior Program Officer will work in strategic and creative partnership with the Youth Program Director to advance equitable outcomes for young people, with an initial focus on advancing the field of Linked Learning in California, with a particular focus on adapting model elements to other sectors like higher education and/or workforce systems. The Senior Program Officer will be expected to scan the educational landscape in California via data and trend analyses that will inform the development of strategic options and initiatives. A key to success for this position will be the ability to plan effectively, make strategic decisions and implement an investment portfolio that reflects the optimal role for the Irvine Foundation.
The James Irvine Foundation is seeking a professional with substantive experience in California policy issues and political processes to serve in a Senior Program Officer (SPO) role. Reporting to the Program Director for California Democracy, the SPO will work in strategic and creative partnership with the California Democracy program team to advance the program’s goals. The SPO will assist in planning and strategy development of all components of the California Democracy program, with implementation responsibility initially for elements of the Voter & Civic Engagement and Immigrant Integration portions of the California Democracy grants portfolio.
The Director of Finance and Administration provides leadership of the Foundation’s finance and administrative functions to improve our institutional effectiveness and efficiency. The Director oversees grants management, budgeting, accounting, and operations, supporting the executive team with business intelligence and solutions that optimize these functions to support the Foundation’s organizational and programmatic strategies.