Miguel Contreras Foundation

Miguel Contreras Foundation

Director of Programs

Based in Los Angeles, CA

ABOUT US: The Miguel Contreras Foundation, a program partner of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, is a 501c(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to empower working Angelenos – especially immigrants and communities of color – by advancing greater equity through access to good quality jobs and livable communities.

POSITION DESCRIPTION (ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES): The Director of Programs is responsible for the management of MCF’s programmatic areas in Workforce Development, Workforce Education, and Workforce Engagement.

Program Development and Management

  • Oversee program development, program staff, and work plan implementation
  • Ensure compliance with program grant and other contract deliverables

Fiscal Management/Fund Development

  • Oversee program budgets to ensure effective and compliant use of grant and contract funding
  • Maintain and augment funding partnerships to support prioritized areas of work

Strategic/Thought Leadership

  • Provide programmatic strategies to support the organization’s growth and direction
  • Increase MCF’s visibility and landscape reputation to support the organization’s growth and direction

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED: Our ideal candidate is a proven leader who is passionate for intersectional social justice, and for creating opportunities in the economy for underserved workers in Los Angeles.

  • 3+ years of executive or senior management experience
  • Experience managing organizational program budgets
  • Experience maintaining and augmenting a diverse funding portfolio
  • Experience supervising a team of program staff
  • Experience with program and financial analysis
  • Excellent writing, speaking, and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of current and emerging labor movement trends and needs
  • Experience serving target populations: people of color and the formerly incarcerated, immigrants, and women
  • Commitment to social justice and bottom-up social change

BENEFITS OF EMPLOYMENT: MCF is a leader in providing equitable salaries and benefits, and a supportive working environment that fosters the long-term leadership development of its team members.

  • Starting at $100,000+ (commensurate with experience)
  • Generous Medical/Dental/Vision/Life/Disability/Retirement Benefits
  • Generous Paid Time Off/Family Leave
  • $1,000/year car insurance reimbursement
  • $850/year car repair reimbursement
  • $500/month transportation stipend
  • $200/month technology stipend
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Application and Renewal fees covered

It is the policy of Miguel Contreras Foundation to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Submit résumé and application materials to:

2130 W. James Wood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90006 │ 213.351.9560
jobs@miguelcontrerasfoundation.orgwww.miguelcontrerasfoundation.org │Tax ID#27-1149852

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