Program Manager

Program Manager

CDE Foundation is seeking a Program Manager who will be responsible for managing a portfolio of grants for the California Department of Education. As mentioned previously, CDE Foundation serves as the fiscal manager for CDE, and we currently manage approximately 20 grants totaling $4 million or greater on behalf of CDE. The grants support various CDE led initiatives in approximately eight program areas and/or strategic initiatives which include: Organizational Capacity Building, Advancing Equity, Family Engagement, Youth Mental Health, Career Readiness in Arts, Media and Entertainment, Expanded Learning, Bridging the Digital Divide, and support for CDE events such as CA awards programs. The role requires liaising with the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, senior level executives, and staff across the agency to help achieve goals in the various program areas and strategic initiatives mentioned above.The Program Manager will report directly to the COO and will collaborate closely with the COO and the CEO. This is a remote position given that the CDE Foundation team currently works remotely.  The team is primarily located in the Los Angeles metro area and the San Francisco Bay Area. Occasional travel will be required within California to Sacramento and other locations for staff retreats, key partner events, or regional meetings.For the full job description please visit: Californians Dedicated to Education Foundation (cdefoundation.org)