Program Manager, Elementary Programs

Mid Santa Barbara County
Full Time
Girls Inc of Greater Santa Barbara

Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara is seeking a Program Manager for our Elementary Programs (Grades TK-6th) for our onsite programs at our Goleta Valley Center and future offsite programs.

Girls Inc. inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. We offer girls a safe, fun, all-girl/pro-girl environment where they gain and practice skills that equip and empower them to navigate gender, economic, and social barriers and grow up healthy, educated, and independent. Through evidence-based programs, led by trained mentoring professionals, Girls Inc. girls learn to be confident and embrace positive decision-making to take charge of their health and well-being, and achieve academic, personal, and career goals.


Girls Inc. of Greater Santa Barbara endeavors to foster an organizational culture that reflects the virtues of strong, smart, and bold through our core values of empowerment, inclusivity, respect, professionalism, and gender justice.


Essential Job Functions Include:

  • Support the planning, development, and implementation of programs to effectively advance the mission of the organization to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold.
  • Manage and supervise staff, support their professional development, and enhance their ability to deliver programs with impact.
  • Provide staff with relevant training and information and help them meet challenges through problem-solving and collaboration.
  • Foster growth, resourcefulness, and well-being in girls served through coordination with staff, families, and community partners.
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with schools, community organizations, and other stakeholders to promote the organization’s teen programs and enhance opportunities for collaboration.
  • Represent Girls Inc. within the community through collaborative community partnerships, outreach, and coordination of joint projects.
  • Participate in staff trainings, meetings, and events.
  • Support the financial sustainability of Girls Inc. through budget management.
  • Ensure full compliance with Community Care licensing requirements, quality assurance assessments, and program evaluation assessments.
  • Ensure a safe, inclusive, positive and equitable environment for all participants and staff.
  • Abide and adhere to the safety requirements and procedures of our operations.

*Job Functions above are only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible responsibilities, tasks, and duties.

Minimum Requirements:
• 4+ years’ experience working with youth in a structured educational setting.

  • 4+ years’ experience supervising staff.
  • Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis in early childhood education, child and adolescent development, elementary education, or social work.
    • 12 college level units in early childhood education or any of the following areas: sociology, psychology, art, music, dance, drama, recreation, education.
    • Ability to pass criminal background check and pre-employment physical and drug screening.
    • Vaccinations as required by State Law for licensed child care facilities (TB, Pertussis and Measles immunization. Flu vaccine recommended, but optional).
    •We require COVID-19 vaccines and boosters for all employees. Exemptions may be requested for medical reasons or religious beliefs.
  • Strong communication skills and ability and desire to work as a team member of a diverse and dynamic team.
  • It is highly preferred that applicants possess a clean driving record and have the ability to drive the organization’s class C vehicles to safely transport youth passengers and all other driving needs.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish skills will be needed to perform all the functions of this position

Hours of Position:

  • Full Time Exempt
  • Monday- Friday 40+ hours p/wk. Must be present during program operation hours (Hours may vary by season,

some weekend and evening hours required)


Compensation and Benefits:

  • $70K-80K depending on experience and education
  • Vacation, sick, and holiday pay included
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Retirement Plan


To Apply:
• Submit resume with relevant coursework (unofficial transcripts) to  

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