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Program Director

What you will accomplish

  • Execute a year long integrated project plan aligned with the organization’s strategic goals and overall program outcomes.
  • Partner with our Executive Director as a brand ambassador cultivating key external partnerships that enhance our program outcomes.
  • Develop an evaluation plan that supports our ability to monitor program success.
  • Lead and develop a growing team.

A Week in the Life

  • Program Execution (40%)
  • Strategy + Vision (20%)
  • External Partnership Cultivation (15%)
  • Team Leadership (15%)
  • Data + Analysis (10%)


  • Chicago-based
  • Passion for and connection with Black and Latinx communities, with a history of successful collaboration across many different stakeholder groups
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in program development and implementation, or related fields.
  • Minimum 1-2 years of supervisory experience preferred.
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in education or related field required
  • Highly effective and skilled communicator both in writing and orally
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Skilled project manager who can identify needs and implement strategy
  • Exceptional ability to problem-solve, be resourceful, flexible, and creative
  • Ability to travel on occasion to attend in person programming, other meetings, and events


Project OneTen offers a competitive salary, commensurate with experience. The salary range for this role is $60,000 – $72,000. A comprehensive benefits package including unlimited PTO, flexible work arrangements, technology, and a variety of other benefits are offered by Project OneTen.