Chief Program Officer

MAAC - Chula vista, CA

Under policy direction the incumbent plans, organizes, integrates, directs, manages, reviews and evaluates the activities, operations, and services of assigned administrative and/or operational divisions of MAAC; directs and manages the development of short and long-term goals and objectives consistent with MAAC’s mission, strategic plan, annual operating plans and budgets and ensures their effective execution.  The incumbent ensures all assigned operations and functions serve the needs of MAAC’s stakeholders, the community and business partners, customers and clients, while fully complying with all applicable laws and regulations.  Areas of oversight may include, but are not limited to, Child Development, Community and Economic Development, Health and Wellness, and Education programs.


This single position classification assists and supports the direction established by the MAAC Board of Directors and the President/CEO and works collaboratively with other Executive Officers and senior staff in developing strategies and formulating policies and procedures for addressing complex programmatic issues that have agency-wide impact and importance in a sensitive and changing political, community and intergovernmental environment. The incumbent serves as a member of the Executive Leadership Team and will be fully engaged in the day-to-day administration of MAAC and in the planning and execution of programs, projects and activities for accomplishing short and long-term goals and objectives. Within assigned areas of accountability, the incumbent will operate with substantial latitude and discretion to achieve effective and efficient utilization of resources in serving MAAC’s stakeholders, business and community partners, constituencies and customers. Assignments are broad in scope; the incumbent will need to exercise political acumen and demand expeditious action and response.


A typical way of obtaining the knowledge, skills, and abilities outlined above is graduation from a four-year college or university with a major in business or public administration, political science or a closely related field and seven (7) years of progressively responsible administrative or management experience in program planning, development and implementation in programs/services similar to the responsibilities outlined in this position description or in management of a moderate sized public or community organization or major functional/operational unit thereof, three (3) of which have been at a supervisory level; or the equivalent combination of training and experience.

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Job Details

Category: Management

Type: FT

Location: Chula vista, CA

Salary: Competitive Salary

Posted On: February 5th, 2019

Agency Details


Since opening our doors in 1965, MAAC has focused on helping individuals and families create the lives they want and deserve. For more than five decades, MAAC has been a champion for underrepresented communities throughout San Diego County, providing a space where families in need can find means to self-sufficiency and improve their living conditions. While the organization first began in the southern region of San Diego, MAAC now has 35 sites strategically located across the county, from San Ysidro to Fallbrook. With an annual operating budget of $46 million, MAAC employs nearly 500 staff who provide life-changing services to 70,000 individuals annually through programs in 5 core focus areas: Education, Economic Development, Health & Wellbeing, Housing, and Advocacy & Leadership Development. Through our wide range of programs MAAC has grown to become one of the largest nonprofit social service organizations in the community.