Program Director of Career Network: Healthcare

Phipps Neighborhoods


Phipps Neighborhoods
902 Broadway
New York, NY, 10010

Job Type:



Full Time



Job Description:


Position Summary:


Reporting to the Senior Director of Career Development, the Program Director of Career Network will lead all relevant program operations, budget management, partner engagement, and programmatic evaluation.


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Serve as an internal and external expert on sectorial training and workforce programming, including leading programmatic innovation, analyzing data to support continuous improvement and supporting staff to implement best practices.

  • Use strong interpersonal and relationship building skills to develop and maintain partnerships with key stakeholders related to the growth and success of the program, including employers and higher education institutions.  

  • Articulate and present the program model to partners, funders and external stakeholders in a consistent, compelling and robust manner.


  • Convene and facilitate regular meetings with partners to assess progress, identify challenges and determine solutions to address them productively.

  • Work with partners, program leadership and staff to select, develop and/or refine curricula that will prepare participants for sustained career oriented employment and advancement.

  • Oversee the recruitment, professional development training, and supervision of staff members as well as develop and implement strategy to insure overall programmatic success.

  • Ability to speak publicly and knowledgeably about young adult workforce programming and Career Network: Healthcare, specifically.

  • In collaboration with the Senior Director of Career Development, work with the development team to diversity funding streams to increase and expand program offerings and services.

  • Develop and manage program budget, including reports, vendor relationships, incentives and stipends.

  • Monitor program performance and progress via data collection and reporting including making changes for improvement when necessary.

  • Plan special events and activities for program participants and staff.

  • Participate in agency-wide task forces or committees as necessary, including support of the infusion of career readiness and best practices across programs.


How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to the attention of Fax: (212) 243-9090

To the Attention of:

Required Skills/Experience:


  • Ability to translate a vision into an operating plan and effectively communicate the details and timeline to staff establishing benchmarks and goals for accountability.

  • Prior experience leading workforce development programs and strong skillset in managing program operations; including development, implementation and evaluation. A previous knowledge of the healthcare sector/field is preferred.

  • Demonstrated success in managing complex, multifaceted programs resulting in measurable successes and program growth.

  • Possess strong interpersonal, public speaking and relationship-building skills with the ability to communicate with a variety of stakeholders including program participants, staff, funders and program partners.

  • Master’s Degree in social work, education, counseling, public policy or related fields strongly preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience working with vulnerable youth learners (the economically disadvantaged and/or other high-needs populations) and the ability to actively and effectively engage on regular bases is required.

  • Experience with capturing, logging and interpreting data is required. Excellent analytical thinking, judgment and decision-making skills.

  • Have proven ability to prioritize and execute deliverables efficiently and timely with minimum supervision.  Ability to multi-task is a must!

  • High degree of flexibility, a spirit of innovation and a sense of humor are strongly encouraged.