Reports to CEO
Status: Exempt/Full TIme
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Chief Program Officer (CPO) is responsible for leading and managing a dynamic team and comprehensive array of programs, projects and partnerships using the most up-to-date community development program design, strategic thinking, coaching style leadership and daily direct support to all program directors. The CPO will implement and manage all grant writing efforts in partnership with lead staff and work with the CEO on program visibility with major donors.
The CPO will be responsible for all program planning operations and staffing. The CPO is responsible for developing the program's annual budgets with the Finance Director and CEO and working with the CEO on overall program and organizational strategy and direction. With a committment to data and outcomes measurement, the CPO will continuously assess and review program processes and results, ensuring that they are consistent with Rural Action's overall theory of change and the needs and interests of Rural Action's membership base. The CPO will be responsible for working with the CEO and Social Enterprise Coordinator on new business development. The CPO will communicate frequently with the CEO on all program issues and accomplishments.
Location/Region: The Plains Ohio