Senior Program Officer (JIF)


The Senior Program Officer (SPO) role requires a professional with strong analytical abilities, a high degree of initiative, and proven collaborative skills. Reporting to a member of the Program Management Team, this SPO will work in partnership with the Foundation’s program staff and others on the Better Careers Initiative to advance Irvine’s vision of a California where all low-income workers have the power to advance economically. The ideal candidate has experience in  public and private sector workforce development, strategy development and implementation, grantmaking, developing partnerships with diverse stakeholders, managing projects, and strong interpersonal, writing, and communication skills. 


Senior Program Officers also regularly serve as an Advisor to other staff and provide professional development coaching, performance assessments, and oversight.  Irvine has a progressive Work Location Policy and offers  generous retirement, leave, and benefit plans .  






Click here for more information or to apply. Please see the Foundation’s website for a complete position description: 


Interested applicants should submit their cover letter and resume to:

Email: [email protected]


The James Irvine Foundation

Human Resources Department

One Bush Street, Suite 800

San Francisco, CA 94104

Application deadline: October 8, 2021.

The James Irvine Foundation offers an attractive benefits package. The Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage applicants who reflect the diversity of California. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance (“FCO”).

The Foundation greatly appreciates all expressed interest.

Showing 1 reaction

Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.
  • Michael Quan
    published this page in Job Board 2021-10-06 11:27:44 -0400