Director of Community Education & Training position with PPLA

From: Carlton, Lidia (CDPH-CID-DCDC-STD) []

Sent: Wednesday, August 31, 2016 12:10 PM
Subject: Director of Community Education & Training position with PPLA

ob ID:  JH20161608-80056

Employer Name:  PPLA – Planned Parenthood Los Angeles 


Planned Parenthood Los Angeles is seeking a forward-thinking, enthusiastic team player to work in our Los Angeles Headquarters as
our Director of Community Education & Training.

Planned Parenthood is the largest provider of reproductive healthcare in Los Angeles. In addition to competitive salaries, PPLA employees
receive medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits. Other benefits include 403B and a Section 125 Cafeteria Plan. Planned Parenthood Los Angeles is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

The Director of Community Education & Training oversees PPLA’s Education and Training programs and initiatives.  The Director has excellent
management, health education and policy experience to supervise staff and manage the implementation of all facets of education and training provided to students, parents, and key partners in priority areas of Los Angeles County.  Strengthen and cultivate key
partnerships with school districts, community partners, and education leaders.  Strong familiarity with Title X, grants/foundation processes.  Develop and implement an annual operational plan and budget, and ensure that approved goals and objectives are met.

Qualified candidates must meet the following requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree with an education, sex education, or health education focus. Master’s Degree strongly preferred

At least five (5) years of successful program management experience, including budget development and monitoring,
and staff management

Organizational and program management experience

Experience in training and educating adolescents and adults

Experience in curriculum development and writing

Familiarity with research and evaluation

Excellent communication including presentation skills and interpersonal skills

Committed to adolescent health education. Warm, friendly, and flexible attitude towards adolescents

Understanding of youth empowerment, gender equity, and learner-centered approaches preferable

Ability and willingness to travel to and visit centers, agency and community meetings

Availability to work some evenings and weekends

Ability to work as part of a team.  Responsive to new ideas and situations.  Able to adapt to change and a
fast-paced work environment

About the position:

Day-to-day oversight of the Community Education Department

Overall Education and Training program management and leadership, including responsibility for the development
and implementation of the annual operational plan and budget

Ensure that program goals and objectives are met by creating and monitoring a program timeline and reaching
quarterly goals and objectives

Ensureprogram budget is executed according to PPLA’s policies, norms, and guidelines

Oversight of the planning, implementation, and evaluation of program strategies and initiatives, and serving
as trainer, presenter, and lecturer as needed

Supervision and mentoring of program staff, consultants, interns, and volunteers responsible for program activities

Work closely with the Vice President to clear program direction and monitor program progress

Work in collaboration with other PPLA departments

Represent PPLA by developing and maintaining relationships with schools, teachers, parents, and community-based
organizations and other stakeholders associated with PPLA and its programs

Become fully knowledgeable about PPLA’s standards for program content and PPLA’s services

Participate in the PPLA LEADS and Agency strategic planning initiatives

Keep department and agency leadership informed of program accomplishments through regular reports and communications

Identify need for and develop new/revised departmental policies and procedures for staff, interns, and volunteers

Maintain necessary knowledge and skills to provide leadership to program; staying current on recent studies
on sexuality, sexual health and reproductive rights education, family communication, educational approaches to children, teens, and parents, sexuality and developmental disabilities, and LGBT and transgender adolescents and communities



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Education, Community Outreach / Public Health



Job Type

Full Time


CA – South

Years of Experience

5-8 years

Preferred Language