Chief Program Officer

We are seeking a Chief Program Officer to join our leadership team. The incumbent will report to the President & CEO.

This is a full-time, exempt position at our Santa Barbara office.

Please review our Job Description below, before applying.

ALL applicants must submit a professional resume, cover letter and completed copy of our employment application, in order to be considered.

See the bottom of our ad for information regarding benefits!


Position Summary:

The Chief Program Officer (CPO) works directly with the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), to develop and oversee implementation of the Foundation’s programmatic and community work, including grantmaking, evaluation and learning and the collaboration for social impact. The CPO has five direct reports: Director, Evaluation and Learning, Director of Grantmaking, Director of the Collaboration of Social Impact, Community Engagement Coordinator and the North County Director. The CPO is a member of the President’s Council, the Foundation’s senior leadership team.

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Work Environment:

At SBF, we value wellness and offer a very generous benefits package, including: up to 15 days of PTO in the first year of employment, sick time, 401K with 4% matching in the first year and an additional 6% of profit sharing after one year anniversary, fully paid medical and ancillary benefits, massages and more!

All applicants are required to submit an employment application, a resume and cover letter to

No calls, please.