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Program Manager, C2C

Tucson, AZ

Relocation expenses:

Full time
3 - 5 years of experience
Bachelor's Degree

Published on 30 Jan 2023

Expires on

Program Manager, C2C

Job Summary

This position is responsible for the daily operations of the Cradle to Career (C2C) Partnership  including management of partner agreements and reporting, meeting planning and facilitation, grant writing and interdepartmental interactions. The Program Manager plays a key role in creating equitable, systemic change for the benefit of the C2C collective impact initiative to improve educational outcomes across the birth to career continuum and eliminate racial, ethnic, and socio-economic disparities.

The successful candidate should demonstrate outstanding communication, project management, and organizational skills.

This is a grant funded position and reports to the Senior Director for Data & Impact.

United Way offers a generous benefits package including holiday and paid-time-off, health, dental, life and retirement, and opportunities for continued learning and professional development. For more information about our organization, see

Salary Range: $50,000 to $55,000 FT/Exempt


  • Facilitates regular partner meetings (virtual or in person). Co-develops meeting agendas with partners using a results-based facilitation approach fostering leadership.
  • Engages new community partners, builds, and maintains effective relationships with local government, nonprofits, schools, colleges, business, and philanthropic organizations to advance goals.
  • Participates in community-driven collaboratives related to outcomes supporting alignment across initiatives.
  • Provides ongoing supports and coaching to build partner capacity to lead and ensure continuous improvement tools are leveraged to guide improvement efforts.

Qualifications, Skills, Abilities 

  • At least a Baccalaureate degree in public administration, education, social work, family studies, human services, criminal justice, or a related field.
  • Five years’ experience in education, youth development, human services, criminal justice, or other related field.
  • Strong preference for experience in facilitation of groups representing multiple sectors
  • Preference for experience in leading continuous improvement projects.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including clear, concise, and accurate written documents and well-developed computer skills, including Microsoft Office and Google Suite.
  • Must possess daily access to reliable transportation.   
  • Bilingual a plus but not required.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified in this position.

Policy Statement

The United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona is an equal opportunity employer. We champion diversity, equity, and inclusion. We take action to ensure equal opportunity and all candidates are considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

Upon hire and/or prior to starting employment with us, the successful candidate will be required to provide evidence of COVID vaccination.