The Kern Family Foundation invests in the rising generation of Americans, equipping them to become global leaders and innovators. The Foundation quietly, yet powerfully, executes its mission by promoting the value of work, developing the formation of good character, increasing educational achievement – particularly in areas of science, technology, engineering and math – and instilling an entrepreneurial mindset, especially in undergraduate engineering students.
The Character and K12 Education Team Leader/Program Director will lead the team on the creation, implementation, assessment, and evaluation of strategies for the Character and K12 program. The Team Leader/Program Director is responsible for articulating the Foundation’s vision both internally and externally, inspiring all stakeholders, and driving day-to-day grant making activities in keeping with the Foundation’s current policies and procedures. S/he will develop and maintain strong relationships with regional organizations and peer foundations, and win hearts and minds in the community by enthusiastically conveying Foundation goals, raising awareness of its mission-oriented programs.
The Team Leader/Program Director will be an innovative and collaborative leader who naturally and proactively challenges assumptions while understanding and embracing the concept and urgency of entrepreneurial philanthropy.
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