Director of Mission Services

Goodwill Industries of Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties, Inc

Job Description


Job Identification:

Immediate Supervisor: Sr. Director of Mission Services

EEOC Class: First/Mid Offs & Mgrs.

FLSA Status: Exempt

Job Summary:

The Director of Mission Services provides oversight of Mission Services, and Compliance. Manages and grows the Mission Services Department by developing new programs and strategies, writing proposals and grant applications, and tracking related results. The Director of Mission Services will apply innovative, forwardthinking strategies to program implementation.

Please note that this position has a 180- day introductory period.


Provides leadership, strategies, analysis, development, oversight and support to ensure the success and compliance of the division’s financial, mission, training, quality improvement and marketing goals.

Achieves mission, financial and strategic goals through effective budget planning, implementation and oversight, maximizing financial contribution to the organization.

Ensures sufficient funding and resources for designated services and initiatives. Acquires department funding by applying for grants, soliciting foundation or private donations, responding to appropriate Requests for Proposals (RFPs), and other identified funding sources.

Develops regional goals, budget, plans, and services in line with Goodwill’s strategic plan.

Develops and maintains quality relationships with funding and community partners.

Develops and engages with business advisory councils and associations, as appropriate.

Maintains accurate documentation of program operations.

Oversees Missions Services programs and the coordination of employment and training services for people with barriers to employment. Supervises the Mission Services Managers.

Oversees Compliance for Mission Services, contract requirements, and adherence to CARF, State County, and/or other funder or accreditation regulations. Supervises the Compliance Team.

Oversees department spending and signs off on approved purchases and reimbursements.

Performs other related duties as assigned that would lead to successful operation of department, team, and/or mission.

Required Skills/Abilities:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to speak/read/write proficient English.

Proficient with Microsoft Office/Office 365.

Previous success in securing funding through contracts, proposals, and grants.

Ability to supervise and motivate individuals in a culturally diverse workforce.

Ability to organize tasks and use time effectively unsupervised.

Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.

Works well under pressure and with deadlines; ability to multitask.

Excellent time management, project management, and organizational skills, and attention to detail.

Honesty, integrity, reliability, punctuality.

Thorough knowledge about company’s mission and services.

Uphold compliance with all legal, health, and safety guidelines.

Required Experience:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and or abilities required for the position. Individuals must be able to pass a criminal background. Individuals must have a valid driver’s license, liability insurance, insurability under the agency insurance carrier, dependable vehicle and a clean driving record.

Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years’ experience in workforce services and program management.

Valid driver license and insured/reliable vehicle.

Background check.

Physical Requirements:

Free from drug and alcohol abuse.

Environmental Conditions:

Offices and off-site Equipment, machines and tools used:



Copy machine.


Personal Protective Equipment Used – Assigned at orientation/as needed:

Hand sanitizer (available at worksite)

Disinfectant wipes (available at worksite)

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $85,000.00 - $95,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Oxnard, CA 93030: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Driver's License (Required)

Work Location: In person

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