Program Director - Salinas Adult Employment


Program Director - Position #543


Salinas Adult Employment


111 E. San Luis Street, San Luis, CA 93901


Deborah Carrillo, Program Administrator


(831) 422-8852


Class 130 ($2,271.91 - $2,362.79 semi-monthly)


Full Time, Salaried, Exempt


Until Filled



We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


The Program Director is accountable to the Program Administrator for the region and is responsible for the management of the Adult Employment Program. 


  1. Provide direct client services and case management supervision.
  2. Oversee and mange active employment contracts for Monterey County AB109 Probation, Monterey County BHS Prop 47, and Prison to Employment Grant (P2E).
  3. Manage Employer-Based Training Agreements.
  4. Provide oversite of evidence based practices curriculum. 
  5. Supervise job development and employer relations. 
  6. Develop and foster effective community relationships. 
  7. Accountable for workshop development and facilitation.
  8. Conduct Monterey County Jail inmate orientations.
  9. Coordinate client services with collaborative partnership agencies. 
  10. Recruit, interview, hire, orient and oversee training of new staff. 
  11. Conduct contract required training and performance evaluations.
  12. Supervise supportive service, incentive, and sanction procedures.
  13. Develop, service and maintain program participant database to ensure compliance with contract performance standards and outcome measures.
  14. Maintain professional relationships with law enforcement and other MC community based offender rehabilitation organizations and programs. 
  15. Develop program procedures in accordance with contracts and Turning Point policies. 
  16. Ensure staff participation with all contract partnership activities and meetings.
  17. Oversee program budgets and monitor expenditures accordingly. 
  18. Monitor alcohol/drug screening to ensure offenders are sober during participation.
  19. Oversee client program plans.
  20. Maintain a database of all program statistical information. 
  21. Responsible for program supplies and inventory control. 
  22. Assist the Program Administrator for the region in preparation of proposals. 
  23. Develop and maintain program operations manual that includes all essential job functions, duties and responsibilities.
  24. Maintain a current community resource manual for client information and referrals.
  25. Manage accounts payable and petty cash systems. 
  26. Conduct internal audits as part of a quality control system. 
  27. Provide oversite of Smart Supervision, Avatar and CalJobs shared case management systems.
  28. Drive on Agency business.
  29. Attend all meetings required.
  30. Think and act quickly and efficiently in emergencies.
  31. Comply with all Turning Point Safety policies and procedures, including but not limited to: workplace safety, reporting work related injuries, Infection Control and preventing potential safety risks for staff, clients and others.
  32. Punctual and regular attendance is an essential responsibility of each employee at Turning Point. Employees are expected to report to work as scheduled, on time and prepared to start working. Employees also are expected to remain at work for their entire work schedule. Late arrival, early departure or other absences from scheduled hours are disruptive and must be avoided.
  33. Other duties as assigned by the Program Administrator. Please note this job description is not designated to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required for the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
  34. Employees are expected to manage their cell phone use so that the Agency cell phone stipend covers all business usage.  Any calls not covered by the stipend are to be made on a company landline phone.


  1. Bachelor's degree and/or five (5) years of experience in a related field.
  2. Must have experience in management skills.
  3. Must have experience in workshops facilitation.
  4. Must have good communication skills.
  5. Must have good public relations.
  6. Must have experience in grant writing and resume' writing.
  7. Must have mature judgment and sound assessment skills. 
  8. Must be assertive and able to deal with confrontation.
  9. Must have knowledge of local labor market and service organizations.
  10. Intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  11. Possess a valid driver's license and have access to a dependable means of transportation that is properly insured and operated in accordance with all laws.  Agency insurer authorization is required. 
  12. Ability to pass a CDC criminal background check.
  13. Ability to pass a pre-employment physical, drug screen, general physical, and TB test.
  14. Must maintain good relationships with consumers, co-workers, government and civic representatives, as well as community members within whom the Agency is transacting business, and relate to them in a professional manner.
  15. Must be available by cell phone as needed.