Leadership Mountain View

Helping Good People Become Great Leaders!

THE PROGRAM A leadership education program given one day each month from September to May  

THE MISSION To connect Mountain View community members, develop their leadership skills, and inspire them to be active and informed leaders



Leadership Mountain View Program Director


Dynamic and diverse program for community and business leadership development


Provide excellence in leadership training and development programs to build leadership skills, knowledge of community and relationships between people and organizations


The Program Director is the part-time Director of Leadership Mountain View (LMV), a program within the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation, the 501(c)(3) non-profit arm of the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce, and is accountable for all aspects of the operation of the organization, including:

  • program and curriculum development and facilitation

  • volunteer management and resource development

  • financial management

  • budgeting and planning  

The Program Director must ensure that LMV remains mission driven.  Working closely with MVCOC Education Foundation Executive Director, LMV Advisory Council and LMV program committees, the Program Director plans and delivers program trainings, and provides coaching and mentoring to class participants.  The Program Director is the chief spokesperson for LMV and must successfully communicate the program’s message to external and internal audiences.  

We are seeking a leader who is visible in the community, has a proven history of building strong relationships within a community, understands and embraces the diversity and culture of the community, and is a consensus builder who leads by example in both values and actions.  The Program Director must have a proven history of successful program management including a track record in public relations.  The Program Director motivates the organization to achieve optimum results.  


  • Management and Delivery of Program Days— Work closely with program committee to ensure program content is relevant and of the highest quality. Responsibilities include program identification, vendor negotiation, logistical coordination, and facilitation of all leadership development curricula. Maintain continuity with current program in place while benchmarking similar organizations to determine best practices that should be included in the development of a future roadmap.

  • Relationship Building & Community Relations — Raise the public profile of LMV by representing and advocating for LMV with public and private stakeholders.  Serve as a visible and credible representative of LMV to further the mission and goals.  

  • Council Development and Strategy—Maintain a passion for the LMV program to implement strategic thinking, planning, and decision-making initiatives to better serve our clientele.  Form strong partnerships with Council members and committees.  Work in concert with MVCOC Education Foundation Executive Director, LMV Advisory Council and LMV committees to recruit class and council members, develop curriculum, and promote the program (including media relations and promotional collateral such as Chamber newsletter articles, LMV website and social networking sites). Coordinate with Council Chairperson on monthly council meetings and annual Council retreat, and serve as liaison to LMV Alumni Association.  Work with Chamber President & CEO and staff on Chamber related opportunities to advance LMV’s profile.

  • Operations Management—In collaboration with the MVCOC Education Foundation Executive Director, develop and manage an annual budget of approximately $150,000 and ensure the financial health of LMV by managing fiscal activities, budget oversight, expense containment, and development of accounting systems and reports.  Provide guidance to Chamber staff, Chamber Board, and LMV Council in developing and evaluating effective programs, responsive to the needs of our target clientele.  Ensure compliance with policies, development and monitoring of appropriate administrative records and procedures of LMV as well as federal, state and city regulations.  Ensure that LMV complies with all relevant laws, regulations, and applicable policies developed by the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce, MVCOC Education Foundation Board, LMV Advisory Council and regulators.  

  • Recruitment of LMV Class—Partner with the MVCOC Education Foundation Executive Director, LMV Council to develop strategies for sourcing and recruiting a diverse pool of applicants/students for this program; at least 30 students must be registered each year.  Be accountable for all aspects of the recruiting process, including the development of creative recruitment strategies, sourcing methods, diversity outreach, etc.

  • FundRaising and External Relations—While the primary responsibility for LMV fundraising lies with the MVCOC Education Foundation Executive Director, the LMV Program Director is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with foundation program officers, grant makers, corporate and individual donors, community leaders, and government officials to identify and increase sources of revenue and resources.  Ensure that all funds are disbursed in accordance with contract requirements and donor designations.  


  • BA/BS degree in Education, Public Administration, Organizational Development or related field or equivalent education and/or experience.  

  • Proven public and private fund raising capability, including grant writing and grant management.  

  • Must be able to demonstrate strong relationship building skills to establish, develop and gain the trust of partner representatives at all levels e.g. executive management, partner organizations, class speakers, Council & Alumni, etc

  • Experience with volunteer management.  

  • Demonstrated experience with fiscal management.

  • Program development, design, and management experience.

  • Ability to attract, develop, and retain culturally diverse class and Council members.

  • Knowledge in database programs, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Social Networking Websites.


$1,200/month.  This position is a part-time position and reports to MVCOC Education Foundation Executive Director


Applicants should provide resume and cover letter describing qualifications, experience, and interest in the position to Julie Conde, Executive Director and CEO of the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation at julie@mvcocef.org.  Resumes without cover letters will not be considered.  

Please, no phone calls.


Leadership Mountain View (LMV.education) is a program of the
Mountain View Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation, Inc. (MVCoCED) a 501(c)3