On behalf of our client, Project for Pride in Living (PPL), CohenTaylor Executive Search Services is conducting a retained executive search for its Vice President of Career Readiness.

October 16, 2020    

PPL is a premier nonprofit organization that for the past 48 years has been dedicated to empowering low-income people to become self-reliant through integrated services. Today, PPL is a robust multiservice agency that serves almost 13,000 people annually. Known for its work and driving results that build stable families and strong communities, PPL’s dual focus on housing and jobs gets to the core of what makes a household function economically, disrupting poverty and inequity and setting the stage for long-term self-reliance – ensuring the next generation has a better future.

PPL is seeking a Vice President of Career Readiness (VP), a leader with demonstrated strategic and community leadership skills in the career and educational arenas who is passionate and energized by the challenge of creating economic vitality in BIPOC communities. The VP is responsible for overseeing the implementation and delivery of programs and services to accomplish PPL’s strategic vision of deepening and growing its high quality career readiness programs to produce tangible results in closing the regional education and employment disparities for young adults and adults.

The ideal candidate will be a seasoned and passionate leader with significant experience in strategic, operational, and program leadership as well as team, culture, and relationship building. Steadfast in its mission, PPL’s model of stabilizing the economics of a household through affordable housing and career training is now more relevant than ever. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.