Career Systems Development Corp.

Administration Services Director

Job Locations US-CA-San Jose
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Schedule Days
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday


Interested in making a difference in young adults’ lives between the ages of 16-24? If so we may have the perfect job for you.


Job Corps is a government-funded, no-cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps socioeconomically disadvantaged youth. We strive to fulfill this mission by following our Core Values of Safety, Individual Accountability, Respect, Integrity, Growth and Commitment.


Come and surround yourself with talented and professional individuals who have also taken the next step of making a difference in someone’s life.
You would not only have a great and dedicated team to work with, but you may also be eligible to take advantage of a comprehensive benefits plan which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), legal, paid holidays, vacation, and sick time.


The Administrative Services Director plans, organizes, administers, and controls the administrative services (Food Services, Property, Purchasing, Facilities and Finance) necessary to effectively operate and meet the objectives of a Job Corps Center in line with requirements established under a negotiated contract with the United States Government.


  • Acts as Contracting Officer to ensure that Career Systems meets contractual obligations with the U. S. Department of Labor.
  • Prepares and negotiates center subcontracts and On the Job Training contracts. 
  • Prepares and submits center prime contract and statement of work for contract negotiations between Career Systems and the U.S. Department of Labor.
  • Advises Academy Director in planning for future operations and center expansion; this includes both facility and budget expansion.
  • Interviews and selects staff; approves promotions, merit increases, transfers, etc. within department.
  • Prepares and submits center site utilization and future capital improvement projections.
  • Develops and distributes timely reports for internal, corporate and Government management.
  • Responsible for ensuring that departmental equal employment and affirmative action goals and objectives are met.
  • Develops a planned orientation program for new hires and provides in-service training for departmental staff.
  • Administers small business and small disadvantaged business subcontracting plans.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or work-related field, three years broad-based professional experience in Job Corps or similar training program, one of which was in a supervisory capacity.


Preferred: Master's degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or work related field, five years broad-based experience in Job Corps or similar training program, three of which were in a supervisory capacity.

General Information:  In order to perform the essential job functions of this position, candidate must have good attendance.


Knowledge Required: Knowledgeable in contract administration, fiscal analysis, procurement practice, maintenance/logistics, etc., ability to extract pertinent facts from verbal communications to be committed to paper in the form of legal documents, contracts, proposals and standard communications. Excellent communication skills, ability to withstand pressure and frustration.  Ability to direct and inspire staff.

All post offer candidates must complete and pass a background check and drug screen. 


CSD is a leader in workforce development operating Job Corps centers throughout the U.S. since 1964 and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action / Female / Minority / Disabled / Veteran Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, child-birth, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, disability, family care status, veteran status, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. CSD makes reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities to apply for employment. Contact Susan Evans at (888) 308-0338 to request a reasonable accommodation.



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