The Asian Pacific American Leadership Foundation (APALF) is a non-partisan, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that engages the Asian Pacific American (APA) community in active civic participation by creating, supporting, building and strengthening the local community infrastructure to help prepare and train qualified APA leaders for public service.

APALF was founded in 2004 and initiated by Congressman Mike Honda, former California State Treasurer Matt Fong and APA leaders searching for a way to increase civic engagement and electoral representation for California’s Asian Pacific American community.

Program Manager Job Description

We are looking for a Program Manager to be responsible for organizing programs and activities for our organization. You will be tasked with developing programs to support the organization’s strategic direction, as well as creating and managing long term goals. You will also be in charge of developing budgets and operating plans for programs and writing program funding proposals.

In order to be successful in this role, you will need to have prior experience in both program management and team management. A Bachelor’s degree is required.

Program Manager Responsibilities

  • Organizing programs and activities in accordance with the mission and goals of the organization.
  • Developing new programs to support the strategic direction of the organization.
  • Creating and managing long-term goals.
  • Developing a budget and operating plan for the program.
  • Developing an evaluation method to assess program strengths and identify areas for improvement.
  • Writing program funding proposals to guarantee uninterrupted delivery of services.
  • Managing a team with a diverse array of talents and responsibilities.
  • Ensuring goals are met in areas including customer satisfaction, safety, quality and team member performance.
  • Implementing and managing changes and interventions to ensure project goals are achieved.
  • Meeting with stakeholders to make communication easy and transparent regarding project issues and decisions on services.
  • Producing accurate and timely reporting of program status throughout its life cycle.
  • Analyzing program risks.
  • Working on strategy with the marketing team.

Program Manager Requirements

  • Bachelor degree or master degree in business or related field.
  • Proven experience in program management.
  • Proven stakeholder management skills.
  • Proven experience managing a team.
  • Experience using computers for a variety of tasks.
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Understanding of project management.

Location:  Downtown Los Angeles

Salary Range:  Salary is $70,000 – $85,000 annually. Commensurate with experience.

Please send resume and a short cover letter to: For more information about APALF, please visit our website at