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Career Systems Development is an Independent, Privately-Owned Company that operates several Job Corps Centers across the United States. We support thousands of young adults enrolled in a life-changing education and training program that produces skilled workers for American trades and creates new lives for graduates.

What is leadership?

We are excited to have you join our family! You will find that CSD is not your typical Job Corps company. Our leadership philosophy and culture are unlike any of the companies in this space. What do we mean? Decide for yourself.

Our Leadership Philosophy

We believe that everyone has value, regardless of title or position. As an organization, we strive to lift the barriers that prevent our people from contributing their thoughts and ideas. We promote a: psychologically, emotionally, and physically safe culture where you can feel comfortable to participate, ask questions, give and receive feedback, and yes ,even speak truth to power!

We define Leadership as Influence and we want and expect you to influence your peers, students and direct supervisors to improve, grow, and maintain a culture of development.  We support and encourage everyone to increase their capacity for Leadership through learning and applying the tenets of emotional intelligence.

Our Organization

We think of our organization as horizontal, not a vertical, top-down hierarchy. We’ve learned that asking is more effective than telling, that seeking to understand others comes before needing to be understood. We are committed to a psychologically safe culture where everyone can grow and learn from each other. CSD seeks to include, not exclude.

So What Do We Want From You?

CSD wants and needs your critical thinking, your ideas, and your input to maintain the highest quality culture of safety, learning and development for our students and our staff. As you start your leadership journey with CSD, we will help you develop a leadership career plan that will help you become the best leader you can be. Our goal is to help you maximize your leadership potential so you can impact our students at the highest levels possible.