Community Progress Council
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Empowering Individuals to move toward self sufficiency.
SUMMARY: The Director of Early Childhood Education (ECE) serves as a member of Community Progress Council’s leadership team, reporting to the President and CEO. This individual works in partnership with ECE program leadership and other program directors to align programs with the agency mission of self-sufficiency. The Director of ECE implements strategies that integrate CPC’s service delivery and advances practices that reflect a client-centered, relationship-based care model. The ECE Director ensures the provision of high quality services that complies with all funder requirements and implements policy approved by the Policy Council and Board of Directors. This executive has responsibility for developing the management and leadership skills of ECE program staff and developing services to meet needs in the community.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Strategic Planning
- Personnel Development and Management
- Excellent Communication Skills – Oral and Written
- Change Management
- Leadership and Supervision
- Public Speaking
- Budgeting – Development and Management
- Grant writing
- Quality Improvement
- Commitment to Organizational Values
- Cooperation and Teamwork
- Customer Service and Professionalism
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE: Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field with a minimum of 5 years of management experience. Demonstrated experience with strategic planning, staff development, compliance, program development, outcomes reporting, and project management is an asset. This person must adhere to all aspects of client confidentiality an assist staff with their compliance. Cultural competency. Bi-Lingual skills preferred. Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily, as well as be committed to the mission and goals of the agency. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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