Central Kentucky Community Action Council Head Start/Early Head Start Director
- OBJECTIVE OF THE JOB (PURPOSE):
The Head Start/Early Head Start Director ensures that the mission and vision of the Central Kentucky Head Start early childhood education program and related services are communicated and translated into daily operations.
- SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
- Central Kentucky Head Start program continues to be viable and productive entity.
- Effectively leads by exemplifying the vision and the mission of the program.
- Positions program for continued success and exploiting opportunities.
- Empowers staff to take informed and appropriate risks in the progression of the agency and fulfillment of Grantor and contractual obligations.
- Proactive in financial development and growth ensuring it meets the vision of the program.
- Develops, implements, and monitors the implementation of the programmatic strategic plan.
- Ensures the program operates in a legal, ethical manner, and in accordance with the program and agency mission and all applicable laws and regulations.
- Creates a balance within the program between stability and the need to grow.
- Promotes the integrity of the interrelated services throughout the designated area.
- Collects, analyzes, organizes and reports accurate information to the appropriate staff or entity.
- The community-at-large is aware of the positive outcomes of the early childhood education program.
- Ensures effective communication and marketing plan through a variety of media opportunities.
- Establishes collaborations and fosters a positive image through interaction with community stakeholders and organizations.
- The Board of Directors and Head Start Policy Council operate as informed governing bodies.
- Ensures the Policy Council receives unbiased information necessary to make an informed decision.
- Provides the Board of Directors with unbiased information necessary to make an informed decision.
- Infrastructure of the early childhood education program functions effectively.
- Develops, amends and implements policy as it relates to the early childhood education program, as appropriate.
- Creates and implements an organizational system to ensure effective and efficient results.
- Works with Human Resource Manager to ensure agency and program policies are aligned.
- Provides for an up-to-date information technology system that meets the changing needs of program.
- Determines resource allocation of program funding, assets, and staff.
- Staff relationships are conducive to a positive and productive work environment.
- The early childhood education program is fiscally viable.
- Program services comply with Head Start Performance Standards and applicable state, federal and local laws and regulations.
III. UNIVERSAL STANDARDS:
- Positive relationships are developed with staff, parents, children, and community.
- Builds relationships based on mutual trust and rapport.
- All issues are approached with a win-win attitude that respects the dignity of all parties.
- Actions and statements of staff, as a representative of the agency, promote and progress the agency mission.
- Conveys a clear understanding of the organization’s vision.
- Demonstrates agency and program values in job performance.
- Staff has a general knowledge of roles and responsibilities of other positions within the program.
- Professional knowledge, skills, and attitudes are enhanced by the utilization of opportunities and resources available.
- Confidentiality will be maintained in accordance with agency policy and according to federal, state and local regulations.
- Responsibilities are carried out to a successful completion.
- Meets schedules and deadlines and performs routine tasks with minimal supervision.
- Possesses and maintains the necessary skill level in technology systems and software required to perform individual job duties.
- Desired results are achieved with children, parents, staff and community by effectively using all forms of communication.
- Demonstrates the knowledge of and the ability to effectively use communications tools. (i.e. telephone system, e-mail, fax, etc.)
- Demonstrates effective, respectful oral and written communication skills with staff, parents, children and community.
- PHYSICAL DEMANDS
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in business administration, management, early childhood education or a related field. A minimum of 5yrs experience in fiscal and/or program management with staff supervision experience is required.
For more information, contact Executive Director Hal Goode at 270-692-2136 ext 101.
MUST APPLY BY FEBRUARY 28, 2021.
All resumes send to Mary Jane Tungate (email@example.com)