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Oversees the Head Start Education component, coordinates the Child Care Program Training, serves as liaison to two to three Head Start sites, and participates as a member of the management team.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES
A willingness to uphold and promote the mission of The Salvation Army.
An excellent attention to detail, procedures, processes and policies.
A demonstrated ability to manage projects, priorities and staff in a constantly changing environment.
A communication and management style that exhibits the principles and values of the Army as well as fosters team relationships and effectively communicates information.
A flexible style that also displays a willingness to learn.
Possess ability to multitask with a strong awareness of deadlines.
An understanding of federal, state and Salvation Army policies.
An understanding of data management, procedure development & flow of information.
A “hands-on” knowledge of how to effectively work with diversity in the workplace.
Good organizational skills and the ability to work independently as well as with a team of people.
Good judgment in making decisions, recognizing established precedents, and demonstration of resourcefulness in meeting problems.
Ability to write clearly and give good instructions.
Graduation from an accredited University or college with a Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education.
Experience and training in implementation of the High Scope Curriculum.
Minimum of two years experience in supervision of staff.
This individual will be evaluated on how effectively the outcomes of this position are achieved as well as the timeliness, accuracy and completeness of accomplishing assigned goals.
This position reports to the Program Director.
This position directly supervises two or three Head Start Directors.
This individual relates to and interacts with a wide range of contacts both within and outside The Salvation Army and in these contacts, they act as a representative of the Army and its mission.
This individual will only commit Army resources that have not been allocated or approved.
This individual will keep the Program Director and other pertinent staff members informed on all critical issues relating to his/her area of responsibility.
This individual will adhere to all Army policies and procedures in carrying out the responsibilities of this position.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
This position is required to do light physical work.
In order to successfully perform the essential functions of this position, the employee is regularly required to use standard office equipment and a PC.
Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50lbs occasionally.
The work environment for this position includes an office environment with a low noise level.