Community Action Partnership of Ramsey & Washington Counties
July 27, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
When it comes to addressing poverty at its root, a multi-faceted and transparent partnership, based in action, is required to actually break the cycle. Community Action Partnership of Ramsey & Washington Counties (Community Action) consistently demonstrates its commitment to this type of approach through both its structure and holistic focus. Its board makeup gives equal representation to community members, the private sector, and the public sector. Community Action values the voices and perspectives of the folks it serves, and these voices help shape the organization. The organization partners with the community to transcend poverty through three major areas- service, education, and transformation.
Community Action’s approach targets both depth and breadth. Its compressive network of programming, services, and special projects offers direct service to over 22,000 low-income households and over 60,000 individuals throughout Ramsey and Washington counties each year.
Head Start & Early Head Start are the largest programs offered by Community Action. They work to help children and parents achieve their full potential through high-quality child development and family support services. Community Action is looking for their next Senior Director of Head Start & Early Head Start.
This role is responsible for directing all aspects of Head Start, Early Head Start and childcare programs, writing major funding grants, ensuring compliance with applicable regulations, developing and managing budgets, leading the development of the program design, and evaluating, planning, and monitoring the performance of programs.
Community Action seeks an innovative and creative leader with a collaborative management style, strong business acumen, relationship building skills, and an aptitude for problem solving and results driven decision-making.
The ideal candidate has 3 years of Head Start experience, as well as experience managing union staff. A Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Public Administration, Education, or related field is required, along with 10 years of experience in education or early childhood education– including 7+ years of management experience.
All inquiries will remain confidential. For more information, or to apply, email firstname.lastname@example.org. To view the full position profile, click here: https://wp.me/p8GPpM-mw.
About Community Action Partnership of Ramsey & Washington Counties
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