Industry: Education, Nonprofit, Social Services, Preschool
Status: Full-Time, Exempt
Clackamas County Children’s Commission is seeking an authentic, compassionate, high-impact leader to become our next Executive Director!
This vacancy has been created due to the retirement of our existing Director who has been with the agency for 27 years!
Clackamas County Children’s Commission’s mission is to support the growth of healthy children and families, positive parenting, and school readiness. CCCC operates three programs in Clackamas County: Head Start, Early Head Start, and Healthy Families.
As the Executive Director, you will report to a Board of Directors, and be responsible for strategically leading our organization in the execution of our vision and mission. Additionally, you will oversee a highly skilled management team of six directors, working together to provide high quality, meaningful services while also ensuring compliance with Federal Head Start Performance Standards, Oregon Pre-Kindergarten regulations, and Healthy Families Oregon standards. You will also be responsible for the annual budget and financial oversight (along with the Fiscal Director) including presenting grants, policies, reports, and documents to the Board and Policy Council for approval.
The ideal candidate will possess the following:
* Master’s degree in early childhood education, human services, social services, business administration, or a related field plus five years of experience in human services program management and supervision preferred
or Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, human services, social services, business administration, or a related field plus eight years of experience at a management level.
* Bilingual skills in English/Spanish preferred.
* Executive leadership experience in a non-profit environment.
* Experience in administration, including knowledge of state licensing requirements and federally funded program regulations.
* Experience balancing regulatory requirements with budget constraints and growing community needs. Head Start or Early Head Start experience preferred.
* Experience in a union environment preferred.
* Experience working with children and adults from diverse populations.
* Experience managing a multi-million-dollar budget.
This full-time/exempt position has an annual salary of $106,496 – $111,800 (compensation determined by Board of Directors). CCCC also offers a competitive benefits package to include medical/dental/vision coverage as well as agency paid life & disability insurance along with a generous 403(b) retirement plan! Clackamas County Children’s Commission is located minutes from Portland, OR (in Milwaukie) along the Willamette River.
Interested? Submit a detailed cover letter and resume with comprehensive employment history (including reference information) to:
A pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check including fingerprinting (via the State of Oregon Central Background Registry) are required. If you need any accommodation in the application process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 503-675-4565.
Clackamas County Children's Commission is an equal opportunity employer.
About Clackamas County Children's Commission
Our CCCC mission is to support the growth of healthy children and families, positive parenting, and school readiness.
Through our Head Start and Early Head Start programs we support the cognitive, social, and emotional development of children from birth to age five who are at risk in our community. We offer a combination of classroom and home visiting experiences. Additionally, we provide children and their families with services and support for health living, good nutrition, social well-being, and more.
Our Healthy Families program promotes and supports positive parenting and healthy growth and development for all Clackamas County parents and their newborn children. Healthy Families offers one-on-one parenting support as well as home visits. Services are provided both prenatally and after the birth of the baby.
At Clackamas County Children’s Commission, our approach is to honor parents as the first and most important teachers. We remain responsive to each child, and value every family’s ethnic, cultural, and linguistic heritage. In building strong relationships with our children and families, we support positive parent-child relationships, family well-being, and connections to peers and our community.
Thank you for your interest in our program!