Position Title: Head Start Director
Employment Status: Full-time
Immediate Supervisor: Executive Director
Titles of Position Supervised: Head Start Staff
Major Objectives: Assist with the implementation of program activities associated with the Head Start Performance Standards. Provide low-income preschool children and their families with a range of services and opportunities resulting in the child meeting or exceeding the expectations for public school enrollment as well as those families becoming more self-sufficient.
Qualifications and Skills: Knowledge of community resources. Travel required 25% of the time will be spent at the CSO office (some overnight travel necessary to attend meetings and conferences). Computer experience preferred. No citations for child abuse or neglect. Must have the ability to analyze budget information, develop and deliver oral/written reports, and approve budget requests based on the availability of funds. Must possess excellent verbal and written skills in order to meet the demands of meeting with parents, local, state, and federal officials, as well as delivering presentations at all levels.
Knowledge & Skills: (Must possess the following characteristics)
Physical Requirements: Ability to pass physical and TB Test. Must have the ability to lift at least 40 pounds.
Job Type: Full-time