HOURS WORKED: Exempt, 42 weeks per year
SUPERVISED BY: EHS Director
STAFF SUPERVISED: All Teachers and Cooks in assigned area
POSITION PURPOSE: Oversee day to day operations of center/s within assigned area, supervise all staff, directly or indirectly, in assigned area; monitor to ensure the provisions of Education, Social, and Health Services as mandated by performance standards and corresponding program work plans. Supervise EHS home-based service delivery within assigned area. Assist management team members, specialists, and site staff with implementation of Health and Nutrition, Disabilities, ERSEA, and Family Services components in Curry County. Serve as a staff and community liaison.
Essential Job Responsibilities:
- Monitor job performance using job description and work plan as working tools.
- Conduct formal observations in their usual work setting and provide feedback of each employee.
- Conduct goal settings and performance evaluations for staff, supervised.
- Assist in hiring and dismissal of all employees of assigned area.
- Ensure the provision of training and technical assistance according to needs identified in performance evaluations, classroom/home visit observations, and individual training plan.
- Seek input from component coordinators and director as needed.
- Support staff assigned in supervision of TAP participants.
- Promote and support parent involvement and value parents as the primary educators of their children.
- Provide for smooth center functioning, i.e.: daily schedule, work plan compliance, on-going maintenance and dealing with site emergencies.
- Post all required information.
- Provide locked space for medications.
- Ensure all required records are maintained and submitted to the central office as required.
- Maintain site inventory.
- Act as liaison with landlord for ongoing use of facility. (when applicable)
- Oversee site budgets.
- Facilitate on-going communication and promote problem solving within center team.
- Support center team staff in resolution of their own staff and center concerns whenever appropriate.
- Facilitate monthly center team meetings at each site assigned
- Attend Leadership Team meetings regularly and share issues and concerns with Management Team.
- Participate in planning and program development efforts.
- Submit written monthly report to supervisor.
- Ensure two-way liaison between Staff Development Committee and site.
- Represent and promote Head Start within the community/ies assigned by serving on appropriate committees, boards and councils and by attending community meetings, as approved by supervisor.
- Identify community services and gaps in them by participating with others to assess community resources needed to support families and advance their well-being
- Advocates for and secures community services and resources for low-income families by maintaining constructive communication with a range of organizations and community service professionals.
- Regular attendance is a requirement of the position.
- Attend staff meetings, center meetings, and/or other workshops/meetings as notified.
- Maintain a positive attitude regarding ORCCA and all its programs along with the Head Start program and philosophy.
- Model behaviors that demonstrate an understanding, acceptance and welcoming of diversity.
- Maintain respect and positive communication regarding all children, families and staff.
- Maintain confidentiality of client and staff information.
- Maintain open, two-way communication with staff.
- Accept suggestions and guidance from supervisor and/or other management staff.
- Seek feedback on job performance and evaluate suggestions and guidance to incorporate in performance.
- Commit to further training. Develop an individual training plan using program tools, as appropriate.
- Communicate with supervisor regarding any needed changes or concerns with work schedule.
- Adhere to agency procedures as a mandated child abuse reporter.
- Physical ability to perform the job.
- Assist with trainings.
- Attend out-of-house trainings, workshops, and conferences and read professional journals to keep current on issues concerning families.
- Minimum B.A. in Early Childhood, Human Services, or related field
- Four years experience with Head Start or program working with preschool education program
- Three years supervisory experience.
- Geographic Area: Coos and Curry Counties
- Primary job site:
- May lift items up to 51 pounds with or without reasonable accommodations.
- Physically able to perform essential job responsibilities.
- Regular attendance is a requirement of the position.
- Licenses: A current Drivers License is required.
- A good driving record is necessary.
- Proof of automobile liability insurance @ 100,000/300,000 liability limits
- Reliable transportation
- Must be drug free.
- Must be enrolled in the Oregon Employment Department-Child Care Division Central Background Registry
- Health Appraisal
- Able to drive/travel long distances
- Ability to sit at meetings for as long as four hours at a time
- Ability to work in excess of eight hours per day and during evenings as required
- First Aid /CPR certification
ASPIRATIONS: the following is a list of aspirations that apply to all ORCCA positions
- Teamwork - We join our individual strengths together creating teams and circles of cooperation to promote innovative thinking and bring opportunity to our community.
- Partnerships - We create collaborative community partnerships to best leverage all resources available for the benefit of the community.
- Diversity - We welcome and accept differences, and honor our co-workers and clients by treating each person with equality, dignity, and respect.
- Confidentiality & Ethics - We maintain a high standard of ethics and integrity to respect the confidentiality of clients and staff.
- Physical Safety - We respond promptly to address health and safety needs or concerns for clients and staff.
- Communications - We encourage timely, open-minded, respectful, and direct communication to alleviate controversies and foster a safe, productive workplace.
- Health & Sustainability - Recognizing the importance of physical, emotional, and environmental health, we seek to inspire and model healthy, sustainable living.
- Public Relations - We recognize that each of us represents the entire agency in our public interactions and strive to act in a consistently professional and unbiased manner.
- Professional Growth - We provide an environment supportive to personal and professional growth, cross training, and advancement
SIGNATURES & DATES - The following signatures are required to confirm the accuracy and completeness of the Job Description; that essential functions are aligned with organization goals and objectives; to validate that it is clear, concise and supports compliance with legal considerations; and employee understanding of the job requirements. NOTE: Because jobs change, management reserves the right to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.
NOTE: The specific statements reflected in each section of this position description are not intended to be all-conclusive, but rather the basic elements and criteria considered being necessary in order to satisfactorily perform the duties associated with the position.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: (items to return with application)
-- Incomplete applications will not be accepted. --
You MUST have the below items included in order for your application to be processed.
- Cover letter
- Copy of any Degree
- Copy of any Certificates related to position
- References – 3 personal and 3 professional
Please send your submission to the following address:
Oregon Coast Community Action
2110 Newmark Avenue
Coos Bay, OR. 97420
Phone - (541) 435-7746
Fax - (541) 435-7762