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25 Jun 2024

Operations / Administration Program Director – Children’s Corner – Day Care

University Settlement Society of NY
 Kings County, New York, United States

Job Description

University Settlement is one of New York City’s most dynamic social justice institutions, with an impressive legacy as the first settlement house in the nation. For over 135 years, University Settlement has been an anchor in the low-income and immigrant communities where we work, offering pioneering programs in early childhood care and education, youth development, eviction prevention, literacy, theater and visual arts, older adults services, and mental health. Each year, we engage over 40,000 New Yorkers through our network of 30 sites in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Our mission is to empower residents by building on their strengths through comprehensive, quality services that meet the current needs of the community; innovation that anticipates future needs; and advocacy to bring justice to the community as a whole.

Each year, we engage over 40,000 New Yorkers through our network of 29 sites in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Our mission is to empower residents by building on their strengths through comprehensive, quality services that meet the current needs of the community; innovation that anticipates future needs; and advocacy to improve the community as a whole.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the overall management and supervision of the program.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the program meets all applicable regulations and standards such as DOHMH, Department of Buildings, Fire Department, DOE requirements as per contracts.
  • Responsible for fiscal management of the program and all contracts to ensure compliance and proper reporting.
  • Take lead responsibility for the design, implementation and management of all program areas including education, community development, parent involvement, program self-assessment, planning, and monitoring.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the programs curriculum meets the needs of children, families and staff.
  • Responsible for maintaining a high-quality program implementing evidence-based practice curricula and assessment of child outcomes.
  • Take a leading role in the field by contributing to policy decision-making through committees, testimonies, presentations, etc.
  • Review program practices and update program plans, policies and procedures.
  • Work with other management staff to provide continuous service to children and families.
  • Work collaboratively with appropriate community organizations in building partnerships and resources for children and families.
  • Responsible for working with management staff for program planning and staff development.
  • Take a leading role in ensuring ongoing management meetings and on-going communication among managers.
  • Other duties relevant to running the program.

Qualifications

  • MA in Education (Early Childhood)
  • Permanent/Professional NYS Teaching Certificate a plus
  • 5 years of management and supervision experience
  • Excellent communication and writing skills

Work Schedule: Full time, Monday – Wednesday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm, Thursday and Friday,10:00 am – 6:00 pm. 35 hours a week.

We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community. We support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to our organization. We are an equal employment opportunity for all regardless of race, color, citizenship, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran or reservist status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. 

How to Apply

Program Director - Children's Corner - Day Care (paycomonline.net)

Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Operations / Administration. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

Job expires in 8 days.