Executive Director  (Full-Time with Benefits)

Organization: City of Tuskegee-Macon County Head Start

The Executive Director is responsible for oversight of the implementation of day-to-day operations, evaluation of the Early Head Start/Head Start and Pre-K programs, and achievement of the Federal Standards, Head Start Act, State of Alabama DHR Minimum Standards, Alabama First Class Pre-K guidelines, QRIS, State/Local requirements for centers, and program’s policies and procedures. The Executive Director works in collaboration with the Policy Council and Board (City Council) and is supervised by the City Manager with the City of Tuskegee serving as the grantee to ensure that operations comply with local, state, and federal regulations.

Must possess a minimum of a master’s degree in early childhood education, management, business administration, organization development, public administration or closely related field and have at least 5-8 years’ experience managing Head Start and Early Head Start programs and complexity in terms of budget, organizational structure, and quality services to children and families served. Must have experience in monitoring and supervision of numerous service area staff, fiscal management and administration. Must be familiar with the budgetary, administrative, and organizational complexity of managing federal/state grants. Must possess excellent written, public speaking and public relations skills, experience in developing and implementing program systems, human resources and fiscal management. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and experience working with diverse populations both internally and externally. Must have a working knowledge of systems-and outcomes-based, consumer-centered, culturally-competent management. Must meet criteria for background screening as required for child care licensing and federal regulations. Must have the ability to exercise discretion, confidentiality and sound judgment.
This is not a remote position.


Resume and Cover Letter to:
Tuskegee-Macon County Head Start
103 W. Martin Luther King Highway
Tuskegee, Alabama 36083

Positions open until filled.

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