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Job Posting: Head Start Operational Manager



Job ID: 20170208-527

Job Details / Description
Job Title: Head Start Operational Manager
Education Requirements: Masters
Job Skills: Bachelorís Degree from an accredited college or university, Masterís Degree preferred, in Early Childhood Education/Child Development, Business, Public Administration or related field with five years of related experience at the administrative leadership
Job Description: The Head Start Program Operation Manager is responsible for the smooth and efficient operation of the Head Start centers, including management of the Head Start centers operations; exercise management responsibility over the Head Start centers ensuring efficient services that are designed to meet the needs of the children, families, community, and staff. This will be done directly or through delegation of responsibility to the programís Center Managers. Ensure compliance with the Head Start Program Performance Standards and Other Regulations, Attend policy group meetings as requested by the Executive Director, Develop goals and measurable objectives for program services in accordance with federal guidelines; Formulate current and long-range programs, plans, and policies for program services in accordance with federal guidelines; Establish and implement systems; Establish and maintain efficient and effect record-keeping and reporting systems; Participate in the annual self-assessment in meeting program goals and objectives; Establish and implement procedures for the ongoing monitoring of Head Start center operations; Assist with the recruitment and selection of well qualified staff; Manage financial aspects of Head Start center operations; Lead the planning and implementation of a comprehensive child development program that meets the Head Start Performance Standards and State licensing rules; Lead the process of collaborative partnership-building with parents; Assist in developing budget recommendations for facilities, equipment and materials; Analyze the impact of federal, state, and local legislation; Confer with officials of federal, state, and local agencies, legislators, governorís aides, professional organizations, and interest groups on matters relating to the center; Assist in developing and fostering effective collaboration between departments, divisions, staff and other affiliated services; Oversee major workforce and resource decisions for the Head Start centers; Assist in developing new business strategies; Work through the management team and leadership of the organization, serving as a resource to help reduce costs, enhance revenues, achieve effective utilization and quality goals and objectives, analyze and utilize information to develop and support management decisions; Communicate key information regarding marketplace needs, the competitive environment, cost management, and customer focused services; Maintain records, prepare reports, and compose correspondence relative to the work. Manage Center Managers including scheduling, development, evaluation and disciplinary actions; Coordinate activities by scheduling work assignments, setting priorities, and directing the work of Center Managers; Communicate center goals to the program operations team through staff meetings and respond to feedback and concerns generated by the Executive Director, Service Area Managers or Center Managers; Conduct staff meetings and conferences with Center Managers to discuss operating problems, organization, budgetary matters, technical problems, and the status of plans and projects; Evaluate and verify staff performance through the review of completed work assignments and work techniques; Identify staff development and training needs and ensures that training is obtained.
Pay Rate: 1,535
Pay Type: Bi-weekly
Expires: Mar 08, 2017
City Detroit 
State Michigan 
Zip 48213
Job Category: Administration
Contact Details
Name: Mary Gould
Company /ORG: United Children and Family Head Start
Address: 9641 Harper Avenue
  Detroit , Michigan 48213
Phone: 313-432-1000
Website: -

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