Jewish Job: St. Paul JCC Hiring ECC Director

Job Title:

Early Childhood Center Director

Organization Name:

St. Paul JCC 

Job Type:

Full-time

Salary Range:

$55,000-$65,000 per year

Deadline:

Open until filled

Job Summary/Description:

The Early Childhood Center Director is responsible for creating a safe, nurturing, enriching environment for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old. This position will develop and implement the day to day operations of the program, hire and supervise the staff, and is accountable for fiscal efficiency and effective management including planning, organizing, and directing all operational procedures, policies, and practices for the ECC.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

This job description is not intended to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee in this position. Activities, duties, and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

  • Work in partnership with ECC leadership team to create an overall strategic vision for the St. Paul ECC
  • Ensure the safety, health, and well-being of all children and staff in the ECC
  • Create an inclusive, nurturing, enriching, creative environment conducive to active learning for children
  • Recruit, hire, train, supervise and mentor staff
  • Oversee annual budget by developing and meeting financial targets
  • Oversee annual enrollment; including entrance, transitions, and exits
  • Maintain ongoing, regular communication with families about ECC programs and policies, needs of children, and concerns of families
  • Work with ECC leadership team to coordinate and facilitate staff meetings and professional development
  • Operate the ECC program in compliance with the Minnesota Department of Human Services standards for licensing and other governmental and agency standards

Experience and Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Elementary Education or related field
  • 5+ years of administrative experience in an early childhood setting including staff supervision and fiscal management
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Minnesota Department of Human Services standards for licensing
  • Understanding of early learning standards for best practices for implementation and alignment of Kindergarten readiness
  • Proven leadership skills and the ability to motivate staff to work towards common performance objectives
  • Knowledge of Jewish culture and traditions
  • Commitment to equity, diversity, environmental stewardship, and social justice

COMPETENCIES

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven attention to detail, time management and problem-solving skills
  • Positive attitude and dedication to providing exceptional customer service
  • Commitment to the highest professional and ethical standards

Additional Information

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

  • Assistant ECE Director at the Capp Site
  • ECC Administrator
  • Teachers
  • Assistant Teachers
  • Aides

How To Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected].