Georgetown, DE, USA
Telamon Corporation is seeking a Head Start Director to work out of our Georgetown, DE location, we are seeking for a candidate who will be:
A strategic leader of designated programs that plans for and makes decisions within the framework of organizational mission, values and goals. Communicates vision to motivate team to meet desired organizational and program outcomes. Ensures compliance in the areas of finance, personnel and program services.
1. Oversees early childhood and family support programs within designated service area. 2. Reviews and analyzes monthly financial and programmatic reports to assess the budget status of programs. Develops, allocates and manages resources to maximize program effectiveness. 3. Develops and implements effective, integrated management systems and organizational structures which support the administration of program services. Serve as liaison between corporate and local resources. 4. Monitors effectiveness of operations. Conducts periodic reviews of programs for progress and adherence to compliance. Recommends and implements improvements. 5. Utilizes data from work products, expenditure reports and other program information to communicate outcomes to a variety of audiences. 6. Implements a system of shared governance. Maintains appropriate communication with parent groups, Governing Board and management. Creates ways to engage parents in program activities. 7. Hears and resolves community complaints about the program in accordance with agency procedures. 8. Creates, files and maintains required reports and documentation. Composes and proofreads correspondence and reports. 9. Solicits and reviews bids for procurement of goods and services. Ensures that bids are solicited in accordance with agency, state and federal regulations. 10. Ensures the documentation and implementation of safety policy and procedures throughout the program in accordance with program and corporate policies/procedures. 11. Protects the safety of children by ensuring implemention of active supervision techniques to ensure no child is left alone or unsupervised at any time. 12. Coordinates and participates in planning meetings including strategic planning, community assessment and self-assessment. 13. Collaborates with team to develop and ensures timely submission of annual grant plans and budgets, school readiness plans and overall program training plans. 14. Facilitates and provides training, coaching and technical assistance to staff, parents and volunteers. Facilitates and engages in professional development activities to increase qualifications in accordance with Corporation’s Core Values. 15. Represents organization through participation on local, state and national committees and boards. Develops collaborative relationships with community partners to enhance delivery of comprehensive services to children and families. 16. Ensures the mobilization and documentation of matching/in-kind funds. 17. Attends center level functions such as parent meetings and special events. 18. Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisor. 19. Ensures effective management and maintenance of properties and inventory.
• A Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Social Welfare, Public Administration, Human Services, Business Administration, Social Sciences or related field* is required. • Must be able to get certification for CPR and First Aid after hire and recertify as required. • Minimum of five years of management experience required. • Three years supervisory experience required. • Experience in fiscal management required. • Experience providing adult education or training preferred. • Must have own transportation, a valid driver’s license, and vehicle insurance.
*Degree in a related field is defined as an associate, baccalaureate, or advanced degree in a field other than child development, early childhood education, social science, social work, human services, family services, counseling or administration that either includes or is supplemented by eighteen (18) college credits in any of these fields.
• Microsoft Office products and on-line client management systems • Bilingual ability may be preferred. • Ability to interpret complex policies and regulations. • Ability to exercise tact and discretion in all employee and customer interactions. • Ability to determine and prioritize demanding workload while being flexible to emergent/unplanned needs and situations. • Ability to work independently and maintain professional boundaries and confidentiality.
An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
Raleigh, NC, USA
Telamon Corporation is seeking a Deputy Executive Director to oversee the operations of our Workforce and Career Services line of business. Within this line of business, Telamon operates a variety of Department of Labor programs including the National Farmworker Jobs Program, WIOA Youth Services, Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program and other community based programming. This position will lead all aspects of this line of business for the corporation, overseeing operations, participating with the corporate leadership team in strategic planning, ensuring sound financial and management practices, interacting with the Governing Board and directly supervising Directors. The Deputy Executive Director will be expected to:
Analyze operations to evaluate performance of assigned line of business (LOB) and staffs to determine areas of potential improvement, growth, and necessary policy or structural change to meet corporate objectives.
Direct, plan and implement policies, objectives, or activities by LOB to ensure continuing operations, to maximize return on investment and increase productivity/efficiency.
Confer with organization and LOB leaders to discuss issues, coordinate activities or resolve problems impacting departments and the greater organization.
Review reports or requests by LOB leaders to recommend approval or suggest changes for improvement and implementation.
Research, interpret and explain policies, rules, regulations or laws to promote or support interests of the corporation, its employees, customers and other interested parties.
Foster and promote positive business relationships with funding sources and community partners.
Contribute to improved morale and employee engagement by serving as a role model, mentor, coach and motivator to all members of assigned LOB and the greater organization.
Contribute unique ideas and perspectives to process and systems improvement and thus impact the organization and its contributions to the greater good of our communities.
Assumes assigned duties in the absence of the Executive Director.
Signs and executes official documents as designated.
Serves as staff liaison to assigned Governing Board Committees.
Represents the Executive Director and the Corporation at official functions and meetings as required.
Prepare for and present information as industry leader at community meetings or industry conferences.
May oversee operations in the absence of LOB Leader.
This position directly supervises others. This may include participation in the recruitment/selection process for new hires, employee training, onboarding, conducting performance coaching/evaluation, compensation administration, delegation of duties and conflict resolution. Promotes an environment of teamwork and cooperation and is accessible to employees.
A Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or a related field of Social Science is required.
Ongoing professional development in technical, administrative and management topics.
Minimum of ten years of experience in a senior management position, to include supervision, with community, social service, education or employment programs.
Must have own transportation, a valid driver’s license, and vehicle insurance.
Skills and Abilities:
Microsoft Office products and on-line client management systems
Sustained concentration and ability to handle multiple tasks, often simultaneously.
Ability to work independently and maintain professional boundaries and confidentiality.
Ability to interpret complex policies and regulations.
Ability to exercise tact and discretion in all employee and customer interactions.
Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
To apply, please visit our website at www.telamon.org and click on "jobs" to submit an online employment application.