MISSION NEIGHBORHOOD CENTERS, INC.
EARLY CHILD DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
Site Program Manager
The goal of Family Resource Center is for every child in the Early Childhood Education program and their family to have access to developmentally appropriate services in a welcoming and nurturing environment that result in school readiness (strategies to reduce achievement gap) and success, healthy families, and optimum development.
The Program Manager is responsible for providing operational leadership to SEFAU’s Family Resource Center & enhanced services to the early childhood development component and supervises staff; Provide family advocacy and services that link families to needed resources that promote family self-sufficiency & supports quality enhancement services. This position is contingent upon funding. This position is currently funded through June 2017.
Under the general supervision, this position requires working knowledge of relevant community resources, assessment instruments such as CLASS, ECKERS, Quality improvement knowledge; Have a compassionate approach to working with children and families, and effectively interface with families of diverse economic, social, ethnic, and linguistic backgrounds; Maintain small case management, work with a multicultural team, communicate effectively verbally and in writing, possess excellent listening skills, and conduct assessments with clients. Works with existing partnerships, build program and team, forms new partnerships and supervise staff.
Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field from an accredited college or university required or related. Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education preferred.
Valid California Driver’s License and proof of vehicle insurance.
Five years experience in working in community-based settings.
Bilingual: English and Spanish (able to speak Spanish) required
Minimum of two years administrative experience with demonstrated effectiveness in the management and supervision of program projects.
Minimum two years experience working in a community based setting with families who have experienced poverty, crisis, trauma, and other adverse events.
Minimum of two years of competency and assessment experience with families and children.
Class & ECKERS training and/or knowledge
Minimum two years supervisory experience
Familiar with Early Childhood regulations, California Preschool Teacher permits and willing to learn CMS system
Knowledge of child welfare system
Knowledge in Microsoft Office suites, Excel-spread sheets, Databases and Power Point.
Applied Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Experience in multicultural communities and cultural competency working with culturally diverse populations.
Knowledge of the family development matrix and systems
Familiar with strategies to reduce achievement gap (School Readiness)
Familiar with Early Childhood regulations, California Preschool Teacher permits and learn CMS system
Experience with assessment tools
High level communication skills, both verbal and written.
Collaborative skills and the ability to establish and maintain productive working relationship with families, other professionals and the public.
Skilled in facilitating a variety of group dynamics.
Excellent organizational, task management and systems/operations skills.
Ability Follows the organizations policies and procedures, and supports organization’s goals and values.
Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
Must be detail-oriented, maintain case documentation, work with a multicultural team, communicate effectively verbally and in writing, possess excellent listening skills, and have experience in conducting assessments with clients.
FBI/DOJ Fingerprint Clearance
Child Abuse Index Clearance
CPR First Aid Training Certificate or able to obtain within 3 months of hire.
Required Qualifications: Ability to speak Spanish / English.
How to apply
Please Submit cover letter & Resume: firstname.lastname@example.org
362 Capp Street, San Francisco, CA, 94110, US