Posted on February 28, 2013
Childhood League Center
Childhood League Center - Executive Director
Founded in 1945, the Center is committed to serving children under the age of six with developmental delays and their families regardless of race, color, creed or ethnic origin. Through the cooperative efforts of a professional staff and a network of volunteers and families, the Center provides an environment that fosters the growth of the whole child and encourages feelings of confidence and self-worth. The comprehensive services of the Center help each child and family develop and function to their fullest potential.
Reports To: Board of Directors.
- Responsible for daily operations and management of staff and students, annual budget(s), and development efforts of Center.
- Provides leadership and guidance that achieves the organization’s mission, philosophy, strategy and its annual goals and objectives.
- Implements strategic goals and objectives of Center.
- Work in concert with Board President to enable Board to fulfill its governance function.
- Uphold and adhere to the by-laws of The Childhood League, Inc.
- Supports operations and administration of Board by advising and informing Board members, interfacing between Board and staff, and supporting Board's evaluation process.
- Facilitate all legal issues related to Center and staff.
- Advocates at the state and local levels for public policies that advance the interests of the Childhood League Center and the communities it serves; may provide policy analysis and briefings.
- Builds strong relationships with government officials.
Program, Product and Service Delivery:
- Ensure quality programs and services for children and their families.
- Manage and direct all operations and activities of the Center.
- Oversees design, marketing, and promotion of programs, products and services.
- Represent the Center to other organizations, the media and the general public.
- Direct all marketing efforts to achieve maximum enrollment.
Operations and Facility Management:
- Maintain all licenses and accreditations required to operate a school for children aged birth to 6.
- Develop, administer, and maintain administrative policies and procedures.
- Hire, supervise and evaluate the Director of Development, Director of Early Childhood Education, the Office Manager, the Communications Manager, and the Executive Assistant.
- Hire, supervise and evaluate the Associate Director in collaboration with the Director of Early Childhood Education.
- Oversee facility management in close collaboration with the Director of Early Childhood Education.
- Provide approval of all new hires Center-wide.
- Maintain organizations’ records, files, documents and archives.
Financial, Tax, Risk and Facilities Management:
- Recommends yearly budget for Board approval and prudently manages organization's resources within those budget guidelines according to current laws and regulations.
- Responsible for securing a percentage of foundation/grant monies as agreed upon between the Executive Director and the Board of Directors in alignment with the annual budget.
- Responsible for securing all government funding.
Partner with Childhood League:
- Collaborates with the Childhood League leadership on the development and implementation of an annual operating plan that supports the educational, financial and public relations objectives of the organization.
- Advise the Childhood League leadership on matters within the Executive Director’s scope of responsibilities to promote the efficient operation of CHL.
- Ensure that Center staff provides support to the Childhood League and its committees.
- Attend all meetings of the League Operating Committee Committee; prepare and present reports for each LOC (including, but not limited to: financial report, staff/administrative report, fund development report) as required.
- Attend General Membership Meetings as requested by Childhood League leadership.
- Support the Childhood League in fundraising activities, including Merry-Go-Round, Annual Fundraising Campaign, corporate sponsorships, special events, and relationship building.
- Use direct-service volunteer resources effectively to assist the League President and organization in meeting their goals and to make the experience meaningful for the volunteers.
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