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CENTRAL COUNCIL TLINGIT HAIDA INDIAN TRIBES: Head Start Director Juneau, Ak

CENTRAL COUNCIL TLINGIT HAIDA INDIAN TRIBES

This is a Full-time position in Juneau, AK posted October 10, 2020.

Central Council Tlingit Haida Indian TribesINFORMATIONJob Class: Director Department: Head StartType of Position: ExemptLocation of Work: JuneauCovered Position: YesSalary Grade(s): 14/16Updated by: J.

WiseHours of Work: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am – 4:30 PM Employment Category: Regular Full-TimeEffective Date: 10.1.2020PURPOSEThe incumbent is responsible for all aspects of Head Start department activities including: monitoring and evaluating all activities, supervision of all personnel, and ensuring a close working relationship with parent committees, the Parent Policy Council, community IRA’s, and other community resources.REPORTING RELATIONSHIPSReports To: COO and Head Start Policy CouncilSupervises: Head Start Coordinators and clerical support staffLiaison To: National Head Start Leadership and community representativesESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Administers all management support to the Head Start department, including budget, finance, planning, program evaluation, personnel, grant writing and oversight, and property management Supervises and administers all aspects of the Head Start Program and other programs assigned; responsible for programplanning and the subsequent annual program application process Drafts regular progress and financial reports and assessments according to grant/funding requirements; requests budget revisions to ensure appropriate, equitable, and timely allocation of resources Monitors and evaluates all Head Start Program activities in cooperation with parent groups, staff members, federal and state agencies, and community organizations Ensures that the program meets Head Start Performance Standards, reviews, and reporting requirements.

Maintains a procedure for the assessment of needs of children and families of preschool age children in each community under contract, generally referred to as community needs assessments Ensures adequate family involvement in all phases of the Head Start program, including policy development, contract management, classroom participation, parent educational activities, component plan development, local curriculum development, and social functions Organizes and oversees the recruitment, screening, and admissions of all Head Start children and families into the program(s) Conducts public relations and community awareness in Southeast Alaska and develops a working relationship with all local community councils, IRA Councils, and the Alaska Head Start Association Networks with state and national Head Start agencies as well as local, regional, and state early childhood and family organizations to enhance improvements to service delivery Performs other duties as assignedDECISION MAKING AUTHORITYSpending Authority: Head Start budgetsOther Authority: As appropriate based on other administered grantsNECESSARY SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE Knowledge of applicable state and federal employment laws and requirements Ability to work effectively with executives, managers, supervisors, employees, and employee representatives; and the ability to effectively lead a management team Ability to maintain accurate, complete, and confidential record Excellent Computer Skills Proficiency in computerized record-keeping and reporting Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing Excellent interpersonal and conflict management skills Working knowledge of the Head Start program Familiarity with Alaska Native cultures, particularly Tlingit, Haida, and TsimshianMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (education, experience, skills) Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, social work, education, or related fields; and Three years’ experience in a managerial and supervisory capacity in an education, child development, family development, and/or childcare administration rolePREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (education, experience, skills) Master’s degree in early childhood education, social work, education, or related fields; and Five years’ experience in a managerial and supervisory capacity in an education, child development, family development, and/or childcare administration programUNUSUAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OR RESTRICTIONSThe majority of work is performed in a professional office setting and is generally sedentary, requiring routine walking, standing, bending, and carrying of items weighing less than 40 lbs.

Travel on small aircraft or ferry to program sites may be required.CONDITIONS OF HIRE: All employment at Tlingit & Haida is “at will.” This means that the employee or Tlingit & Haida may terminate employment at any time and for any reason, with approval from the Head Start Policy Council per Performance Standard 1304.50(d)(1)(x).

Unless specified in writing, no term of employment is expressed or implied for this position Tlingit & Haida is a no toleranceworkplace.

All regular employees must pass an initial and random drug and alcohol screening to be eligible for and maintain employment Tlingit & Haida has several positions which require a criminal background check for the safety of our clients.

All employment offers in the “covered” classification are conditional until Tlingit & Haida has received a Federal criminal background check verifying eligibility to work in these programs Annual TB screens and bi-annual physicalsTlingit & Haida accepts electronic applications only.recblid p5l0lhz251dp81xxj3imctp248tqqk