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Program Director - Assistant Site Director

Omaha Early Learning Centers Omaha, NE

Job Description

Make a difference in a child’s life, when you join Omaha Early Learning Centers - Early Head Start!

The Omaha Early Learning Centers are high quality Early Childhood Educational Centers that operate year round, Monday-Friday from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm. The Omaha Early Learning Centers are committed to helping children (birth to 3 years old) develop the foundational skills that will assist them in becoming successful students. At the same time, we work with parents to help them become more self-sufficient. By partnering with parents and a consortium of community partners, we create, provide and promote the highest quality, outcome-based learning environments for parents and their children. Everyone at the Omaha Early Learning Centers is committed to helping young children grow up safe, healthy and eager to learn.

Omaha Early Learning Centers are seeking an Program Director to manage and coordinate school operations to include communicating with parents, overseeing non-instructional student activities, facilitating student enrollment, scheduling staff, supervising and evaluating non-teaching staff members, planning and implementing daily building operations and overseeing facility issues for the building.  

Major Responsibilities of the Program Director include; 

  • Develop and manage the annual school budget, in collaboration with the site director.
  • Prepares purchase requisitions and assure that the appropriate documentation is maintained for program expenses.
  • Manage student enrollment and eligibility for grant funds.
  • Processing parent fee payments per established procedures.
  • Supervise classified staff members including nurse, administrative assistants, floaters, kitchen staff and custodians.
  • Provide ongoing communication to school community including staff and parents.
  • Monitor student attendance and assure that appropriate contacts are made to parents, community services or staff members to facilitate better attendance.
  • Manage scheduling of staff to ensure proper building and classroom coverage..
  • Manage scheduling of special events and community use of facilities.
  • Monitor inclusion of all required information in children’s files.
  • Provide on-site supervision of maintenance and custodial staff regarding the physical facilities
  • Collaborate with OPS departments on problems/projects related to the school operation.
  • Manage and monitor the safety and security program for the building including oversight for various safety drills.
  • Manage and monitor the point of service, family style dining and CACFP program.
  • Review and revise as necessary, ERSEA procedures annually to ensure compliance with Head Start Performance Standards and accurate representation in Work Plans.

Qualified candidates will have the following;

  • Bachelors Degree in Education, Business, Human Resources or related field.
  • Degree in Education teaching or administration preferred.
  • A minimum of 2 years experience working in an early childhood setting within a center-based environment.
  • Three to five years of experience in business management or educational management preferred.
  • Computer knowledge

Omaha Early Learning Centers are proud to support their employees by offering COMPETITIVE PAY and EXCELLENT BENEFITS;

  • Vacation (12 days during 1st year)
  • Sick Pay (12 days during 1st year)
  • Paid Holidays (all 10 Federal + Thanksgiving Friday)
  • Paid week off between Christmas and New Year’s
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Long Term Disability, Life and Accidental Death Dismemberment Insurance
  • 403b Retirement Plan with 3% employer match beginning on your first day
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Continuing Education and Professional Development

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The Omaha Early Learning Centers, Inc., in partnership with Omaha Public Schools, is a community-based nonprofit organization which operates high-quality early learning programs for low-income children ages birth to three.  Each of these modern facilities occupy their own building on an elementary school campus in one of Omaha’s high-need neighborhoods. The Early Learning Center at Skinner is on the campus of Skinner Magnet in north Omaha, and the Early Learning Center at Gateway is on the campus of Gateway Elementary in south Omaha. A third school, scheduled to open in 2018, is being built adjacent to Howard Kennedy Elementary in north Omaha.

Omaha Early Learning Centers is part of the Nebraska Early Childhood Collaborative family that also includes; Early Childhood Services, Educare Lincoln and both Educare Omaha locations.

Job Details

Date Posted October 11, 2017
Date Closes November 10, 2017
Address 5810 S 42nd St
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At OELC - Gateway
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, $40,000.00 - $60,000.00, Based on Experience
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
SOC Category 11-9031.00 Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center / Program
Zipcode 68107
Name Pam Stanton
Address 1111 North 13th Street, Suite #128
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68102
Phone 531-301-3039
FAX 531-301-3023

This job offers the following benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Casual Dress
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Unpaid Leaves of Absence

This job requires the following skills

  • Nursery School Administration
  • Nursery School Teacher
  • Preschool Administration
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Principal
  • School - Business Administrator
  • Infant / Child CPR Certification
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