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Area Manager - Brookings

Company: Orcca
Location: Brookings
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Area Manager - Brookings at Oregon Coast Community Action Back to all openings Apply Title: Area Manager Program: South Coast Head StartLocation: Brookings, OR -Agency: Oregon Coast Community ActionPay Rate: Professional; Salaried, Starting at $27.22 hourly Depending on Experience and Qualifications Classification: Full-Time; Up to 52 weeks; ExemptReports to: Program Operations Director Staff Supervised: Daily oversight of all staff in assigned area. Direct supervision of Teachers/Home Visitors.Date Posted: 11/14/2023 Posting Expires: 11/30/2023HR Contact: 541-435-7090 Revised: April 2018External Applicants:Please submit an employment application, cover letter and resume on our website, or to . Internal Applicants:Please submit a letter of interest and resume to DescriptionPRIMARY PURPOSE:Maintain quality environments with attention to safety and health prevention measures. Provide general program management for assigned sites/area: oversee day to day operations; monitor to ensure provisions of education, social, and health services as mandated by federal Head Start performance standards and corresponding program work plans; ensure compliance with State child care licensing regulations; supervise and onboard all assigned staff; act as an integrator of components; function as liaison and information conduit among administration team, staff, and community collaborators.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS (Reason position exists is to perform these functions.)Monitoring & Supervision
--- Provide daily oversight and supervision to assigned staff.
--- Review documentation and reports to ensure completion and timely provision of quality services.
--- In coordination with component specialists and coordinators, conduct observations provide feedback -
to staff.
--- Conduct goals setting, monthly reflective supervision, and performance evaluations for all assigned -
--- Support identified training and coaching needs.
--- Perform or delegate the duties of assigned staff in their absence, as needed.
--- Assist in hiring and dismissal of staff of assigned area.Operations
--- Operate sites and classrooms in compliance with Oregon State Childcare Licensing requirements, -
Head Start Program Performance Standards, and program policies and procedures.
--- Ensure implementation of program-adopted curriculum, screenings, & assessments.
--- Provide for smooth center functioning, (i.e.: daily staffing and schedules, on-going maintenance, site -
--- Ensure all required records are maintained and submitted to the central office as required.
--- Maintain site inventory.
--- Act as liaison with landlord for ongoing use of facility. (when applicable) -
--- Oversee site budgets.Documentation and Communication
--- Adhere to federal, state and program documentation requirements.
--- Establish consistent weekly schedule including time at site to allow for classroom interaction, team -
communication, and availability to parents.
--- Facilitate monthly team meetings for each assigned site.
--- Act as a conduit of information between SCHS Administration and assigned site(s).
--- Participate in planning and program development efforts.
--- Ensure site participation in trainings, appropriate committees, and program teamsCommunity/Public Relations

  • Support outreach and recruitment efforts by communicating the program's eligibility, selection, and enrollment policies and practices to families, other service providers, and the general public.
  • Represent and promote Head Start within the communities assigned by serving on appropriate committees, boards and councils and by attending community meetings, as approved by supervisor.
  • Advocate for needs of low-income families that help them establish linkages to their communities.INDIVIDUAL AND TEAM EXPECTATIONS
    • Attend staff meetings, center meetings, and/or other workshops/meetings as notified
    • Maintain a positive attitude regarding ORCCA and all its programs along with the Head Start program and philosophy
    • Model behaviors that demonstrate an understanding, acceptance and welcoming of diversity
    • Maintain respect and positive communication regarding all children, families and staff.
    • Maintain confidentiality of client and staff information.
    • Maintain open, two-way communication with staff
    • Accept suggestions and guidance from supervisor and other management staff
    • Seek feedback on job performance and evaluate suggestions and guidance to incorporate in performance
    • Commit to further training. Develop an individual training plan using program tools, as appropriate.
    • Communicate with supervisor regarding any needed changes or concerns with work schedule.
    • Adhere to agency procedures as a mandated child abuse reporter
    • Regular attendance is a requirement of the position.
    • Ability to perform the job with or without reasonable accommodationsEXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: -
      --- Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood, Human Services, or related field required, or Step 10 on the -
      Oregon Registry Online required.
      --- Three years of experience with Head Start or program working with early learning/home visiting -
      education program preferred
      --- Three years progressively responsible professional experience which demonstrates significant -
      supervisory and administrative responsibilities preferred
      --- Strong knowledge of theories and practices of Early Childhood Education/Development typically -
      gained via experience and or education.
      --- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
      --- Strong organization and time management skills.OTHER REQUIREMENTS
      • Must be enrolled in the Oregon Department of Education-Child Care Division Central Background Registry at time of hire and update it as required.
      • Pediatric First Aid/CPR Certification within 30 days of hire and update it as required.
      • Oregon Food Handler's card or ServSafe - Food Safety Certification within 30 days of hire and update it as required.
      • Health Appraisal within 30 days of hire and update it as required.WORK ENVIRONMENT
        • May lift items up to 51 pounds with or without reasonable accommodations.
        • Access to indoor office, in a climate-controlled environment; may not have access to sunlight. Regular activities outside in a non-climate controlled environment.
        • Regular kneeling, bending, stooping and sitting on the floor.
        • Regular walking and standing for prolonged periods of time.
        • Occasional events outside of the office at irregular hours will be required.
        • Attendance at off-site staff training events will be required.
        • Frequent sitting for long periods using computer keyboard, telephone and other office machines.
        • Occasional driving to various work sites, trainings, workshops etc.OTHER
          • A current Oregon Driver's License is required.
          • Proof of automobile liability insurance @ $100,000/300,000 liability limits and maintain such limits.
          • Reliable transportation for getting to work.
          • Must be free from illegal drugs, may be subject to suspicion testing.The specific statements reflected in each section of this position description are not intended to be all-inclusive, but rather the basic elements and criteria considered being necessary in order to satisfactorily perform the duties associated with the position.Oregon Coast Community Action is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Please inform Human Resources at 541-435-7090 or if you require an accommodation in order to participate in the application process. Apply online: Apply Back to all openings Share this opening with friends powered by Trakstar Hire

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