Executive Director

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Leading a team of early childhood professionals throughout seven nationally accredited child care centers, qualified candidates will possess the ability to:
  • Provide strategic leadership, management and support for key executive staff while embracing and supporting the mission and values of the agency. 
  • Cultivate, steward, and maintain positive relationships with staff, the Board of Directors, community stakeholders, and donors
  • Develop and lead short- and long-term strategic planning initiatives
  • Demonstrate strong business acumen and oversight for the fiscal stability and compliance of the agency
  • Serve as an advocate for early childhood education on a local and state level
  • Embrace and model an energetic, inspiring and positive attitude 
Qualifications Include:
  • Minimum of 5 years of successful experience in senior leadership roles; Bachelor’s Degree in Administration/Non-Profit Leadership or a related field required; Master's Degree and non-profit agency leadership experience highly desired
  • Knowledge of early education and child care industry standards through prior work experience or education in the field of early childhood education and/or child development highly desired
  • Demonstrated business acumen to ensure financial stability of the agency, as well as compliance with all related entities.
  • Proven ability to build, steward, and maintain relationships with employees, donors, community and government entities; serve as an advocate for early childhood local, state and national levels
  • Ability to think critically and problem solve strategically to meet short- and long-term objectives
  • Proven and effective verbal and written communication skills; including creating and giving presentations
  • The desire and ability to work with, and on behalf of, a diverse clientele 
Encompass is an Equal Opportunity Employer; the position is open to any qualified applicant.  

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