Monument First 5 Center Director
Location: Concord, California US
Requisition Number: 10874
Position Title: Core Program Supervisor II
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Aspiranet is a one-of-a-kind social service agency dedicated to building a world where all children and youth are loved and cared for, and all families have the resources to thrive. Founded in 1975, our core mission is to help California kids and families. Aspiranet's services include foster resource family support, residential care, adoption services, support for youth making the transition from foster care to adulthood, mental health services, intensive home-based care, and community-based family resources. We provide services throughout the state.
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The Contra Costa County Monument First 5 Center, located in the California Bay Area city of Concord and under the management of Aspiranet.org, has an employment opening for the position of Center Director. The Monument First 5 Center is a centrally located family resource center that provides developmental assessments, classes, workshops and events free of cost to the families with children age 0-5 residing in Central Contra Costa County. This is a full-time exempt position that requires Saturday hours and evening hours as needed. The position requires management experience in child development, education/early childhood education, psychology, social work or related field. Fluency in oral and written English is required and Fluency in oral and written Spanish is preferred.
The Center Director is a leadership position in a public service environment and is best suited for an individual with work experience in early childhood development. Position requires strong leadership and strong management skills, communication and networking skills. The Center Director must have a working knowledge of early childhood development and knowledge of attachment, bonding, parent child relationship and demonstrated experience in curriculum development. Strong managerial skills are required and experience in collaboration across programs and agencies is required. The position will provide an individual interested in the early childhood development field an opportunity to influence the quality of services provided to families with very young children in the Monument Community and larger Central Contra Costa County community. The Center Director promotes 0-5 prevention/early intervention and supports Central County families to access community based services and receive regular developmental screenings.
The Center Director (Core Program Supervisor II (CPS II) is responsible for oversight of direct care staff and the provision of quality services according to funder and regulatory policies and procedures. Major responsibilities include supervision of staff, coordination of services, adherence to program design, working knowledge of operating budget, placement of volunteers (if indicated), program level liaison and promotion of services. CPS II is responsible for upholding and supervising to the Agency’s operational, financial, personnel and practice rules, policies and procedures.
Your Skills and Duties
- Under the direction of the CPD/CPM, Core Program Supervisor II assists with the recruitment, onboarding and orienting of direct care staff.
- Under the direction of the CPD/CPM, Core Program Supervisor II provides day to day direction and supervision of direct care staff.
- Under the direction of the CPD/CPM, Core Program Supervisor II participates in the performance management of direct care staff.
- In programs with a volunteer focus, the Core Program Supervisor II will assist in the recruitment, onboarding, training, matching, supervision and administrative functions of volunteers in alignment with program and funder expectations.
- If required by program design or in the absence of assigned direct care worker, provide direct service as per program guidelines.
- Under the direction of CPD/CPM, the Core Program Supervisor II coordinates service(s) to funder/agency/regulatory requirements.
- Document regular individual supervision with supervisees, as per program requirements.
- Provide support and intervention to supervisees when needed.
- Train direct reports on Agency, regulatory and funder requirements and monitor compliance by staff and partners.
- Assist in the design and development new of services that are responsive to the clients served.
- Attend program level networking meetings, as assigned by CPD/CPM.
- Regularly collect, evaluate and monitor quality of services to standards.
- Complete outreach, service promotion, and enrollment/ registration (if indicated) activities.
- Participate in the development and implementation of assessment tools and service evaluative methods.
- Monitor the quality and timely submission of required documentation.
- Accurately report incidents, grievances, complaints, issues and concerns to the CPD/CPM in a timely manner.
- Assist in preparing the necessary documentation for all incidents, grievances, complaints.
- Be prepared for and attend regular supervision with CPD/CPM.
- Liaison with partners, referring agencies and community entities (or other constituents).
- If required by the service design, provide back-up on-call support to designated on-call program staff.
- Assist in the completion of reports to the funder, per program requirements.
- Participate in and conduct program related trainings.
- Complete administrative paperwork (time sheets, mileage, time off requests, phone bills and other expense reimbursements, weekly schedule, etc.) on time.
- Participate in group supervision, staff meetings and special events, as required.
- Maintain client and case confidentiality per Agency, funder, state and federal requirements.
- Prepare and conduct timely, accurate evaluations of employees under his/her supervision.
- Demonstrate sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural differences.
- Represent self and Agency in a professional manner.
- Abide by the Agency’s Professional Code of Ethics.
- Maintain appropriate professional boundaries with staff, clients, partners and other constituencies.
- Perform additional duties as assigned by and in support of the CPD/CPM.
Education and Work Experience
- A minimum of two years experience in providing management services in a related field is preferred
- Masters degree preferred in Child Development, Psychology, Social Work or related fields
- Fluency in oral and written English is required
- Fluency in oral and written Spanish is preferred
- Knowledge of 0-5 child development is required
- Experience in early childhood programming is required
- Experience in center-based services is preferred
- Experience with adult learners in a social service or educational setting is required
- Experience working collaboratively with multiple stakeholders, including families and volunteers is required
- Proven knowledge and experience of basic early childhood education principles and practices
- Experience using a web-based database to compile, sort, review, and report data as it pertains to the Center
Licenses and Certifications
- Meets all state required conditions of employment as set forth by funder and Community Care Licensing for a Licensed Community Care facility; i.e. Fingerprint and Child Abuse Index clearance, TB/Health Physical. Valid CDL and clean driving record.
- Meets all compliance requirements of federal, state, and country regulations by periodic sanction checks.
Compensation: Competitive DOE
Benefits: Aspiranet is a collaborative environment where everyone has a voice in creating the best possible outcomes for our clients and our staff. We offer an exceptional work environment and a competitive benefits package for full-time employees. Our benefits package is robust, aimed at keeping you healthy and well, financially secure, providing a work-life balance, and protecting you from the unexpected.
Aspira means hope. We are a network of people bringing hope forward. We look forward to learning what makes you passionate.
Job Category: Family & Community
Community / Marketing Title: Monument First 5 Center Director
EEO Employer Verbiage:
Aspiranet is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer; all applicants will be given full consideration under state, local, and federal law.
County: Contra Costa
Location_formattedLocationLong: Concord, California US