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Under direction, the incumbent will serve as a member of the department’s senior leadership team and assist in the management of the Child Development Program (CDP) that includes Head Start, Early Head Start, State Preschool and other related assigned programs, in compliance with Local, State Regulations & Federal Performance Standards. Specific duties include, but are not limited to, directing the daily operations of the Core Service Area teams, which includes, but is not limited to health, nutrition, mental health, disabilities, early childhood education, and family and community engagement. The incumbent ensures that all service area delivery is in compliance with federal, state and/or local regulations and all funding source requirements at all times.
Plans, directs, and implement comprehensive education and family supportive services for MAAC’s Child Development Programs and has oversight and supervisory responsibility for the direction of the core service area managers and their teams; coordinates direct ongoing Training and Technical Assistance and staff in-service trainings; develops program policies and procedures in collaboration with Core Service Area Managers and other management staff.
Provides oversight for the team responsible for a focused data collection system to assess and identify practices that are most effective in promoting school readiness, children’s performance including strengths and challenges, whether programs are meeting the goals set for children and families and professional practices to improve outcomes. Ensures data collection systems work effectively to track outcomes, translate into meaningful policies and procedures and apply them to make positive program changes; utilize expertise to enable data to inform goal-setting and plan development.
Acts as an external liaison with appropriate Local, County, State, and Federal agencies and organizations as directed and ensures that all Child Development Program staff develop and maintain cooperative relationships with funding sources, reviewers and stakeholders.
Conducts program evaluations; participates with multi-disciplinary assessment teams to develop recommendations for center placement services and management of child referrals; makes referrals to community resources, supports groups and social service agencies as appropriate; addresses and resolves program compliance findings.
BA/BS in Child Development, Social Work, Psychology, Education, Public Heath, Public Administration or a related discipline; Masters’ Degree and/or certification/license as a LMFT, LCSW is highly desirable.
A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in child development, a behavioral health program, or program administration & management in a paid administrative and supervisory/management capacity, including a minimum of three (3) years of grant writing and/or grant management, AND a minimum of five (5) years of experience managing and supervising subordinate staff and coordinating and integrating services within a multidisciplinary team.
The ideal candidate will be fluent in Spanish with the ability to relate to a wide socio-economic and diverse group.
MAAC is a multi-purpose social service agency with a successful history of serving various communities throughout San Diego County. In 1965, MAAC opened its doors to serve San Diego's disadvantaged and now has centers strategically located as far south as San Ysidro and as far north as Camp Pendleton. One million clients later, MAAC is still acting as a catalyst to help individuals and families be...come self-sufficient. Serving approximately 35,000 individuals per year, MAAC provides a spectrum of unique programs designed to assist clients by engaging them in the enhancement of their own lives through lifestyle changes.
MAAC’s programs strive to improve clients’ economic standing as well as their ability to access resources available to them. Included among the many programs and services now offered are Head Start/Early Head Start/State Preschool/QPI and other related early childhood development programs, two culturally specific recovery homes: Casa De Milagros and Nosotros, award-winning affordable housing complexes, community and workforce development programs, and a community charter school. MAAC’s commitment to environmental sustainability carries the non-profit into the future with its low-income home weatherization program. For more information, visit www.maacproject.org.