Jefferson County


Job Opportunities

The following positions are available. Listed below is a summary of each position. If interested, please send, indicating your interest in the specified position, and your qualifications (including resume). Specific information regarding the positions will be furnished upon request.


Head Start Early/Head Start Director:
Jefferson County Child Development Council, Inc. is seeking an experienced director for our Head Start/Early Head Start Family Child Care Program. The selected candidate will assist the Executive Director with formulating Head Start/Early Head Start program goals and objectives, in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations including the Head Start Program Performance Standards; will foster shared decision making with the Executive Director, Policy Council, Parent Committees, and the Board of Directors, to ensure sound organization, effective operations and support of the Head Start/Early Head Start philosophy. The HS/EHS Director will also provide direction and leadership to program service area managers, coordinators, administrative, and other support staff to ensure effectiveness and efficiency in the delivery of high-quality program services in the day to day operations of the Head Start/Early Head Start Family Childcare program.

Must have a Bachelors’ Degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education or a related field. At least three (3) years of experience in supervision of staff, fiscal management, and administration is required. Previous Head Start/Early Head Start experience preferred. Background Check, and valid Driver’s License required.

Human Resource Coordinator :
Jefferson County Child Development Council, Inc. is seeking an experienced Human Resource Coordinator for our Head Start/Early Head Start Family Child Care Program. The selected candidate will oversee staffing and recruitment, employee relations, compensation analysis and benefits, performance management, workplace safety compliance, employee leave administration, professional development and training, policy development, volunteer processes, and other employee issues with respect to internal Head Start regulations and state and federal employment laws.

Must have a Bachelors’ Degree in Business Management/Human Resources or related degree. Advanced knowledge of Human Resources practices and employment law preferred. This position requires a high level of critical thinking skills with the ability to initiate, problem solve and complete complex projects; excellent record keeping and organizational skills with a strong attention to detail and excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to interpret and implement complex laws and policies. Background Check, and valid Driver’s License required.

Financial Officer, JCCDC
The Financial Officer oversees all finance, accounting, and associated reporting activities, according to each funding source requirements, and to ensure program compliance with OHS, USDA CACFP, local, state, and federal fiscal regulations, approved accounting and cost allocation procedures, and audit. Works with the Executive Director to develop, implement, monitor, and evaluate the agency budget and financial operations to ensure all expenditures are reasonable, allowable, and allocable. Manages the day-to-day activities for the human resources area, payroll, procurement, and inventory.

Disabilities & Mental Health Coordinator, JCCDC
The Disabilities & Mental Health Coordinator oversees program-wide disability and behavioral health services. Implements the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), and other special education provisions. Designs, coordinates, and implements the disability, mental health, and transition efforts for the Head Start/Early Head Start (HS/EHS) program, and mental health activities for families and staff. Provides training, mentoring, supervision, and ongoing monitoring of staff assigned to children with special needs; and provides information and resources to parents. Serves as a liaison between JCCDC and community partner agencies. Collaborates with LEAs for coordinated service delivery.

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