The Center Supervisor is responsible for the smooth and efficient operation of the Head Start center including management of center operations; implementing the service plans of the agency; provides management oversight for the implementation of high quality, cost effective, integrated services that are designed to meet the needs of the children families, community, and staff. This will be done through working collaboratively with program management staff and the parent committee.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood or Childhood Development. Must be physically capable of meeting and performing duties of the classification; must be able to read, write, and communicate in Standard English; demonstrated ability to work in diverse populations.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Staff Management; Resource Management; Program Planning and Implementation; Observation, Analysis, Planning, and Documentation; Communication; Professionalism/Leadership; Theories and principles of child growth and development, early childhood education and family support; State of Michigan Licensing Rules; Customer Service; Technical Skills and Teamwork
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES: Ensure compliance with the Head Start Program Performance Standards and other Regulations; Establish and maintain a Parent Committee at the Center level; Participate in the development, interpretation, evaluation, and recommendation of plans, policies, procedures, rules, and regulations for the effective operation of the program; Establish and maintain a Parent Committee at the Center Level; Participate in the development, interpretation, evaluation, and recommendation of plans, policies, procedures, rules, and regulations for the effective operation of the program; Establish and implement communication systems to ensure that timely and accurate information is provided to parents and staff; Establish and maintain efficient and effective record-keeping systems to provide timely and accurate information regarding children and families, and ensure appropriate confidentiality of this information; Establish and maintain efficient and effective reporting systems that generate periodic reports related to provision of program services; Monitor and evaluate center operations, programs, processes and practices for quality and effectiveness; make recommendations for improvement; Manage financial aspects of the Center, including purchasing, budgeting and budget review; Ensure compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and agency rules; Conduct inspections to ensure assigned facilities are properly maintained; Oversee the center expense budget and conduct monthly review on expenditures to assure expenses are controlled and budget goals are met; Maintain records, prepare reports and compose correspondence relative to the work; Where appropriate, represent the organization to the external market, as well as internally through the application of the community relations and marketing activities; Attend community group meetings and maintain contacts with colleges and universities, community partners, social service agencies, vendors, Head Start and Early Head Start parents, and the general public.