Head Start Regional Manager

$53,521.60 Salary for 44 weeks per year with a summer layoff

As a full time, regular employee, you will be eligible to participate in the benefit programs on the first day of the month after your 60th day of employment.Job Details


: Responsibilities include management of overall operations of assigned programs/sites; leading a team of coordinators in the provision of services and training; providing technical assistance to assigned programs/sites; and, acting as liaison with Regional Parent Committees.

1. Ensures compliance with all applicable federal and state regulations, Head Start Performance Standards, childcare licensing regulations (as required), Agency and Child Development Division Policies and Procedures/Integrated Work Plan, and Child and Adult Care Food Program guidelines at each assigned site.
2. Manages overall operations of assigned sites including, but not limited to supervision of site supervisors, managing annual inventories, and ensuring facilities are maintained and are safe for staff and children.
3. Provides on-site monitoring of sites and training of staff two (2) times a year; usually in the fall and in the spring.
4. Leads team of coordinators in provision of services and training and technical assistance to assigned programs/sites.
5. Conducts regional team meetings monthly.
6. Responsible for staff hiring, development, training, evaluation, and team building in assigned sites; provides, supervisory leadership and technical assistance; insures clear cut lines of authority and channels of communication for staff and parents.
7. Works with site staff, Budget Coordinator, and Head Start Director to maintain budgets and expend funds in accordance with grant terms/conditions. Regional Manager – Rev. 06/21 Page 2 of 6
8. Responsible for Regional Parent Committee (RPC) training and support. Schedules and facilitates Regional Parent Committee meetings virually- three (3) times a year, continually ensures all positions of the RPC are current and filled. If unfilled will continue to support site staff for full recruitment of the RPC. Monitors Parent Committee minutes, ensuring site supervisors post for all parents, and expenditures of Parent Activity funds.
9. Establishes and maintains partnerships with applicable agencies/organizations to advocate for responsive and effective quality services for children and families.
10. Monitors and ensures timely collection of required data from each assigned site; submits required written reports and information necessary for quarterly reports, federal, state, and program information reports; and site budget projections and other reports as requested in timely manner.
11. Participates in weekly staff meetings, regular supervisory meetings and all required training.
12. Responsible for coding, approving, and submitting site invoices into the Sage Intacct and P-card systems.

1. Participants in all appropriate training functions: developing and leading workshops, presenting at conferences, etc.
2. Performs other duties as assigned.

1. Must be at least 18 years of age.
2. Bachelor of Arts Degree in Early Childhood education, Human Services, or related; plus (3) years administrative and supervisory experience; OR 7 years of equivalent experience in a qualifying field.
3. Must pass state and federal background checks, including fingerprints.
4. Demonstrated ability to supervise 2 or more employees including long distance training and technical support, team building, and evaluating work performance.
5. Demonstrated ability to successfully interpret and implement company and departmental policies, procedures, and service standards.
6. Knowledge of business and management principles involved in leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
7. Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of works, rules of composition, and grammar.
8. Demonstrated intermediate level of computer skills necessary in order to use and create documents and reports, spreadsheets, workshop materials and slide presentations, and to enter data into intricate database programs and proficient use of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Outlook.
9. Must attend 15 hours of professional development training annually.
10. Effective organizational and time management skills to maintain daily work flow and meet deadlines.
11. Must provide a TB screening and basic physical exam within thirty (30) days of hire with follow-up every three (3) years at employee’s expense.
12. Must pursue an ongoing professional development plan that may include formal training certification or college degree as recommended by the program.
13. Responsible work ethic with reliable attendance.
14. Must keep all matters concerning participants in strictest confidence as required by HIPAA privacy and the 42 CFR, Part II confidentiality regulations. Regional Manager – Rev. 06/21 Page 5 of 6
15. Proven ability and willingness to be self-directed in problem-solving and decision-making and perform basic assignment with little or no direct supervision while also working effectively as a team member.
16. Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.
17. Participate in all appropriate training functions: developing and leading workshops, presenting at conferences, etc., as required.
18. Knowledge and experience in rural Alaskan way of life with strong competence in multi-ethnic environments.
19. Must be able to provide own transportation to meet work schedule requirements.

1. Master Degree in early childhood education or human services field.
2. Extensive knowledge of social, cultural, and economic conditions in rural Alaska.
3. Knowledge of and experience with Head Start Programs.

Anchorage, AK

9 day(s) ago

Tribal Affiliation(s)
Any Affiliation

Closing Date 2022-01-31