COMPELLING OPPORTUNITY FOR SOMEONE WHO WANTS TO FULFILL ON THEIR PURPOSE, MAKE A MEANINGFUL DIFFERENCE FOR OTHERS, AND ADVANCE THEIR CAREER! The YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago, a 21st Century, business-savvy, social enterprise committed to “Eliminating Racism and Empowering Women,” is seeking an Operations & Family Services Manager. This is a full time, exempt position, reporting directly to the Early Head Start Director.
Overall Purpose: Assess the ongoing operational needs of each partner site to ensure all Early Head Start guidelines, including financial and statistical reporting are met.
Maintain a thorough knowledge of EHS policies and procedures, changes and federal and state regulations and ensure all Early Head Start employees understand regulations and changes
Plan the implementation and facilitation of activities and events, budget spending, material production and resource allocation for partner agencies
Arrange and coordinate training sessions and meetings with Early Head Start Grantee staff
Coordinate delivery of CACFP program to ensure regulations are met and claims are submitted
Hire and retain staffing for the data and compliance/ERSEA specialist, fiscal specialist and professional development specialist
Develop a system for gathering and compiling all data related to the EHS and work with the Data & Compliance specialist to ensure ERSEA regulations are met
Coordinate with the Child Care Assistance program and work with families to ensure no relapses in their approval for subsidies
Provide vigorous oversight to ensure all HSPPS and report requirements are met
Coordinate with YWCA Metro Chicago Economic Empowerment Director to ensure ongoing full time or temporary employment is available for families
Develop relationships with higher education systems to ensure high quality, cost effective options to achieve Head Start qualification standards
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, social welfare, public administration, or one of the social sciences
Experience in human services program management, including program planning, operations & evaluation, and the use of MIS
Excellent fiscal and data management skills
Ability to pass a health examination and a criminal background check
Ability to travel locally and to work nights and weekends as needed
Thrives in an environment in which collaboration, partnership and empowerment are the key cultural elements
About YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago is committed to providing women with the support and tools needed to transform their lives, to be confident in their choices and to make valuable contributions to their communities.