Candidates who apply by January 25 will be given preference for priority review
Verner, an innovative leader in the field of early care and education, is seeking a Vice President of Child and Family Services to lead 3 centers located across Buncombe County, NC.
The successful candidate must provide verifiable evidence of strong skills in effective leadership and management, impeccable integrity and professionalism, a passion for early care and education, a commitment to researched-based practices, dedication to continuous self-growth, and successful engagement of staff, families, volunteers, and community partners.
The Vice President of Child and Family Services provides executive level leadership to establish the vision, philosophy, culture, and practices of Verner. This position ensures overall excellence in the delivery of child & family services throughout the centers, in addition to the functions of programming, child development, and curriculum.
Assists the President & CEO in translating “the Verner Way” to all stakeholders of the organization and for thorough implementation by all center staff and specialists.
Supervises the Center Directors, Director of Curriculum, and Director of Child Development.
Quickly resolves licensing, health, safety, compliance, and curriculum concerns at the centers in collaboration with the relevant Center Director(s) and other Vice Presidents as applicable.
Serves on the Verner Senior Leadership Team.
Develops and maintains oversight of budget preparation for all centers.
Develops and maintains oversight of budget preparation for curriculum development and child development areas.
Works in collaboration with all Vice Presidents to strategize and maintain program and budgetary integrity.
Approves expenditures stemming from center budgets, as well as the curriculum development and child development budgets.
Develops and oversees strategies to effectively meet all DCDEE licensing standards throughout all centers.
Provides ongoing monitoring and adherence to standards and regulations set forth by other local, state, and federal regulatory agencies.
Maintains oversight of Center Directors in regard to training requests and disciplinary actions.
Provides assistance and oversight with center facilities and classrooms.
Coordinates the staff Program Team.
Manages subsidy program.
Serves on interview teams for prospective classroom staff at all centers.
Assists with coordination of new hire orientation of teachers in conjunction with HR staff.
Assists with center tours as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
All full-time Verner positions offer a competitive benefits package including Medical, Dental, matching 403b, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Holiday pay, and more.
Verner is an EEO employer. Verner is a Living Wage Certified Employer.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $55,000.00 to $60,000.00 /year
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Birth to Kindergarten, Early Childhood Education, Child and Family Studies, Child Development or another degree with coursework in early childhood education; Master’s degree preferred
Minimum of 10 years of experience in the field of early childhood education, with 5 years in upper-level management position(s)
North Carolina Admin Level III Credential
At least 5 years of experience in successfully maintaining licensing regulatory standards
Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
Strong written and oral communication skills
Ability to work independently and collaboratively
Leadership experience in an NAEYC accredited center or program preferred
Experience in reflective supervision preferred
About Verner Center for Early Learning
Verner is an early learning program of distinction where young children thrive, families flourish and early childhood professionals excel. Our four cornerstones focus on: High quality early care and education, Strong partnerships with families & the community, Health and Nutrition services, and Professional training for early childhood educators and students. All full-time Verner positions offer a competitive benefits pkg incl. vol. medical/dental/matching 403b, life ins, PTO, Holiday pay, CEU’s, and more! Verner is an EEO employer.