Work with Head Start/Early Head Start Director (HS/EHS) and Executive Team in providing leadership in planning, designing, implementing and evaluating Agency systems and in representing the Agency in local, regional, state and national communities. The Assistant Director demonstrates leadership abilities by creating and maintaining a positive learning environment for all staff and families enrolled. The Assistant Director assists the HS/EHS Director in operating the Agency in accordance with NHSA policies, procedures and state licensing standards to provide an educational, nurturing, and safe environment for children, staff and parents. This individual assumes all HS/EHS Director responsibilities and duties in the absence of the Director.
All communications are potentially sensitive and are subject to Head Start’s policy on confidentiality.
Position – Exempt/Non-Bargaining Unit
Supervised by the Head Start Director.
52 weeks per year
Job description created February 20, 2020
Updated: August 2021
This job description was last updated on 08/11/2021. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. This job description is subject to change at any time.
Because this position requires in-person work and is student and/or visitor facing, complete vaccination against coronavirus disease 2019 (also known as COVID-19) is required.
Head Start of Lane County is an EEO Employer.
Head Start of Lane County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All employment decisions, including the recruiting, hiring, placement, training availability, promotion, compensation, evaluation, disciplinary actions, and termination of employment (if necessary) are made without regard to the employee’s race, color, creed, religion, sex, pregnancy or childbirth, personal appearance, family responsibilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, political affiliation, source of income, place of residence, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, marital status, military veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, physical or mental disability, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.