AREA MANAGER II

Overview

Date Posted:
8/7/2019
Job Code:
DIV_MGR
Location:
St Andrews Head Start Center
Address:
1400 St. Andrews Road
City:
Columbia
State:
SC
Country:
United States of America
Category:
Management

Description

 

Oversee and supervise quality program services for children and families within his or her respective area.  Monitor programs for compliance with federal Performance Standards; state and local regulations. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

  1. Work closely with Center Coordinator and Service Liaisons to ensure that Head Start Performance Standards; state and local regulations are being met.
  2. Monitor each center’s enrollment on a weekly basis and attendance on a daily basis.
  3. Monitor each center’s recruitment efforts.
  4. Report suspected cases of child abuse according to program policy.
  5. Assist Parent Involvement Liaison in providing orientation to new parent volunteers and community volunteers.
  6. Attend all meetings and workshops designated by the Head Start Director.
  7. Maintain confidentiality at all times.
  8. Assist Head Start Director in locating appropriate facilities and assist with necessary steps to obtain license for operations.
  9. Conduct annual facility inspections using program’s facility checklist.
  10. Check centers to ensure that disaster plans are current.
  11. Monitor files to ensure that centers perform required emergency drills.
  12. Conduct weekly health and safety checks of each center.
  13. Follow DSS regulations and ensure that each center maintains a current license.
  14. Provide guidance and corrective action as needed to staff and make recommendations for disciplinary action.
  15. Initiate staff morale activities for program and/or respective area.
  16. Monitor KRONOS to ensure time is updated and completed by due date for Center Coordinators as well as individual centers.
  17. Approve leave requests, monthly travel reimbursements, and out-of-area travel requests for employees under his or her supervision.
  18. Implement or schedule staff development activities or training sessions regarding supervisory issues.
  19. Receive and review required monthly paperwork from Center Coordinators.
  20. Arrange or provide for staff training when needed.
  21. Perform any other work-related duties as requested by the supervisor.

Minimum Requirements

 

Master or Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or a closely related degree.  Minimum of five years of supervision, administration, or management experience.  Will accept a combination of education and experience commensurate with the job description. Valid South Carolina Driver's License required.  Must obtain Commercial Driver's License in 90 days.