COMPELLING OPPORTUNITY FOR SOMEONE WHO WANTS TO FULFILL ON THEIR PURPOSE, MAKE A MEANINGFUL DIFFERENCE FOR OTHERS, AND JOIN A 21ST CENTURY, BUSINESS SAVVY, SOCIAL ENTERPRISE that is dedicated to its mission of "Eliminating Racism and Empowering Women."
YWCA METROPOLITAN CHICAGO is seeking a CHILDCARECENTEREXECUTIVE DIRECTOR to provide leadership oversight for the management of all aspects of its Center operations and programs to include Quality Programming, Customer Acquisition & Retention, Talent Development, Financial Management and Community Outreach.
This role will make a significant contribution to the development of the strategic direction for this Center in consideration of YWCA Metropolitan Chicago’s unique approach to childcare with its focus on four distinct stakeholders: children, their families, educators, and the community. This position, located on the south side of Chicago, reports directly to the YWCA Chief Reimagination Officer.
Oversee all aspects of daily operations including enrollment, curriculum, equipment & supplies, facilities maintenance, etc.
Recruit, hire, train, develop and inspire top Center talent, while ensuring staff complies with federal and state laws in the delivery of high quality, impactful programming
Foster and maintain positive, proactive relations with parents that strengthen their confidence in their role as the child’s first teacher
Ensure strong community partnerships that enhance the families’ experience and strengthen the Center’s ties to the community
Provide oversight of the financial health of the Center through enrollment building, effective budgetary management, grants and philanthropic contributions
Maintain all pertinent records regarding staff, children and the administration of the Center
BA required; MA preferred in Early Childhood or Education
Minimum of two years of management experience in related areas of education or business
Strong business acumen
Demonstrated strategic planning expertise
Highly developed community outreach skills
Effective presentation skills
Thrives in an empowerment culture that fosters collaboration, accountability, strategic agility and a drive for results
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.