Senior Child Care Program Director 2

All YMCA Child Care team members receive benefits and perks - including free child care!
Job Description

Are you a passionate, caring leader looking to support an efficient team, improve the quality of child care programs and ensure program growth? We are looking for a cause-driven leader who models values of honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring, who is ready to be invested in and grow, to take a risk and be stretched, and who want a job that is not transactional, but transformational.

As the Senior Program Director, you will provide leadership to the day-to-day operations of child care programs. You will assist the general administration of the branch, including supervision, fiscal management, financial development, program administration, and development of community collaborations. 

Starting Wage: $52,743.60+ per year, depending on qualifications

Hours: Full-Time, 40 hours per week

Benefits: Full-Time employees are supported with competitive pay and great benefits working at the Y!

  • All YMCA employees receive 50% off YMCA Child Care
  • Free Family Membership
  • YMCA Program and Merchandise discounts (up to 50%)
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Paid Sick Leave + Extended Leave Plan
  • Training and Professional Education 

Location: Tacoma

Qualifications

Are you a good fit?

  • You are committed to valuing and promoting diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.
  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree in early childhood education or equivalent degree, knowledge and experience.
  • You have five years’ experience in the development, delivery and management of child care programs or equivalent, with full understanding of child care regulations and licensing requirements.
  • You have knowledge of and experience in directing programs through supervision of volunteers and staff, development and monitoring of budgets, marketing and public relations, program development and fundraising.
  • You enjoy working with school aged children and diverse populations.
  • You have a current Lifeguard, CPR, AED, First Aid, and Oxygen certifications.
Essential Functions

If hired for this position you will develop relationships with community leaders, assess child care needs, and to ensure overall program growth. You will ensure effective systems are in place to measure the quality of programs and services and to receive and respond to parents’ concerns and comments in a timely and appropriate manner. You will also assist in the development of an annual budget that reflects program goals and needs.