LCC Program Director

The Y is seeking an experienced and motivated individual to join our team of professionals!
Job Description

The YMCA of Central Texas Licensed Childcare Department has an annual budget of over $10 million and serves approximately 5,000 children per day in 60+ school-based sites throughout 5 school districts. The Licensed Childcare Department continues to be one of the fastest-growing counties in the country. The YMCA of Central Texas Licensed Child Care programs such as Afterschool, Day Camp and the Child Development Center are growing right along with it making the YMCA the largest provider of childcare in our community.

**Program Director responsibilities include licensing, accreditation, staff training/hiring, curriculum implementation, and marketing of school-age and summer day camp programs. This position will give leadership to the growth of current program sites and expansion to new sites. The Program Director will be responsible for planning, developing, implementing and supervising multiple Afterschool Childcare sites. Responsibilities include ensuring compliance with Texas licensing requirements, hiring and supervising all staff for this area.

**Success of this position requires the ability to lead staff and volunteers in areas of program development. This position requires someone who is highly motivated, organized, personable and enthusiastic. This position requires a thorough understanding of Texas Department of Family & Protective Services (TDFPS) state standards. Incumbent must have the ability and skills needed to administer the operation policies and procedures of the state and the YMCA. The incumbent must have skills in planning, organizing, training, relationship building, problem-solving and managing multiple priorities.

  • At least 3 years’ experience in a managerial/supervisory role in a childcare program; preferably an Afterschool program.
  • A bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, child development, or elementary education is preferred.
  • Strong human relations skills and written/verbal communication skills are required. 
  • This position requires the ability to plan, develop, organize, manage and administer tasks.
Essential Functions
  • Supervise multiple afterschool sites
  • Plan, develop and implement curriculum
  • Hire and supervise staff members
  • Mentor and train 
  • Supervise children onsite as needed
Cause-Driven Leadership Competencies

Values, Community, Volunteerism, Relationships, Decision Making, Emotional Maturity

Required Certifications

CPR and First Aid within first 30 days.

This is a full-time salary-exempt position. Compensation will be commensurate with skills, experience, education, and training. The YMCA of Central Texas offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical/dental/vision options, LTD/Life Insurance, Paid-time off for Vacation, Sick and Holiday, Tuition Assistance, Family membership to YMCAs within the YMCA of Central Texas operating system, program discounts and 12% company paid retirement after meeting plan rules. Relocation assistance may be available.