Position: Executive Director
Salary: Depending on Experience
Reports to: Board of Directors
The Community Child Care Council (4C Council) is a non-profit, community-based agency that serves as the community childcare link for families and childcare professionals who live and work primarily in Santa Clara County, California. The agency and its staff are proud to serve the Silicon Valley families, for more than 44 years. It is currently supported by the California Department of Education, US Department of Health and Human Services, US Department of Agriculture, County of Santa Clara and the City of San Jose. The 4C Council provides Early Care and Education, Information, Referrals, childcare voucher payments, nutrition services and family supportive services to over fifty thousand children each year. Most recently, the agency also provides Senior Nutrition.
The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for the organization's consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives.
Example of Duties and Responsibilities:
relevant laws and regulations.
Mission, Policy and Planning
Management and Administration
Additional duties may be assigned as required
Education and/or Experience:
Commitment to results: The Executive Director is a systems thinker who is customer focused and goal driven. This individual identifies relevant information and helps transform this information into individual and organizational knowledge and learning. The Executive Director is action oriented and innovative. S/he translates broad goals into achievable steps. S/he anticipates and solves problems and takes advantage of opportunities, is a self-starter and team player.
Business savvy: As the 4C Council’s leader, this position requires an individual with knowledge of and experience in management and administration. The position requires demonstrated experience in integrating and coordinating diverse areas of management. Knowledge in the following areas is required: human services, finance and personnel; oral and written communications; planning and evaluation; and governance. Some experience in the field of philanthropy, not-for-profit management and governance, and community relations is preferred. Some general knowledge of fund development is also preferred. A high level of personal skills is required to make formal, persuasive presentations to groups and to deal effectively with people from all segments of the community. Knowledge about labor relations and operating under a collective bargaining agreement. The individual must be comfortable with diversity and respectful of a wide range of faiths, beliefs and experiences.
Leading change: The Executive Director possesses the skills and implements the functions of a leader. S/he shares the 4C Council’s values, mission and vision. S/he consistently displays integrity, models behavior, develops people, and builds teams. This individual deals effectively with demanding situations and designs and implements interventions.
Motivating: The Executive Director manages continuity, change and transition. This individual knows how to influence and enable others. S/he addresses the impact of attitude and action on the 4C Council and its participants.
License and Other Requirements:
Access to a dependable car with minimum legally required insurance coverage; possess a current valid California driver license, and ability to travel to attend meetings.
English proficiency required. Bilingual Spanish or Vietnamese is a plus.