Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc. (Plaza) is a comprehensive early childhood education program with a focus on school readiness for children zero to five years of age. Developmentally appropriate services are provided for children from low income families, zero to five years of age. Plaza currently serves over 1,620 children and their families.
Summary of Duties
Under the direction of the Executive Director of Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services Inc. (Plaza) The Assistant Director of Program Services functions as a senior operating officer of the agency. This position has oversight of health, nutrition services and the provide comprehensive programming to children and their families, oversight for program’s full eligibility, recruitment, selection, enrollment and attendance functions. This position ensures that the planning and administration of disabilities and mental health services is individualized for children and families with disabilities
Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Major in any of the following disciplines preferred: Child Development, Education, Educational Administration, Social Services, Business Administration or Business Management. If major is a non-management discipline, must also have at least twelve semester units in administration or management
Experience: Minimum of at least eight (8) years of progressive more responsible management experience; must have at least 5 years experience in non-profit or government-funded programs, Head Start preferred. Must have experience managing early childhood, early education programs or social services programs. Valid California Child Development Director's Permit.
For more information please visit: www.plazadelaraza.info