Position Title: CRADLES Director
Accountable to: Clay County CRADLES Board of Directors
Serving as an employee of CRADLES the CRADLES Program Director will perform the following functions:
Cast vision and maintain direction for the ministry/program as developed with the Clay County CRADLES Board of Directors.
Recruit and enroll student parents in the program/childcare through partnering relationships with Clay County Schools, Community Colleges, and Social Service Agencies
In Conjunction with the Board’s Parent Training Committee, oversee Parent Training Opportunities –both required and offered; with the Site Coordinators develop weekly PACT Activities (Parent and Child Together)
In conjunction with the Board’s Mentoring Committee, supervise the Mentoring Program
Represent and promote CRADLES in the Clay County Community
Work with the CRADLES Board in fundraising efforts.
Compile data, assist in preparing proposals and submitting reports for funding sources.
Oversee the Site Coordinators - regularly communicating about childcare, CCDF vouchers, staffing and budget.
The following core competencies are valued for this position:
Christian Faith: Professes a relationship with Jesus Christ as Saviour and Lord. Desires to share the love of God with others, and walks the talk.
Mission Ownership: Passionately supportive of, fully understanding, and capable of communicating the Mission, Vision, and Ministry Philosophy of Clay County CRADLES.
Initiative: Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and energetic about worthwhile activities; helps people understand the information and knowledge and its relevance to the task at hand; is timely and transparent in sharing information.
Integrity and Trust: Is well known and respected in the community. Is seen as trustworthy by others; practices direct, honest and transparent communication; keeps confidences, admits mistakes; doesn’t operate with hidden agendas; responnds to situations with constancy and reliability.
Decision making and Problem solving: Uses sound logic to approach difficult problems and apply effective solutions; can distinguish between symptoms, causes, and experience, risk-taking and judgement.
Communication Skills: Can communicate effectively both in verbal and written skills; Comfortable making presentations to small and larger groups.
Project Management: Identifies the key objectives and scope of a proposed project; garners needed resources and project support.
This is a part time position – 20-25 hours per week paid two weeks before school begins on the Clay Community School Corp. Calendar and two weeks after school closes. It is an hourly position with no benefits.
Bachelor’s degree and some management/supervision experience needed.