Supervisor: Senior Program Director
Overview: University Settlement is one of New York City's most dynamic social justice institutions, with an impressive legacy as the first settlement house in the nation. For 130 years, University Settlement has been an anchor in the low-income and immigrant communities where we work, offering pioneering programs in early childhood care and education, youth development, eviction prevention, literacy, theater and visual arts, senior services, and mental health. Each year, we engage over 40,000 New Yorkers through our network of 32 sites in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Our mission is to empower residents by building on their strengths through comprehensive, quality services that meet the current needs of the community; innovation that anticipates future needs; and advocacy to improve the community as a whole.
Our center is a play-based child care program which serves children 2 to 5 years old, including Pre-K for All in the heart of Park Slope. We offer a full day, full year program and are proud of our strong partnerships with families and the local community. The program provides a nurturing and stimulating environment that prepares children with academic and social skills needed to succeed in school and life.
We are seeking a visionary and energetic Program Director who is excited about leading a high quality, culturally responsive preschool that blends public and private funding to ensure a robust and meaningful experience for children, staff and families. A successful Program Director will develop and manage staff by providing strong leadership skills, manage day to day operations, while also focusing on the center's mission and goals. This person must be a self- starter, have the ability to handle pressure in a fast- paced environment, and also build relationships with students' families and the community.
The responsibilities of this job fall under three main areas:
Leadership and Coaching:
Hours: Full time schedule
Salary: Commensurate with experience. Generous benefits package
Contact: Submit cover letter and resume to APPLY
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