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Making Opportunity Count Inc Director of Health and Special Services in Fitchburg, Massachusetts

Position Overview: The Director of Health and Special Services is ultimately responsible for planning and organizing the health and special services program. This role also coordinates with various components of the program in implementing all grant requirements.

Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Health, Early Education, Administration or other related field.

  • Must have at least three years of experience in the administration and supervision of Child Care and Head Start programs.

  • Must have working knowledge of ACF, EEC and DPH regulations.

  • Must have strong supervisory skills and experience, strong organizational skills and be self-motivated.

  • Must have strong leadership and interpersonal skills.

  • Must be able to manage a variety of duties and be able to work well under pressure.

  • Experience working with and sensitivity to parents, children and staff from different socio-economic and racial/ethnic backgrounds.

  • Reliable telephone for communication.

  • Excellent written and verbal skills.

  • Registered nurse a plus.