Division Manager - Head Start

PENQUIS | Bangor, ME, ME

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Posted Date 11/23/2022

Division Manager Child Development

Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Knox counties for 50 years is currently seeking a full-time (40 hours/week; benefits eligible) Division Manager to fill a vacancy within our Child Development Team in Family Enrichment Services. The position will sit in Bangor, Maine, however, travel to 3-county service area (Knox, Penobscot and Piscataquis Counties) may be required.

The Division Manager will work closely with the Head Start Director and act on behalf of the director in their absence. The position is responsible for the hiring, on boarding, and training of all Head Start staff. The position supervises the Child Development Program Managers. The candidate should have knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards, state licensing standards and Americans with Disabilities Act. The candidate will work collaboratively with Head Start Partners to ensure that community awareness and support of Penquis Child Development is enhanced.

Required Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, or related field with five to seven years paid work experience, including two which are supervisory or administrative in nature, or other experience as deemed appropriate by the Director. Excellent written and verbal communication skills; computer proficiency and experience, including word processing skills; budget development and monitoring experience; and experience facilitating meetings and training.

Upon hire and periodically thereafter, must comply with Penquis background check requirements with satisfactory results as outlined in current contract provisions. 

Penquis offers an excellent benefits package and competitive wages. Apply on line at www.penquis.org or contact us at 973-3500 (TDD: 973-3520) or by email at employment@penquis.org  to request an application and job description.

In addition to an application, please provide a cover letter, transcripts and current resume. 

Applications will be accepted until December 9, 2022.

Penquis complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations concerning employees, including those pertaining to mandatory COVID-19 vaccination.  This includes rules associated with the State of Maine healthcare mandate, as well as U.S. DHHS rules requiring vaccinations within our Head Start programs.  It is the expectation that all Penquis employees will adhere to our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.  

In accordance with federal regulations, Penquis does not discriminate.  Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified persons with disabilities.  Penquis is a tobacco and smoke free workplace.

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