Job Description

The YMCA of Greater Williamson County is seeking an experienced and motivated individual to join our team of professionals as a full-time Program Director for the Licensed Childcare Afterschool programs in Leander, TX.

**Program Director responsibilities include licensing, accreditation, staff training/hiring, curriculum implementation, and marketing of school age and summer day camp programs. This position will give leadership to the growth of current program sites and expansion to new sites. The Program Director will be responsible for planning, developing, implementing and supervising multiple Afterschool Childcare sites. Responsibilities include ensuring compliance with Texas licensing requirements, hiring and supervising all staff for this area.

**Success of this position requires the ability to lead staff and volunteers in areas of program development. This position requires someone who is highly motivated, organized, personable and enthusiastic. This position requires a thorough understanding of Texas Department of Family & Protective Services (TDFPS) state standards. Incumbent must have the ability and skills needed to administer the operation policies and procedures of the state and the YMCA. The incumbent must have skills in planning, organizing, training, relationship building, problem solving and managing multiple priorities.

 

How to Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to Tricia Vanderhoof  Email:  tvanderhoof@ymcagwc.org

Skills / Requirements

 

· At least 3 years’ experience in a managerial/supervisory role in a childcare program; preferably an Afterschool program.

· A bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, child development, or elementary education is preferred.

· Strong human relation skills and written/verbal communication skills are required.

· This position requires the ability to plan, develop, organize, manage and administer tasks.

Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus.

Candidates must meet Child Care Director Standards set by both YMCA Licensed Child Care and the Texas Department of Family & Protective Services.

Must be able to pass reference checks, criminal history check, sex offender registry, and FBI fingerprint background check.

Important Notes

The YMCA of Greater Williamson County is a $27 million Association focusing on mission driven, not-for-profit services with a vision of building strong kids, strong families and strong communities throughout Williamson & Burnet Counties. Our organization is home to the largest school age child care provider in Williamson County as well as health and fitness programs that improve the quality of life in over 45,000 members ranging from preschool through senior citizens. The Association currently encompasses 4 facility branches, a centralized Child Care Department, a Regional Day Camp, Residence Camp Branch, a Metropolitan Services office, and over 125 program sites committed to meeting the needs of our diverse population. The YMCA of Greater Williamson County responds to community needs with effective community-based programs that enrich the quality of spirit, mind and body for all people throughout Williamson County.