Clackamas County Children's Commission is currently seeking an Operations Director to serve as a valued member of our Executive Team!
Our Mission: To support the growth of healthy children and families, positive parenting, and school readiness. CCCC operates three programs in Clackamas County: Head Start, Early Head Start, and Healthy Families.
General Objective: Responsible for overall operations to include budgeting, grant application, vendor relations, and supervision of staff in the areas of: facility management, nutrition, transportation, and safety. Ensure that Head Start Performance Standards, State of Oregon regulations, and Agency policies and procedures are met.
Some of the typical duties and functions of the position include the following::
Ensure that facilities are clean, safe, and well maintained:
Establish a schedule for weekly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual cleaning and maintenance tasks
Establish a work order process; work with maintenance personnel to prioritize work orders
Establish procedures to determine the need for contracted services (electrician, plumber, locksmith, etc.) Prepare and coordinate job bids, repair costs, and estimates according to Head Start Performance Standards, Davis-Bacon regulations, and Agency policies and procedures.
Perform project management duties with facility construction, renovations, and playground development projects.
Monitor work order completion, equipment maintenance, and maintenance records.
Explore and research facility opportunities.
Develop, review, and revise facilities procedures as needed.
Monitor the health/safety component for compliance with all Oregon Department of Education, Head Start Performance Standards, Oregon Child Care regulation and other state and federal regulations and Agency policies and procedures.
Develop, review, and revise procedures for safety and emergency preparedness for emergency situations as needed.
Oversee the agency Swellness (safety) Committee.
Creates and maintains online staff safety set training.
Coordinate and provide training on safety issues for staff and parents.
Monitor the transportation component for compliance with all Oregon Department of Education and other state and federal regulations and Agency policies and procedures, including:
Bus driver licensing requirements, including license renewal dates, First Aid/CPR Card requirements, physical exam requirements, and class hour requirements
Bus driver training records
Maintenance of the Agency’s fleet of buses
Review, and revise as needed, Procedures for Bus Safety and Protocols including field trip procedures related to transportation.
Responsible for purchase and sale of buses.
Monitor the food services component for compliance with all CACFP and Oregon Child Care regulations.
Negotiate agreements with vended meal providers; review provider services for regulation compliance and quality.
Develop, review, and revise as needed, procedures for food services.
Contract with Registered Dietician to serve Agency needs.
Monitor the IT component for compliance in security, access, and emergency protocols.
Develop, review, and revise IT procedures as needed.
Bachelor’s degree in business management field, public health, health administration, or related field.
Three years’ professional level management and supervision of a department or agency.
Experience working with children and families in a health and/or nutrition or related position preferred.
Knowledge and understanding of the federal and state laws/regulations surrounding pupil transportation preferred.
Knowledge of child development, family health, nutrition, and/or essential factors influencing health also desirable.
This is a full-time/year-round, exempt position with a starting salary of $64,376. Bilingual (Spanish/English) employees who successfully pass an assessment will receive an additional $0.35/hour language differential. We also offer medical/dental/vision benefits plus agency paid life/disability insurance and numerous voluntary plans. In addition, we offer a generous 403(b) retirement plan with 8% agency contribution!
Apply immediately; this position will close once a sufficient number of qualified applications have been received. A pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check including fingerprinting (via the State of Oregon Central Background Registry) are required. If you need any accommodation in the application process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 503-675-4565.
Clackamas County Children's Commission is an equal opportunity employer.
About Clackamas County Children's Commission
Our CCCC mission is to support the growth of healthy children and families, positive parenting, and school readiness.
Through our Head Start and Early Head Start programs we support the cognitive, social, and emotional development of children from birth to age five who are at risk in our community. We offer a combination of classroom and home visiting experiences. Additionally, we provide children and their families with services and support for health living, good nutrition, social well-being, and more.
Our Healthy Families program promotes and supports positive parenting and healthy growth and development for all Clackamas County parents and their newborn children. Healthy Families offers one-on-one parenting support as well as home visits. Services are provided both prenatally and after the birth of the baby.
At Clackamas County Children’s Commission, our approach is to honor parents as the first and most important teachers. We remain responsive to each child, and value every family’s ethnic, cultural, and linguistic heritage. In building strong relationships with our children and families, we support positive parent-child relationships, family well-being, and connections to peers and our community.
Thank you for your interest in our program!