The New York Early Childhood Professional Development Institute, housed at the City University of New York, is a fast-paced, dynamic public/private partnership that is committed to identifying, establishing, and implementing the services, supports, and systems that the early childhood workforce across New York State need’s. The Institute, under the auspices of its Career Center, launched a Leadership Initiative in 2017 in NYC, aimed at strengthening current early childhood leadership and management as well as to identify and support the development of future early childhood leaders. The Institute has replicated the Leadership Initiative in two communities in New York State in 2019, and will expand the Initiative into two additional communities in 2020.
The lead for the Leadership Initiative, an Assistant Director under the supervision of the Director of the Career Center and Higher Education, will be responsible for leading the NYC-based Leadership Initiative, as well as coordinating and supervising local staff in the expansion communities to grow and implement those satellite sites. The Assistant Director will also work with colleagues at each of the satellite sites to foster partnerships with local institutions of higher education, organizations and stakeholders, to identify and utilize local resources, and to share best practices and lessons learned from the implementation of the first Leadership Initiative. Equipped with a wide range of experiences in the field, the ideal candidate will have knowledge of the professional development needs of the early childhood workforce with particular focus on early childhood leadership and management.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Leadership and Management
Partnerships, Communication, and Reporting
How to Apply
Please apply using the link below. Provide a resume and cover letter specifying your qualifications and experience relevant to this position.
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