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Great Start to Quality Western Resource Center Director

Position Location: Holland, MI

 The Great Start to Quality Western Resource Center Director oversees the work of quality improvement for child care providers in a 9 county region (Lake, Mason, Mecosta, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Osceola, and Ottawa) and serves as the lead contact with the Early Childhood Investment Corp (ECIC), community partners, the state Office of Great Start, Great Start Collaborative, and Parent Coalitions    This position establishes regional relationships with community partners, coordinates and collaborates work with regional partners serving families with young children and  directs the activity of the Resource Center team, which assists parents to find childcare and preschools in their area, provides information on child day care subsidy,  provides coaching and consultation to child care providers, and provides professional development trainings, networking and support groups, and other resources to providers. 


Position requirements include:

  • Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Development, Health Care Services, Community/Economic Development or a related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years employment experience in early childhood administration, health services, community/economic development or a related field. 
  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse populations  
  • Demonstrated knowledge of early childhood programs, providers and services in 9 county region
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Proven experience with data integration and analysis, and evaluation for continuous improvement.
  • Strong Communication Skills


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