Head Start Program Manager

Head Start Program Manager, Monitoring and Compliance

The opportunity: Are you a skilled data professional? Do you have a knack at analyzing information, generating reports, and monitoring goal progress completion? If so, we encourage you to consider this exciting opportunity with Skagit/Islands Head Start as a Program Manager, Monitoring and Compliance. The Program Manager, Monitoring & Compliance will work at the Skagit/Islands Head Start program with primary responsibility to develop, implement, and maintain ongoing quality assurance and performance processes used to measure, evaluate, and assure the quality and performance of the Head Start Program in accordance with program Performance Standards. This position will support of the five-year strategic plan and establish and manage a strong monitoring, analysis, and evaluation system with well-defined results, milestones, and targets inclusive to continuous quality improvement practices.

Head Start promotes the school readiness of young children from low-income families by providing comprehensive services in early learning, health, and family well-being. This position works under the supervision of the Director of Early Learning Grant Programs and in collaboration with and as a member of the Central Office Leadership Team of the program.

The Program Manager, Monitoring & Compliance is an exempt, 12 month, full-time position. The Program Manager is responsible for maintaining a thorough knowledge of Head Start policies, procedures, and regulations, continuous quality improvement processes, monitoring protocols, changes and updates to federal, state, and local regulations (such as Child Care licensing.). This position is dependent upon continued grant funding.

You will get to participate in:
• Supporting the five-year strategic plan
• Reviewing, tracking, and assessing monitoring compliance
• Providing monthly monitoring results to varied audiences
• The design and implementation of Annual Self-Assessment
• Working with others on the use and design of data management systems

About us: Nestled between the Cascade Mountains and Puget Sound in the northwest corner of Washington State, Skagit Valley College is located 60 miles north of Seattle and 80 miles south of Vancouver, BC. Based in Mount Vernon, the college also serves a campus in Oak Harbor, and centers in Langley, Anacortes and Friday Harbor. SVC is nationally known for its learning communities and for a strong commitment to student success.

What we offer: A salary of $61,374 per year, depending on experience. At SVC, you’ll balance your work and life with professional growth opportunities, paid holidays, competitive vacation/sick leave packages, access to an onsite gym, and an array of health, dental, vision, and retirement plans to meet your current and future needs.

How to apply: For full job announcement, qualifications, and to apply, visit the Career Opportunities page and complete an online application at https://www.skagit.edu/careers

Skagit Valley College is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing equitable opportunities for all groups in terms and conditions of employment and personnel practices. SVC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, perceived or actual physical or mental disability, pregnancy, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. All faculty and staff hired at Skagit Valley College are encouraged to embrace, continually support, and enhance diversity and equity on our campus and in our community

Skagit Valley College adheres to a set of guiding principles: Respect, Integrity, Open and Honest Communication, Collaboration and Compassion.

Jamil Sepulveda
HR Generalist & Talent Acquisition Specialist
Skagit Valley College
Office: (360) 416-7954 | Main: (360) 416-7794

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