The Children’s Council of Watauga County is currently seeking applications for the Executive Director position. This position provides professional leadership of local partnership activities through effective strategic planning and collaboration within the community to address the needs of children, financial oversight of over $1.3 million annual budget, and supervision of 15 employees. The Executive Director works under the direction of the Board to achieve the mission and goals of the Children’s Council, Smart Start, NC Pre-Kindergarten, and other programs authorized by the Board while ensuring compliance with all applicable regulations and policies.
Salary commensurate with experience. The Children's Council offers a competitive benefits package to provide protection, peace of mind and financial security to its employees. Benefits include
Health Insurance with 100% employer-paid premiums for single coverage
Simple IRA retirement plan with employer matching contributions up to 3%.
Flexible paid time off.
9 paid holidays each year.
For more details, visit www.thechildrenscouncil.org. Resume, cover letter, and three professional references should be mailed or hand delivered to the address below. Position open until filled. For more information, please call Personnel Committee Chair, Paul Holden (828) 264-7190. (EEO)
Attn: Executive Director Search Committee The Children’s Council of Watauga County, Inc. 225 Birch Street, Suite 3 Boone, NC 28607
A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related business field, Public Administration, Public Policy, Education or human services-related field required; Masters degree preferred in the areas above;
At least three years experience in management with at least two of these years supervising staff required;
Experience in financial administration required;
Fundraising/grant writing and non-profit board experience.
Additional Salary Information: see more description
Internal Number: 12345
About The Children's Council of Watauga County
Established in 1977, the Children's Council of Watauga County, Inc. builds upon the strengths of children, families, and educators by investing resources, information, and training toward promoting the future health and success of our greatest community asset: Our Children. All of the programs, from prenatal to age 12, concentrate on child development to prepare children to be ready to succeed in school. Through family support, early literacy programs, child care technical assistance & professional development, and community outreach & collaboration we focus on the importance of each child. We are committed to our vision of a community where every child has the support to live a healthy, happy life. We work to build a strong foundation for children's learning and development by strengthening families, the early childhood system, and the wider community.