Now Accepting Applications
Highland Rim Economic Corporation
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Highland Rim Economic Corporation is now accepting applications for Head Start Director. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applications may be obtained by contacting Highland Rim Economic Corporation at 931-289-4101 or at www.highlandrim.org under the employment page. Applications should be returned to Highland Rim Economic Corporation, P. O. Box 208, Erin, TN 37061.
The Head Start Director has the responsibility for managing a multi-county Head Start Program. Requirements for the position include: graduation from an accredited four (4) year college or university with a B.A. (B.S.) Degree in Early Childhood Education, Business Administration, Public Administration or related field; extensive experience supervising and directing the activities of an early childhood education program or other social services initiative; extensive knowledge of budget development and monitoring practices; excellent organizational, interpersonal and decision making skills; considerable knowledge of grant preparation and submission practices; ability to interpret governing regulations and establish effective program policies and procedures to ensure compliance; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
The following are required: possession of a valid TN driver’s license and standard vehicle liability insurance as state mandated; physical examination upon employment and as required; criminal background check; pre-employment and random drug and alcohol screening; bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred; travel in and out of state with some overnight travel required.
The items listed above are not all inclusive. Salary, benefits, and other job responsibilities will be discussed during the interview process. The position is funded through a grant from the Department of Health and Human Services.
Highland Rim Economic Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Highland Rim Economic Corporation
213 College Street, PO BOX 208
Executive Director: Jill Ortago
Director of Finance: David Brown
Director of Programs: Stacy Baggett
Human Resources Coordinator:
Bookkeeper: Christy Brown
707 Colonial Village, Hwy 70 East
Dickson, TN 37055
Supervisor: Sarah Gerbis
3343 Hwy. 70 East
Waverly, TN 37185
Hours: Mon-Thurs 9:30am-3:30pm
Supervisor: Lalani Hooper
Stewart County Courthouse
PO Box 704
Dover, TN 37058
Supervisor: Lisa Brooks
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Funding sources for Highland Rim Economic Corporation include the Tennessee Department of Human Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/Administration for Children and Families, Tennessee Department of Agriculture, Federal Emergency Management Agency, U.S. Department of Energy, Tennessee Housing Development Agency, U.S. Department of Agriculture and other state, federal and local sources.
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Eligibility will vary by service and will be determined when an application for service is made. HREC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability or religion.