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Head Start Director

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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 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
Erin, TN 37061

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