Director of Head Start

  • Full Time
  • Virginia, MN
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: 36.53/hour

Website Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency


Administrative position in large non-profit organization utilizing a broad range of leadership/management skills. Responsible for the planning, management, delivery, and evaluation of all Head Start and Early Head Start services.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Education, Child Development, Human Services, Public Administration, Business Administration, Organizational Development or related field.
  • A minimum of three years of supervisory, fiscal, and management experience.
  • Experience in and knowledge of Head Start and/or early childhood issues and programs.
  • Ability to pass a background study.


  • Strong team leader with excellent communication and planning skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational, management and community collaboration skills.


  • Ensures program compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local rules, regulations, licensing, and policies related to Head Start.
  • Demonstrates fiscal accountability and expertise in Head Start financial affairs.
  • Delegates responsibilities, assigns tasks, supervises, and evaluates professional and technical work of assigned staff. 
  • Directs staff recruitment, training, performance evaluation and personnel management. 
  • Prepares and monitors goals, objectives, grant applications, budgets and required reporting.
  • Develops and maintains positive and professional community partnership for the purpose of collaboration, networking, and information sharing. 
  • Establishes, works with, and reports to parent groups, Policy Council, AEOA Board of Directors, and partner agencies. 
  • Provides leadership and oversees daily management of all services, programs, and special initiatives.
  • Completes annual community needs assessment and program self-assessment to ensure services meet community needs.
  • Represents Head Start program at local, state, and national meetings and events.
  • Serves as part of the AEOA Director/Leadership Team supporting the Agency.

FT Director of Head Start position open. 40 hrs/week. Starting wage: $36.53/hr. Please submit online application and resume by September 25, 2022, at; Careers Tab; Executives. AA/EOE