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Date Posted04/05/2021
Job TitleFCC Network Director
CityNew York
StateNew York
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Organization Background:
Founded in 1965, the Chinese-American Planning Council, Inc. (CPC) is a social services organization that creates positive social change. CPC empowers Asian American, immigrant, and low-income communities in New York City by ensuring they have access to resources and opportunities needed to thrive. CPC is the nation's largest Asian American social services organization and is the trusted partner for over 60,000 individuals and families striving to achieve goals in their education, family, community, and career. We welcome community members of all ages to over 50 programs at 33 sites in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens.

The Family Child Care Network is a component of the Early Childhood Learning & Wellness Services (ECLW) and is housed at CPC Manhattan Community Services. The goals are to promote children’s holistic development with high-quality learning in safe, healthy home environments; help families access childcare that meets their diverse needs; support staff to understand FCCPs’ needs, monitor program delivery; increase the capacity of FCCPs to provide children with a high-quality education through training on childcare regulations, research-supported curricula, and responsive caregiving.

Job Summary:
CPC FCC Networks and the Department of Education (DOE) view family child care as a respected and a valued profession within the early care and education system in New York City. We seek to support and enhance the existing strengths of family child care as birth-3 programs that promote continuous and responsive relationships, strengthen early learning skills, build resilience, and lay the foundation for all future learning. The primary role of the Network Director is to manage all administrative aspects of the network and is responsible for: aspects of program management and implementation including compliance, audit, supervision, professional development, affiliated provider recruitment, family services, and enrollment.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Under the supervisor of the ECLW Director/Deputy Director of Manhattan Community Services, the FCC Network Director will:
• Demonstrate consistent leadership qualities and an ability to work cooperatively with all staff and affiliated providers
• Manage the Networks’ programming, supervision, and evaluation of Network staff and program resources
• Ensure 100% enrollment of the contracted slots and compliance with Department of Education Network policies as
outlined in the DOE DECE Network Handbook and Contract
• Ensure compliance with all Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS)/DOHMH regulations in affiliated family child
care provider homes
• Promote and advertise CPC FCC Networks to potential family child care providers and families
• Establish and maintain a welcoming, respectful, and inclusive environment for all staff, affiliated providers, and families
• Develop comprehensive CPC FCCN programmatic outcomes
• Report all incidents as per CPC FCCN & DECE policies and procedures
• Oversee the quality of all affiliated family child care programs
• Monitor the delivery of all aspects of developmentally appropriate curriculum, coaching, and program improvement by
Educational Director, Educational Specialists, and affiliated providers
• Oversee all recruitment efforts utilizing the DOE provider selection tool to ensure all affiliated providers meet the
program and education requirements
• Ensure staff and affiliated providers are informed of all scheduled regulatory and enrichment training
• Manage participation in CPC FCCN approved regulatory and enrichment training for staff and affiliated providers
• Ensure all contractual and regulatory obligations of the NYC Department of Education are met
• Attend all FCCN related meetings and functions
• Other duties as determined by Director of ECLW/Deputy Director of MCS and or Director of MCS to fulfill job
responsibilities

Qualifications and Essential Skills:
• Dual advanced degrees in Social Work and Early Childhood Education or Public Health/Administration (preferred)
• Valid NYS LMSW or MSED with Certification in Early Childhood Education
• Five years of management and supervisory experience working in a family child care and/or infant toddler care
(required)
• Demonstrate outstanding leadership skills and communication skills
• Knowledge of policy issues that impact family child care, early childhood education, low-income, immigrant, and Asian
American communities (required)
• Understanding of city, state, and federal legislative processes
• Knowledge of child development birth to three (required)
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Bilingual in English and either Chinese, Spanish, or Korean (preferred)
• Must meet all applicable federal, state, and city requirements to work with children in an early childhood setting
(required)
• Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel
• Willingness to travel within FCC Network catchment area
• Ability to work independently within a flexible schedule to work on some Saturdays, and demonstrate effective time
management

Compensation:
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience; Excellent benefits package including paid holiday, sick, and personal time off. Medical insurance coverage including Dental and Vision; Basic Life Insurance coverage; 403(b) Retirement

How to apply:
Please send a resume and cover letter to Ms. Sumon Chin at schin@cpc-nyc.org and Judy Ah-Yune at jah-yune@cpc-nyc.org. Write FCC Network Director on Subject line.

NameSumon Chin
Company NameChinese-American Planning Council, Inc.
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