Acelero Learning is a provider of direct Head Start services in four states (New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Nevada and Wisconsin)
Shine Assist, part of our Shine Early Learning division, is a training and technical assistance unit which partners with other Head Start providers to improve their programs through hands-on training, access to our proprietary tools which have demonstrable impact on child outcomes, and the use of our Shine Insight data system.
Shine Implement, the newest unit within Shine Early Learning, manages the delivery of Head Start services for a select group of partners through a suite of services including oversight of educational, family services and program design activities, provision of our proprietary tools, and the use of our Shine Insight data system.
We are seeking a Director of Strategic Integration to join our Shine Early Learning team.
The Director of Strategic Integration (Support Center) provides overall support to a team of early childhood education and social services leadership staff to ensure a smooth and successful transition and implementation of all start-up aspects of Shine Early Learning’s education and family engagement approach.
Develops project plans and timelines to execute initiatives and drive project milestones.
Lead a cross functional team made up of Early Childhood and Social Services experts by providing direction and resources and ensuring that project teams have the resources and support required to reach defined objectives.
Establishes effective communication plan with project team and key stakeholders.
Ensures effective change management occurs throughout the course of the project.
Able to self-manage, and communicate when issues arise or additional guidance is needed.
Responsible for preparation of documentation and status reports.
Undertake special projects.
Bachelor’s degree/Master’s degree. PMP certification strongly preferred.
Up to 2 years’ experience in Project Management in the Education sector or similar experience.
Exceptional organizational skills required and ability to meet strict deadlines.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to execute on a number of diverse projects simultaneously; comfort with taking initiative and making progress amidst competing priorities.
Attention to detail and desire to drive towards completion.
Knowledge of Microsoft office suite (at least intermediate Word, PowerPoint and Excel) including advanced Excel skills.
Educational industry experience is a plus, pre-K experience is amazing, bonus points for previous Head Start experience of any kind.
Ability and willingness to work on-site at a partnership program for up to one year from start-up date.
Reliable transportation and/or state-mandated minimum insurance coverage(s) on your vehicle.
Pass physical examination, background check, and fingerprinting screen.