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Internal/External Job Posting: Site Manager
Position: Site Manager
Closing Date: Open until filled

Community Development Institute (CDI), a private, nonprofit corporation with headquarters in Denver, Colorado, is engaged in organizational development, leadership development, and training/technical assistance. CDI is the Head Start National Interim Management Contractor (NIM) for the Federal Office of Head Start.
The Site Manager is assigned NIM (National Interim Management) Contract Head Start and/or Early Head Start program(s) to ensure a smooth transition from the previous grantee; oversee operation of the program in all areas to provide safe, quality services to children and families; supporting the goals of the program during the time period the federal Office of Head Start is conducting the replacement grantee process; transition to the replacement grantee; and, conducting close-out activities. This position requires extensive Head Start management experience. Considerable travel is necessary, although this position will work from a home office during periods when they are not traveling to a Head Start program.

Education and Experience Requirements:·
A minimum of a bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in a related field such as Education (Early Childhood Education, Special Education, Elementary Education), Human Services, Psychology, Public Health, Social Work, Family Services or Business Administration.
A minimum of eight years of management experience is required (ten years preferred), including experience in project management, staff supervision, fiscal/budget oversight, and implementation of comprehensive management systems in early childhood programs.
A minimum of three years of experience required (five years preferred) as a Head Start/Early Head Start program director/associate/assistant director.

Preferred: Bilingual (English/Spanish)

Benefits: CDI offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, paid time off, volunteer time off, parental leave, professional development, tuition reimbursement, and a robust organizational culture that supports innovation, creativity, and open communication.

Compensation: The annual salary for this position is $90,000.00

To be considered for the position, please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected]create new email by the closing date. Community Development Institute is an Equal Opportunity AA, M/F, Vet/Disability Employer and is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for staff.


Are you passionate about early childhood, like to work as a team, and can take on challenges to produce powerful results? Consider joining our team at CDI.

CDI is seeking highly qualified, experienced individuals with a thorough knowledge of Head Start and/or Early Head Start in the areas of early childhood education, parent, family and community engagement, health, CACFP and nutrition, facilities, and transportation to provide periodic consulting services to Head Start/Early Head Start programs that are under interim management.

These consultant assignments are generally one to three weeks in length; and require on-site, time-intensive services to meet Head Start Programs' immediate needs and produce results. The work is not a one-shot workshop or training session. Multiple assignments occur throughout the year.

Extensive travel is required. Travel expenses are on a reimbursement basis, with the exception of airfare.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected]create new email.

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