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At CEDARS, we recognize the value of everyone’s contributions in helping children find safe and enduring family relationships. The talent, passion, and dedication that each employee brings to our efforts increases our ability to succeed.

If you share our commitment to helping children and building stronger families, you may find that CEDARS is the right place for you. Our employees find deep satisfaction here, from our emphasis on maintaining a work/life balance to the comprehensive employee benefit program that helps our employees stay healthy and feel secure.

Program Director, Hartley Community Learning Center (Lincoln, NE)

Hartley Community Learning Center is a before and after school program serving children 5 to 12 years of age. The Program Director (PD) is responsible for all daily operations and oversight of Hartley CLC. Responsibilities include ensuring the delivery of quality services, supervision of program staff, fiscal management, program development and evaluation. In collaboration with Human Resources the PD will be responsible for the hiring, training, supervision and evaluation of program staff. The PD will be responsible for program compliance with all licensing standards and assist in agency accreditation. Will provide daily communication with all staff, children and families; both written and verbal. Required paperwork includes collecting data for billing, incident reports and licensing compliance. The PD will be involved in the development of program curriculum, supervision of direct care staff and fiscal management of the daily program. A Bachelor's degree in Child Development, Education or related degree and three years of relevant experience with supervisory responsibilities are required. A graduate degree is preferred but shall not substitute for the experience requirement. Experience working with children with challenging behaviors is preferred. Good communication skills, both verbal and written are a must, as well as the ability to work with diverse families. This position requires a valid driver's license with a good driving record. Schedule: Monday-Friday between the hours of 7a-6p; with occasional evening hours.