Assistant Director of Administration / Finance – Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services Inc – Pico Rivera, CA

Summary of Duties:

The Assistant Director of Administration & Finance functions as a senior operating officer of a private non-profit corporation.The incumbent assists with the oversight of the implementation of comprehensive Head Start/Early Head Start services, including administration, operations and other areas as appropriate. Leads Plaza’s technical staff to ensure that IT meets the need of the organization. Leads and provides oversight of the Maintenance and Operations Department to ensure sites meet state, federal and local licensing requirements.

Qualifications & Experience:

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in business management, finance or related field with strong background in accounting and financial management; Master’s degree or C.P.A. highly preferred.

Experience:

A minimum of 8 years of progressive management experience; must have at least 5 years experience in non-profit or government-funded programs, Head Start preferred. Must have experience management and advance coursework in accounting policies and procedures.

Application Procedures:

Applicants interested in the position must complete Plaza de la Raza employment application. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of application materials. Applicants may obtain an employment application from Human Resources department located at 8337 Telegraph Road, Suite 300, Pico Rivera, California 90660, or may download the application from the Careers section at www.plazadelaraza.info.

Applicants must submit a complete application packet to the Human Resources department via email jobs@pdlr.org or by regular mail to:

Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services, Inc.

Human Resources Department

8337 Telegraph Road, Suite 300

Pico Rivera, California 90660

Employment application packets must include all of the following documentation:

1. Employment Application

2. Cover letter

3. Resume

4. Official transcripts indicating degree completion

Only complete application packets will be considered for the screening and selection process.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

In addition to fully meeting its obligations for nondiscrimination under federal and state law, Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility, and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to economic status, ethnic background, veteran status, political views, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.