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 & 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 1-3 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. Payment is on a reimbursement basis, with the exception of airfare.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter to consulting@cditeam.org



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  • Site Manager

  • Post Date: February 13, 2019

    Closing Date: Open until filled

    The Site Manager is assigned NIM (National Interim Management) Contract Head Start and/or Early Head Start program(s) to ensure 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. Extensive travel is required. This is an employment position with excellent benefits. 

    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 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)

    Send cover letter and resume to lgravelin@cditeam.org     

    Community Development Institute is an Equal Opportunity AA, M/F, Vet/Disability Employer