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Job Opportunities

The Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development (COAD) has the following positions available:

COAD Early Care Division Opportunity

Regional Coordinator, ECE Division

Provider Business Support

Location TBA

The Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development (COAD), Early Care & Education Division, seeks a confident professional to promote, develop, and sustain quality early childhood programs in Appalachian Ohio.  The individual chosen will serve in a regional approach, assessing supply and demand, and working with potential providers to open and sustain early childhood businesses. The candidate needs to be able to work independently and with others, to plan and coordinate business support services; will prioritize multiple tasks to meet service delivery requirements; have a valid driver’s license, and be comfortable travelling throughout the region; occasional overnight and/or weekend hours can be expected.  

The chosen candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to coach entrepreneurs to set achievable and measurable goals.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proficiency in using internet and software technology are essential. The ideal candidate will be approachable and resourceful, assertive, adaptable, a problem solver, able to relate to a diverse population, able to coordinate with others to oversee short and long-term initiatives. The candidate chosen will represent the organization at the local, regional, and state levels. The position is full time, with benefits.

Preference will be given to applicants with at least three (3) years leadership experience operating an early childhood/child care program, or other small business particularly in a service industry.  Experience in budgeting, business planning, and managing finances is required. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree and experience related to starting and operating a successful small business, particularly in the early childhood industry.

Resumes will be screened for interviews to begin on, or around November 4, 2016; the position will remain open until filled.

Submit resume and cover letter via email to:

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Or by mail to:
COAD HR Manager
Katie Vaughn
1 Pinchot Lane
Athens, OH 45701

COAD is an equal opportunity employer/provider of services.