Child360 Board of Directors seeks an accomplished leader and champion of Early Care and Education (ECE) to serve as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO is responsible for the strategic, financial, and operational leadership of the organization. Working in collaboration with a dedicated staff and external partners, the successful candidate will build upon a legacy of leadership at the organization to help realize its vision for every child to have the educational opportunities to succeed in school and life.
Widely recognized as a national leader in the ECE community, Child360 is a non-profit organization that supports quality early learning from every angle. Alongside and in collaboration with trusted community partners, Child360 improves the quality of early learning and elevates the early learning industry through program support, professional development and coaching, advocacy, research, and community engagement. From every angle, Child360 is equipping the next generation, empowering them to discover their potential, and advancing the future workforce. By supporting the development of the whole child, beginning at birth, Child360 has built a strong reputation for its program excellence, its workforce development programs, its work in Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRIS) and its active role as a policy advocate at the local, state, and federal levels.
This is an exciting and important opportunity to build upon Child360's proven track record and steward the organization's continuing evolution into an outstanding and influential professional service and advocacy organization. Child360 is making great strides in elevating the profile of early education in Los Angeles County, and with effective leadership will be poised to impact the state, and nation. The CEO will partner with public and private stakeholders to help develop an entrepreneurial, innovative and collaborative model focused on providing high-quality early education environments that demonstrate continuous quality improvement, supporting community implementation of development programs, and sustaining an outstanding early education workforce. This effort will be underpinned by an inspiring and inclusive leadership style and a sustainable business model with diverse funding streams. To meet these strategic goals of Child360, the CEO will address several opportunities and challenges:
Develop a vision and strategy to advance Child360's identity and mission
Develop a sustainable business model through cultivation of external partnerships and diversification of funding streams
Expand the reach of Child360 and increase community impact
Provide executive leadership to support and enhance internal operations
Child360 has retained Isaacson, Miller, a national executive search firm, to assist in this search. Screening of complete applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For more details, including the full position profile and to submit inquiries, nominations, referrals, and applications, please see the Isaacson, Miller website for the search: www.imsearch.com/6623. Electronic submission of materials is required.
Deborah Hodson, Sheila Burgess, Ludi Chow, and Samantha Curran
1000 Sansome Street, Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94111
Child360 is committed to a process of diversity and inclusion. We welcome all qualified candidates for consideration. Child360 is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.