Child Development Services Director– Mankato, MN

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Current Openings

Minnesota Valley Action Council has an opening for

Child Development Services Director – Mankato, MN

Responsibilities include:

The Child Development Services Director is responsible for the effective and efficient administration of Head Start and the Birth to 3 Home Visiting Program. Responsibilities include:

  • Plan, direct, and implement Child Development Services programs
  • Ensure regulatory compliance with Head Start Performance Standards and DHS Rule 3 Child Care licensing
  • Supervise administrative staff
  • Grant writing at federal, state, and local level
  • Responsible for program budgeting, monitoring, and reporting
  • Maintain relationship with Head Start Policy Council and MVAC Board of Directors
  • Operate as part of MVAC management team responsible for planning, development, and implementation of agency policies

Bachelor’s degree required. Experience in early childhood family systems, budgeting and program management preferred. Three to five years’ experience in program and fiscal management information systems and staff supervision or equivalent combination of education and experience required. 40 hours/week.  In area travel required for position.

Salary DOQ. Health insurance is offered, and benefits include paid holidays and vacation.

Apply online at & provide resume by 05/12/2023, or to:

MVAC HR, 706 N. Victory Dr., Mankato, MN. MVAC is an EEO/AA Employer



Please submit a letter of interest and resume, plus application using one of the options below:

Click on the online job application button at the top of the page to apply online.

Or to mail in your completed forms send to the address below:

Human Resources
Minnesota Valley Action Council
706 North Victory Drive, Mankato, MN 56001
Printable application – Click on the pdf below (Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)
Application For Employment MNVAC

Please note – MVAC requires separate applications materials for each position for which you wish to be considered.

MVAC is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

For more information contact

Minnesota Valley Action Council
1-507-345-6822 or
1-800-767-7139 (toll free)
706 North Victory Drive
Mankato, MN 56001

Benefits and Insurance

MVAC offers a comprehensive benefit package, including:

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Pre-tax medical spending and dependent care accounts
  • 403(b)
  • Vacation, Personal Leave and Holidays
  • Optional supplemental insurance

**Coverage may vary dependent on full time vs. part-time employment. Contact HR for details.