Kidscope Director

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $60,000
Maximum: $80,000



Start Date


Application Deadline



Cloister Court
Chapel Hill
North Carolina
United States


Chapel Hill Training Outreach Project, Inc. is seeking a Director to manage and lead the KidSCope Program. The role of Director is to oversee and ensure the implementation of high quality early childhood education, parent education and support, and social emotional/mental health services for children birth to 5, and their families in Orange County and Chatham Counties, North Carolina. The KidSCope Director works under the supervision of the CHTOP Executive Director in providing leadership in planning, designing, implementing and evaluating programs, and in representing the agency in local, regional, state and national communities. The KidSCope Director is responsible for supervising key staff and assuring that all program mandates and standards for excellence are met consistently. This position develops the structure, systems and procedures to facilitate this. Other duties include fundraising, marketing, community outreach, staff development and mentoring. The KidSCope Director is the external face of the organization and, therefore, serves as the primary spokesperson to the organization’s constituents, funders, partners and collaborators, and policy makers. In addition to operating responsibility for fiscal and programmatic aspects of the program, the position bears the responsibility of assuring that the program is strategically positioned for future sustainability.  


Minimum requirements:


  • Prefer Master’s Degree in Social Work, Early Childhood Education, Mental Health, Public Health or equivalent, or a Master’s Degree in Business Management and Leadership with training/coursework in non-profit management, human services, social work or early childhood education.

§ Significant experience (5+ years) in a senior level management and leadership position with a non-profit or educational organization that included supervision, fiscal management, grant writing, program planning, development and evaluation. 

§ At least 5 years of experience working with families and children who may have experienced mental health or developmental issues, trauma, living in poverty. Experience working with immigrant, refugee, dual language learners, Latino and African –American families preferred.

§ Leadership style that values collaboration, innovation, teamwork, and a commitment to the mission of the organization.

§ Demonstrated mastery of fundamental executive competencies: interpersonal skills, oral and written communication, time management, flexibility, strategic thinking, leading, team building, developing others, data collection and analysis, and technology skills and management.  


Full-time, 40 hours/week. Salary based on relevant education and experience. Salary range is $60,000 to $80,000 annually.

Chapel Hill Training Outreach Project, Inc. is an EEO employer.

Level of Language Proficiency

English and Spanish preferred

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

Master's degree

How To Apply

Please submit your Resume and cover letter