Program Administrator

Job Type

Full Time


Details: $5,200.00 to 6,932.64 per month, based on experience and education plus excellent benefits




333 S. Anita Drive., Suite 350
United States


Under the direction and supervision of Children’s Home Society of California’s (CHS) Director of Program Operations, the Program Administrator is responsible for the on-site supervision of the Orange office staff and operations. In this capacity the Program Administrator will:

·        Coordinate the delivery of Early Learning and Education Programs in Orange County, including CalWORKs and non-CalWORKs subsidized child care, Family Child Care Home Education Network, Resource and Referral Program, and other local programs

·        Supervise Program Management Staff in the delivery of case management services to eligible families, including intake, certification, recertification, and termination of services

·        Coordinate and support quality developmentally appropriate programming for child care providers

·        Supervise and coordinate completion of Desired Results Developmental Profiles (DRDP) and Family Child Care Environmental Rating Scale Revised (FCCERS-R) observations

·        Conduct outreach and networking within the Orange County community and coordinate CHS’s support to community partners and groups

·        Ensure programs meet or exceed contract compliance, program goals, and objectives

·        Promote high quality program standards and monitor quality assurance

·        Mentor, train, and evaluate supervised staff

·        Ensure accurate, timely, and transparent reporting

·        Maintain office in a manner that meet CHS’s standards and expectations

·        Maintain all records in a high-quality manner and within record protection, retention, and destruction guidelines

·        Adhere to all agency policies and procedures, as well as applicable contractual and governmental regulations

·        Evening and weekend work hours will be required

·        Other duties and responsibilities will be assigned as needed


·          Master’s Degree in Child Development or Human Development, or related field desired; Bachelor’s Degree required

·          Minimum of seven years progressive leadership and supervisory experience

·          Prior nonprofit experience preferred

·          Knowledge of the Orange County early learning and education community and local programs

·          Knowledge of California Code of Regulations Title 22

·          Knowledge of California Code of Regulations Title 5

·          Ability to effectively manage a variety of service contracts

·          Excellent project management and organizational skills

·          Ability to prepare and present effective written work, provide clear instructions to varied levels of staff, provide strong attention to detail, and produce error-free work

·          Proactive professional with a strong work ethic and an ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment

·          Ability to manage multiple projects and shift quickly between assignments with a flexible and positive attitude while meeting deadlines

·          Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment

·          Commitment to CHS’s core mission and values, and an ability to model those values in relationships with colleagues, clients, and partners

·          Excellent ability to communicate effectively, respectfully, and transparently in a straightforward manner with Board Members and all levels of staff

·          Ability to use Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

·          Automobile, valid driver’s license, good driving record, and automobile insurance required

·          Ability to travel via air and surface transportation

SALARY SCALE: $5,200.00 to 6,932.64 per month, based on experience and education plus excellent benefits




Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

For consideration, send a cover letter and resume to Please indicate Program Administrator - Orange in the subject line.