Healthy Beginnings Executive Director

Healthy Beginnings works with the community and families to ensure that children enter kindergarten ready to succeed
by providing comprehensive developmental screenings and referrals to health, education and behavior services. The
essential duty of this position is maintaining the sustainability and quality of this program that has served Central
Oregon for over 20 years.
Qualities and Qualifications
The Healthy Beginnings Executive Director must possess relevant administrative and leadership experience supervising
and leading a team, developing and managing volunteers, and working in partnership with a board of directors. The
position requires an outstanding ability to successfully fundraise, proven experience in grant writing, and
organizational budgeting. The ideal candidate possesses sincere commitment, personal initiative, a firm sense of
professional responsibility, as well as solid organizational skills. The position requires a high level of critical thinking
and problem solving skills. The ability to identify and use resources for information and troubleshooting is essential.A flexible 32-hours per week and a competitive salary in the $40,000-$45,000 range. Benefits include: $1345/month
employer contribution towards family insurance benefits; paid sick, personal and vacation leave; 6% IAP retirement
contribution plus Oregon state PERS pension contribution; disability, life and AD&D insurance. Applications are due October 5th, 2020 no later than 5pm  For any questions about this position, contact Anna Higgins @ 541-771-6886 or A completed application packet should include: Letter of interest stating how your background experience qualifies you to assume the responsibilities of
this position Current résumé
 Completed application form (may be downloaded from HDESD website )
or via Recruit & Hire
 Three (3) professional letters of recommendation
Estimated Position Start Date
October 2020DIRECT YOUR MATERIALS REGARDING THIS POSITION TO:Kristen Johns, Human Resources Specialist
High Desert ESD
2804 SW Sixth Street
Redmond Oregon 97756
Fax: 541.638.9654 Email: