Job Opportunities

The Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development has the following opportunity available in the Early Care and Education Division:

Early Care & Education Division Director

Athens, Ohio

The ECE Division Director works with COAD Executive Director; the ECE Division leadership team; and the Ohio Child Care Resource & Referral Association (OCCRRA) to plan and conduct quality child care resource & referral and related services over a 31 county region of Ohio. Goals include serving families, communities, and providers, to increase quality and availability of early care and education services.

The Director will seek and administer grants and other revenue to increase the capacity of COAD and the division; ensures implementation of high-quality community-based services provided from 3 district offices, in conjunction with the division leadership team. Responsible for the division’s policies, operations, grants, and finances, in conjunction with COAD leadership.  Most ECE division programs and resources are grant funded yet building and sustaining division resources is a key component of this leadership role.  The director will work collaboratively with regional, state, and national early learning policy and advocacy stakeholders in ECE systems development; the director and ECE leadership team-work to ensure quality service delivery and implement state-funded programming.  The Director is responsible for division budgeting and financial management, grant writing, data management, and analysis and general oversight of division endeavors.  

Qualifications:  A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required in a human services field involving Early Care and Education (ECE) and/or public administration.  At least 5 years’ experience in ECE program administration is preferred, including grants management; experience in collaboration, community engagement, and systems building; adept in coordinating services among a diverse group of personnel to provide consistent, high-quality services across multiple locations.

Posting will remain open until the position is filled.

Send Resume and Cover Letter with 3 references to
Archie Spangler, HR Manager, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Mail to:
Archie Spangler
PO Box 787
Athens, Ohio 45701


RSVP Regional Manager Athens/Hocking/NET

COADs Senior Programs Division seeks a confident professional with at least three years of experience working with seniors or volunteers to join our team. The RSVP Regional Manager will serve in Athens and Hocking Counties as well as manage the NET (Non-emergency Transportation) program. This is a full-time position at 40 hours/week with some evening or weekends.

A great attribute for the candidate is to be knowledgeable on senior citizen matters and volunteer administration. Computer skills, primarily with Microsoft Office program, are required. The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to speak to groups and be motivated to provide excellent service to our community. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred but experience in the field will be considered in lieu of a degree.

Resume with cover letter must be received by 04/10/2018

Submit by email to:
Human Resources Manager
Archie Spangler
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COAD is an equal opportunity employer/provider of services.