Executive Director/CEO

Executive Director

Wake County Smart Start (WCSS) seeks an Executive Director to carry out the goals and oversee the administration of the organization. Founded in 1996 through the Smart Start initiative across North Carolina, WCSS’s mission is to build the capacity of families and the community to prepare children, birth to age five, for success in school and in life. WCSS works to improve the quality, accessibility and affordability of child care, provide preventive health and early intervention services, and offer family support services.


Note from the hiring committee: As we continue to work to refine CEF’s leadership structure, we have recently updated the job posting for the co-director position to clarify roles and responsibilities, and to offer a more competitive range of compensation.

Interim Executive Director

Interim Executive Director- Reporting directly to the Board of Directors and working in close partnership with the Artistic Director, the Interim Executive Director will be the key administrative leader of The Choir School. The Interim Executive Director will be responsible for overseeing administration, governance, communication, fundraising, and strategic planning. The board will be pursuing the hiring of a permanent Executive Director in May, 2020 and the interim may be a welcome candidate for the permanent role.

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