Careers at ECLC

Early Care and Learning Council (ECLC) is a statewide, not-for-profit membership organization that represents the 35 Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) programs across New York State. The CCR&Rs are on the front lines, providing direct assistance and support to parents, child care providers, and employers in their communities. ECLC works closely with the Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) to support and strengthen the capacity of CCR&R agencies by providing them with comprehensive services and support. Since 1975, ECLC has taken a leadership role in improving the quality of early care and education in New York State. Child Care Resource and Referral programs (CCR&Rs) are coordinating and planning agencies for local child care services. They provide support to child care providers, parents, businesses, and local governments.

ECLC is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. ECLC does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, business need and background check.

Learn more about our available positions below.

Current Openings

Senior Director of Community Development

Summary of Position: The Senior Director of Community Development’s primary responsibility is to position New York State’s 35 Child Care Resource and Referral agencies (CCR&Rs) as leaders in supporting the business side of child care and its role in local community development. As a key member of ECLC’s Leadership Team, the Senior Director will work closely with both ECLC’s Strategy and Vision and Programs and Services departments, with direct oversight of the Child Care Supply team. This is a new position, so the Senior Director will be instrumental in helping to shape the role.

Salary: $80,000

Finance Assistant

Summary of Position: The Finance Assistant is primarily responsible for working with the Director of Finance on day-to-day transactions to support the finance team. The ideal candidate will be detail orientated with strong organizational skills and a commitment to maintaining financial integrity. 

Salary: $50,000 – $55,000