Careers at ECLC

Early Care and Learning Council (ECLC) is a statewide, not-for-profit membership organization that represents the 35 Child Care Resource Centers (CCRC) programs across New York State. The CCRCs 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 CCRC 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. CCRCs 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

Infant Toddler Mental Health Director

Summary of Position: The Infant Toddler Mental Health Director will lead an innovative statewide early childhood mental health consultation project aimed at enhancing the capacity of the caregiver to support the emotional and cognitive development of infants and toddlers in their care. Infant Toddler Mental Health Director leads professional development, onboarding, sustainability, and best practices training for a network of Infant Toddler Mental Health Specialists within 35 agencies across 7 regions of New York State. The Infant Toddler Mental Health Director works directly with the the Director of Research & Evaluation, the Regional Infant Toddler Resource Centers, and Infant Toddler Mental Health Consultants and Supervisors to implement and deliver a continuum of services that takes a developmental perspective and offers anticipatory guidance to enhance the capacity of the caregiver to support the emotional and cognitive development of infants and toddlers in their care. The Infant Toddler Mental Health Director is responsible for the strategic direction of the Infant Toddler Mental Health Project, including designing a protocol of care and trainings that position the Early Care & Learning Council and IT Regional Resource Centers as leaders in the emotional health and well-being of infants and toddlers.

Salary: $85,500

Business Training Implementation and Development Coordinator

Summary of Position: The Business Training Implementation and Development Coordinator is responsible for developing a high-quality curriculum and training plan that supports the learning goals of the Business Specialists located within Child Care Resource Centers (CCRCs). The Business Training Coordinator will develop and execute a training curriculum for the Business Specialists to ensure that they are prepared to deliver engaging, relevant, and accurate business training and intensive technical assistance for child care across the state.  The Business Training Coordinator will also plan professional learning community meetings and special events designed to enhance the business support services that CCRCs offer.  The ideal candidate for this role has a passion for the business side of child care and enjoys thinking creatively about how to best meet the professional development needs of adults.  Additionally, the ideal candidate has a strong background in adult learning, curriculum development, meeting planning and facilitation, and enjoys seeing others grow and flourish in their work.

Salary: $60,000

Senior Director of Programs and Services

Summary of Position: The Senior Director of Program and Services primary responsibility is to oversee three key Director level positions. In addition, this position will work directly with New York State’s 35 Child Care Resource Center agencies (CCRCs) to build community relationships and implement creative solutions to address early childhood education opportunities. 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. This will include direct oversight of the Director of Child Care Supply, the Director of Professional Development and the Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB).

This is a new position; the Senior Director will be instrumental in helping to shape the role.

Salary: $110,000