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

Business Curriculum Development and Training Coordinator

Summary of Position: The Business Curriculum Development and Training 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 & Referral (CCR&R) agencies.  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 CCR&Rs 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

Child Care Supply Assistant

Summary of Position: Early Care & Learning Council is looking for an organized, detail-oriented, customer service professional to join our team as an assistant on the Child Care Supply team.  The right individual will have a passion for keeping our small team moving quickly and efficiently toward our goal of increasing the number of child cares in New York.  If you enjoy creating and reiterating processes and helping others to do their best work as well, this will be a great position for you. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, proficiency in office software, and the ability to multitask effectively.  Lastly, the ideal candidate is passionate about the role that high-quality early childhood education plays in the lives of young children, their families, and the entire economy in New York and is looking for a way to make a positive impact on that goal. 

Salary: $50,000