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President & Chief Executive Officer

Posted on Mar 12, 2020 by Federation Early Learning Services (FELS)

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Senior Appointments
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Providing high quality services since 1911, Federation
Early Learning Services (FELS) is widely regarded as a
leader in the child care field. With six centers and two after
school programs in Philadelphia, Montgomery and Delaware Counties,
FELS provides early childhood education and affordable child care
in a safe and nurturing environment to over 600 children annually,
aged six weeks to twelve years old. Built on a foundation of Jewish
values and traditions, today FELS serves children from families
with diverse economic, religious, and racial backgrounds in
year-round programs throughout the Delaware Valley. FELS also
provides fun and educational summer camp programs.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the President &
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) implements the strategic
plan and ensures fiscal, operational, marketing, human resources,
technology and programmatic outcomes that support the established
mission, goals and values of FELS. The President & CEO will
inspire, lead, and direct employees to achieve the highest levels
of excellence so that each child is provided with a challenging,
meaningful, and rewarding early childhood experience. Providing
leadership and information to the Board of Directors, the President
& CEO will grow the organization, as approved by the Board's
Strategic Plan, with annual goals and accomplishments.

Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 10 years of
progressively responsible senior leadership experience; prior
nonprofit experience and management of a complex, multi-site
organization preferred. The successful candidate will have an
appreciation and passion for the mission of FELS. Must have success
in leading teams, implementing a strategic vision, and meeting
aspirational goals. Proven success in an externally-facing
leadership role is essential. Must have extensive experience in
organizational development, personnel management, budget and
resource development, and strategic planning. Possess the ability
to build collaborative relationships and effectively navigate
across a highly engaged constituent base including children,
parents, staff and Board members. Bachelor's degree required;
Master's degree preferred. Willing and able to travel regionally;
must be available to attend events after work hours or on weekends,
as needed.
For a complete position description, listing of qualifications
and additional information on FELS , visit our website at

Qualified candidates may send resume and salary history
Catharine McGeever, Executive Recruiter
Lambert & Associates

Reference: 861237731

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