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Director of Parent & Family Engagement – Early Childhood

Reports to: Deputy Executive Director for Programs

The Director of Parent & Family Engagement – Early Childhood (“The Director”) will provide overall strategic vision as a member of INCLUDEnyc’s program leadership team. The Director will supervise and oversee one of four Program teams of approximately six professionals, who develop and implement group and individual professional development, coaching, and direct assistance to key stakeholders from the early intervention and early childhood special education community. Stakeholders will include parents, families and caregivers, school staff, and community-based professionals working with young people with disabilities. The Director will be a critical part of a project implementation team, and will be responsible for cultivating and maintaining partnerships with public and community based organizations to promote positive outcomes for young children with disabilities.


  • Lead and support and team members in delivering high-quality program services.
  • Facilitate joint planning and collaborative implementation with NYC DOE and NYSED representatives and other partners.
  • Provide and support the delivery of training to family members of young people with disabilities, as well as professional development to school and program staff.
  • Provide and support the delivery of direct assistance to family members and professionals.
  • Ensure accurate and thorough tracking of services and outcomes, assess data to monitor progress, and produce reports for various stakeholders.
  • Participate in leadership and organizational partner meetings, and represent INCLUDEnyc at community meetings, events, and conferences.


  • Master’s Degree in Education, Social Work, or a related field strongly preferred.
  • 8+ years of progressive responsibility in education, human services, and/or disability-related organizations, with 3 years supervisory experience.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience delivering professional development, coaching, or support.
  • Knowledge of early intervention, early childhood, and special education landscape in NYC.
  • Experience in family engagement programming.
  • Well developed supervisory and management skills.
  • Strong project management, with the ability to lead multiple projects simultaneously, from planning through completion.
  • Self-directed and well-organized.
  • Comfort with shifting deadlines and priorities.
  • Creative problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Google Apps for Business (Gmail, Docs/Drive/Calendar), and Salesforce preferred.
  • Willingness to travel via public transportation to locations across the five boroughs throughout the year, and outside of New York City approximately twice per year.
  • Occasional evenings and Saturdays required.
  • Demonstrated commitment to INCLUDEnyc’s mission of building positive outcomes for infants, children, and young adults with disabilities.

$80,000 – $90,000


  • Comprehensive health benefits offering
  • 403B plan with employer match
  • NYS 529 College Savings
  • Generous holiday and paid time off schedule
  • Temporary hybrid work model
  • Employee Discount Plan

Please send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements in .doc or .pdf format, subject line: “LAST NAME_Director of Parent and Family Engagement – Early Childhood” to Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered.