Subsidy Programs Administrator II
KinderCare Education, we make it our passion to nurture a sense of discovery,
joy, and wonder in every child, every day, at every one of our centers. As the
nation’s leading private provider in accredited early childhood education,
we’re committed to delivering the highest-quality child care and educational
opportunities for families and the dedicated professionals who serve them.
see the greatness in each child, and we believe teachers can change the world.
Every day, our more than 33,000 employees create a world of learning, joy, and
adventure for more than 158,000 children. Whether you’re in one of our centers
or providing support from our headquarters in Portland, Oregon, being a part of
the KinderCare family means that you care deeply about positively impacting the
lives of children and families through the power of education.
Education has three brands to meet the needs of busy families wherever they
in neighborhoods with our KinderCare Learning Centers that offer early
childhood education and care for children 6 weeks to 12 years old
at offices with KinderCare Education at Work, our suite of family-focused
benefits for organizations to offer to their employees, including on-site and
near-site early learning centers, Back-up Care for last-minute child care and
we’re at schools with our Champions before and after school programs
Food Program Administrator II is an entry level position that is responsible
for supporting the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) in qualified
centers. They will ensure nutritious meals are provided in accordance with
state and federal regulations and KCE’s standards. They will influence change
and maximize revenue while seeking to ensure they are aligned with the culture
and demonstrate KCE service values in all that they do. A successful
administrator II will be proficient in CACFP State regulations, actively
engaged with processors, center staff and District Managers to influence center
performance and will be a forward thinker that helps create a food program that
the financial benefit of the Child & Adult Care Food Program by meeting or
exceeding individual key performance metrics (i.e. financial data, quality
control and customer satisfaction).
evaluate, support and train centers to achieve maximum financial results and
minimizing risk with sustained results by driving for results and influencing
centers to achieve goals and established metrics.
Program integrity and compliance by meeting deadlines and applicable CACFP
state and federal requirements. Advocate for KCE and assigned centers while
adhering to company policies and procedures (i.e. coordinating state audits and
reviews and attending state-sponsored training, monitoring, tracking, and
assessing site operations.)
in effective communication and support internal customers to run a successful
food program and drive for continual improvement by influencing centers to
maintain compliance and maximize reimbursement.
and understand state regulations, determine the impact to current or future
processes, and inform the team members who need to know
both team and individual performance goals and work independently and
contribute to a high performing team.
engagement in their role and the company’s culture while adapting to change.
KCE's Grow Happy nutrition & wellness strategy by proving the support,
tools and training centers need to meet established goals and metrics.
familiar with the approved health and nutrition services in each state in order
to be the resource for centers when referrals are needed.
participate in other related duties as assigned.
skills and abilities:
Solving/Decision Quality –sees hidden problems; conducts thorough analysis;
looks beyond the obvious and doesn’t stop at the first answer. Understands the
impact of their actions and keeps the right people informed. Can find common
ground and solve problems for the good of all.
regular analysis of center performance in order to create and implement support
plans that demonstrate effective problem solving and consider the impact to
others while driving for results. (center qualification calculations, milk
shortages, disallowances, required forms, etc.)
for Results –Is bottom-line oriented; is accountable to self and other for
results; collaborates to set objectives and looks to meet goals that align to
the department dashboard and metrics.
how and when works gets done to achieve desired results and meet CACFP
requirements for each state such as contracts, monitor visits, training,
resourcefulness and problem solving skills when collaborating with others.
(Peers, supervisor/manager, centers, processing team, District Managers).
passion and upholds integrity while working within the framework of company
policies and procedures to grow food program. (Add centers and revenue, and
cost and maximize results by scheduling office and travel time effectively and
Focus – Effectively balances competing priorities while aligning with our
service values and the department mission statement. Establishes and maintains
effective relationships and gains trust and respect.
future needs, removes complexities and brings improved results. Uses a variety
of communication styles and communicates the right message to drive for the
desired result. Respectful of centers’ priorities and acts with them in mind.
Helps centers understand what they need to do and why it’s important.
on the Fly-Versatile and quick learner; views problems and unfamiliar tasks as
a challenge; is open to change while experimenting to try and multiple
lessons learned to new situations. Uses available tools and resources; ask
questions to gain understanding and seek alignment.
KinderCare Education is an Equal
Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion,
disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status,
gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or
US-Kansas, US-Missouri, US-Nebraska
National Support Center
May 16, 2017, 9:22:44 PM