Business manager

CDS is recruiting an Executive Director and a Commercial Director

Executive Director

Job requirements

Formal education: Master’s degree in one or more of the following categories; Public administration, school administration, special education or early childhood education or at least a bachelor’s degree plus 5 years of work experience in any of the fields listed above.

Knowledge and experience:

  • Knowledge of public law (IDEA) and the Wyoming Department of Special Education Chapter 7 Services for Children with Disabilities.
  • Practical and administrative experience.
  • Experience in tax management, fundraising, grant preparation and administration, and staff supervision.
  • Assessment material and ECSE program

The description:

The Executive Director oversees, manages and administers all functions of the program. He / she provides a comprehensive and coordinated child care and special education / early intervention program in accordance with the goals and objectives of Fremont County Child Development Services as well as state rules and regulations and federal regulations relating to the services provided. The CEO will also ensure that the board is fully informed about all aspects of the agency’s program. This is an exempt position under the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act.

Financial direction:

Develop and implement the annual budget based on funds generated from federal, state and local sources.

Operational management:

Implement service delivery systems.

Staff management:

  • Keep abreast of personnel matters at all sites.
  • Coordinate staff efforts to provide smooth, comprehensive, high-quality services to children and families.
  • Plan and coordinate staff training.
  • Deal with employee concerns and grievances as specified in CDS policies and procedures.
  • Accept resignations and make disciplinary decisions, including decisions to terminate employees.
  • Recruit and hire employees as needed.


CREDITS: An associate’s degree in a business-related field is preferred.


Three years of successful experience in a commercial field with a specialization in accounting. Computer skills required.

REPORTS TO: The Executive Director


  • Maintains confidentiality with all aspects of our program, including personnel issues, clients and client files.
  • General Responsibilities:
  • Maintains confidentiality with all aspects of our program including, but not limited to client records, personnel, and organizational administrative matters.
  • Provide assistance to the CEO, Board of Directors and staff.
  • Be responsible for all office procedures.
  • Maintains an up-to-date and accurate accounting system.
  • Provides monthly financial reports to the CEO and Board of Directors.
  • Assist in the preparation of state and federal reports.
  • Administers financial records, payments of all financial obligations (including payroll, payroll taxes and accounts payable) and employee benefits.
  • Cooperates with state, federal and independent auditors in their review of financial records.
  • Maintains and updates the file system.
  • Administrative responsibilities:
  • Help define policies related to the operation of the center and maintain appropriate insurance for the program (civil liability and health).
  • Help to manage the day to day problems related to the administration of the centers.
  • Assistance in writing grants and securing funds from various funding sources.
  • Complies with Federal and State of Wyoming rules and regulations and any other state and federal funding status relating to the program.

Tax management:

  • Assists the general manager in the preparation and management of the budget.
  • Assists the Executive Director in operating the program within budget.
  • Assists the general manager in the monthly presentation of the budget to the board of directors.

Staff management:

  • Assist in revising job descriptions prepared for staff.
  • Support in the planning, implementation and evaluation of continuing education with the help of staff.
  • Participate in the planning of programs in cooperation with the staff.
  • Maintains a professional relationship with staff members.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of personnel policies and procedures with assistance from personnel.
  • Evaluate annually all supervised and assigned personnel, in accordance with the governance policy established by the Board of Directors.
  • Maintain and increase professional growth by participating in various profession-related workshops and internships, as well as keeping abreast of new literature in the field.
  • Maintains regular and ongoing liaison with the Executive Director to keep him informed of important program events, staffing and staff, community and client issues.

All positions are paid over 12 months and CDS has an excellent benefits program for full-time employees including: Health, Vision, Dental, AFLAC, Life Insurance, Teladoc, FSA (Medical and Personal Care dependent), Wyoming retirement and illness / staff.

More information about each opening is listed on our website

Please send your resume to PO Box 593, Lander, WY 82520 or email [email protected].Please call 332-5508 / 856-4337 or visit our website for an application.

Closing date: until the position is filled

CDS is an EOE