2002 Old St Augustine Rd, Building A, Suite 50, Tallahassee, FL 32301

Position Announcement: Executive Director

in search of executive director

The Children’s Services Council of Leon County seeks an executive director to serve as the official representative of the organization and provide strategic leadership to its development as a catalyst for positive change to improve the lives and outcomes of children, youth and families in our community.

Overview of Children’s Services Council
Children’s Services Councils (CSCs), established by Florida statute, are independent taxing districts located in various counties throughout Florida. CSCs use local property taxes to fund programs and services that improve the lives of local children and families. Leon County voters created the Children’s Services Council of Leon County in 2020.

Overview of the Position
The Children’s Services Council of Leon County (CSCLC) is newly formed and seeking a visionary leader to guide the organization into the future. The successful candidate will have accomplished business skills, be performance oriented, including experience in results-based accountability, possess a passion for the CSCLC’s mission, and experience in successfully creating and leading collaborative enterprises involving multiple stakeholders.

This position is responsible for the overall operations of the CSCLC including planning, budgeting, advocacy, community leadership, implementing, managing and evaluating the activities and functions of the CSCLC. The position reports directly to the Governing Council of the CSCLC.

The full list of duties, responsibilities and professional qualifications is accessible online: https://bit.ly/3ryT1k5

Experience and Compensation
The anticipated salary range is $95,000 – $125,000 plus benefits, commensurate with experience and qualifications.

A Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Management, Social Sciences, Education Administration, Educational Leadership or other related area of specialization (preferred), with a minimum of eight years’ experience in management/leadership, community planning, program development and evaluation, agency budgeting, or related activities. A master’s degree can substitute for up to two years professional experience.

This position closed August 20.

View full list of applicants.
View selected list advancing to review round.
Review Application Packages of those being Interviewed in Round 1 (listed in alpha order by last name).
Agenda Materials from October 6 including Round 1 Interview scores and reference checks.

The executive director search committee recommended Ms. Cecka Rose Green for the position. On November 18, 2021, the full Council accepted the recommendation. Ms. Green’s contract was approved on December 16, 2021. She began in the role on January 1, 2022.

All applications are subject to the Florida Government in the Sunshine meaning all applications will be made available to members of the public upon request and all deliberations concerning selection of the Executive Director, including interviews, will be conducted during public meetings.