Home Based Manager

Institute for Human & Social Development - Menlo Park, CA

Position:                                Home Based Manager

Location:                                Menlo Park

Salary:                                  Depending on Experience

Filing Deadline:                      Open until filled



  • Supervises home based specialists on the Coast and North County through case management, staff meetings, individual supervision meetings, observations, and review of records. Conducts formal performance evaluations on direct reports. Provides orientation and training of new Home Based Specialist.  Documents evidence of employee development.
  • Works with South County Home Based Manager to ensure technical assistance and support to staff in child development, health/nutrition, family services, disabilities, and mental health. Works with management team to develop and implement professional development plan for all staff.
  • Works with management team to develop and implement recognition programs. Acts as liaison between supervisor and supervisee on al l issues related to personnel. Acts as liaison between IHSD and other agencies on all employee related matters.
  • Collaborates with coordinators and staff to ensure the delivery of high quality services to infants/toddlers, preschoolers, and their families.
  • Develops and evaluates home based program policies, procedures, and curriculum with management team. Prepares a monthly progress report and submits to Director in timely manner.
  • Develops and implements a monitoring system to ensure compliance with Head Start Performance Standards regarding average daily attendance, comprehensive service delivery, and socializations
  • Complies with the child abuse and neglect law and reporting requirements.  Communicates and collaborates with coordinators to ensure compliance.
  • Together with the South County HB Manager, contributes to the development of the recruitment and enrollment plan.
  • Implements strategies towards the recruitment and enrollment of Early Head Start Home Based/Head Start children and families.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Child Development, Psychology, or a related field.
  • A minimum of one (1) year work experience with and knowledge of principles of family dynamics, early intervention and infant development.
  • A minimum of one (1) year work experience with and knowledge of issues specific to low-income populations.
  • A minimum of one (1) year supervisory experience.
  • Knowledge of community agency resources for staff and parents.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and utilize computer to prepare necessary reports.
  • Ability to establish and maintain a cooperative and professional working relationship with staff, parents and other public agency personnel.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications – Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.



Applicants will be reviewed by a screening committee for satisfaction of minimum qualification standards.  The best candidates for the position will be invited for a panel interview and evaluation.  All candidates interviewed will be notified in writing following their interview.  Please submit copies of transcripts, degree(s) and any certification along with the cover letter and resume.





Physical Examination, TB Test, Immunizations and CPR upon employment

Fingerprint Clearance/Child Abuse Index/Criminal Record Statement/NSOPW  


APPLY:                Attn: Human Resources Department

                            Institute for Human and Social Development

                            155 Bovet Road, Suite 300

                            San Mateo, CA 94402

                            E-Mail to: hr_resume@ihsdinc.org



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Job Details

Category: Management

Type: FT

Location: Menlo Park, CA

Salary: Competitive Salary

Posted On: April 6th, 2018

Agency Details

Website: www.ihsdinc.org

A non-profit organization, IHSD provides comprehensive early care and education services for children from birth through five years throughout San Mateo County. Research has continually demonstrated that high quality early care and education programs have a significant impact on a child’s chances of future success. Our mission is to provide excellent comprehensive child development and support services to the highest needs children of 0-5 years old and their families in partnership with the community of San Mateo County.

At IHSD, we are committed to providing the highest quality comprehensive early care and education and family services to support the school readiness of each child. Through our child development centers, family child care homes, and home based visiting programs, we offer early care and education and family services that are built upon the needs of the children, families, and communities.