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Early Steps Employment Opportunities

Gulf Central - Charlotte, De Soto, Hardee, Highlands, Manatee, Sarasota

Position: Program Manager
Employer: The Health Planning Council of Southwest Florida, Inc.
Location: Sarasota, Florida
Counties Served: Sarasota, Charlotte, Manatee, Desoto, Highlands and Hardee

Posted: 10/21/11                        Expires: 11/13/11


Position Description:

The Health Planning Council of Southwest Florida is looking for a program manager for the Gulf Central Early Steps Program covering the counties of Sarasota, Charlotte, Manatee, Desoto, Highlands and Hardee.  The position is based in Sarasota.

The program manager reports to the Early Steps program director based in Fort Myers and is responsible for the operation of the Gulf Central Early Steps program, the efficiency of the employees that are part of his/her team and the implementation of the Part C Policies and Procedures under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).



The successful candidate has an in-depth knowledge of the Early Steps program and the necessary skills to handle:

  • Staff management
  • Team development
  • Delegation of appropriate responsibilities
  • Program questions
  • Monitoring and reporting of compliance with local, state, and federal policies and procedures
  • Community outreach