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McNeilly Center for Children

Enrollment and Family Engagement Director

McNeilly Center for Children


Job Summary

If you’re passionate about positively impacting the lives of others and making connections in the world of early childhood education, the Enrollment and Family Engagement Director role might be for you! McNeilly’s research-based curriculum, center accreditation process, and talented teaching staff, the Enrollment and Family Engagement Director is changing the world one milestone at a time. Enrollment and Family Engagement Director maintains enrollment and educates parents, and community leaders on the incredible value of early childhood education and how we build strong foundations to give healthy starts.

The Enrollment and Family Engagement Director should possess outstanding relationship skills and have a calling for working with children and families. S/he must be flexible and adaptable with the ability to work collaboratively with educators/staff, parents, and community members. This full-time, full-year position is part of the management team of McNeilly Center for Children and reports to the Executive Director.

Job Responsibilities

  • Ensure maximum enrollment by utilization of all conceivable means of recruitment
  • Work with individual families to encourage, motivate, and assist the family in its own effort to improve the conditions and quality of family life
  • Assist families in carrying out health referrals and other social service recommendations
  • Maintain a concise up-to-date family service record on each assigned student
  • Develop, and connect partnerships and programs that improve student and family educational and social-emotional outcomes
  • Promotes family involvement and advocacy throughout the program
  • Attends parent meetings/training
  • Demonstrate positive and professional work habits
  • Manage parent relations: interpret and communicate policies originated from Parent Handbook, communicate other information from staff to parents on issues or incidents, mediate between staff and parents, counsel with parents, and refer applicable services.
  • Coordinate speech/language, hearing vision, and dental screening at least annually.
  • Complete end-of-the-month reports.
  • Reports directly to the Executive Director
  • Assist with other center-related duties as needed


Bachelor’s Degree or associate degree in Sociology, Social Work, or Education from an accredited college or university. Valid Driver’s License.

Two years minimum social work and family engagement experience

Experience working with low-income families

Experience with engaging families and setting family goals

Ability to be a responsive listener

Knowledge of health and medical terms

Additional Information


This is a full-time position with medical, dental, retirement match, discounted childcare, and other insurance benefits.

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume to natalie.jackson@mcneillycenter.org


  • Date Posted: July 24, 2023
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Administrative
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 08/14/2023
  • Working Hours: M-F 8:30 am-5:30 pm