Executive Director

We’re looking to hire an experienced professional to join our team as the Executive Director at Kids Rock! Child Care Center in Luverne, MN.

If you have a passion for kids, have leadership or management experience working in a child care setting, thrive in a fast-paced environment, and have experience in budgeting and financial management — then we want to hear from you!  The center is currently being remodeled and is expected to open Spring 2025.


As Executive Director, you will:

  • Provide strategic direction and leadership for the opening of the new center.
  • Oversee all day-to-day operations, ensuring a safe and nurturing environment.
  • Manage staff development and create a positive work culture.
  • Build strong relationships with families and the community.
  • Ensure compliance with state licensing regulations.


  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Be a graduate of a high school or hold an equivalent diploma
  • Have at least 1,040 hours of paid or unpaid staff supervision experience
  • Have at least nine quarter credits or 90 hours earned in any combination of accredited courses in staff supervision, human relations, and child development
  • Meets the qualifications of a teacher specified in Minnesota Rules part 9503.0032
  • Certification in first aid and CPR required within 3 months of hire; must be maintained by obtaining recertification as necessary
  • Must pass MN DHS Background Study


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Human Relations or related field.
  • Three years of direct management experience as a Director of a childcare center, non-profit or similar operation.
  • Two years of experience in early childhood teaching or serving as assistant director.
  • Proven ability to manage and lead a diverse team of staff.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with regulatory agencies such as MN Rule 3, Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP), Parent Aware, Early Learning Scholarships, Child and Adult Care Food Programs (CAFCP) or the ability and willingness to learn.
  • Experience in budgeting and financial management.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, plus a basic knowledge of technology and its use


Competitive Pay

Paid Time Off

Paid Holidays

Health Insurance


Ready to take the next step?

Learn more about us! Be sure to check out ‘Job Details’ for more information!

Apply online!  Please submit your application online through this link or by clicking the  ‘Apply Now’ button.  Please be sure to upload your resume and cover letter at the end of the application form.

Position will be posted until filled.  Next review date is 7/25/24.