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Child Care Manager

Responsibilities:  Coordinate all aspects of the CDC including ensuring compliance with all applicable licensing, regulatory, and accrediting  Determine safety, maintenance and security requirements for the facility. Coordinate parent partnership plan including orientations, workshops, parent groups, use of Parent Resource Room, newsletters, bulletin boards and class parent involvement activities. Hire, train and supervise professional and paraprofessional staff (interns & practicum students).  Develop and supervise classroom program, curriculum and schedules to ensure best practices and developmentally appropriate practices.  Oversee food service.

Specific Qualifications:  Knowledge of child care licensing regulations.  Excellent communication skills both orally and written; good presentation skills; Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, staff and out-side agencies; Excellent organizational, multi-tasking and report writing skills; Ability to supervise employees effectively; Computer skills including word processing and on-line operations.

Education: Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education, Bachelor’s preferred or a related field;  Experience as a director or assistant director in a child care program

Experience: with United States Department of Agriculture  - Child and Adult Care Food Program and Department of Human Services Child Care Assistance Program; Experience in developing, teaching and conducting classes or workshops for child care staff and/or parents; Supervision and staff management experience; Ability to pass a criminal background check and a central registry search as required by state child care licensing regulations; Medical examination including chest x-ray or tuberculin test as required by state child care licensing;  Current CPR and First aid certification or ability to obtain as required by state child care licensing.

Core competencies: Communication, Intercultural Proficiency, Management, Planning

Updated Jan. 20, 2013