The Assistant to the Director position provides both administrative and classroom support to the Child Development Center (CDC). The Assistant to the Director assists the Center Administrator in maintaining all office operations in various roles throughout the day. This position serves as a floater; assisting in the classrooms as needed, and as a substitute for any classroom teacher any time she/he is on leave. Duties include: maintaining and updating all office files (admissions, enrollment, tuition, center licensing records, etc.), facilitating center communication, and assisting with the implementation of the Center’s educational program.
Hiring offers for this position are contingent on the successful completion of a background check.
American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its programs and activities.
An Associate’s degree or equivalent in Early Childhood Education or a related field. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
Two years of early childhood teaching experience and child care office management skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills, with proficiency in MS Office products and strong organizational skills are a must
A global outlook, practical idealism, and a passion for public service define American University. American University is a private doctoral institution situated in a residential neighborhood of northwest Washington, D.C. Our academic strengths are grounded in social responsibility and a commitment to cultural and intellectual diversity.
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