Under the direction of the Dean of Student Learning, the Director is responsible to plan, organize and administer the activities of the Child Development Center and coordinate its activities with appropriate Center instructional and operational departments while insuring compliance with District, local, state and federal laws and regulations.
• Plans, organizes, implements and effectively administers the programs of the Child
• Development Center; works with Center instructors and staff to establish operational goals and objectives; administers a program of self-evaluation to evaluate and improve services; and effectively coordinates Center operations with instructional curriculum and District administration.
• Provides staff supervision and training for Center personnel to include evaluation of assigned employees according to District policies and procedures; supervise and coordinate the assignments for lab students, parents, volunteers and substitute personnel.
• Actively participates in the employment procedures for assigned personnel/ positions; assigns and evaluates work activities, projects and programs, prepares work schedules; reviews teaching lesson plans.
• Plans, develops and effectively administers the annual Center budget; prepares and/or supervises the preparation of a variety of District and state reports and grant applications; forecasts staffing, equipment, material and supply requirements of the Center in budget administration.
• Maintains involvement and remains current in the field of early childhood education through professional activities including working with community and state agencies on conferences and professional activities.
• Works with families from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds and teaches successful parenting skills.
• May serve as classroom teacher to allow staff preparation time; participates in professional development activities; covers absences and provides demonstrations.
• Administers a system for observing, recording and evaluating student activity performance, behavior and development; identifies and communicates child behavior problems; schedules and conducts parent conferences.
• Inspects and arranges for corrective action for potential health, safety and security hazards or risks; administers a program of basic first aid and CPR.
• Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Offer and acceptance of employment is subject to verification of all information provided on the employment application, credential(s), transcripts, fingerprint results, and tuberculosis examination as required. Candidates selected for employment will be required to provide verification of work authorization in the form of a passport, valid driver's license, or other equivalent identification, and social security card.
The starting salary ranges from $93,345 - $119,560 annually, depending on education and experience. Excellent fringe benefits are included.
TO APPLY: To ensure full consideration, qualified candidates must submit:
• Compton Community College District Classified Application Online
• Upload the following documents:
• • • • Cover Letter (Letter of introduction highlighting your education and experience.)
• • • • Resume.
• • • • Valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of California
• • • • Copies of pertinent transcript(s). Multiple page transcripts must be uploaded as ONE pdf document. (Foreign Transcripts: Transcripts issued outside the United States of America require a course-by-course analysis with an equivalency statement from a certified transcript evaluation service verifying the degree equivalency to that of an accredited institution within the USA. For information on transcript evaluation services, please visit: http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/cl635.pdf)
*Please Note: Documents uploaded for a previous position cannot be reused for other positions. You must submit the required documents for each position you apply for by the closing date. Failure to do so will result in an incomplete application. Applications with an incomplete status will not receive consideration. You may check the status of your application online.
ALL APPLICATIONS MATERIALS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE AT:
• Master’s degree in Child Development, early childhood education, human development, home economics/family and consumer studies with a specialization in child development/early childhood education, or educational psychology with a specialization in child development/early childhood education, or possession of a valid California Community College Supervisory Credential, AND
• State of California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, Child Development Program Director Permit
• One program year of site supervisor experience, AND
• Evidence of sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students.
• Knowledge of pertinent state and federal laws, regulations and requirements for CDC operations.
• Demonstrated experience in curriculum development, and child and human development theory.
• Demonstrated experience in supervision, budget development and administration.
• Knowledge of computer-related technologies for support of instruction and administration.
• Experience with appropriate learning activities for children of various ages and skill levels.
• Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, implement and administer an effective CDC program.
• Experience in curriculum development according to the needs of children utilizing the Center that is effectively coordinated with the appropriate College instructional program.
• Familiar with Childcare Food Program
• Knowledge of Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP) Assessment System
• Ability to effectively supervise, train and evaluate assigned personnel.
• Ability to recognize, define and recommend corrective action behavioral and learning problems for young children.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
• Demonstrated experience in working effectively within a setting of diverse cultural and economic diversity.
• Effectively utilize computer-based programs and technologies.
• Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relations with others.