Working Title: Instructional Program Manager I - C.H.I.L.D. Center Director
Appointment Type: AS-Renewable
The primary responsibility of the Director is the administration and coordination of the CHILD (Creative Hours in Learning Development) Center. The Center is licensed by the state of Wisconsin, serving children six weeks to 10 years of age. This position reports to the Assistant Chancellor for Student Affairs and is part of the Division of Student Affairs to ensure that the Center is effectively interfaced with institutional and divisional missions.
Responsibilities include the management of the physical, operational, programming and educational functions of The C.H.I.L.D. Center. The Director is accountable for the budget including the generation of user fees, segregated fees, and other funding sources as necessary and monitoring payroll, supplies, building maintenance, and other expenses. The Director supervises 7 academic staff, 1 university staff, and approximately 35 student employees. The Director works with other departments, outside agencies, professional organizations and individuals to meet the goals of the CHILD Center.
This position requires compliance with the Department of Children and Families Division of Early Care and Education (DCF 251), leadership in maintaining AdvancED accreditation, and participation in the YoungStar Quality Rating Scale. This position is a full-time, 100%, non-instructional Academic Staff position.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child Development, or related field
Wisconsin teaching license or eligibility to obtain a Wisconsin teaching license (regular or substitute)
Wisconsin Registry Certificate with a minimum of a level 12 (or eligible to register at level 12)
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written) with children, parents and staff
Effective management skills (e.g. time management, organization, planning, decision making, and problem solving)
Ability to provide supervision and leadership within a team-teaching model
Physical ability to lift 50 pounds
Ability to successfully pass a Post-Offer Pre-Employment Screen
Graduate credit hours or earned master's degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child Development, or related field
Wisconsin PK-3 or K-9 license
Demonstrated knowledge in the following: YoungStar Quality Rating Scale, Department of Children and Families Division of Early Care and Education (DCF 251) and NCA Accreditation
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants are required to apply online. UWRF will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.
Applicants are required to provide:
Cover letter addressing how your education and experience relate to the responsibilities and knowledge, skills, and abilities detailed within the posting
Provide the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references who can specifically comment on your teaching ability, experience and professional preparation (references).
Inquiries should be addressed to: Thomas Pedersen Search and Screen Committee Chair email@example.com.
Deadline to Apply: Initial review of applications will begin upon receipt. For full consideration, applicants should submit all required materials by February 6, 2019. A criminal background check will be completed on final candidates.
UW-River Falls does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources at 715-425-3926.
UW-River Falls is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer subject to all state and federal regulations pertaining to non-discrimination based upon sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, marital status, age, arrest and/or conviction record, veteran or military status. All persons, especially women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Employment is subject to federal laws that require verification of your identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
Confidentiality of Applicant Materials:
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the final candidates may be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
Annual Security and Fire Safety Report:
The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies can be viewed at https://www.uwrf.edu/Police/Annual-Security-Report.cfm or call University Police at 715-425-3133 for a paper copy.
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