Under general supervision create and maintain a professional office environment that will promote efficiency and support the daily operations for all services offered through the LMU Children's Center. Serve as the primary liaison for the Children’s Center to the Staff and Families.
Typically a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field.
Minimum of 12 units completed in Early Childhood Education or the equivalent (as stipulated by Department of Social Services State Licensing), including 3 units in Infant/Toddler if working with children under the age of 2.
Some knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices and NAEYC Accreditation criteria helpful.
Minimum 1-2 years work experience in a licensed Child Care Center or comparable group Child Care Program desired. Infant/Toddler experience preferred.
Minimum of four years general office experience with emphasis on customer service and direct responsibility for problem solving or facilitating customer inquiries. Preferred classroom teaching experience.
Strong computer skills with expertise in Microsoft Office. Database experience highly desired.
Manage multiple conflicting priorities. Communicate information in a way that encourages response to questions clients, customers, and the general public. Interpret a variety of instructions provided both orally and in written form.
Ability to analyze, manage, multi-task, motivate, plan, organize and execute day-to-day operations; work under constant deadlines and maintain a rigorous and detail-oriented approach to each task; ability to assess, prioritize and delegate the flow of work on a daily basis; ability to write and edit memos, minutes, and other documents accurately and efficiently.
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to competently assist staff and parents. Exceptional organizational skills.
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