Child Development Center. The Director of Child Development Center oversee operations of the Georgia Southern University Child Development Center (CDC), a National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)-accredited and inclusive child development laboratory school.
Oversees curriculum development and the implementation of the curriculum in the
? Ensures compliance with state licensing, Quality Rated, and NAEYC accreditation
? Hires, supervises, and evaluates CDC staff including teachers, administrative
assistant, head chef, and substitute teachers.
? Manages CDC budget.
? Builds and maintains positive relationships with parents, faculty, students, child-care
agencies and organizations, and local community.
? Facilitates college student observation, participation, and internships.
? Works closely with faculty in the Child and Family Development program in meeting
the mission of a high quality laboratory school.
? Performs related duties as assigned to support the mission of the University.
Master’s Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Child and Family Studies, or related field; complete and maintain Pediatric First Aid and CPR certification; complete and maintain Bright from the Start and NAEYC director training requirements; five or more years of related work experience; effective communication skills (verbal and written); developed organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; legally authorized to work in the United States; and successful completion of background investigation and electronic submission of fingerprint images prior to employment
Two or more years of experience as a Center Director or University Child Development Instructor; experience with accreditation, child care licensing, Quality Rated systems, and inclusive environments of early childhood laboratory schools; experience with mentoring and managing childcare staff
About Georgia Southern University
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