Description Under the direction of the Department Chair, the Director is responsible for the management and operations of the Child and Family Center, in the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences.
• Lead Program Administrator for Child and Family Center
• Creates and oversees staff and student teacher training, curriculum development
• Oversees and maintains NAEYC accreditation and state licensing Standards Knowledge Skills and Abilities
Decision and leadership skills to lead a team and implement ideas, due to supervisory and oversight requirement of the position. Critical evaluation skills to evaluate employee performance and encourage positive outcomes in employees, due to supervisory and oversight of the position. Current professional development participation and membership due to maintenance of high-quality program.
Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university’s commitment to a “vision of excellence.”
Education and Experience
Required: Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in a related field and four (4) years of related experience.
Preferred: Four (4) years’ work experience in a childcare setting, including preschool and toddler teaching due to supervision of classrooms. Master’s degree in Child Development/Family Studies or related field. Educational coursework in Toddler and Preschool curriculum programming. Possession of Child Development Permit required at program director level. Coursework in childcare administration. Coursework in Parent education and involvement in educational environments. Coursework in Leadership, advocacy, supervision of early childhood programs. Work-related experience in an NAEYC accredited program preferred due to requirement to maintain certification. Work experience in supervising staff and student teachers due to supervisory responsibilities.
Certificates CPR/First Aid/Preventative Health Certification.
Department Family and Consumer Sciences
Classification Administrative Analyst/Specialist – Exempt II
Compensation The hiring range for this position is $4,639 to $6,000 per month, commensurate with experience. The salary range for this classification is $4,693 to $8,489 per month.
Benefits Excellent benefits through CalPERS (health, vision, dental), tuition fee waiver, generous vacation and sick leave, and 14 paid holidays each year.
Time Base Full-time temporary position for one year with no permanent status granted. Temporary assignments may expire prior to the ending date.
Additional Information The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
Due to the nature of this position, current CSULB employees are subject to a criminal record check unless they have successfully completed a criminal background check through CSULB within the past 12 months.
California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.
Equal Employment Statement CSULB is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can learn, live, and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual, without regard to race or ethnicity (including color or ancestry), nationality, religion or religious creed, gender (or sex), gender identity (including transgender), gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, medical condition, genetic information, age, veteran or military status. CSULB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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CSU Vaccination Policy The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement as a condition of employment. The system wide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to [email protected]
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