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Job ID 1741 Location Ellensburg Full/Part Time Full-Time Regular/Temporary Regular
This position assists in the management of two Early Childhood Learning Center sites with responsibilities for the day-to-day operation of the classrooms and in maintaining a quality educational learning program. Supervise approximately 50 student/temporary staff at the ECLC in Brooklane Village and Rainbow Center. Train and assist with educational learning activities and instruction. Manage files and paperwork for student staff and children to comply with the Department of Early Learning. Lead in development and evaluating of procedure and activities at the Centers.
Supervise/Direct Staff: - Supervise approximately 50 student/temporary staff at the Early Childhood Learning Center (ECLC)-Brook Lane and Rainbow Center. Interview and hire Student/Temporary staff necessary for the operation of both sites. Train in all areas to assist with educational learning activities and instruction, daily maintenance of the classroom, custodial, food service, and office support to the program as needed. Send staff home when ratios permit. Provide performance feedback. Initiate corrective action in a timely manner when needed. Manage files and mandatory paperwork for student employees. - Assist in the supervision of the Early Childhood Program Specialist staff and cook, including interviewing and recommending selection of applicants. Assist in assigning and scheduling of work for the Specialists. Act upon their leave requests by adjusting shifts and/or covering the shift with a substitute. Train new Specialists on educational activities and instruction. Provide feedback to supervisor for evaluation of performance on each Specialist - Work with and provide support to Fiscal Specialist in preparing and maintaining administrative and business reports or records of the ECLC. Provide billing reports on program usage (sign-in logs), prepare and maintain daily sign-in sheets for both centers. - May develop grant or contract proposals; may conduct fund raising activities or marketing campaigns; may oversee accreditation processes or other program 1improvement activities. - Recruits and schedules children in the Early Childhood Program; maintains records on children enrolled in the program which include development, attendance, immunization, and general health; which manages quarterly program registration for children; maintains and appropriate files and waiting lists; processes late registrations; and collects registration fees. - Manages files and mandatory paperwork for student employees. - Lead in development, evaluating and implementation of program operating policies, procedures and activities. These are to include, but not limited to; enrollment, handbooks, discipline, and classroom curriculum, age-appropriate development, classroom and outdoor environments, field trips, and enrichment programming with the campus and Ellensburg communities - Maintains and builds public relations with parents, prospective clients, community contacts and colleagues. I.e. providing information about current activities, preparing and distributing brochures, pamphlets and flyer's as well as presentations to the campus and Ellensburg community. - Directs the organization of the follow-up special activities such as field trips, family functions and get-togethers, and special programming for the center. - Transportation of goods and services to/from campus as needed, e.g. deliver meals to Rainbow, transfer items to surplus, deliver paperwork to campus offices, etc. - Ensures that program staff, interns, and volunteers conform to federal, state, and DEL regulations and licensing requirements, as well as, university and ECLC policies and procedures. - Will perform Early Childhood Program Specialist III duties as required. - Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education, Special Education, or Education OR applicable combination of education and/or experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the position
Four years of experience working with children of the ages enrolled in program (one-month to 8 years-old)
Four years of experience working in group childcare and/or equivalent education/experience
Valid certification in CPR-Community, Infant and Child and First Aid
Negative TB skin test
2-Hour HIV/Blood borne Pathogen Training Certification
Valid Washington State Driver's License
Experience and/or training that demonstrates the ability to use Word, Excel, GroupWise and/or similar applications to prepare necessary work, documentation, reports, parent letters, staff trainings, etc.
At least 2 years of supervisory experience including supervision, training, development and evaluation of staff performance.
AT TIME OF HIRE, successful candidate must possess the following:
Possession of valid Food Handler's Permit
State Training and Registry System (S.T.A.R.S) membership and documentation
Additional education, training and competencies that may enhance the employee's effectiveness in performing functions of the position, but that are not required Additional credit may be given for preferences in the evaluation of applicants, but the appointing authority expects only some candidate's will possess these.
Experience in overseeing the management of classroom schedules, curriculum and professional staff.
Experience in community buildings and partnerships
Experience in working with diverse families in order to embrace the center's mission
Education and experience in student development theory
Experience in Creative Curriculum
Accountability/Dependability: Accepts responsibility for quality of own work; acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Shows up on time, meets standards, deadlines and work schedules.
Judgement: Makes timely, informed decisions. Analyzes options and determines appropriate course of action.
Teamwork: Promotes cooperation and mutual support to achieve goals. Encourages participation and mutual support.
Adaptability/Flexibility: Responds positively to changing business needs and responsibilities. Adapts approach and methods to achieve results; recovers quickly from setbacks and finds alternatives.
Commitment to Diversity: Recognizes the value of diversity and helps create environment that supports and embraces diversity.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
Salary: $3522/month with periodic increases up to $4623/month
Working Conditions: Work is performed in an indoor office setting with frequent in-person interactions. It is essential to be able to remain at a desk/computer workstation for prolonged periods of time, perform extensive data entry and other computer-related tasks and create/maintain filing systems for departmental records. Some evening or weekend work and/or occasional travel may be required.
Benefits: CWU offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, retirement and optional savings plans, life and disability insurance, along with vacation and sick leave plans depending on employment classification. For additional information please visit: http://www.cwu.edu/hr/benefits-0
How To Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach:
A detailed cover letter clearly demonstrating how your education and experience: (a) meet the required (and, as applicable, preferred) qualifications, and (b) demonstrate the ability to perform the responsibilities as described by the posting;
Resume including work history, education, training; and
Contact information for three professional references.
Screening Begins: November 9, 2017
**Priority will be given to applications received by the screening date. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please contact Human Resources at email@example.com or 509-963-1202 if you require technical assistance with the on-line application process.
Conditions of Employment
Prior to employment, final candidate(s) will be required to submit to a background check. All information obtained through background investigations will be strictly confidential and revealed only to those required to have access.
Located in historic Ellensburg, Washington, Central Washington University is a public four-year university. Home to over 10,000 students, Central has a commitment to hands-on learning and discovery, which takes students beyond the limits of the classroom and books. Central prepares students to become well-educated citizens who are ready for high-demand careers in the workforce and offers over 150 ...undergraduate majors as well as graduate studies programs and research. To prepare and enable students to succeed in a global economy, Central partners with over 30 colleges and universities around the world.CWU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer.