• Cobleskill Campus Child Care Center Logo
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  • Cobleskill Campus
    Child Care Center
  • 189 West Main Street
  • Cobleskill, NY 12043
  • Phone: 518-255-5854
  • Fax: 518-255-5297
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  • Christy Scott
  • Interim Director
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  • Beth Dever
  • Administrative Manager
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Job Opening: Director of Cobleskill Campus Child Care Center

Reporting directly to the Board of Directors, the Director is responsible for the overall day-to-day operation and administration of the Center. Director is expected to maintain an atmosphere of professionalism, the highest standard of care and ensure team alignment and foster good morale. Candidate must be willing to learn and study the Reggio Emilia approach. Must be familiar with and ensure the organization remains in compliance with all NYS OCFS regulations and conforms to NAEYC standards:

  • Has strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Responsible for staff supervision
  • Maintains a high-quality program
  • Responsible for administrative systems, ensuring that resources, money, space, and equipment are used to their maximum effectiveness. Monitors income and expenses of the Center; develops budgets and grant proposals with administrative manager.
  • Maintains positive communications with parents and the college and works on continuing a positive reputation in the community and campus.
  • Maintains open communication with the Board of Directors, attending all Board of Directors meetings as requested and preparing regular reports to the Board.
  • Works with staff and appropriate agencies to maintain Center licensure and accreditation. Evaluates and manages staff, ensuring that any and all processes protect the Center from legal issues. Will continue to foster professional development of all staff.

Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Have at least a Bachelor's Degree in early childhood education, child development, elementary education or early childhood special education. Three years full-time teaching experience in a child day care center, family or group family day care home or other early childhood program AND one year of experience supervising staff in a child care program or a related field of work

OR

  • New York State Children's Program Administrator Credential AND three year's full-time teaching experience in a child day care center, family or group family day care home or other early childhood program AND one year of experience supervising staff in a child care program or related field of work

Preferred Qualifications (in addition to at least one of the above minimum requirements):

  • Executive administrative, business and/or accounting experience and/or education
  • Working knowledge of QuickBooks

Additional Information:

  • Work Schedule: Monday through Friday days, occasional evenings and weekends
  • Our center is committed to providing a safe and productive learning environment for all children, staff and visitors. To achieve that goal, we conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Any offer of employment is contingent on the successful completion of the complete background check series.
  • The Director is an employee of the child care center. This is not a SUNY/NYS position.
  • Salary is commensurate with experience.
  • Cobleskill Campus Child Care Center is an AA/EOE employer.

Application Instructions:
To apply, please submit the following to childcare@cobleskill.edu:

  • Letter of interest
  • Resume
  • Contact information for at least three professional references

For full consideration please apply by October 11th, 2017

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