Specialist 2, Child Care Provider, Director Designee
- Salt Lake Community College
- Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
- Category: Admin-Child Care Services
- Posting Date: 09/09/2019
- Application Deadline: Open until filled
Position TitleSpecialist 2, Child Care Provider, Director Designee
Open Internally or ExternallyExternal
If faculty, tenure track statusNot Applicable
Reports to (title)Director, Child Care & Family Services
DepartmentChild Care (Student Affairs) 4G5
Starting Salary$33,656.88 - $37,863.87
Job Open Date09/09/2019
Open Until FilledYes
Priority Review Date09/16/2019
The Specialist will act as the “Acting Director” of the Tim & Brenda Huval Child Care Center as per licensing, a model for classroom staff, and floating teacher as necessary per licensing regulations. This person is responsible to make the day to day operational decisions regarding licensing regulations meaning that they will be able to simply apply licensing standards. All staff is required to adhere to licensing standards. Specialist will need to apply NAC or NAEYC Accreditation Standards. Specialist will have many clerical responsibilities.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties
Maintaining licensing regulations and NAC Accreditation standards by supporting staff with appropriate modeling or verbal redirection for licensing or NAC criteria. Maintaining paperwork for licensing and NAC, through use of developing reports, tracking data, and using Procare Software. These criteria are defined by the State of Utah, and the NAC Accreditation body. Incumbent will need to not only ensure compliance with the laws, but as participant in the federal food program the incumbent must be capable of doing detailed work with regards to tracking attendance, documenting meal service, and complying with regulations. Classroom support and management by assisting and substituting in classrooms as necessary. While working in classrooms they will need to directly supervise children while following the curriculum, accreditation standards and licensing regulations. Writing lesson plans, do observations, Parent Teacher Conferences/Orientations, and paperwork associated with teaching young children may be necessary. Acting director will need to communicate with director about teachers who need support. Cleaning and food service duties will be necessary. Other duties as assigned.
-Related bachelor’s or higher education degree, and at least 12 college credit hours of child development courses.-Experience as an “Acting Director” as defined by licensing.
-Experience in observing classrooms per NAC or NAEYC Standards.
-Experience with NAC standards.
-Experience scheduling staff
-Experience giving verbal and visual tours for Parent Orientations
-Experience with Preschool First
-Basic knowledge of the software Procare.
-Associate’s degree that contains at least 12 college credit hours of development courses.
-Experience: Two (2) – four (4) years of direct, paid, full time experience.
-Must be a minimum of 21 years old per Bureau of Child Care Licensing requirements
-Successfully pass required background checks per Bureau of Child Care Licenesing, TB test and basic physical (per NAC Accreditation requirements).
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
-Must be able to lift, bend and interact on level with the children.
-Knowledge and education regarding developmentally appropriate practices.
-Excellent oral and written communication skills, competent interpersonal skills, and strong organizational skills.
-Ability to communicate using technology, develop reports, and track data as per licensing standards, such as meal tracking and attendance.
-Knowledge and expertise in promoting growth and development in children for any of the developmental domains, (language and literacy, health and physical development, approaches to learning, social emotional development, creative arts, science, mathematics).
-Knowledge of State licensing regulations
-Knowledge of NAC Accreditation standards
-Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, ability, culture, ethnic background, to maintain good working relationships across the College.
-Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities.
Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties
As the “Acting Director” of the Tim & Brenda Huval Child Care Center this applicant must meet all the requirements of the licensing regulations. This applicant must also be able to implement the licensing and Accreditation standards. This includes but is not limited to: staff files, child files, administrative criteria, immunization records, federal food programing meal tracking, payments, billing, contracts, and other related documents.
As acting director this applicant will be involved in supporting teachers by an interactive process of observation, discussion, and reflection in which it promotes the other person’s ability to grow toward identified goals.
-Cleaning per licensing will be required.
-Use of software associated with child care regulations will be required.
-Monitoring lesson plans will be included in this job.
-Attend monthly meetings
• Full consideration will be given to applicants who apply on or before the priority review date indicated above.
• More information about Salt Lake Community College benefits: http://i.slcc.edu/hr/docs/benefits-summary-current.pdf
Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”).
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.