DIRECTOR, Dillon Child Study Center

St. Joseph's College
Brooklyn, New York
Aug 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Dillon Child Study Center

St. Joseph’s College, New York is seeking a Director for the Dillon Child Study Center, a fully licensed school for children 2-5 years of age that serves as a laboratory school for college students who are preparing to teach at the early childhood level.  Located at the Brooklyn campus, the Dillon Center accommodates 100 children and is committed to a developmental philosophy of education, holding the belief that children’s development follows a predictable pattern, but each child grows in a unique and individual way, supported and encouraged by responsive adults.  The Center includes a special class in an integrated setting.

The Director is responsible for hiring and supervising staff; collaborating with the Child Study Department to provide observation and demonstration experiences for college students studying child development, curriculum and research methods; promoting the public image of the Center; working with outside groups; conducting the admissions process for the Center; understanding and complying with all New York State and city requirements and regulations; preparing and overseeing the budget for the Center; and introducing new programs, as appropriate.

The successful candidate will have a doctorate in an appropriate field, or commensurate experience, and will have a substantive record of accomplishments in early childhood education.  Position will be open January 1, 2018.  Send resume and cover letter to Director of the Dillon Center, St. Joseph’s College, 245 Clinton Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11205 or email

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