Coordinator II, UTC Children's Center

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Coordinator, UTC Children’s Center  Requisition # 18000001P3  

Two openings available, one for each site.

This position will oversee and supervise the daily operations for one site of the UTC Children's Center and will provide coverage for both sites if the other coordinator is unavailable or until filled if position is vacant. The Coordinator will supervise staff and student assistants, including requests for leave; complete evaluations of staff; scheduling hours for staff and student assistants; review lesson plans; inform the Lead Coordinator of any issues with the Center or staff; ensure all requirements are met for the NAEYC and 3 STAR organizations. Responsibilities include:

  • Supervising the staff to ensure all classrooms and children are receiving what is needed for the best educational experience; conducting full and part time staff with the annual performance evaluations.
  • Scheduling staff and student assistants; scheduling student assistants in the hours needed most by staff, for breaks, help in the classrooms, vacations, sick leave, etc. Schedules will change with each semester, if not more often.
  • Reviewing of lesson plans, making corrections where needed; ensuring classrooms are fully staffed and materials needed are available for staff to complete their jobs.
  • Preparing reports and information needed for Advisory Board meetings, parent meetings, weekly staff meetings, etc.


Bachelor’s degree required, preferred in the field of Education or Leadership/Management. Early Childhood Education background is desired. A minimum of one year’s experience in a childcare setting in a leadership/supervisory role is required; 3-5 years’ experience is preferred. Knowledge of University policies and procedures is preferred. Must have the knowledge of operating a classroom and ability to discern what is ‘needed’ versus what is a ‘want’ for the classrooms and Center. Must have the knowledge of Early Childhood Education and developmentally appropriate practices for early childhood. Must have the skills to be a mediator and defuse conflicts with staff or families; must have the ability to give creative feedback to staff in a professional manner. Must have the ability to ‘change hats’ often from a sit-down job to a very physically active position with children from 6 weeks to 5 year’s olds. Must be able to occasionally work weekend and evening hours.

Applications must be sent electronically to:

The University of Tennessee Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.




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Posted: 11/5/2018
Application Due: 1/4/2019
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