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Director - Child Development Center

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Position Title: Director - Pos. # 10014957 (Req. # STA00)

Position Summary: Child Development Center. Reporting to the Chair of the School of Human Ecology, the Director oversees the operations of the Child Development Center (CDC), a NAEYC accredited and 3-Star Quality Rated inclusive child development laboratory school.

Essential Functions
Hires, supervises, and evaluates Child Development Center employees.
Oversees curriculum development and the classroom education programs.
Maintains compliance with state licensing and NAEYC accreditation standards.
Manages the budget.
Facilitates student observation, participation, and internships.
Builds positive relationships with parents, faculty, students, child-care agencies and organizations, and the community.
Works closely with faculty in the Child and Family Development Program in providing a top-quality lab school environment as part of the mission of the Child Development Center.

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Minimum Requirements: Master's Degree; five or more years of related work experience; effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; legally authorized to work in the United States; successful completion of background investigation prior to employment.

Preferred Experience: Master's Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Child and Family Studies, or a closely related discipline; a minimum of two years of experience as center director, center assistant director, lead teacher, or university child development or early childhood education instructor; knowledge of accreditation, licensure, curriculum, and inclusive environments of early childhood education programs or laboratory schools; experience in the operation and/or management of an accredited child care facility; experience supervising and mentoring child care staff.

Salary Range: $49,447-$61,798
Application Deadline: TBD

TO APPLY: Please visit the Georgia Southern University employment website and complete the application process at http://employment.georgiasouthern.edu/postings/53570. The application process must be completed by the deadline to be considered. Georgia is an open records state. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-5468. Georgia Southern University is an EEO/AA/ADA/Veteran employer.

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Posted: 11/6/2018
Application Due: 11/6/2030
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