Child Development Supervisor - University Housing - Orchard Downs Preschool (147773)

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Child Development Supervisor
University Housing – Orchard Downs Preschool
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit

The University of Illinois is seeking dedicated individuals interested in early childhood education to work in at Orchard Downs Preschool, (, with its unique blending of social and cultural backgrounds, due to being part of University Housing. The preschool provides a stimulating and diverse environment for the individual growth of each child, with a smaller class size of about 16-18 students, allowing the Child Development Supervisor to deliver personalized instruction and care that is both teacher and child directed. The Orchard Downs Preschool is located with the Family & Graduate Housing apartment community. Please note that this is a 10-month appointment with a non-work period from June – July.

Minimum Qualifications:
Applicants must have 18 semester hours of coursework related to child development and/or childcare, including 6 hours covering birth to age six, and either: a Bachelor’s degree, or 60 semester hours with two years’ experience at the Child Development Associate level.

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Child Development Supervisor positions are 100% time, benefits-eligible Civil Service positions. The work schedule is Monday – Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm (37.5 hours per week), 10 months per year. The minimum stating salary is $13.19 per hour.

Application Procedures:
To apply, submit a Civil Service application at and a Civil Service Exam Request form for Child Development Supervisor. Documents such as college transcripts (unofficial are accepted), resumes, driver’s license, professional licenses, and certifications (First Aid/CPR, Food Sanitation Certification, Child Development Certifications, etc.) should be uploaded to the application by the time you submit an exam request, as these documents may be required for your exam.

Exam scores for this credential assessment will be based on materials submitted, rather than a written exam.

Do not apply if you are a current employee working in this classification. Current employees may request to be added to the Transfer List.

Please monitor your email (including spam or junk mail) for testing and other correspondence from [email protected] and [email protected].

For further information regarding application procedures, contact Illinois Human Resources at 217-333-2137 or [email protected].

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Convictions are not a bar to employment. Other pre-employment assessments may be required, depending on the classification of Civil Service employment.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment

As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.

College Name or Administrative Unit:University Housing Category:8-Technical Title:Child Development Supervisor - University Housing - Orchard Downs Preschool (147773) Open Date:06/04/2021 Close Date:06/28/2021 Organization Name:FGH-Admin




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Job No:
Posted: 6/6/2021
Application Due: 6/28/2021
Work Type: Full Time