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Director of Children's Campus

Company:
Raritan Valley Community College
Job Location:
Branchburg, New Jersey
Category:
Child Care Services
Raritan Valley Community College

Director of Children’s Campus

Ranked by BestColleges.com and Niche.com as the #1 community college in New Jersey, Raritan Valley Community College has been serving as an academic and cultural center for Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for 50 years. The College has been nationally recognized for its service to the community, environmental stewardship, and commitment to diversity. It is home to a Planetarium, Science Education Institute and 3M Observatory, a 1,000-seat Theatre, an Honors College for high achieving students and much more.

The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates, as well as career training, small business assistance through the Small Business Development Center, professional development, and adult and youth personal enrichment courses. RVCC is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu.

Job Description:

Raritan Valley Community College has an anticipated opening of Director of Children's Campus.

The Child Care Center director reports to the Vice President of Finance and Facilities, and has responsibility for the child care program. This position will be responsible for providing exceptional service to not only the children of the Raritan Valley Community College employees and students, but the external community as well. The Director has responsibility for the total operation of Children's Campus. The Director manages 3 full-time teachers and between 10 and 35 part-time student workers.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the day to day operations of the Children's Campus Center for the RVCC and external community.
  • Research and propose new programs and activities for the Children's Campus which will foster an innovative and effective environment for children and which builds enrollment.
  • Develop curriculum and ensure the appropriateness of activities which implement the curriculum. 
  • Coordinate with various College departments to incorporate resources into Children's Campus.
  • Plan, organize and direct all phases of a parent program including; conferences, planned parent meetings, parent observation and participation in program planning.
  • Responsible for the fiscal management of the Children's Campus.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of the NJ State Licensing.
  • Develop policies and procedures for effective operations and ensure staff compliance.
  • Responsible for the recruitment and hiring of full and part-time employees.
  • Coordinate an effective program for recognition; apply and explore grant funding opportunities.
  • Implement and provide training to staff regarding the various operating policies and procedures including program activities; conduct monthly staff meetings.
  • Coordinate with various social service agencies to provide care for children of clients who attend RVCC for regular and special programs.
  • Responsible for all correspondence and inquiries about the Center. 
  • Create written recommendations to the administration about staffing and make certain that the Center meets regulations and standards for health and safety.
  • Responsible for the delivery of administrative duties.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Liaisons

Somerset County Directors Association.

National and New Jersey Association for the Education of Young Children.

Early Childhood Co-operative Education program.

Service Learning program and volunteers.

Requirements:

  • NJ certification, Baccalaureate and Master's degrees in related field required.
  • Must meet standards as outlined in the Manual of Requirements for Child Care Centers (NJ State Licensing Code for Child Care).
  • Experience will include relevant employment in progressively responsible positions, strong supervisory and organizational skills, and a genuine commitment to quality, creative child care.
  • This position requires the ability to manage a large center; strong leadership and organizational skills, patience, flexibility, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and strong initiative and problem-solving skills.
  • Must be able to provide leadership for a learning-centered environment.
  • Excellent communication skills in order to represent the Center to prospective clients and must be able to work with children, parents, staff and the community effectively.

Application Instructions:

As a New Jersey First Act Employer, new employees must establish a primary residence in New Jersey within one year unless an exemption applies.

RVCC's starting salary is commensurate with educational qualifications and experience. We also offer an attractive benefits package.

For consideration of the above position, please submit your cover letter and resume online:

https://rvcc.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=138522#pageTop

We regret that we are unable to respond to each and every resume received. Only those candidates of interest will be contacted directly.

Raritan Valley Community College is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer. We will implement the policy to assure that the employment opportunities offered at the institution are available to all persons.

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