Assistant Director of Rainbow's End Child Development Center
Southern Illinois University Carbondale - Carbondale, IL

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Assistant Director of Rainbow's End Child Development Center
Rainbow's End Child Development Center
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

SIU Carbondale invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of Rainbow's End Child Development Center. This position reports directly to the Director for Rainbow's End Child Development Center. This position will provide assistance in regard to fiscal management with preparation of the annual budget, audit information, food program; will assist with recommendations for the purchase of equipment and supplies and provide assistance to the Director to identify and write competitive grants. The Assistant Director will provide assistance with recruiting, hiring, training, and evaluating staff, will help with scheduling to meet mandated child: staff ratios, and implement a new employee induction and mentoring program. This position will provide assistance to the Director to develop family programs that will provide information, guidance, and education to parents, and link parents to appropriate intervention and social service agencies. This position will assist the Director to develop and implement polices related to the health and safety of the children and will oversee that lesson plans and assessment are linked to educational and programmatic standards. This position will assist the Director to supervise the operation and maintenance of equipment and facilities, plan learning environments, and schedule use of space.

Requirements: A Master's Degree in early childhood education, education, social work, or related field. A minimum of 5 years direct supervisory experience in an educational setting is required. The Assistant Director must hold current certification from DCFS to be a Child Care Center director. The Assistant Director must have at least three years experience working in a child care facility, classroom, or other educational setting. The Assistant Director must have knowledge about organizing and implementing comprehensive family programs and have experience implementing a research-based curriculum and assessment program, preferably the program entitled Creative Curriculum.

This is a security-sensitive position. Before any offer of employment is made, the University will conduct a pre-employment background investigation, which includes a criminal background check.

COMPENSATION:
The salary for this position is commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes an excellent fringe benefits package including vacation, sick leave, health insurance, and waiver of tuition for up to six hours per term.

Application Deadline: Application consideration will begin December 3, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Procedure: Submit a letter of interest, current resume, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three current references by email, fax, or mail to:

Director of Rainbow's End Child Development Center
Mail Code 6735
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
650 S. State Street
Carbondale, Illinois 62901

Phone: 618/453.6358
Fax: 618/453.6359
Email: lindadrust@siu.edu

S IU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a
diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and
will receive consideration.

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