Midland College
    Job Description
    Position Status Full Time
    Classification Title Associate Director-12 m
    Work Location Main Campus-3600 N. Garfield, Midland, TX
    Job Summary

    The Assistant Director will be responsible for over-seeing the daily operations of the Helen L. Greathouse Children’s Center in the absence of the Director.

    Required Qualifications

    Minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Child Development or related field OR Associate’s Degree and Child Care Administrator’s Certificate

    Meet Texas Health & Human Services childcare licensing director requirements for a licensed child care center

    Must possess a valid Texas Driver License, good driving record, and be insurable on Midland College’s insurance policy

    Three years or more working in a Texas Health and Human Services, Child Care License, child care facility or early childhood program

    Proficient in computer and software applications

    English language proficiency, organizational skills, knowledge of THHS child care licensing regulations of child care centers, and good communication skills with parents and staff

    Supervisory skills of employees

    Annual training of 36 clock hours is required after employment

    CPR and First Aid Training, FBI fingerprint scan, and pass criminal history background check

    Preferred Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field

    Essential Functions

    Serve as the secondary administrator of Helen L. Greathouse Children’s Center

    Coordinate the children’s program according to the Texas HHS child care licensing regulations and CCS criteria for 4 Star Designated providers

    Communicate professionally and effectively with all staff, parents, and children

    Monitor developmentally appropriate curriculum and all learning activities designed for infants/toddlers and pre-kindergarten age children, including children’s schedules, lesson plans and routines

    Assist in implementing quality health and safety/emergency management standards for the entire center

    First responder for the substitution assistance in the event of teacher and staff absence at both children’s center

    Supervise and support assessment of the children

    Provide training, modeling, and support for teachers in all areas of effective instruction as directed

    Responsible for using positive guidance and discipline

    Assist with the enrollment process and waiting list and parent orientation

    Monitor children’s assigned records, forms, immunizations

    Responsible for coordination of the departmental budget to include receiving approval for all budget expenditures from the Director

    Assist with purchasing supplies, materials and equipment as needed through Midland College accounting policies

    Keep parents informed of the daily activities and routines of the center

    Assist in coordinating staff schedules, time off, and securing substitutes

    Responsible for updating and maintaining all center and staff records, time sheets, etc.

    Assist in training staff for required annual training hours and orientation

    Assist in overseeing contract food services and custodial services

    Maintain a positive working relationship with Child Care Licensing and other community organizations

    Assist students who come in to the children’s center for educational and observation purposes, such as child development, nursing, psychology, and with various high school students

    Supervise clerical office staff such as part time clerical and campus work studies

    Assist with daily snack and lunch set up

    Other duties assigned

    Physical Demands

    Job requires lifting up to 40 pounds, standing, rising up from low chairs or when sitting on the floor, walking, reaching, stooping, squatting down, bending, participating with children on the playground or outside play, potty training, and diaper changing

    Secure work environment, confidentiality of families, children and staff

    Travel for training, meetings, and events both in and out of town

    Min Salary 3,069.17 per month
    Max Salary 3,433.33 per month
    Pay Statement Salary is commensurate with educational qualifications and experience.
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