Reports To: Campus Fun and Learn Board of Directors
Basic Function: Responsible for the development and operation of Campus Fun & Learn Child Development Center, Inc (the Center). The Director oversees the Center’s personnel, manages finances, develops the Center’s programs, and operates the Center in compliance with all New York State OCFS licensing and regulatory requirements and all other applicable local, state or federal laws.
Prepares, oversees, and implements program budgets.
Assures accurate billing and timely receivables for the Center.
Works to meet or exceed financial goals.
Initiates program adjustments based on current budget performance.
Tracks program utilization for optimum program performance.
Works cooperatively with the Rockland Community College Association (supports fiscal management) in all of the above.
Developing and submitting grant applications and required reports.
Develops and participates in fundraising activities including grant submissions.
Human Resource Management:
Recruits, selects, supervises, and schedules Center staff.
Implements all policies and procedures in compliance with CFL’s Personnel Policy and Staff Handbook.
Performs annual staff evaluations.
Effectively delegates responsibilities to team members.
Ensures and maintains records of staff training, orientation, and meetings as dictated by personnel policies, contractors, and licensors.
Recruits and manages volunteers.
Negotiates agreements with outside entities.
Approves staff timesheets, expense reports, mileage reports, leave requests, and other employee action forms.
Assures that all services offered through the Center meet or exceed internal and external quality assurance guidelines.
Monitors curriculum development and facilitation.
Implements and monitors grant related activities and prepares and submits grant related reports.
Ensures that services are offered in accordance with safety policies and procedures.
Offers presentations on a variety of childcare training topics.
Responds effectively to crisis situations.
Develops and distributes information regarding Center policies and programs to parents and community members.
Provides and communicates program direction to all stakeholders.
Responsible for Center contracts administration including: compliance, performance, demographics and budget reporting, and program record keeping.
Successfully markets the Center to targeted groups.
Supervises and guides the work of college work study teacher aides, practicum students, and other student observers assisting teachers and other staff in their mentoring of said students.
Responsible for maintaining relationships with many individuals and organizations. Frequent contacts may include managers, coworkers, children, families, government entities, volunteers, staff, RCC Administration, RCC Plant Facilities, RCC Teacher Education Dept., and others.
Preferred- Bachelors’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development and Family Studies, or combination of work experience and education commensurate with above duties.
Minimum of 5 years experience working with children.
Minimum of 3 years supervisory experience in a similar setting.
Preferred- Non-profit management experience.
Preferred- Public advocacy experience.
Ability to move around the Center as required to perform the functions of the position.
Flexible schedule of availability.
Ability to work independently.
Excellent communication skills (written and oral). Able to effectively communicate with many different types of people. Flexibility, patience, role modeling ability, and organizational skills are imperative.
The Center is open 51 weeks a year, 5 days per week, closing only for major holidays. The center has 5 classrooms including 1 infant, 2 toddler and 2 preschool rooms. The Director supervises a staff of approximately 20 employees, 70 student placements annually.
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