Heartland Community College seeks applicants for a full-time position to provide leadership, program planning, supervision, and management of the College’s Child Development Lab (CDL). The Director is responsible for overall CDL operations and ensuring adherence to principles of developmentally appropriate programming.
General Responsibilities include but are not limited to
Supervise and schedule CDL staff, including professional development and training
Coordinate with faculty regarding College student experiences at the CDL
Maintain National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) accreditation
Manage external sources of funding, including the Federal Food Program and applicable grants
Bachelor’s degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, or closely related field
Meet the qualifications for Child Care Directors as defined by NAEYC
Experience in the following areas
administering quality early childhood programs
developing and managing classroom environments
managing a budget
Advanced degree beyond a bachelor’s in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, or closely related field
Early Childhood (0-4) teaching certification
Community college work experience
Demonstrated experience in community collaboration
About Heartland Community College
Heartland Community College is an open-enrollment, comprehensive community college serving a district population of over 230,000 people. Heartland has an enrollment of just under 5,200 credit students and approximately 12,000 non-credit students at three locations. With more than 50 programs of study, Heartland provides a diverse, supportive, values-based environment to help students get the most out of their college experience.
HCC is an equal opportunity institution. HCC affirms the value of diversity among students and employees.