Heartland Community College seeks applicants for a full-time position to provide leadership, program planning, supervision, and management for the College’s Child Development Lab (CDL). The CDL provides exceptional care for children ages six weeks to five years and learning experiences for the next generation of early childhood educators. 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
Develop and implement strategies toward fulfilling the laboratory mission of 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
Post-secondary degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, or closely related field
Professional experience in the following areas
administration of high quality early childhood programs
classroom development and management
Meet qualification standards for Child Care Directors as defined by (NAEYC)*Required professional development plan may apply upon hire if this desired qualification currently is not met*
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.