Assistant Manager, Child Development Laboratory Center
St. Louis Community College
Location: St. Louis , Missouri
Type: Full Time
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 494344
The Assistant Manager, CDLC, performs duties necessary to assist the manager in the day-to-day operations of the center; coordinates and monitors the enrollment of children in the center; supervises the classified and part-time staff within the center; serves as the primary center leadership point of contact for families; supports and places college practicum students; and serves as the manager on duty in the absence of the manager or director at the center.
• Participates in the daily function of the CDLC, working with families, children, college faculty, college students, and the community at large. • Supervises, coaches, and models for classified staff of the center in developmentally appropriate practice; CDLC philosophy, protocol, and practices; licensing regulations; and accreditation standards. At the request of the director, may be asked to serve as a coach, provide professional development, or otherwise support professional staff as needed. • Communicates with potential families, provides tours, and provides and keeps current center and waiting list information. • Completes all enrollment processes and paperwork for families, including offering openings to families, explaining enrollment procedures and paperwork, connecting teachers to new families, and gathering all enrollment documentation. • Gathers, maintains, and administers medical administration paperwork and information for children in the center. • Ensures compliance with the staff handbook and family handbook for all direct reports and families within the center. • Implements operational practices and protocols to ensure a safe and healthy environment for children, ensuring all licensing and accreditation standards are met. • Coordinates resources for children with special needs and works with the manager and CFD specialists to ensure children’s needs are met. • Works with the center Cook to ensure that CACFP guidelines for nutrition are followed; ensures that student allergy and preference needs are accommodated and recorded correctly. • Prepares college practicum/internship students for placement in center classrooms by processing all required licensing paperwork, orienting students to the CDLC, and connecting the faculty with the center teachers. • Monitors tuition balances of families and communicates with families that are not current; reports past-due balances to the manager. • Assists the manager as needed with scheduling and staffing of center personnel. • Serves as the manager on duty in the absence of the manager or director at the CDLC. • Represents the CDLC on the campus Emergency Response Team. • Performs normal supervisory functions for direct reports: trains; instructs; assigns work; recommends transfers and terminations; arranges for additional work or need for overtime; explains and enforces College policies, safety rules, and regulations; evaluates performance. • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood, Child and Family Development, or similar area. • Five years of full-time experience in a licensed childcare center