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Assistant Manager, Child Development Laboratory Center
St. Louis Community College

Date Posted May 4, 2022
Title Assistant Manager, Child Development Laboratory Center
University St. Louis Community College
St Louis, MO, United States
Department Child Development Center
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate/Assistant Director
  • Childhood/Youth Education

Job no: 494344
Work type: Staff
Location: Florissant Valley Campus
Categories: Child Development Center
Title: Assistant Manager, Child Development Laboratory Center (CDLC)
Department Child Development Laboratory Center

Position Summary:
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.

Primary Duties Performed:
  • 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 all 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.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood, Child and Family Development, or similar area.
  • Five years of full-time experience in a licensed childcare center

Preferred Qualifications
Previous supervisory experience.

Salary Range:
$50,617.00 minimum

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
St. Louis Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experience, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.

Working Conditions:
  • This position works in the Child Development Laboratory Center. The position is typically in an office environment but may work in a CDLC classroom if necessary.
  • Employees in the CDLC must clear Family Care Safety Registry and finger printing through licensing, Hepatitis A Immunization series, and Physical and TB Risk Assessment forms. Additional vaccination requirements may be added.
  • Employees must complete annual approved training hours each year (currently 12 for licensing and 18 for accreditation) and must complete any web-based training for childcare as assigned by the states of IL and/or MO.
  • Employees must maintain current CPR, pediatric first aid, and medication administration training.
  • Employees must open and maintain a Toolbox Registry Account.

Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to move quickly up and down off the floor
  • Ability to lift items overhead, bend, and stoop

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