SE Early Childhood Dev Center - Huntsville, AL
Position Type Full Time
Salary Range $35,568.00 - $40,000.00 Salary/year
Under the supervision of the Child Care Services Director and in
conjunction with other staff directors, the Child Development
Center Director provides leadership and support to all aspects of
child care programs and related functions.
Communicate and promote the YMCA mission, goals and objectives
to employees, volunteers and the community at large.
Promote a safe and positive atmosphere during scheduled working
Identifies and resolves problem areas to ensure member and
Directs and implements a Child Development Program, complying
with all Association standards.
Hires, trains, evaluates and supervises staff for Preschool
Develop, manage and monitor Preschool Budget. Assess and
recommend budgeting for facility and equipment needs.
Maintain accurate records and reports.
Ensure that preschool areas, equipment and supplies are
maintained in an orderly and safe manner.
Implement education curriculum to ensure age appropriate skill
development for all preschool attendees.
Ensure proper documentation and follow through with Department
of Human Resources, Childcare Management Association and Department
Represent YMCA Child Development at various meetings as
Responsible for any other duties as assigned by the Child Care
Qualifications Experience/Performance Requirements
Willingness to carry out the mission of the YMCA and its
Ability to see that all business and safety records and
procedures set up by the Association are completed and accurately
within the defined time schedule.
Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to maintain all personal certifications needed to serve
in this position.
Ability to interpret, as well as, adapt and apply guidelines and
Ability to work independently and utilize initiative, ability to
be organized and to meet deadlines.
Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency
Work to continue personal competency through education, outside
literature, seminars, etc.
Demonstrated record of individual development.
Associate's Degree required.
Must meet DHR minimum requirements for Director position.
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Y-Ware.
Able to work as a team leader and builder/member.
Has a leadership presence in all situations.
Able to work with diverse populations.
Professional appearance and behavior.
Able to prioritize and meet deadlines.
Able to research, analyze and solve problems.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Adhere to drug-free, tobacco-free workplace policy.
Desire to work in a YMCA setting in accordance with the YMCA