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Assistant Manager, Child Development Center

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Work type: Staff
Location: Florissant Valley Campus
Categories: Academic Affairs, Child Development Center, Other

Title: Assistant Manager, Child Development Center

Employee Classification: Professional 52 Wks Non-Unit 

Department: Child Dev Laboratory Center (CDLC)

Salary Range:  $55,838

Who we are:

We are not-for-profit:  St. Louis Community college (STLCC) is a non-profit institution dedicated to empowering students, expanding minds, and changing lives. Employees are committed to strengthening the St. Louis community with inclusive and transformative education.

We are a respected employer:  For 60 years, STLCC has served the St. Louis community, expanding to 4 main campuses, 2 education centers, 2 workforce training centers, and 5 centers of excellence. More than one-half of the households in St. Louis have at least one member who has taken classes at STLCC.

We make an impact in the community:  Through credit courses, continuing education, and workforce development programs, STLCC annually serves nearly 69,000 students.  More than 80% of career and technical graduates employed in their fields or continue their education at four-year institutions within six months of graduation.  STLCC sends more transfer students to Missouri’s four-year colleges/universities than anyone else.

We value Diversity, equity & inclusion:  STLCC is committed to fostering an atmosphere of appreciation for all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or class.

What you get:

Benefits package [for full-time employees]:  STLCC offers one of the best benefit packages in the St. Louis area. As a STLCC employee you will have access to a 100% match on your contribution to retirement, two health insurance plans options that are no cost to the employee - including an HSA option, low-cost life insurance with a 3x salary benefit, and other low-cost benefits including dental, vision, AD&D, ST LT disability insurance.

Opportunity to grow:  Over half of our employees have served the college for more than 12 years, exploring different career paths and advancing to higher level positions.

Education & training opportunities: STLCC offers tuition waivers for employees [full-time and part-time] + their dependents.  Full-time employees can take advantage of tuition reimbursement for other institutions after just 6 months of service, and an annual professional development allotment.

Work/life balance:  Full-time STLCC employees have access to a generous time off package, including holidays, vacation, personal days, medical leave, and other leave options. Our holiday schedule even includes a paid winter holiday at the end of the calendar year.

Commitment to wellness:  STLCC HR boasts a dedicated health and wellness specialist who is enthusiastic about creating a culture of wellness throughout the College. With access to college wellness vendors, employees are educated, motivated, and rewarded for healthy behaviors. STLCC employees and anyone living in their household also have access to an employee assistance program (EAP) that can help them with virtually any life need.

The basics of this position:

Performs duties necessary to assist the Manager in administering the Child Development
Center; directs operation in the absence of Manager; coordinates Center programming with
Early Care and Education (ECE) faculty; collaborates with faculty in the development and
implementation of developmentally appropriate center curriculum; provides functional
supervision over Center staff.

What you'll do:

  • Assists Manager with the plan for professional development training to meet the needs of
    this lab school; promotes the Center in providing community care as well as campus care.
    Collaborates with faculty in the development and implementation of developmentally
    appropriate center curriculum; assists Manager in interfacing with faculty on student
    issues, adherence to teaching principles, Center policies, and their affect on parent issues.
    Implements state licensing standards and accreditation standards for both National
    Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and Missouri accreditation.
    Coordinates placement of ECE students' lab and practicum schedules with ECE faculty;
    plans work schedules for center staff. Schedules, orientates, and maintains records on
    work/study students. Advises Manager on curriculum status, operation status and any
    issues on a regular basis.
    Coordinates the Center newsletter and oversees its distribution; maintains updated staff
    Serves as Parents as Teachers coordinator for Center. Greets children, orientates new
    families, acts as resource liaison with parents. Keeps Manager advised of all children's
    issues and provides background information on child special needs.
    Acts as functional supervisor with Center staff.
    Serves as a model and mentor for classroom teachers.
    Performs other job related duties as assigned.

Education, experience, and other requirements:

Bachelor's Degree in Child Development or Early Childhood or child related area and over three years of relevant full-time experience. Special Conditions: Verifiable CPR or First Aid certification Verifiable State and Federal Criminal Records check Verifiable Child Abuse and Neglect check (Family Care registry) Verifiable Hepatitis A vaccination series Verifiable current clear tuberculosis test Verifiable current physical examination - free of communicable diseases

Preferred Qualifications:


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