Curriculum Development/Supervision, Other, Other Management
As a member of the Associated Students (ASI) full-time staff, the position directs the Children Center Staff. The CSUF Children Center has been established and operated for the purpose of making the educational opportunities at the University equally accessible to these parents of young children, regardless of sex, race, or financial status. The Children Center Program is on a university campus, serving student, staff and faculty parents with variable schedules, and includes a professional staff as well as student employees. The Children’s Center Director leads the teaching staff and student employees in the development, implementation and planning of care programs with a total enrollment of 200+ children ages three months to six years. The Children Center Director is responsible for ensuring the Center is safe and meets state and university regulations and is fully compliant.
Develop and recommend policies and guidelines which conform to applicable regulations which meet the needs and interest of parents utilizing the Children's Center as directed by the general goals of the ASI Board of Directors.
Manage, direct, and supervise professional staff in developing educational programs and curriculum which provides for the appropriate development of children, including the active engagement of their families.
Employ, organize, and review the work of full time employees. Must develop and carry out student and professional staff training programs including but not limited to Health and Safety and California Mandated Child Abuse Reporting.
Directs professional staff professional development.
Ensure compliance with applicable State, welfare, and education department codes and those regulations adopted and administered under Title 22 Licensing and Titles V California Code of Regulations.
Ensure that program quality meets the standards of an accrediting organization and maintain the Children’s Center accreditation.
Provide fiscal management of program and facility; prepare and present yearly budget request; oversee implementation of the budget.
Ensure diligent compliance and administration of grants or contracts awarded through State and Federal agencies.
Develop alternatives to generate funds for operation of the Children's Center.
Purchase equipment and supplies according to policies adopted by the ASI Board of Directors.
Ensure satisfactory maintenance and appearance of the Children Center facility in coordination with the ASI Building Engineering department.
Effectively communicate and collaborate with other ASI departments and campus and community organizations to promote the Children’s Center Program
Reach above shoulders; hand grasping, touching, bending, pushing, and pulling
Manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; corrected hearing and vision to normal range; verbal communication.
Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
Typical Working Conditions:
Work is performed in a temperature controlled office environment and occasionally in the school yard. Contact with staff, children, parents, and the campus community.
May come into contact with childhood viruses/diseases.
Must be able to pass a pre-employment T.B. test and urine drug screen.
Must be First Aid and CPR certified at time of hire.
Will be required 16 hour training in Preventative Health Practices.
Upon hire employment history and criminal background investigation will be completed.
Must complete Bloodborne Pathogens Training within three (3) months of employment and annually thereafter.
Subject to DMV Pull program requiring valid driver’s license, current auto insurance be on file at all times and must meet CSURMA driving standards. May be required to drive occasionally as needed.
Required to be General Mandated Reporter.
About Associated Students Inc/HR
The Associated Students provides for student governance, shared governance of the university, programming of student activities, funding of campus organizations and athletics, and the operation of a nationally accredited child development center. As an auxiliary organization, the Associated Students does not receive any funding from state sources and does not fund campus operations customarily funded from state sources.
The Associated Students provides student development opportunities through leadership, volunteer, and employment experiences. In addition, the Associated Students provides campus community members with important social, cultural, and recreational opportunities, as well as, a wide range of programs and services. The Associated Students encourages and supports the activities of all CSU Fullerton recognized student organizations whose activities stimulate individual and group participation within the university community.