Location: Roxbury Crossing, MA Category: Staff Posted On: Mon Sep 23 2019 Job Description:
This position is responsible for providing oversight and coordination for the Early Childhood Education program, which includes degree and certificate programs. The successful candidate for Director will have deep knowledge of workforce development and the role of community colleges in providing competency-based training and high-quality academic preparation. The Director is expected to advance existing employer, industry, and educational partnerships and collaborations for the College and to create new ones. The Director will work with faculty and staff to ensure high quality academic and support services, and assist with the launch of the newly-created Child Development Associate Plus credential. Responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to faculty/staff management; curriculum development; academic planning; student learning and program outcome assessment; program review and evaluation; strategic planning; management of the academic course schedule; and budget management for the Early Childhood Education program.
Supervision Received: This position reports to the Associate Vice President of Career Programs or designee.
Supervision Exercised: This position is responsible for the supervision of faculty and staff in the division.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Lead the development and implementation of the Child Development Associate Plus credential.
Provide leadership to faculty/staff in the development of coursework, career advising, and academic advising for the Child Development Associate Plus credential.
Manage grant budgets, reporting, and invoicing in a timely manner and in compliance with all state and federal laws.
Participate in community-enrichment activities with local and regional organizations, including advisory boards, to ensure relevance of curricula
Align curricula with National Association for the Education of Young Children standards.
Engage in professional development to maintain and develop areas of expertise.
Demonstrate support for the college staff diversity plan.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications: (All candidates must have legal authorization to work in the United States.)
Master's degree in Early Childhood Education from a regionally accredited institution.
Five years of experience in the field of Early Childhood Education.
Experience with project management and grant management.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
Excellent time management, organizational, and computer software skills.
Knowledge of local and community organizations.
Evening and weekend availability.
Teaching or administrative experience in an urban community college.
Proficiency in a second language, Spanish or Haitian Creole preferred.
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Appointment is subject to SORI (Sexual Offense Registry Information) background check, and a publicly accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offense Registry Information) background check.
Roxbury Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
Internal Number: 116086
About Roxbury Community College
Roxbury Community College is an urban, public, 2-year College serving a diverse community including people of color, recent immigrants and nontraditional populations. The College mission is to facilitate student success in achieving educational goals through the delivery of high quality transfer and career programs. RCC strives to honor traditional commitments, and to be responsive to new challenges and insights through workforce training, ESOL and community education.