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Assistant Director

Apply now Job no: 496218
Work type: Full-time
Location: Oshkosh
Categories: Non-Instructional Academic Staff


Working Title: Assistant Director
Official Title: Administrative Program Manager I
Employment Class: Non Instructional Academic Staff
FTE: 1.0
Compensation: $42,167 - $63,251
Terms of Employment: Fixed term renewable
Position Summary: This individual serves as part of the UW Oshkosh's Children's Center Administrative team. This position will include coordinating general office operations in conjunction with the Center Director and being responsible for hiring, scheduling and supervising student child care aides and monitoring their orientation and training. The Assistant Director/Program Support Supervisor will assist the Director in the supervision of the professional teaching staff and assure the completion of Center financial tasks. The job requires strong analytical skills, excellent communication skills, independent problem solving and the ability to prioritize and multitask in a fast paced environment.
In addition to the above responsibilities, this person is responsible for providing Program Support including onsite instructional support, mentoring, planning and coaching to the professional teaching staff and child care assistants to enhance the quality of early care
and education programs within the center; develops partnerships with local school districts and campus education programs and performs related duties as assigned.
Responsibilities Assist the Director in the completion of all Center financial tasks.
Receipt and record all check and cash payments in ledgers
Make weekly deposits
Prepare the ACH/EFT bank withdrawal and record transactions to ledgers
Work with the Center Director in monitoring the status of accounts receivable
Record MyWIChildcare payments, Parent share payments and family MyWICHildcare status.
Assist with the compilation of budget figures and the yearly preparation of the budget and budget presentation to the Segregated Fee Committee. Monitor budget status and report to Director on a monthly basis.
Record Youngstar payments from DWD. Monitor accreditation qualifications in order to maintain Youngstar 5 star rating
Assist in the process of monitoring and implementing all changes and updates in State Licensing and National Accreditation requirements in order to keep program up to date and in compliance.
Research and assist in the acquisition and administration of grant monies.
Works collaboratively with school district personnel to facilitate partnerships, assists in planning and delivering a developmentally appropriate professional development model; promotes reflective practices; models successful early childhood teaching strategies and techniques; promotes safety standards; assists in the development and implementation of program goals, curriculum and conduct demonstration lessons; disseminates research-based instructional materials and programs; prepares and maintains a variety of records and reports related to assigned activities; maintains confidentiality of children, families, and providers involved in the program; attends and participates in meetings, trainings and conferences as assigned.

1. Bachelor's degree or higher in Early Childhood Education or related degree in the study of Early Childhood.
2. Reached at least Level 14 in the Registry
3. Five or more years of experience working in a childcare settin

4. Ability to supervise student childcare aide staff
5. Strong administrative skills that allow for the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities in a fast paced environment
6.Experience in writing grant proposals
7. Experience in assisting with preparation and monitoring yearly budgets
8. Knowledge of basic accounting and accounts receivable practices
9. Ability to handle confidential information in an ethical and professional manner
10. Communicate professionally (representing the Children's Center) with Center parents and prospective parents, the University Community and any others having contact with the Children's Center.

Preferred: Knowledge of Child development, programs and licensing requirements principles, theories,
practices, methods and techniques used in early childhood classroom instruction; Infant Toddler Foundations, Preschool Learning Foundations, Curriculum Frameworks; classroom procedures which promote appropriate conduct and motivation for learning; child guidance
principles and practices; interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy; current trends and research concerning the growth and development of children; health and safety practices and rules; performance based assessment practices; applicable state and federal codes, laws and regulations; standard software applications
To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

Letter of interest, Resume, and Contact information for 3 professional references

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at or 920-424-1166.

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by Friday, May 25th are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.


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