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Services for Students with Children is seeking a Childcare Director for Baby Vikings Flexible Childcare Center.
Author: Lisa Wittorff
Posted: March 12, 2019

 

Services for Students with Children at Portland State University is seeking a full-time childcare director for Baby Vikings Flexible Childcare Center.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • An Associates degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development from a recognized program; OR
  • A Child Development Associate (CDA) credential; OR
  • A minimum of twenty semester hours (thirty quarter hours) of college courses in Early Childhood Education or Child Development; AND one year of experience in a certified day care center or comparable group care program; OR
  • Two years of experience, including at least one year as a teacher, in a certified day care center or comparable group child care program.

 

Additional Minimum Qualifications for this Position         

  • At least Step 9 on the Oregon Registry Steps.
  • At least 21 years of age.
  • Knowledge of early childhood education theory and practice; demonstrated ability to apply theory to practice.
  • Ability to work with parents and students from ethnically and culturally diverse backgrounds.
  • Current Infant/Child CPR, First Aid, Child Abuse Reporting and Food Handler's certification or able to obtain within 30 days.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Administrative experience in child care center management preferred.
  • Understand needs of student parents and working parents.
  • Experience working with infants and toddlers.
  • At least one year experience as assistant director or director of a licensed childcare center.

 

The starting salary rate for this position will be between $15.04 and $17.75 per hour, dependent upon qualifications and experience, with an excellent benefits package including 95% premium paid healthcare, a generous retirement and vacation package, and reduced tuition rates for employee, spouse or dependent at any of the Oregon University System schools.

 

If this sounds like an exciting opportunity for you, please read the qualifications in the full job announcement and apply online at: https://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu/ (click on "Classified Staff Openings" and search Baby Vikings Director). The first review of online applications will begin on March 18, 2019.