Job Details


Position Title:Child Care Site Coordinator
Reference Number:18.009
Division:General Staffing
Contact Name:Human Resources
Contact Email:recruitment@roseville.ca.us
Contact Phone:916-774-5475
Contact Fax:916-774-5350
Position Description:SALARY: $2,916 to $4,103 monthly* (26 pay periods annually)
*Pro-rated 10 months spread over 12 months

FINAL FILING DATE: We are accepting the first 50 qualified applications or closing at 5 pm, September 15, 2017, whichever occurs first.

IT IS MANDATORY THAT YOU COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE. YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE REJECTED IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE ALL NECESSARY INFORMATION.

THE POSITION
The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the regular and full-time, 10 month per year position of Child Care Site Coordinator in the Parks, Recreation and Libraries Department. Employees will receive pro-rated (85%) benefits for a 12 month period while working a 10 month per year schedule. The daily work schedule varies between Monday – Friday, 6:15 am – 6:15 pm; evening and weekends may be required.

DEFINITION
To plan, organize and oversee the operations and activities of assigned facility sites for the City’s childcare program; to perform duties requiring specialized knowledge; and to provide administrative support to a Recreation Supervisor.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This is the advanced journey level class within the Child Care Site Coordinator series. Positions at this level are distinguished from other classes within the series by the level of responsibility assumed, complexity of duties assigned, independence of action taken, by the amount of time performing the duties, and by the nature of the public contact made.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED

• Receives direction from a Recreation Supervisor.
• Exercises direct supervision over lower level child care personnel.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Oversee operations and activities of assigned program sites.
• Interact with local and State regulatory agencies regarding compliance with child care licensing requirements and related health and safety matters; resolve related questions or concerns.
• Recommend policies and practices for program admission and attendance requirements as related to program goals.
• Develop and implement participant behavior and discipline guidelines.
• Prepare an annual calendar of childcare activities and events; outline related lesson plans for the year.
• Ensure compliance with various funding source requirements, including submission of curriculum plans, theme development, and follow up/reporting; ensure staffing-to-participant ratio requirements; conduct daily student check-in and maintain attendance records.
• Provide input to program budget; make or authorize purchase of supplies, equipment, and site repairs and maintenance.
• Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of assigned staff.
• Oversee the planning and implementation of age appropriate activities involving children in sports, low-organized games, special events, arts, crafts, drama, social activities including off-site excursions.; schedule instructors, guest speakers and plan special events.
• Maintain a safe, clean, orderly and pleasant classroom environment, perform minor maintenance/repair functions as necessary; make requests for maintenance follow- up work.
• Assist in determining fees, charges, and tuition; oversee collection of fees and tuition.
• Assist in the selection of staff; train or coordinate staff training; prepare work schedules for site personnel; and monitor work hour limitations.
• Register new students and provide information to parents regarding program requirements; conduct orientation for new participants and parents, communicate with parents to report incidents or accidents; conduct periodic parent conferences.
• Oversee planning and conducting of emergency drills, oversee safety of classroom and playground facilities; ensure off-site visits/excursions meet City liability requirements.
• Prepare various reports and statistics related to site operations and activities.
• Answer questions and provide information to the public; investigate complaints and take corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints.
• Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees and the public using principles of good customer service.
• Perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of
:

• Operational aspects of a licensed childcare program facility, including program activities.
• Basic budget techniques and monitoring.
• Advanced customer service and public relations techniques.
• Pertinent local, State and Federal laws, ordinances and rules.
• Modern office equipment and methods including use of computer applications in word processing, spreadsheet, and databases.

Ability to:

• Plan, organize and oversee the operations and activities of childcare program facility.
• On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job. Intermittently analyze work papers, reports and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policy and procedures.
• On a continuous basis, sit at desk for long periods of time. Intermittently walk, bend or stoop to observe operations; twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple grasping and fine manipulation; use telephone, and write or use a keyboard to communicate through written means; and lift or carry weight of 25 pounds or less.
• Train and oversee/evaluate the performance of assigned staff.
• Obtain a Child Development Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credential.
• Provide budget input and monitor expenditures.
• Interact in an effective manner with parents in explaining program services, rules and requirements.
• Ensure compliance with safe work practices.
• Supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff.
• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Experience and Training

Option 1:

Experience:

At least four (4) years teaching in a licensed day care center or comparable group child care program or working directly with children; classroom teaching or teacher assisting experience in elementary or middle school education, experience in physical education or recreation programs, college work-study or internship in recreation or youth development, experience in human services or experience in school guidance or in other counseling programs.

AND

Training:

Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12TH) grade and completed 12 semester (or equivalent quarter) units which includes 3 units in administration or staff relations and/or 3 units in early childhood education.

Option 2:

Experience:
At least two (2) years of teaching experience in a licensed day care center or comparable group child care program or working directly with children; classroom teaching or teacher assisting experience in elementary or middle school education, experience in physical education or recreation programs, college work-study or internship in recreation or youth development, experience in human services or experience in school guidance or in other counseling programs.

AND

Training:

An Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university which includes 3 units in administration or staff relations and/or 3 units in early childhood education.

Option 3:

Experience:
At least one (1) year of teaching experience in a licensed day care center or comparable group child care program or working directly with children; classroom teaching or teacher assisting experience in elementary or middle school education, experience in physical education or recreation programs, college work-study or internship in recreation or youth development, experience in human services or experience in school guidance or in other counseling programs.

AND

Training:

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university which includes 3 units in administration or staff relations and/or 3 units in early childhood education.

License or Certificate

• Possession of a valid California driver’s license by date of appointment.
• Possession of, or ability to obtain, First Aid and CPR Certifications as issued by the American Red Cross.
• Possession of, or ability to obtain, and maintain State required certifications related to health and safety practices and operation of a licensed day care facility.
• Three (3) units in administration or staff relations and 3 units in early childhood education must be completed within one year of appointment.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE

1. Your responses to questions 2-3, the applicant’s education, training and experience, will be scored using a pre-determined formula. Your responses to these questions must be consistent with your employment application information. This experience must also be described in the “Work Experience" section of this application. Responses to the supplemental questionnaire that are inconsistent from your “Work Experience” section in the application will not be scored. I understand and agree with the above instructions.
Yes 
No

2. Which option describes your experience meeting the minimum qualifications for this position?

Option 1:
• 4 years of workplace experience working directly with children, including but not limited to daycare, teaching, human services, school guidance, recreation or youth development, etc.
• Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.
• Completed 12 semester (or equivalent quarter) units from an accredited college or university, including 3 units in administration or staff relations and/or 3 units in early childhood education.

Option 2:
• 2 years of workplace experience working directly with children, including but not limited to daycare, teaching, human services, school guidance, recreation or youth development, etc.
• An Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university including 3 units in administration or staff relations and/or 3 units in early childhood education.

Option 3:
• 1 year of workplace experience working directly with children, including but not limited to daycare, teaching, human services, school guidance, recreation or youth development, etc.
• A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university including 3 units in administration or staff relations and/or 3 units in early childhood education.

None of these

3. How many years of workplace experience do you have supervising and/or directing the operations of a childcare program?
Less than one
1-3 Years
3-5 Years
5-7 Years
7-9 Years
9+ Years

4. Select which California Child Development Permit you currently hold:
Associate Teacher
Teacher
Master Teacher
Site Supervisor
Program Director
None of these

5. How many college units have you completed in Early Childhood Education?

6. Describe your workplace experience supervising and/or directing the operations of a childcare program.

7. Describe your experience ensuring compliance with local or State regulatory agencies, or with funding source requirements.

8. What are the top 3 characteristics that make up a high quality child care program?

SELECTION PROCESS
All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications will have their application scored in a Formula Rate Examination. The applicant’s experience and education will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the Employment List. Supplemental questions will be utilized by the department hiring authority to make interview and selection determinations. Please note that applicants who meet minimum qualifications will be required to respond to an online Criminal Conviction Questionnaire sent via e-mail. Failure to respond to this questionnaire within (5) five calendar days of the e-mail notification will result in your application not being considered further. Final appointment is contingent upon a check of past employment references, passing a City-paid fingerprint check and depending on position applied for a pre-employment medical exam and a drug and alcohol screening test.
Job Status:Regular / Benefitted, Salary
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