Director, Family Enrichment Center

Yavapai College
June 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:$58,515
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Director, Family Enrichment Center


$58,515.00 - $76,070.00 Annually


Prescott, AZ

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Full Time

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  • Description
  • Benefits
  • Description of Position

    First Review May 12, 2023

    Responsible for directing a laboratory school as part of the Yavapai College Early Childhood Education program including all aspects of planning, directing, managing, supervising and coordinating the operation of a child development center for Yavapai College students and a high-quality childcare program for the children of students, staff, faculty and the community.

    The successful Family Enrichment Center (FEC) director: -- takes an active Leadership Role at the college by supporting the college mission, vision and initiatives, -- demonstrates a willingness to take direction and work as part of the Yavapai College community to support Cultural Change and excels in working as Part of a Team. - establishes and maintains a Positive Rapport with families and members of the community and has a good sense of humor. - Sets the ECDC Policy and Procedures that align with Yavapai College requirements for licensed childcare centers. - excels in Personnel Management (hiring, training, staffing, substitute system, student workers, coaching, professional development, evaluating) - excels in Financial Management (budget oversight, resolving payment issues, grants management and contract compliance, scholarships, fund- raising) - maintains Educational Programming and Oversight (curriculum review, classroom observations, articulation with ECE department, identifying gaps and addressing, planning staff in-services) - oversees Family (client) Relations (parent group, student parent support, facilitation and mediation of parent issues and child behavior issues, liaison to outside resources) -directs Assessment and Quality Improvement (compliance with regulatory bodies, Quality First assessment standards and Accreditation criteria, implementing staff/parent feedback as appropriate) - maintains Facility Oversight (safety monitoring, regulatory compliance, articulate with YC facilities dept) - manages Marketing, Public Relations, Advocacy (advertising materials and publicity, tours and presentations, networking with local and state ECE professionals)

    Minimum Expectations & Requirements

    --Baccalaureate degree or higher in early childhood education/child development OR --Baccalaureate degree or higher in a related field (i.e., social work, psychology, special education or elementary education) with 12 college credits (semester hours in early childhood/child development completed or in progress. AND - Six college credits (semester hours) in business administration/ program management completed or in progress OR --Nine CEUs in business administration/program management completed or in progress OR --State-approved Director/Administrator Credential AND --Minimum of one year of experience in administration of an early childhood program and a minimum of two years of teaching in an early care and education classroom -CPR/FirstAid certification - 30+ hours of annual professional development in child development and program management, supervision and leadership - Regular attendance is an essential job function as it demonstrates dependability towards the performance of job duties

    Preferred Skills & Abilities

    - Professional work experience in a child development center. - Experience managing a child development center - knowledge of database software, Project Management software, spreadsheet software, and Word Processing software. - Professional experience in a community college/higher education work environment.

    Essential Functions

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus.

    Work Environment

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

    Yavapai College offers its full-time employees a comprehensive benefit package:


  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance: College's partial payment of premiums toward medical with pharmacy and/or dental plan options picked by employees for themselves (and eligible dependents)
  • Medicare: Provides basic health insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts: Pre-tax pay deductions to use for eligible medical or dependent daycare costs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Counseling and referral services for employees and their immediate families for depression, stress, family/marital conflict, and alcohol/drug issues
  • Vision: Provides an amount per plan year for eligible expenses such as vision exams, lenses, frames, prescription sunglasses, and contact lenses
  • Life Insurance: The College provides Basic Life Insurance coverage at twice of the employee's annual salary. Dependents have automatic coverage of $2,000/spouse and $1,000/per child if enrolled in medical plan.
  • Voluntary Individual And Family Term Life Insurance: Additional term life insurance coverage available for employee, spouse and children.
  • Other Insurance Coverage: Short Term and Long Term Disability (replacement income insurance), and Workers' Compensation (compensation, medical expenses and death benefits for on-the-job injuries or occupational diseases)

  • Retirement Benefits: Arizona State Retirement System or Optional Retirement Plan, and Social Security (which provides a basic retirement annuity based on age and years of contribution)
  • Tax Deferred Annuities: Employees' contributions to designated tax- deferred annuities
  • Unemployment Compensation: Employees who are laid off or terminated may receive benefits in covered wages meet requirements

  • Vacation : 15 days of Vacation leave annually. NOTE: For employees who work an amount of contractual days, there will be no earned vacation.
  • Sick Leave: 12 days sick leave annually. NOTE: Employees working less than full time or an amount of contractual days will receive a proration of sick leave.
  • Personal Leave: Use of up to three personal leave days per year which are charged against accumulated sick leave to take care of items of personal business
  • Other Leave: Bereavement leave, Civic Duty Leave (Jury duty, active military duty, military training), and Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Holidays: 24 days during the year as paid holidays for full-time employees which include Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, 3 days at Thanksgiving, 10 days at Winter/year-end break, Martin Luther King Day, Spring Break, Memorial Day, and Juneteenth.

  • Spanish Interpreter Incentive Program: Employees interested in additional compensation for their Spanish speaking skills agree to assist YC by attending two recruiting events and being available for Spanish Interpretation needs as they arise. Compensation is added to the employee's regular pay at the rate of $175 per month. Employees that are interested in participating let your HR Business Partner know, so they can schedule you for the ACTFL language proficiency test at the YC testing center.
  • Direct Deposit: Paychecks deposited directly into the employee's bank account(s)
  • Tuition Waiver: Eligible Full-time Faculty and Staff may enroll up to 6 hours; eligible dependents may enroll in a partial or full program of course work without payment of tuition, exceptions may be lab fees and market based additional fees
  • Sabbatical: Faculty, professional and administrative staff may apply for compensated leave of up to a year after six years of continuous service
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Additional Benefits and Services: Bookstore discount, local community discounts to faculty and staff, computer loan program, mail and notary service.
  • Agency

    Yavapai College


     1100 E. Sheldon Street

    Prescott, Arizona, 86301


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