Boston College Introduction
Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
The Director will be responsible for the design, implementation and administration of a quality child care program which meets the needs of children and college employees and provides a quality preschool
education and a nurturing environment.
Supervises daily operations of child care programs, daily classroom visits, ongoing comment, support and discussion with staff--- 20%
Hires, trains, supervises and evaluates staff, recruits staff, provides training and evaluation twice annually;
Performs monthly: one informal and one formal level staff training in a low staff/child ratio--- 15%
Utilizes parent and academic dept. support, meet with Parent Advisory Board and Resource Committee, formation of the Board and Committee Regularly scheduled meetings--- 15%
Encourages and facilitates parent involvement, arrange meetings, schedules work shops, conferences, and social opportunities, resulting in monthly Parents’ Meetings/social Three guest speakers, Bi-annual parent/teacher conferences--- 15%
Supervises the development of overall curriculum philosophy, meet bi-weekly with Head Teacher
and staff to review curriculum--- 10%
Administers program in accordance with policies of Boston College and Office for Children, insure all necessary processing with Human Resources and OFC, resulting in Approval of policies and procedures by
H/R and OFC--- 5%Plans and monitors program budget, project and track expenditures with H/R and Controller--- 5%
Purchases and maintains of equipment and supplies, monthly checks on equipment and supply--- 5%
Opening or closing center as scheduled, insuring supervision and adequate coverage---5%
A minimum of a Bachelors in Early Childhood Education, Med. Preferred
Three to five years’ experience in managing a Child Care Center.
Teamwork, Customer Focus, Continuous Learning, Decision Making/Problem Solving, Communication, Applying Technology, Valuing Diversity, Big Picture Perspective, Openness to Change, Productivity, People Development.
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at http://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.