Under general administrative direction of the Early Childhood Education Director, plans, directs, and manages the day-to-day operations of the Tribe’s Muckleshoot Child Development Center.
Required: Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in early childhood education, education, or a closely related field and three (3) years related early childhood education experience including one (1) year of administration or supervision.
Special Requirements: Incumbents must pass a criminal background check, a drug screen and meet all health and immunization requirements required by federal, state or Tribal laws and regulations. All positions require obtaining satisfactory results on a pre-employment physical examination, including a tuberculosis screening.
Knowledge of: Early Childhood education regulations, policies, and procedures and current literature, trends and developments; Early childhood education practices and techniques; Effective behavior management techniques; Rules and procedures for student safety; Supervisory techniques and practices; Strategic planning techniques and process.
Skill in: Operating a personal computer, including applicable software; office equipment; Communicating effectively orally and in writing with Tribal officials and managers, other governmental officials, consultants, employees, and community members, including preparation and delivery of public presentations, at times in controversial situations; Conducting research, analyzing data and compiling comprehensive reports, with recommendations; Interpreting administrative guidelines and applying them to the work situation; Dealing with students and families in a positive and confident manner; Managing, scheduling, assigning, coordinating and monitoring the work of professional, technical and support staff; Establishing effective working relationships with diverse groups and individuals.
The working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this class; Work is performed mostly in office settings. Hand-eye coordination is necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office equipment; While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk or hear; occasionally required to stand or walk, stoop; use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms; occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus; the noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.