Under the direction of the Senior Program Director, Center Director or Program Director, and in accordance with the Christian nature and purpose of the YMCA of Greater Cincinnati, the Site Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the program, holding primary responsibility for the administration, curriculum and daily operation of the assigned program.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Administers the day-to-day operation of assigned SACC or CDS site, ensuring that the programs meet all state, local, and YMCA regulations and standards; ensures compliance with the highest tier of the State’s voluntary quality rating system.
- Maintains and submits an accurate accounting of payments, statistics, records and reports in compliance with state licensing, YMCA, and program requirements.
- Ensures that all aspects of the program are developmentally appropriate and meet the individual physical, social, emotional and intellectual needs of the participants.
- Trains, supervises, evaluates site staff and volunteers and assists in the hiring process as needed.
- Prepares and monitors staff schedule at all times, modifying it as necessary to maintain appropriate staff-to-child ratios, as specified by the YMCA of Greater Cincinnati.
- Develops and monitors an annual training plan for all staff, ensuring that all staff receive training sufficient in content and quantity to meet program requirements and needs.
- Assists in developing the program’s annual budget; manages the program’s revenues and expenses according to the approved program budget.
- Monitors and promotes program enrollment, ensuring optimal enrollment at all times.
- Plans and implements the center’s purchasing in a responsible manner.
- Ensures that the program provide a diverse selection of materials, equipment and experiences for all enrolled children, including multicultural, non-sexist and anti-bias.
- Directs center’s health and safety practices, ensuring adherence to all state, local and YMCA standards.
- Ensures that program facilities and equipment exhibit high standards in maintenance, cleanliness, presentation, and repair.
- Promotes a team concept through a positive approach to supervision, communication, and interactions with others. Maintains on-going communication with supervisor and appropriate staff at all levels of the YMCA.
- Conducts regular staff meetings as a communication link to site staff.
- Represents the YMCA as a liaison to program parents, facility hosts, child advocacy agencies, and the community.
- Participates in the development, consistent enforcement and evaluation of center policies.
- Ensures that Association’s Child Protection policies, child abuse and neglect guidelines, and proper reporting procedures are upheld at all times.
- Plans, implements and attends appealing and meaningful programs and events for parents and/or families on a regular basis; provides an ongoing network (formal and informal) of support for program parents.
- Routinely evaluates program quality and practices implementing necessary steps to remedy weaknesses.
- Demonstrates a working knowledge of YMCA mission, purpose and goals, childcare policies and YMCA standards, ensures the program meets the highest standards of excellence.
- Upholds and exemplifies the YMCA’s principles of Character Development, Customer Service, and programs which build “strong kids, strong families, and strong communities”.
- Assumes all other responsibilities as deemed necessary or assigned.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:
- Must be at least 21 years of age.
- Must meet current criteria for center administrator as defined by the state of Ohio including a CDA, Associate in Child Development or other related field, or Career Pathways Level 3 designation.
- Must have previous supervisory experience and possess decision-making abilities.
- Must complete and maintain current status in First Aid, Common Childhood Illnesses, Child Abuse Prevention and CPR.
- Must possess and demonstrate ability to engage in all activities associated with the daily care, activities, and routines of the program’s children, including but not limited to; interacting with children at floor level, physical education activities such as running, jumping, etc., lifting children and or equipment, and participating in outdoor activities, field trips and swimming as needed.
- Must possess oral, auditory and written communication skills appropriate for interacting with both children and adults.
- Must be capable of directing the daily administrative, program related, and supervisory responsibilities of an Early Childhood Care and Education program.
EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION: Part-Time
SALARY RANGE: $10.00 - $11.25/hour