21st Century Assistant Coordinator - YWCA El Paso Del Norte Region

21st Century Assistant Coordinator

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Job Summary
Under direct supervision, assists in overseeing school age programs, operations, and staff of one or more assigned sites for children over four (4) years of age. Performs duties of school age staff.

Key Responsibilities
Assists in supervision of day-to-day programs, operations, facility, staff, participants, business and record keeping for assigned site(s) for children age four (4) or older to ensure the safety and the physical, cognitive, social and emotional development of each child in a nurturing and appropriate environment. Supervises all program aspects in absence of Coordinator. Assists in training new and tenured assigned employees to ensure compliance with standards, resolution of deficiencies identified in monitoring, and the improvement of overall program quality and staff development. Assists in implementation of approved developmentally appropriate and bilingual, bicultural curriculum that provides emotional, social, intellectual and physical growth of the children. Accountable for record keeping, accounts, budgets and regulatory compliance with Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (TDFPS) standards and other appropriate government laws, regulations, and contractual agreements.  Negotiates customer complaints and ensure customer service for parents and program participants.  Ensures nutrition of children enrolled through direct supervision of kitchen staff, food management and compliance with USDA standards.  Ensures enrollment by assisting Director with continued marketing of program(s). Participates in and cooperates with investigations into parent, participant or staff complaints, grievances, charges, claims and hearings as requested. Maintains regular communications with supervisor to discuss progress, issues, and concerns.  Interprets YWCA purpose, imperative and mission to staff and public.  Follows all YWCA policies and procedures, including safety procedures, at all times. Responsible for all equipment, supplies, documents and materials related to job. Communicates all problems and questions to supervisor. Communicates with all levels of staff and public as appropriate to the job.

Two (2) years of related childcare experience required. 30+ credit hours of college coursework in Education or similar field of study.

Previous supervisory experience preferred; or any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Other Requirements
Must be at least 18 years of age.  Must have access to vehicle and possess valid driver’s license and sufficient liability insurance.  Must acquire CPR, First Aid/SIDS, and food management certification within the first 30 days of hire.  DFPS background check and FBI fingerprint prior to start of employment.  Must maintain these certifications throughout employment.  If you have lived out of state in the past five years you are required to submit for criminal history and child abuse/neglect check for the different states you have resided in.