Day Care Center Director/Administrator (ALBUQUERQUE)

Asbury United Methodist Church, Mothers Day Out


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compensation: Commensurate with experience
employment type: full-time
job title: Day Care Center Director
JOB TITLE: Day Care Center Director/Administrator

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, 40 hours/week
Compensation commensurate with experience
Paid Holidays/Accrued Sick Leave
Reduced daycare rates for employees

LOCATION: Asbury United Methodist Church
Mothers Day Out (MDO)

We are a faith-based daycare center focused on providing a nurturing, loving and safe environment for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. Due to our location within the walls of the church, collaboration between the daycare center and church staff provides a unique and enriching experience for the children and strengthens the bond between the church and the community. We are seeking a director with shared values and a strong commitment to building positive relationships with families, the church and the community. This position will report to the Senior Pastor.

The Director is responsible for administering the daily operations of the day care facility. The responsibilities can be varied and numerous but include managing staff, developing and implementing policies and procedures, ensuring the well-being of all children in care, and maintaining compliance with state regulations. In addition to our infant, toddler and preschool programs, this facility has a state funded PreK program. Knowledge of these programs is essential.


• 21 years of age or older
• High school graduate minimum. Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Development or Education
• Minimum of 2 years experience in an early childhood growth and development setting, preferably a leadership role
• Professional communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
• Familiarity with current technology
• Experience with budget management and discretionary departmental spending
• Knowledge of state regulations and licensing requirements for daycare centers including the current New Mexico Pre
K Program
• National Administrator Credential (NAC)
Director qualifications listed in New Mexico State Regulation 8:16:2:23


Duties and responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following. A more detailed description is available on request.

• Hire, train and supervise staff. Note: The hiring of family members is not permitted.
• Develop staff schedule to manage staff:student ratio while anticipating planned or unplanned absences.
• Supervise the development and implementation of curriculum.
• Communicate regularly with parents and guardians about their child's progress.
• Respond to any disciplinary issues or conflicts that may arise among staff or children.
• Maintain a safe and clean environment for children to learn and play.
• Collaborate with other community organizations and resources to provide additional support for children and families.
• Connect with church staff concerning enrichment activities for the children
• Oversee equipment and supply purchases for the center.
• Ensure compliance with all state and federal laws governing childcare, and in particular, the reporting requirements for the state-funded New Mexico PreK Program.
• Work with church accountant to create budget for the center.
• Prepare and maintain regular administrative and business reports for the center, as well as upon request.
• Be responsible for all time keeping and tracking all Paid Time Off and Accrued time through the year.
• Be responsible/manage for all funding from the state or shared Church funds for projects and repairs.
• Attend weekly staff meetings.

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post id: 7747220292



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