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Assistant Center Manager

Enrichment Services Program

Enrichment Services Program

Columbus, GA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Job Details

Child Development Center - Columbus, GA
$39,000.00 - $39,072.00 Salary


Department: Early Childhood & Family Services

Classification: Exempt

Job Reports To: Assigned Center Manager, Department of Early Childhood & Family Services

Job Summary:

Incumbent provides assistance in the supervision, management and oversight of the daily functions of within assigned center and center staff. The Assistant Center Manager helps to provide the leadership and support necessary to maintain a high quality environment at the center level.

Major Responsibilities/Activities:

  • Ensure the care, maintenance, accounting, safeguarding, inspecting and inventorying of all property.
  • Supervise the work and training of Family Advocates within assigned center.
  • Oversee and coordinate all State Licensing, Georgia Quality Rating and Alabama Quality Stars activities within the center.
  • Assign teaching staff to ensure ratios are maintained as directed by the Center Manager.
  • Scheduling planning time and breaks.
  • Facilitate the maximum use of general supplies, custodial supplies, instructional supplies, facility and grounds.
  • Provide oversight for State Funded Prekindergarten classrooms and work collaboratively with Education Manager to ensure compliance and timely reporting.
  • Establish and maintain favorable relationships with local community groups and individuals to foster understanding and solicit support.
  • Assume leadership (in the absence of the Center Manager) in establishing guidelines for conduct and lend assistance where corrective action and performance improvement is needed.
  • Coordinate the provision of food service as assigned by the Center Manager.
  • Prepare or supervise the preparation of assigned reports, records, lists, inventories and requisitions and all other paperwork required or appropriate to the centers administration.
  • Work with the management team to promote the continuous improvement of services.
  • Keep supervisor informed of center problems, needs and of school activities.
  • Orient newly assigned staff and assist in their development as appropriate.
  • In coordination with the Center Manager, solicit In-Kind donations, and ensure that monthly requirements are met.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Center Manager and in accordance with Department of Early Childhood and Family Services Policies, Procedures and Operational Plans.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.) in Early Childhood Education, Management, Social Service or related field.
  • Minimum of two years of management experience in a child care setting or social service agency.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience accepted.

Essential Mental Functions:

  • Knowledge and ability to demonstrate good communication, problem solving, planning and facilitation skills.
  • Posses the skills necessary to identify, plan and conduct/facilitate training and technical assistance.

Essential Physical Functions:
Incumbent is regularly required to walk, sit, use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. Occasionally required to stand, climb, balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

Regularly lift and/or move up to ten (10) pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to twenty five (25) pounds. Specific vision abilities required including close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equipment Used:
Office equipment such as P.C., telephone system, calculators, fax machines and copy machines.