CLOSING DATE: April 20, 2018
Job Title: Director, Child Development Centre
Competition #: 2018-082
Division/Department: Health Sciences Status: Full-time
Reporting To: Associate Dean, School of Health Sciences
Salary: To be determined
Under the direction of the Associate Dean, the incumbent is accountable for administering the overall
operations of the Humber Child Development Centre (the Lab School for the Early Childhood
Education programs), and resource consultation services to the external community effectively,
efficiently, and in a fiscally responsible manner. By leading the strategic vision for the Lab School, the
incumbent contributes to the state-of-the-art teaching/learning environment for faculty, staff and
students. The incumbent provides leadership, guidance and effective role modeling to the Early
Childhood Educators and other staff at the Centre, and communicates effectively and professionally
with parents, staff, students, faculty and other college personnel and members of the community. The
incumbent also oversees the deployment of resource consultants to the external community
(approximately 100 agencies).The incumbent is responsible for quality assessment, safety control,
and marketing promotions.
The successful candidate will possess a minimum of a Master’s Degree in education or a related
field, along with at least 10 years of progressive leadership and management experience with a
demonstrable record of creativity and innovation. The incumbent must be registered (or be eligible to
be registered) with the College of Early Childhood Educators and have a proven record of managing
a Child Care Centre, including experience hiring staff, managing complex budgets, and supervising
students on field placement. The incumbent should also have experience in team building. Relevant
postsecondary teaching experience, scholarly publications, and experience facilitating community
workshops are assets. In addition, the incumbent must have knowledge of and experience in caring
for children and families with special needs. Excellent communication skills are necessary, as
communication is required with parents, children, staff, students, and members of the community.
Additionally, the incumbent must have conflict management and resolution skills and thorough
knowledge of all current required legislation, licensing, and frameworks guiding childcare in Canada.
*We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Only applicants selected for an
interview will be contacted.
Humber College is committed to a workforce that reflects the diversity of our students and our
city. We actively seek qualified individuals from equity seeking groups with demonstrated
skills and knowledge to deal with all aspects of equity, diversity and inclusion in a postsecondary
environment. Humber College is committed to accommodating applicants with
disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians
with Disabilities Act (AODA). Our Recruitment Coordinators will work with applicants
requesting accommodations at any stage of the hiring process. This document is available in
alternate formats upon request.
All candidates are asked to submit a cover letter and resume to HR Services by applying
online at: http://www.humber.ca/careers