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Center Manager at United Migrant Opportunity Services (UMOS)

Posted in General Business 3 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Alton, Texas





Job Description:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the hiring, orientation, and training of staff, completion, and submittal of the required hiring paperwork in accordance with UMOS policies and procedures. This includes developing and maintaining employee work schedules, submit overtime requests including justification and review, and approve timesheets.
  • Plan and coordinate new employee orientation and trainings for new hires and volunteers.
  • Provides direct supervision to coordinating staff such as the Child Development Coordinator, Bus Driver, Bus monitor, Family Service Advocate, Health Service worker and Food Services Manager- that includes providing training and technical assistance, conducting performance appraisals.
  • Will develop, maintain, and secure Administrative and Personnel Records that includes Health Records and I-9 Forms in accordance with UMOS HR policy and procedures, and implement the employee accident/prevention program and workers' compensation claims, as necessary.
  • Will work with Family Service Advocate & Family Services Managers to review and verify eligibility of children including documentation review, and signature of the certificate of Eligibility Form.
  • Will ensure physical environments conform to federal, state, and local regulations, including compliance with ADA, Head Start Performance Standards, state licensing requirements and OSHA regulations by performing and/or assisting in completing the following: the ADA compliance checklist, Facilities walk through initial inspection, licensing inspection of facility, renewals of facilities license, and all related paperwork for state quality rating and improve systems.
  • Monitor CACFP/SFSP in accordance with USDA regulations which includes compliance with approved menus, scheduling of meals, special diets, reviewing and completion of necessary documents, monitor necessary food substitutions and monitoring food safety and sanitation procedures of food service personnel.
  • Responsible for the collection and completion of assigned nonfederal share (In-kind) through planning and coordination of activities that generate in-kind.
  • Implement UMOS Purchasing procedures through submittal of requisitions/ purchase requests and maintain inventory of supplies and equipment in DIRTS Inventory and/or other inventory control system.
  • Plan and coordinate mandatory case reviews, in-house staffing meetings, weekly core team meetings, workshops, monthly staff meetings and CLASS Reviews, and attend meetings, seminars, workshops, open houses, parent activities and fatherhood activities.
  • Assist in development of Center Budget and monitor expenditures for compliance with budgetary allotments based on enrollment and nonfederal share collections.
  • Implement and monitor procedures/methods for office and classroom files access, health emergencies, child abuse prevention and reporting, injury/accident prevention and reporting, transitions, sanitation, food handling, and maintaining confidentiality.
  • Coordinate the timely submittal of weekly, biweekly, and monthly assignments as directed by the Regional Director, assist and/or coordinate all home visits conducted by the core team and teaching staff to maximize efficiency.
  • Responsible for data entry in The Family and Child Data Base System, and DIRTS and/or other data base systems for program area assignments such as fiscal, transportation, facilities, and food services, and participate in data collection for community assessment.
  • Will report suspected child abuse & neglect per state law and UMOS policies and procedures.
  • Implement and monitor ongoing recruitment plan activities, including recruitment of children with disabilities.
  • Assist in building and fostering partnerships and trust with families, center staff and the general community.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Qualifications:
  • Be 21 years of age or older
  • Possess a High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Must also possess one of the following to qualify for employment:

    • 1-year Child Care diploma from an institution of higher education or Child Care Administrator Credential. (Must be obtain within 1 year)
    • A Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or its equivalent.
    • An Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development from an institution of higher education
    • A Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development from an institution of higher education or:
    • A state-issued Teaching License to act as a kindergarten, pre-kindergarten or early childhood (regular or special education) teacher
  • Strong oral and written communication skills. Preferred Bilingual in Spanish and English (oral and written)
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office preferred
  • Must have at least 2 years of classroom experience and/or combination of 1-year classroom and 1 year of supervisory experience.
  • Possess presentation/training experience and be proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Have own transportation, possess a valid driver's license, and have adequate insurance




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