Child Care Center Administrator
|Overview:||Plan, direct, or coordinate the academic and nonacademic activities of preschool and child care centers or programs.|
|Duties:||Monitor students' progress, and provide students and teachers with assistance in resolving any problems. Confer with parents and staff to discuss educational activities and policies, and students' behavioral or learning problems. Set educational standards and goals, and help establish policies, procedures, and programs to carry them out. Plan, direct, and monitor instructional methods and content of educational, vocational, or student activity programs. Direct and coordinate activities of teachers or administrators at daycare centers, schools, public agencies, or institutions. Prepare and maintain attendance, activity, planning, accounting, or personnel reports and records for officials and agencies, or direct preparation and maintenance activities. Recruit, hire, train, and evaluate primary and supplemental staff, and recommend personnel actions for programs and services. Teach classes or courses, or provide direct care to children. Determine allocations of funds for staff, supplies, materials, and equipment, and authorize purchases. Determine the scope of educational program offerings, and prepare drafts of program schedules and descriptions, to estimate staffing and facility requirements.|
|Degree(s):||A.A./B.A. QCC/QC Dual/Joint Liberal Arts & Sciences and Childhood Education (Grades 1-6)
A.A.S. Management: Marketing Concentration
A.S. Business Administration (Accounting and Marketing)
|Job Outlook:||Employment in this field is projected to grow 5% to 8% percent from 2014 to 2024, which matches the average growth rate for all occupations.|
|Education Level:||Training for this occupation generally requires an Associate Degree from a 2 year or community college.|
* National data collected by the Department of Labor in 2014 with projections through 2024. For New York green job information .
Understanding acquiring positions in this field may be enhanced through continuing academic study (i.e. earning a baccalaureate or a master's degree) and/or work experience in the field, Queensborough Community College has established transfer agreementswith other institutions for students who wish to further pursue their educational goals. Students are highly encouraged to meet with one of our Career Services to fully understand the opportunities available through study in their degree program.