Job Code: WE

Child Care Administrator

Category: Child Care & Camp
Location: West End Y

Job Type: Part-Time
Staff Contact: Pattie Ritt


Administer the operation of the school age child care program under the direction and guidance of the Child Care Director. Providing a nurturing and safe environment for all program participants.


 The Lake County YMCA is seeking a child care administrator for school-age child care sites in the Willoughby-Eastlake school district. The job description and qualifications are listed below. This is a part-time, non-exempt position that will work approximately 25 hours per week during the school year. Applications are being accepted until positions are filled. Interested parties should submit a resume outlining qualifications to [email protected]. The YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  1. Responsible for the day to day operations of the Center and for the implementation of the licensing rules.
  2. Directs and coordinates child care programs for assigned location. Ensures high quality programs and establishes new program activities.
  3. Trains, develops, schedules and directs personnel and volunteers as needed. Assists the Child Care Director with reviews and evaluating staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals.
  4. Ensures program operates within budget and that program fees are collected. Supports and budgets for healthy eating through coaching, mentoring, and monitoring menu quality.
  5. Assures compliance with state and local regulations as they relate to program areas. Ensures that YMCA program standards are met and safety procedures followed.
  6. Develops and maintains relationships with state child care licensing agency, school administration, parent groups and other organizations and agencies related to assigned programs. Responds to all agency, parent and community inquiries and complaints in a timely manner.
  7. Maintains proper records/department files.
  8. Assists in YMCA fund raising activities.
  9. Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information.
  10. Compiles program statistics. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation in program.
  1. Associate's degree or two years training in early childhood education, CDA or CPL3.
  2. Two years related experience preferred.
  3. Minimum age of 18.
  4. Requirements within 30 days of hire include completion of: Child Abuse Prevention for Supervisory Staff; CPR; First Aid; AED; Bloodborne Pathogens; Communicable Disease Recognition.
  5. Fulfillment of state-specific hiring standards and completion of YMCA program specific certifications.
  6. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of 
    the community.

Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions of position and to safely supervise children’s activities.

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