[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

[Xmca-l] Fwd: [COGDEVSOC] Director, Center for Young Children, University of Maryland


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: *Nathan A. Fox* <fox@umd.edu>
Date: Monday, August 24, 2015
Subject: [COGDEVSOC] Director, Center for Young Children, University of
To: "cogdevsoc@lists.cogdevsoc.org" <cogdevsoc@lists.cogdevsoc.org>

The Department of Human Development and Quantitative Methodology (HDQM), in
the College of Education at the University of Maryland, invites
applications for the position of Director for the Center for Young Children
(CYC).  The CYC Director is a 12-month, exempt staff position.  The Center
for Young Children <http://www.education.umd.edu/CYC> is a laboratory
school established in 1948 with a threefold mission:  educating preschool
and kindergarten children, providing professional development opportunities
for preservice and in-service teachers and supporting research on
children’s development and learning.

The CYC Director will be expected to: provide leadership, expertise, and
vision in the ongoing development and administration of the CYC
(curriculum, licensing and accreditation, staffing, budgeting, etc.);
facilitate school, community, and teacher education program partnerships;
manage public relations, communications, and marketing; collaborate with
county school system personnel regarding the special education needs of
young children; support research and grant projects undertaken by UMD
faculty, as well as actively facilitate communication between teachers and
staff at the CYC and faculty and students conducting research at the CYC;
collaborate with the Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education
(EC/ECSE) faculty to facilitate the integration of the CYC into the EC/ECSE
teacher education program; and develop, oversee and implement a five-year
strategic plan.

*Minimum Qualifications*

·         An earned doctorate in Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood
Special Education, Human Development, Child Development or a related field

·         Two years teaching experience at the early childhood level (birth
through grade three)

·         Proven leadership skills and experience in a school
administrative role in accordance with NAEYC Criteria for Program

·         Knowledge of Individualized Family Service Plans
(IFSP)/Individualized Education Plans (IEP)

·         Evidence of exemplary interpersonal and community involvement

·         Evidence of excellent oral and written communication skills

·         Evidence of the ability to provide management of the center

The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy
of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any
employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation,
physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin,
marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities
are encouraged to apply.

The anticipated start date for the position is January 1, 2016.  For
fullest consideration, applicants should *submit the following materials
electronically via the University of Maryland Jobs Portal- *
https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/34527* no later than October 1, 2015*: cover
letter summarizing qualifications; a current curriculum vitae; and names,
addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three individuals who may
be contacted by the committee as references.

All inquiries and nominations should be sent to:

Christy Tirrell-Corbin, PhD

Chair, Search Committee

3304 Benjamin Building

University of Maryland

College Park, MD 20742

Email: ctc@umd.edu <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','ctc@umd.edu');>

Nathan A. Fox

Distinguished University Professor

Interim Chair, Department of Human Development and Quantitative Methodology

Ph: 301-405-2816

Fax: 301-405-2891




It is the dilemma of psychology to deal as a natural science with an
object that creates history. Ernst Boesch