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Temporary- Assistant Site Coordinator, Leapfrog (CTD Summer)  « Position Deleted on 6/18/2013 »

Institution: Northwestern University
Location: Evanston, IL
Category:
  • Admin - Child Care Services
  • Admin - Other Administrative Positions
Posted: 12/11/2012
Type: Full Time
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Training:TBD

Leapfrog in Skokie:

W eek 1: July 8 - 12, 2013

Week 2: July 15 - 19, 2013

Week 3: July 22 - 26, 2013

Salary is$1800 - $2000, depending on CTD Summer Program experience

  • Please attach a PDF of your resume and the CTD Summer Program Supplemental Application to your application when applying.
Please complete additional documents by going to:

http://www.northwestern.edu/hr/policies-forms/forms/hiring/index.html and selecting (2013 Summer Staff Supplemental Application). For any questions please contact: tcadministration(at)northwestern.edu

Job Summary: This position is located in Skokie

The Assistant Site Coordinator works under the direction of the Site Coordinator and Program Coordinator to help manage the Leapfrog Program at the Skokie site. Day-to-day responsibilities include observing classes and implementing program activities, communicating with parents, assisting with staff meetings and trouble-shooting staff and student issues. Administrative duties include assisting with training staff, implementing policies, supporting staff and students, and maintaining a positive and nurturing environment. The Assistant Site Coordinator must help set a professional tone for the program and serve as a positive role model for staff and students. As a leader, the Assistant Site Coordinator must manage the safety and supervision of students and enforce rules with Leapfrog Program staff members.

General Responsibilities:

  • Carefully review all program, site and staff materials provided by the summer program and return all completed paperwork as requested
  • Attend staff training
  • Follow all CTD rules and regulations concerning staff conduct, appropriate dress, program procedures, and other responsibilities as set forth in the staff handbook and by administrative staff
  • Assume program related responsibilities as requested by CTD administrative staff
  • Carry a CTD-issued cell phone throughout the session and respond to parent and staff calls promptly
  • Assume other responsibilities as reasonably requested by CTD administrative staff
Managing People
  • Assist with training instructors and teaching assistants (TAs) at pre-session training
  • In support of the Site Coordinator, serve as a second point of contact for staff and parents regarding logistics, scheduling, and any student academic or behavior issues
  • Answer office phone calls and take messages for the Site Coordinator
  • Assist the Site Coordinator in conducting classroom observations of instructors and TAs using the CTD observation form
Managing Information
  • Assist the Site Coordinator with tracking and documenting student attendance
  • Assistant the Site Coordinator with administrative responsibilities such as printing and distributing attendance and student health lists for each class
  • Assist the Site Coordinator in the distribution, collection, and organization of forms and paperwork
Managing Resources
  • Assist the Site Coordinator with site set up responsibilities such as organizing supplies and books, creating a schedule for the computer lab, and posting signs
  • Assist the Site Coordinator in the distribution, collection, and organization of books and supplies
  • At the end of the Leapfrog program, help ensure that all program materials and supplies are organized, inventoried and properly stored
Managing Events
  • Assist the Site Coordinator in the preparation of Parent Orientations, Parent Seminars, and staff meetings;
  • Assist the Site Coordinator in the coordination of the lunch/recess activities. Monday through Friday, 12 noon to 1 p.m.;
  • Assist the Site Coordinator in managing schedules for meeting and computer lab space.
Mandatory Job Qualifications

A bachelor's degree in education or related field and 3 to 5 years teaching experience required; master's degree preferred. Applicants must possess effective interpersonal and organizational skills along with supervisory experience in a fast-paced academic setting. Candidates with curriculum development, conflict management, customer service, and evaluation experience highly desired. Applicants must have a strong work ethic and commitment to teamwork. Computer proficiency and experience with FileMaker Pro or other databases required.

In order to ensure the safety of the students, all staff members must have the strength and mobility to supervise active children in classrooms and on the playgrounds. This means staff members must be able to run a short distance and must be able to lift a 30 to 40 pound child.

How to Apply

This job is open for online applications.

Northwestern University is an equal opportunity employer and strongly believes in creating an environment that welcomes students, faculty and staff of all races, nationalities and religions. In doing so, we offer our students the opportunity to learn and grow in diverse communities preparing them for successful careers in an increasingly global and diverse work force.

For consideration, please click on the link below. You will be directed to Northwestern University's electronic recruiting system, eRecruit, where you will search and apply for current openings. To apply for this position in eRecruit, enter the Job Opening ID number in the appropriate search field. Once you apply, you will receive an email confirming submission of your resume. For all resumes received, if there is interest in your candidacy, the human resources recruiter or the department hiring manager will contact you.

Job Opening ID number for this position is #20394
http://www.northwestern.edu/hr/careers/

  • Please include resume and coverletter with your application.
"Please email your Essay Response(s) and your Supplemental Application to tcadministration@northwestern.edu

"As per Northwestern University policy, this position requires a criminal background check. Successful applicants will need to submit to a criminal background check prior to employment."
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Date Posted: 12/11/2012