Day Care Director:
Oversees the Child Life Program in a college or university that prepares students to work with children and families within a healthcare setting or pursue a higher academic education. Directs an academic program that trains students to help patients and... [+] More
Day Care Director:
Oversees the Child Life Program in a college or university that prepares students to work with children and families within a healthcare setting or pursue a higher academic education. Directs an academic program that trains students to help patients and families cope with the fear, anxiety, and separation from home and school associated with a child's hospital stay.
Plans, develops, and implements the program to ensure quality educational experiences. Prioritizes, schedules, oversees, and evaluates the work of others in the Child Life Program. Develops and administers the program budget. Provides leadership in teaching, scholarship, and professional practice. Oversees academic planning, ongoing development, and evaluation of the Child Life Program. Develops and maintains Child Life Program relationships both within the department and within the community. Develops and coordinates the use of educational facilities and clinical resources. Recruits faculty for employment and assists with classroom and clinical performance reviews of faculty. Develops, evaluates, and revises student admission, progression, retention, and graduation policies. Collaborates with the Chair of the Department to schedule and staff courses as necessary. Assists Child Life Program graduates who are seeking employment and maintains post graduation data about them. May teach assigned classes. May recruit students and participate in the admissions process. May monitor and support students' academic progress throughout the program. May arrange and oversee collaborations with hospitals where students' internships occur. (Source: eDOT Job Description) [-] Less
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