Bright Horizons Field Director in New York, New York
The Field Director is responsible for fostering an environment that allows children, their families and the faculty to develop to their full potential while a permanent Director is not in place at the Center. The Field Director is accountable for program operation that exceeds NAEYC criteria and incorporates Bright Horizons Family Solutions mission, organizational goals, values, philosophies, and policies as well as the development of positive relationships with parents, children, families and corporate sponsors. Field Directors will review important decisions with the Regional Manager of the assigned center. Some of the major functions include assuming management of center in a temporary basis while serving as a positive representative of the organization for centers in transitional situations; establishing working relationships with faculty, parents, sponsor, while striving to get to know all the children in the center; becoming familiar with licensing regulations for each state assigned to as well as other local agencies; and providing guidance to new center director on policies as well as ensuring that the center has the Bright Horizons Family Solutions resources needed to operate. Other functions include training new faculty in payroll system, computer, Baseline Training, orientation, program initiatives, i.e. The World At Their Fingertips, Bloodborne Pathogens/ Exposure Control, First Aid and CPR.; ensuring health and safety and licensing guidelines are met as well as confirming that all inspections are current; developing action plan as well as setting and evaluating goals while gradually introducing Bright Horizons Family Solutions philosophies and policies at acquired centers. The Field Director assists with faculty recruitment and parent enrollment as appropriate.
* Proven experience as a Director or Assistant Director, degree in Early Childhood Education or related field with NYS certification in 1-6, N-6, B-2 or Special Education is required. Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills are also required.
* Personal/Professional characteristics: needs to be flexible, outgoing, level-headed, confident, motivational and independent.
* Should take initiative and be a team builder.
* Must meet state specific requirements.
* Willingness to travel.
Bright Horizons is dedicated to creating a workforce that promotes and supports diversity and inclusion. We provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals without discrimination. Bright Horizons complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW.
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