The Child & Family Center offers quality early childhood education and care for the children of Vanderbilt Faculty, staff, and students. The program serves children age infants (6 weeks) to five years old. The Tennessee Department of Human Services licenses the Centers. For more information about VU's Child & Family Centers, please visit: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/child-family-center/child-care-center/ .
Duties and Responsibilities
* High School diploma or GED is required
* Early Childhood education credentials, such as a CDA preferred
* One year of first childhood education experience is required
* Ability to lift to 40 pounds is required
* Experience working with children in a supervised setting is required
* Strong communication skills are required
* CPR and First Aid certification is preferred
* Ability to interact well with children, families, and campus faculty and staff
* Willingness and ability to learn new skills and be flexible
* Ability to adapt to the center's needs and hours; hours required to work are 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
At Vanderbilt University, we are intentional about and assume accountability for fostering advancement and respect for equity, diversity, and inclusion for all students, faculty, and staff. Our commitment to diversity makes us who we are. We have created a community that celebrates differences and lets individuality thrive. As part of this commitment, we actively value diversity in our workplace and learning environments as we seek to take advantage of the rich backgrounds and abilities of everyone. The diverse voices of Vanderbilt represent an invaluable resource for the University in its efforts to fulfill its mission and strive to be an example of excellence in higher education.
Vanderbilt University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.