YMCA Albany Branch — Full-Time Assistant Childcare Director.

The general function of this position will be to assist the Childcare Director and will fall under the general direction of the Childcare Director. The Assistant Childcare Director has primary direction for the management of the early childhood educational programs for the branch with a special emphasis of leading and managing the Universal Pre-K program for the branch. This includes assisting with staff and budget management, as well as program curriculum.

Job Requirements: BA/BS in Early Childhood Education or a related field preferred; AAS in Early Childhood Education required. Prior experience with early childhood educational programs. Prior staff supervision and early childhood program curriculum experience preferred. Excellent human relation skills, good organizational and communication skills. Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of the YMCA and its capacity to build strong kids, families and communities. The ability to articulate and model YMCA’s four core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibilities are essential.

Principal Responsibilities: Assist in the development of the annual operating objectives and plan for the Childcare Department. Help to monitor the achievement of these objectives, notifying director of deviations from the plan. Assist in the monitoring of annual budget (income and expense) for the Department. Ensure that the department maintains a positive fiscal position. Assist with the following activities: Recruit, hire, train, develop, supervise and evaluate early childhood and school age childcare staff. This includes following all policies, procedures and timeframes of the association. Develop, coordinate and evaluate program curriculum for the early childhood and school age childcare program with a special emphasis on Universal Pre-K programs. Maintain compliance with all applicable state and federal regulations. Provide coverage to childcare sites, as needed, to ensure compliance with applicable regulations. Act as Department Head in the absence of the Childcare Director. Cultivate and maintain excellent working relationships with applicable school districts and communities.

Scheduled Shift: Full-Time/Exempt; (Approx. 40+ hrs. weekly)
Salary: Low to mid $30,000
Deadline: Until filled

Please forward resumes or applications to: Kelly Sturgis – Operations Director and/or Pedro Perez – Executive Director Capital District YMCA –Albany Branch, 616 North Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12204 or by E-mail here or here.

Southern Saratoga YMCA — Full-Time Aquatics Coordinator

Under the general direction of the Aquatics Director, the Aquatics Coordinator is responsible for planning, implementing, supervising and evaluating programs and staff within the Aquatics Department. Acts as department head in the absence of the Director.

Job Requirements: HS/GED with some college preferred. Minimum of two years’ experience as a swim instructor and lifeguard. Minimum one year in a supervisory role. Current certifications in CPR, AED, First Aid and Lifeguarding required. Excellent human relation skills, good organizational and communication skills.

Principal Responsibilities: Maintain reliable and organized records for daily pool usage, daily chemical reading logs and ensures meeting of all other DOH requirements. Supervision and scheduling of assigned staff. Provide orientation and training to newly hired staff. Provide program assistance to all members, and staff, including assistance with staff trainings. Assist the Aquatics Director with planning, development, implementation and assessment of any and all aquatics programs. Maintain cleanliness of facility as a member of Clean Team. All other duties, as directed.

Salary Range: $11.00 – $14.00
Work Schedule: Full Time; 40 hours weekly
Deadline: 10/31/2014

Please send all resumes to: Sarah Heslin, Director of Operations, Capital District YMCA – Southern Saratoga YMCA, 1 Wall Street Clifton Park, NY 12065 or by E-mail.

Civil Service Exam – City of Schenectady Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator/Operator Trainee

Exam Number: 300-79B
Salary Range: $16.24 Hr – $21.13 Hr (2014)
Last Date For Filing: October 20, 2014
Date Of Examination: December 6, 2014

Residency Requirement: Immediately preceding the date of the written test and appointment, candidates must have been legal residents of the City of Schenectady for at least one month.

Trainee Minimum Qualifications: (On the date of the written test) graduation from high school; or possession of a high school equivalency diploma.

Special Requirements: (At time of appointment) must possess a valid New York State driver’s license and must maintain such license throughout duration of employment.

Visit the Schenectady County website for more information.

Administrative & Staff Positions Available with St. Rose College

The following positions are available at the College of St. Rose. Descriptions for these jobs may be found at the College’s website.

Parsons Child and Family Center — Early Head Start Teacher

Our Early Head Start Center in Schenectady is seeking a Teacher in the classroom who will be responsible for establishing and maintaining supportive relationships with infants, toddlers, and parents and implementing developmentally appropriate routines and curriculum for infants and toddlers. The location for this position is 125 Bigelow Ave Schenectady, NY.

Specific duties include the following: Plan and implement individualized, developmentally appropriate, nurturing care for infants and toddlers in a center-based setting; Coordinate use of community resources to enrich the learning environment; Support program philosophy that parents are the primary educators and nurturers of their children; Supervise Teacher Assistants and provide direction to supervisees and volunteers; Coordinate screening tools, records, and required documentation; Enhance the relationship of parents and their children by encouraging parent participation; Oversee and assist with classroom cleanup and follow universal precautions daily; Assist children in transitioning beginning and end of each day and during field trips; Participate in program Self-Assessment Review Team; Maintain program standards regarding confidentiality and professional boundaries.

Required Experience: AA or Infant Toddler CDA required; Bilingual (English and Spanish/Arabic) preferred; Able to lift up to 35 pounds.

Please apply online.

Parsons Child and Family Center — Family Support Worker; Early Head Start

Our Early Head Start Center in Schenectady is seeking a Family Support Worker to ensure that client families are receiving essential services, and to maintain productive and professional relationships with clients and collateral service providers. This position is full time and based at 125 Bigelow Ave Schenectady, NY.

Specific duties include the following: Manage caseload of either 12 home-based families or 25 center-based families with weekly or quarterly visits respectively; Conduct screenings of children’s developmental milestones and refer to agency and community-based developmental support services as needed Ensure that client families are receiving essential medical services; Provide client families with parenting education and health related information Promote strong and healthy attachments between parents and children; Plan and conduct child education/socialization activities with parents; Provide transition services to families who leave the Program; Provide on-call services to families as needed; Transport client families to appointments as needed.

Required Experience: High School diploma or GED required; Associates/Bachelor’s in Human services preferred; At least two years experience in direct work with parents and children; Valid NYS driver’s license and vehicle insurance coverage; Must be willing to work in participants’ homes; Knowledge of community services available to families; Bilingual is a plus.

Please apply online.

Glendale Nursing Home is looking for LPNs and CNAs

LPN $16.72/hr. Evening and nights shifts part time. Will consider new LPNs
CNA $12.72/hr. All shifts part time. Long-term experience preferred.

Download and complete a Civil Service Application.

Please call Miriam Cajuste, Affirmative Action Office, 620 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305, telephone 518-388-4233 ext 44171 or Cindy Reiner, RN, Staff Education Supervisor, Glendale Home, 59 Hetcheltown Road, Scotia, NY 12302, telephone 518-384-3600 with questions about the posting.