Job Opening - Support Staff

Child Development Associate

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  • Work Department: Infant and Preschool Center
  • Class Title/Code: Child Development Associate (0497)
  • Effective Date: Jul 31, 2020
  • Responsibilities:
    1. A(n) Child Development Associate typically -

      1. supervises children to safeguard their health and safety.
      2. participates in planning and carries out appropriate activities promoting the intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development of the children.
      3. provides for the physical needs of the children (such as supervising feeding, dressing, naps, and other activities).
      4. maintains daily communication and cooperation with parents of children (such as child’s mental and physical condition, changes in daily schedule, or child’s participation in activities).
      5. participates in training and evaluation of student staff.
      6. cares for classroom equipment and materials and performs necessary housekeeping tasks.
      7. cooperates with research activities by providing information or directing the children to participate in a requested activity.
      8. participates in staff meetings with higher level personnel and works cooperatively with other staff members.
      9. substitutes for higher level personnel, if needed and qualified.
      10. performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Required Qualifications:

    Possession of credentials required by Illinois Department of Children and Family Services for employment as a Child Care Worker in a licensed child care facility.
    The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services required credentials can be reviewed at: http://www.ilga.gov/commission/jcar/admincode/089/089004070D01400R.html

  • Starting Salary: $2056/month
  • Application Deadline: Aug 14, 2020
  • Additional Information:

    9 month- appointment

Employment - Information & Instructions

Complete an Employment Application online. Submit supplemental application materials, which may include transcripts, licenses, certifications, resume, and a copy of the DD214 (if applicable), via email to HR-Testing@wiu.edu.

All application materials are due in the WIU Human Resources Office no later than 4:30 p.m. the day of the application deadline.

Western Illinois University is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity and a non-discrimination policy that includes sex, race, color, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, religion, age, marital status, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

For questions regarding the application process, please contact:

Human Resources Office
Sherman Hall 105
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

Phone: (309) 298-1971 ext. 1
Fax: (309) 298-2300

Email: HR-Testing@wiu.edu

Open: Monday – Friday; 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.