Job Alert! Director, University of Memphis Early Learning & Research Center

Title: Director, University of Memphis Early Learning & Research Center

The University of Memphis invites candidates to apply for the Director of the University of Memphis Early Learning & Research Center (ELRC). The ELRC is a laboratory/demonstration school and research center rooted in a constructivist philosophy and the ideal Director will serve as a leader of the center and in early childhood education.

Requirements:

  • Candidates must have a master’s degree in an education-related field and ten years of appropriate experience with early childhood education, specifically teaching children ages 0-4 and leading an early childhood program.
  • The ideal candidate will also have superb interpersonal skills with the ability to establish collaborative working relationships across disciplines and divisions and within the community; excellent communication, presentation and organizational skills; will be a self-motivated professional with the ability to make high-level decisions and solve problems with creativity and diplomacy; and, has the proven ability to make sound judgement while working with various personalities, relationships and circumstances.

Applications may be submitted online at http://workforum.memphis.edu/postings/20846. Review of applications will begin on January 22, 2019. Questions about the position may be directed to Sally Parish, sally.parish [at] memphis [dot] edu.