The Children's Center
, within the Division of Student
Affairs encourages applications for a Child Care Aid/
. This position will provide childcare for children of
families affiliated with the University of Colorado including;
residents of Family Housing Apartments, faculty, staff, students,
and alumni. The Children’s Center is licensed through the Colorado
Department of Social Services, and is accredited by the National
Association for the Education of Young Children.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a
culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students
dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We
are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and
individuals with disabilities.
Who We Are
The Children's Center has been serving the University of Colorado
Boulder community since it first opened its doors in 1975. The
beginning days of the center served preschool aged children, but
later grew to include the toddler program that we offer today. From
the very beginning we have made it a mission to care for a diverse
group of children while giving parents a childcare option that is
both safe and reliable.
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
What We Can Offer
- Health and Safety, Aides in providing a safe environment by:
inspecting and communicating to ECE I, II or the director the
condition of indoor/outdoor materials and equipment. Teaches safety
precautions and regulations to classroom children. Maintains health
standards following procedures for food preparation, diapering,
medication administration, etc. Remains current on certifications
including CPR, First Aid, UP, Child Abuse, and Medication
- Child Supervision, Under the guidance of ECE I and/or II,
supervises and interacts with children in the classroom by
implementing age appropriate planned activities such as music, art,
math, language, science, movement, dramatic play, and spontaneous
or multicultural activities. Uses appropriate guidance techniques
under the direction of ECE I and/or II. Provides time regularly to
ECE I and/or II to allow for planning time, meetings, breaks,
vacations, illness and other tasks away from the classroom.
- Communication, Maintains channels of communication with
teaching teams and office in an effective manner. Develops good
relationships with parents by communicating in a friendly manner at
drop off and pick up time. Refers parents to ECE I or II when
vital. Maintains confidentiality in all communication. Completes
written reports as vital including notes, accident reports,
- Professionalism, Assures continual professional growth by
attending staff in-services, workshops, and conferences. Completes
all department required trainings and 15 hours of licensing
training requirements. Keeps training log up-to-date. Demonstrates
flexibility in working with different teams, and handling a variety
Starting salary is $15.50/hr - $16.50/hr.
The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits
, including medical, dental,
retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The
University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in
Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education
environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder
Be engaged. Be supportive. Be Boulder.
What We Require
What You Will Need
- Applicant must be 18 years of age or older.
What We Would Like You To Have
- Ability to provide a high quality environment nurturing a
diverse population of children ages 6 weeks through age five.
- Experience working with small groups of young children
unrelated to applicant. Desire to take Early Childhood Education
To apply, please submit the following materials:
- A current resume.
- A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background
and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and
responsibilities of the position.
We may request references at a later time.
Please apply by September 26, 2021 for consideration.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For
consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs
Posting Contact Information
Posting Contact Name:
Boulder Campus Human Resources
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