Vanderbilt University Medical Center Child Care Manager - Belcourt Center in Nashville, Tennessee

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Department/Unit Summary

  • VUMC Child Care offersearly childhood care and education for the children of VUMC faculty, staff, andstudents. The child care program serves children age infants (6 weeks) to fiveyears old. Our centers are licensed by the Tennessee Department of Human Services.

Your Role:

  • Responsiblefor overseeing childcare personnel, which includes teachers, earlychildhood associates and administrative support

  • Overseeingchildcare operations including licensing, quality assurance, facilityoperations and educational excellence.

  • Maintaininga positive and upbeat attitude while working in a fast-paced environment.

  • Prioritizingand organizing daily childcare center activities for maximumeffectiveness.

  • Ensuringstaff schedules are created efficiently to achieve the appropriatecoverage of center operations.

Position Qualifications:


Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) and 5 years relevant experience


  • Child care center basedexperience preferred

  • Strong communicationskills

  • Ability to be flexibleto center’s needs and hours

  • Strong work ethic

  • Demonstrate desire forprofessional development and growth


COACHING (INTERMEDIATE): The capability, normally based on a specific expertise, to influence others, manage the relationship and deliver results for a client in a professional manner. Coaches senior leaders and executive leadership towards solutions and implementation of actions.

LEADERSHIP - (ADVANCED): Stands up for own beliefs and decisions. Demonstrates and builds a record of trust and fairness. Leadership abilities inspire others to want to join the team. Recognizes the success of others and suggests rewards for their achievements.

CUSTOMER CONFLICT MANAGEMENT - (INTERMEDIATE): Assertively and willingly manages the resolution of conflicts, issues and differences of opinions. Adapts management style according to needs of projects and people. Creates an enthusiastic and positive work climate. Deals firmly but constructively with problem people. Promotes new solutions, ideas and recommendations by fostering a positive and productive climate. Willingly buys into problems that require additional help.

PEOPLE MANAGEMENT (ADVANCED): Interacting, communicating, building relationships and developing employees.

COMPLIANCE - (ADVANCED): Demonstrates expert knowledge of the appropriate rules and regulations as they apply to the incumbent's department and work areas. Analyzes the rules and regulations for situations that are unusual and knows the inter- relationship and implication of various rules and regulations in other areas of the department. Understands the flow of rules and regulations beyond the work area and can converse intelligently about alternatives and make recommendations for more effective rules and regulations to senior management. May represent the company at regional industry organizations meetings for discussing rules and regulations.

COMMUNICATION (ADVANCED): Clearly, effectively and respectfully communicates to employees or customers.

CUSTOMER COMMUNICATION - (ADVANCED): Demonstrates the uppermost levels of expertise in written and or oral communications in challenging and complex situations. Demonstrates the ability to relate to customers in writing in a way which results in improved customer loyalty and effective website usage. Works closely with website marketing groups to communicate to current and potential users regarding new offerings and enhancements. Often takes the lead role on highly pressurized situations when there is a need to inform customers of sensitive issues. Consistently delivers communications services in a creative and imaginative manner while setting standards for others.


  • OrganizationalImpact: Directs activities to achieve operational plans with some nearterm effect on results of the department/area.

  • ProblemSolving/ Complexity of work: Identifies issues, gathers facts to resolvetechnical and operational problems.

  • Breadthof Knowledge: Applies in-depth knowledge and skills of aprofessional/technical area and basic management knowledge to manage thework of the team.

  • TeamInteraction: Leads a complex department with a focus on implementation.Typically executes on a short to medium term strategies.



  • DevelopsSelf and Others: Invests time, energy and enthusiasm in developingself/others to help improve performance and gain knowledge in new areas.

  • Buildsand Maintains Relationships: Maintains regular contact with key colleaguesand stakeholders using formal and informal opportunities to expand andstrengthen relationships.

  • CommunicatesEffectively: Recognizes group interactions and modifies one's owncommunication style to suit different situations and audiences.


  • ServesOthers with Compassion: Seeks to understand current and future needs ofrelevant stakeholders and customizes services to better address them.

  • SolvesComplex Problems: Approaches problems from different angles; Identifiesnew possibilities to interpret opportunities and develop concretesolutions.

  • OffersMeaningful Advice and Support: Provides ongoing support and coaching in aconstructive manner to increase employees' effectiveness.


  • PerformsExcellent Work: Engages regularly in formal and informal dialogue aboutquality; directly addresses quality issues promptly.

  • EnsuresContinuous Improvement: Applies various learning experiences by lookingbeyond symptoms to uncover underlying causes of problems and identifiesways to resolve them.

  • FulfillsSafety and Regulatory Requirements: Understands all aspects of providing asafe environment and performs routine safety checks to prevent safetyhazards from occurring.


  • DemonstratesAccountability: Demonstrates a sense of ownership, focusing on and drivingcritical issues to closure.

  • StewardsOrganizational Resources: Applies understanding of the departmental workto effectively manage resources for a department/area.

  • MakesData Driven Decisions: Demonstrates strong understanding of theinformation or data to identify and elevate opportunities.


  • GeneratesNew Ideas: Proactively identifies new ideas/opportunities from multiplesources or methods to improve processes beyond conventional approaches.

  • AppliesTechnology: Demonstrates an enthusiasm for learning new technologies,tools, and procedures to address short-term challenges.

  • Adaptsto Change: Views difficult situations and/or problems as opportunities forimprovement; actively embraces change instead of emphasizing negativeelements.

VUMC RecentAccomplishments

Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:

  • US News & World Report: #1 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health CareProvider in Nashville, #1 Audiology ( BillWilkerson Center at ), 12 adult and 10 pediatric clinical specialties ranked amongthe nation's best, #15 Education and Training

  • Truven Health Analytics: among the top 50 cardiovascular hospitals inthe U.S.

  • Becker's Hospital Review: one of the "100 Greatest Hospitals inAmerica"

  • The Leapfrog Group: grade "A" in Hospital Safety Score

  • National Institutes of Health: among the top 10 grant awardees for medicalresearch in the US

  • Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbilt nurses are the only group honoredin Middle Tennessee

  • Nashville Business Journal: Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer

  • American Hospital Association: among the 100 "MostWired" medical systems in the US


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  • Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & PhysicalDemands:

  • Light Work category requiring exertion up to 20 lbs.of force occasionally and uses negligible amounts of force to moveobjects.

  • Movement

  • Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet withoutmoving.

  • Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.

  • Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and loweringobjects under 35 lbs from one level to another

  • Occasional: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting anobject holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers orassistive device.

  • Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objectsaway from or toward.

  • Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downwardand forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lowerextremities and back muscles

  • Occasional: Reaching above shoulders: Extending armsin any direction above shoulders.

  • Occasional: Reaching below shoulders: Extending armsin any direction below shoulders.

  • Occasional: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping,turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.

  • Occasional: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping,working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.

  • Occasional: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use ofboth hands.

  • Frequent: Sitting: Remaining in seated position

  • Sensory

  • Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchangingwritten/verbal/electronic information.

  • Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances ofsounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditoryinformation

  • Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception,peripheral vision, color vision.

Job Child Care

Organization: VUMC Child Care - Admin 108291

Title: Child Care Manager - Belcourt Center

Location: TN-Nashville-Belcourt Child Care Center

Requisition ID: 1807919

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