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Occupational Report for Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program (11-9031) , Oregon Statewide
Occupational Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate the academic and nonacademic activities of preschool and childcare centers or programs. Excludes "Preschool Teachers" (25-2011).

Employment Outlook for Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program
Statewide Employment Analysis Employment in this occupation in 2012 was at about the statewide average for all occupations. The total number of job openings is projected to be at about the statewide average number of job openings for all occupations through 2022. This occupation is expected to grow at about the statewide average growth rate for all occupations through 2022.

Reasonable employment opportunities exist for trained workers.

Data Sources and Limitations
Current Employment Department Job Openings for Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program There are 11 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 11 are listed below.
Job Title Date Posted Location Wage Offered
Program Manager 8/20/14 Medford DOE
Assistant Director Childcare Center 8/19/14 Salem $13.00/hr DOE
School Age Teacher/Site Director (OJT) 8/19/14 Tigard $11.00/hr to $15.50/hr
Assistant Center Director 8/17/14 Portland
Executive Director 8/10/14 Redmond $32,000/yr DOE
C.A.R.E. Program Staff Position 8/4/14 Newberg $9.75/hr DOE
Childhood Enrichment Center Director 8/1/14 Roseburg $52,350/yr
C.A.R.E. Substitue Pool - # 1154 7/24/14 Milwlaukie $11.08/hr
Early Childhood Education Supervisor 6/26/14 Albany $3,033/mo
OR - Test Center Administrator (Eugene) 3/20/14 Eugene
Assistant Director - Child Care/Early Childhood Education 12/26/13 Fairview
Job Openings from the Web for Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program The following job openings have been automatically extracted from various sites across the Web. These links are provided as supplemental resources. However, the Employment Department cannot validate these openings nor endorse any of these external sites. Some of these jobs may no longer be open. In some cases, a single opening may be posted on multiple sites.

There are 12 current openings for this occupation. Openings 1 through 12 are listed below.

Job Title Date Posted Location Employer
Educational Positions 8/24/14 Albany Linn Benton Community College
Educational Positions 8/17/14 Albany Linn Benton Community College
Assistant Center Director 8/15/14 Portland Knowledge Universe
Assistant Center Director 8/14/14 Portland Knowledge Learning Corporation
Child Care Center Director 8/7/14 Fairview La Petite Academy 7308
Assistant Director - Child Care Manager 8/7/14 Fairview La Petite Academy 7308
Ford Childhood Enrichment Center Director 7/30/14 Roseburg Umpqua Community College
Ford Chilhood Enrichment Center Director 7/30/14 Roseburg Umpqua Community College
Child Care Director - Lakeview Oregon 7/29/14 Lakeview
Extended Day Program Manager III temporary 7/12/14 Lake Oswego Lake Oswego School District
Learning Center Coordinator 7/8/14 Portland Portland State University
National Policy Director 6/7/14 Portland Stand for Children
State of Oregon License Information for Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program No statewide license is required for this occupation.
Wages for Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program
Region ---------------- 2014 Wages ----------------
Percentiles (hourly wages) Avg
Hourly
($/hr)
Avg
Annual
10th 25th 50th
(median)
75th 90th
Oregon Statewide $12.84 $16.14 $20.54 $25.77 $34.60 $22.27 $46,313
Multnomah / Washington 13.12 16.50 20.40 25.45 34.28 22.58 46,975
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 13.25 19.53 24.93 33.27 37.15 26.05 54,175
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 13.26 15.21 19.14 25.43 28.38 20.51 42,678
Lane 12.47 14.73 20.14 22.10 23.30 19.67 40,903
Douglas 13.83 16.37 18.78 22.00 32.52 20.40 42,436
Jackson / Josephine 12.63 14.98 18.38 21.89 23.80 18.32 38,099
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 10.56 17.25 20.89 24.90 31.13 20.97 43,622
Data Sources and Limitations
Regional Employment Projections for Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program
Region Employment Change % Change Projected Annual Openings
2012 2022 Growth Replacement Total
Oregon Statewide 669 788 119 17.8% 12 18 30
Multnomah / Washington 292 359 67 22.9% 7 8 15
Lane 73 84 11 15.1% 1 2 3
Marion / Polk / Yamhill 72 83 11 15.3% 1 2 3
Benton / Lincoln / Linn 52 60 8 15.4% 1 1 2
Clackamas 52 61 9 17.3% 1 1 2
Jackson / Josephine 38 40 2 5.3% 0 1 1
Crook / Deschutes / Jefferson 24 29 5 20.8% 0 1 1
Clatsop / Columbia / Tillamook 23 26 3 13.0% 0 1 1
Klamath / Lake 16 17 1 6.2% 0 0 0
Grant / Harney / Malheur 13 14 1 7.7% 0 0 0
Morrow / Umatilla 12 13 1 8.3% 0 0 0
Douglas 11 13 2 18.2% 0 0 0
Baker / Union / Wallowa 9 9 0 0.0% 0 0 0
Coos / Curry 7 7 0 0.0% 0 0 0
Gilliam / Hood River / Sherman / Wheeler / Wasco 6 7 1 16.7% 0 0 0

These estimates do not include self-employment. Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.
Data Sources and Limitations
Industries of Employment for Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program
Industry
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Ownership 2012
Employment
Total All Industries All 669
Total All Industries Private 622
Management of Companies and Enterprises Private 49
Educational Services Private 49
Elementary and Secondary Schools Private 44
Health Care and Social Assistance Private 422
Social Assistance Private 418
Individual and Family Services Private 19
Child Day Care Services Private 398
Other Services (except Government) Private 101
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations Private 101
Religious Organizations Private 88
Civic and Social Organizations Private 12
Total All Industries State 17
Educational Services State 17
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools State 17
Total All Industries Local 27
Educational Services Local 22
Elementary and Secondary Schools Local 12
Junior Colleges Local 10
Educational Requirements for Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program The typical entry level education for this occupation is an Associate's degree. Those with a Bachelor's degree have a competitive advantage in the labor market. Up to five years of related work experience is commonly considered necessary for this occupation.
Skills for Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program
  • Access Social Service Resource Providers
  • Analyze And Manage Daily Operations
  • Analyze And Solve Problems In Educational Setting
  • Apply Active Listening Techniques
  • Apply Childhood Development Theories
  • Apply Classroom Management Techniques
  • Apply Mediation Techniques
  • Apply Motivational Techniques
  • Assess Educational Potential And Need
  • Assist In Site-Based School Management
  • Communicate With Children And Adults
  • Conduct Employment Interviews
  • Conduct Parent Conferences
  • Conduct Staff Meeting
  • Coordinate Educational Program
  • Coordinate Employee Continuing Education Programs
  • Develop And Maintain Administrative Services Policies And Procedures
  • Develop Budgets
  • Develop Instructional Materials
  • Develop Staffing Plan
  • Establish And Evaluate Employee Performance Standards
  • Evaluate Educational Outcomes
  • Facilitate Meetings
  • Hire And Dismiss Employees
  • Maintain Group Discipline
  • Maintain Safe Environment For Students
  • Manage Educational Institutions
  • Manage Personnel And Human Resources
  • Organize Esteem Building Activities For Children
  • Organize Social Behavior Learning Activities For Children
  • Perform Organizational Accounting Or Budgeting
  • Prepare Reports In Timely Manner
  • Provide Orientation To New Employees
  • Recognize Physical And Emotional Abuse
  • Recognize Student Problems, Including Learning Disabilities
  • Resolve Conflicts
  • Respond To Personnel Problems And Grievances
  • Use Negotiation Techniques As Management Tool
  • Use Principles Of Group Dynamics
  • Write And Compile Employee Training Materials
  • Write Grant Proposals
Schools and Training Providers for Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program The training providers listed below offer programs related to this occupation. This information is updated once per year. Anyone interested in a particular program should check with the training institution regarding its availability. Listing these training providers does not necessarily constitute or imply their endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the State of Oregon.

Concordia University-Portland
2811 NE Holman Street
Portland, OR 97211-6099
Phone: (503) 288-9371
Programs of Training:
George Fox University
414 N Meridian St
Newberg, OR 97132
Phone: (503) 538-8383
Programs of Training:
Warner Pacific College Adult Degree Program
2600 SE 98th Ave Ste 200
Portland, OR 97266
Phone: (503) 517-1550
Programs of Training:
Lewis & Clark College
0615 S W Palatine Hill Rd
Portland, OR 97219-7899
Phone: (503) 768-7000
Programs of Training:
Portland State University
724 SW Harrison
Portland, OR 97201
Phone: (503) 725-4433
Programs of Training:
Southern Oregon University
1250 Siskiyou Blvd
Ashland, OR 97520
Phone: (541) 552-7672
Programs of Training:
University of Oregon
110 Johnson Hall
Eugene, OR 97403
Phone: (541) 346-1000
Programs of Training:
Career Pathway Roadmaps for Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program These Oregon community colleges have defined career pathway roadmaps to facilitate entry into this occupation:

Blue Mountain Community College
Chemeketa Community College
Clackamas Community College
Columbia Gorge Community College
Klamath Community College
Linn-Benton Community College
Rogue Community College
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Education Administrators, Preschool and Childcare Center/Program matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.
Occupation Skill Overlap
Education Administrators, Elementary And Secondary School 69%
Education Administrators, Postsecondary 65%
Education Administrators, All Other 60%