Center Director

  • Lodgic Everyday
  • Madison, Wisconsin
  • Aug 28, 2021
Full time Other

Job Description

Career Posting - Center Director, Madison

Lodgic Kids Camp is searching for a Center Director to partner with the Managing Director and National Childcare Director and display successful leadership of the childcare line of business in the Madison, WI location.

Lodgic Everyday Community

Lodgic Everyday Community is an exciting new concept, designed to address the nearly 50% of America's workforce that is self-employed, freelance, or remote-working in some capacity. Lodgic:

  • Is the nation's first-ever destination that unites flexible coworking and offices, state-licensed drop-in childcare, meeting and event spaces, and all-day food & beverage under one roof.
  • Is designed to support and empower modern working families, entrepreneurs, mobile professionals, and whole communities to thrive in their aspirations.
  • Delivers an uplifting, service-oriented, collaborative, hospitality-forward experience that serves the modern worker's need for flexibility and support in key areas of life and at all times of day.

At Lodgic, users are welcome to plug in when they what and how they want, leveraging just one service area or all:

  • Lodgic Workplace, designed to serve a variety of coworking needs for solopreneurs, small businesses, remote workers, or anyone who wants a creative, energizing, design-driven, hospitality-forward professional environment where they can enhance their productivity, enrich their professional network, and enjoy professional support and hosting services not otherwise available to today's on-demand workers and small businesses.
  • Lodgic Kids Camp, enrollment-based drop-in childcare for children up to 12 years old, open to any parent who wants the best of both worlds: a high-quality, fully licensed, play-based learning environment and the flexibility of only paying for the care they use, with extended hours on nights and weekends, plus hourly and weekly package pricing available.
  • Everyday Kitchen is a full-service, polished casual restaurant optimized to compete effectively in local dining markets with a modern comfort food menu centered on the restaurant's showpiece open-flame spitfire grill, plus creative takes on classic cocktails. An adjacent daytime casual cafe also provides an elevated coffee, juice, and smoothie bar plus a wholesome menu of fresh-made pastries, salads, sandwiches, and all-day breakfast prepared in the restaurant's scratch kitchen.
  • Lodgic Events provides gathering spaces to host meetings, presentations, parties, and memorable catering or cocktail events.

Lodgic Everyday Community is designed as a scalable multi-unit brand poised for national growth. The first location opened in Champaign, IL, in 2018, followed by our second location in Madison, WI, in 2020. Louisville, KY, will open in Winter 2021.

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Center Director, Madison

Reporting to the Managing Director and National Childcare Director, the Center Director role will take overall leadership and responsibility for ensuring the successful operational and financial performance of Lodgic Kids Camp in accordance with the company's purpose, values, brand standards, and key performance indicators.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Works directly with the Center Administrator to ensure compliance of all federal, state, and local regulations as well as the established center policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for the planning, implementation, and supervision of the center's program for children, the supervision of staff at the center, staff meetings, and orientation and continuing education for the staff.
  • Responsible to work in the center in various capacities with at least 10 hours a week for the exclusive purpose of carrying out center director's administrative and management duties.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of all aspects of childcare licensing.
  • Strong leadership and management skills.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with families to meet their flexible childcare needs.
  • Responsible for the recruitment, orientation, and training of qualified staff members.
  • Strong administrative, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Basic computer proficiently and cash handling skills.
  • Responsible for leading the team to achieve daily sales and revenue goals.


  • Responsible for the financial management of the center, including making sure daily sales are on target and surpass the operational costs of the center.
  • Responsible for maintaining the physical plant and the day-to-day operations of the center.
  • Shares responsibility to open and close the center with the Center Administrator.
  • Maintains staff-to-child ratios in a flexible enrollment environment.
  • Responsible for daily enrollment and implementation of established procedures.
  • Primary contact for greeting and checking-in and out of families.
  • Assists the Center Administrator with planning daily staffing schedules.
  • Keeps parents informed of their child's daily experiences and curriculum activities.
  • Ensures licensing paperwork is complete for staff files and regularly maintains and updates staff files.
  • Responsible for the accuracy of employee payroll hours worked, processing payroll, and evaluation of employees.
  • Works directly with the Lodgic HR Generalist to follow state labor employment laws.
  • Responsible for the daily deposits, making sure all money collected is properly matched and recorded at the end of each business day.
  • Teaches in a classroom depending on drop-in enrollment needs and/or administrative needs.
  • Responsible family enrollment, tours, marketing, and sales.
  • Provides prompt, consistent reports on performance to the Lodgic National Child Care Director and Lodgic Managing Director.
  • Supports Lodgic Managing Director in additional duties as assigned.


  • Be at least 21 years of age.
  • Completed high school or its equivalent as determined by DPI.
  • Have a least 80 full days or 120 half days of experience as a teacher or assistant teacher in a licensed childcare center or other approved setting.
  • Complete at least 10 hours of training in supervision or personnel management within one year of assuming the position of center administrator/director.
  • Responsible for maintaining personnel qualifications with state regulations and completing continuing education courses each year, in addition to the necessary state licensing requirements for directors.


  • Two non-credit or for credit department-approved courses in early childhood education and, within one year of assuming the position, one course in WI Child Care Administrator Credential or its equivalent OR
  • Forty-eight credits from an institution of higher education with at least 3 credits in early childhood education and within one year of assuming the position, one course in the Wi Child Care Administrator Credential or its equivalent OR
  • A certificate from the Registry indicating the person is on Registry Level 12 or above OR
  • An Associate Degree in early childhood education or childcare from an institution of higher education OR
  • Child development associate (CDA) credential issued by the council for early childhood professional recognition and, within one year of assuming the position, one course in the WI Child Care Administrator Credential or its equivalent OR
  • A Bachelor's degree from an institution of higher education in early childhood education or child development or license from WI DPI to act as a kindergarten, pre-kindergarten, or early childhood (regular or special education) teacher.

Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive salary, paid vacation, personal time, and holidays.
  • Basic life/AD&D, short-term and long-term disability, and employee assistance program; optional Blue Cross Blue Shield medical (PPO), dental, vision, voluntary life, critical illness, and accident insurance.
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan through Voya (safe harbor and company match after one year).
  • 50% off shift meal, plus 25% off all non-shift food & beverage purchases (up to three guests).
  • One complimentary Lodgic Workplace membership.
  • Lowest published package hourly rate and free enrollment at Lodgic Kids Camp.

Other Responsibilities

This job description excludes non-essential and marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of the fundamental job duties. Furthermore, the specific examples in each section are not intended to be all-inclusive. Rather, they represent the typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully. Other job-related duties may be assigned.