24.3 Responsibilities

 

24.3.1 CDC Oversight Committee

The Oversight Committee oversees CDC; advises on the policies and the operation of the CDC to Secretary General and establishes the Search Committee for CDC Director and recommend appointment to the President.
Please refer to the Terms of Reference of the Oversight Committee [link:] for its responsibilities and membership.

 

24.3.2 CDC Liaison Committee

The Liaison Committee supports Secretary General and VPUCS based upon the advice of the Oversight Committee.
Please refer to the Terms of Reference of the Liaison Committee [link:] for its responsibilities and membership.

 

24.3.3 Secretary General

The Secretary General of the University is responsible for ensuring the sustainable provision of high-quality and international pre-school and after-school/holiday programs. The Secretary General ensures compliance with Japanese laws, regulations and safety standards. The Secretary General receives periodical reports from VPUCS and forward to the President and Board of Governors of the OIST School Corporation. The Secretary General approves annual business and budget plans of the CDC.

 

24.3.4 Vice President for University Community, Child & Youth Services (VPUCS)

The VPUCS is responsible for the operation and management of CDC, under the direction of the Secretary General. 
The VPUCS is the line manager of the CDC Director, with delegated authority to the Director for the day-to-day operations and management of the programs. The VPUCS is a member of the Liaison Committee and acts as the Executive Secretary of the Liaison Committee.

 

24.3.5 Management Committee

The Management Committee assists the CDC Director in the day-to-day operation and management of the CDC. The Management Committee consists of the CDC Director, the CDC Assistant Director, the Head of Administration and the  SAP Assistant Director.
The CDC Director is responsible for the daily operations of the CDC. The CDC Assistant Director is primarily responsible for the classroom operations and CDC Head of Administration is primarily responsible for internal administrative functions of the CDC. The SAP Assistant Director is responsible for the daily operations of the after-school/holiday programs.

 

24.3.6 Parent/Teacher Counci

The Parent/Teacher Council advises the CDC Director on matters affecting the operation of the CDC and provides a forum for discussions between Parents and Teachers on issues affecting the CDC. The Parent/Teacher Council may address or report to the Liaison Committee with the agreement of the Chair of the Liaison Committee.
Please refer to the Terms of Reference of Parent/Teacher Council [link: ] for its responsibilities and membership.

 

24.3.7 Users of the CDC

Users of the CDC are responsible for supporting the CDC operations by following CDC rules and ad-hoc request issued by the CDC Director from time to time, by sending their feedback through the Parents/Teacher Council and by participating in CDC events. CDC users must bear the cost of services based on the fee structure.