Division/College: College of Education, Health & Human Sciences
Employee Category: Classified
Pay Range: $16.05 per hour or higher depending on experience and education
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: The Regional Quality Child Care Consultant under the direction of the lead consultant helps support the regional office in meeting the goals of the IdahoSTARS program by recruiting child care providers to the Idaho Child Care Program (ICCP), the IdahoSTARS Professional Development System (PDS), and the Quality Rating & Improvement System (QRIS). Consultants are responsible for providing consultation services, resources, and technical assistance to child care providers and registry participants.
Education: - Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood or related field with coursework in child development plus two years experience in the field of early care and education OR an Associate Degree in early childhood with five years experience in the field of early care and education.
- Experience with conducting adult workshops and/or providing training (small and large groups)
- Experience providing liaison with Customer/provider groups
Knowledge of: - Quality inclusive care - Computer literate to include database experience - Gathering, assembling, correlating, and analyzing facts - Devising solutions to problems - Writing concise reports - Interpreting federal or state regulations/guidelines
Ability to: - Maintain high level of confidentiality - Strong interpersonal communication skills - Work in a team setting to accomplish goals - Use correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar in composing written statements - Manage a variety of projects simultaneously - Portray a professional demeanor - Work evenings and weekends
Education: Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood or related field with coursework in child development PLUS minimum of 5 years successful experience in the field of early care and education
Experience: - Strong understanding and ability to coach adult learners to implement quality practices
- Must possess a good understanding of the written and spoken English and Spanish languages utilizing appropriate grammar and accurate spelling
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Posting Number: SP002166P
Posting Date: 04/30/2019
Open Until Filled: Yes
Special Instructions: Applicants need to address each individual minimum qualification, along with preferred qualifications that apply, in the required letter of qualification.Applications received by May 14, 2019 will receive first consideration. Position will remain open until a suitable pool of candidates is identified.
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
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