Available Title(s): 256A-YN_CS_NPS - Early Childhood Program Specialist 1
Business Title: Early Childhood Program Specialist 1
Employee Type: Classified
Time Type: Full time
Summary of Duties:
Reporting to the Children's Center Director and under the direction of ECPS 3 and 2 Teachers, the Early Childhood Program Specialist 1 (ECPS 1) has responsibility for following defined work procedures and priorities to meet the needs of children enrolled in the center. Examples of responsibilities include following classroom work such as recording enrollment; preparing and organizing materials used by children for their projects; and monitoring activities such as nap times, free time, snacks, and lunches.
High School graduation or equivalent; OR equivalent education/experience.
Six (6) months experience in an early learning program serving groups of young (birth to 5) and/or school age children OR equivalent education.
Must be 18 years of age or older by time of hire.
Must meet the required criteria of having 12 aligned college credits in ECE Core Competencies or a CDA (Child Development Associate) within 5 years of hire. See the following links for more information.
Must meet and understand the requirements for the following:
WAC 110-300-0120 Providing for personal, professional, and health needs of staff
WAC 110-300-0105 Preservice requirements
Initial ECE certificate or equivalent.
College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS)
City, State, Zip:
Pullman, WA 99164
Range 30, $2,875.00 - $3,537.00 (Steps D - M) | Successful candidates typically begin at the beginning of the salary range and receive scheduled salary increment increases in accordance with WAC 357-28 OR applicable Collective Bargaining Agreement.
WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes: paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.
For a more detailed summary of benefits offered by WSU for classified staff visit: https://hrs.wsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/2023-Benefit-Overview-for-Civil-Service.pdf.
This position has been posted as Open until Filled. The screening of applicants will begin February 14, 2023.
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
2) Cover Letter
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