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Position: Specialist - Child Care Resource and Referral

Grade Department Position type: Position Number
32 4BK – Department not found Full-time A98182


Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Coordinator-Child Care Resource & Referral, the Specialist Child Care Resource and Referral will: povide techinical assistance and training to child care providers in many different contract areas such as community meetings, training classes, agency programs, and other functions.


Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
  • Process and assemble the Start Up grant part #1 paperwork.
  • Teach the monthly licensing orientation class.
  • Teach Child Care Center staff trainings.
  • Teach career ladder classes.
  • Facilitate provider resource night.
  • Organize and keep current the provider lending library.
  • Consult with provider professional associations.
  • Consult with after school programs.
  • Plan, implement, and document a provider recruitment strategy.
  • Some evening and Saturday work required.
  • Perform miscellaneous job related duties as assigned.

     


      Supervisory Responsibilities:
      • N/A


      Special Requirements of the Position:
      • N/A

      Qualifications:

      Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor degree and two years of paid professional experience working directly with children; or an associate degree and four years of paid professional experience working directly with children; or a current valid CDA with six years of paid professional experience working with children. Degree transcripts must include agency identified early childhood classes. Candidate must also have a minimum of one year of direct responsibility for the professional development and training of adults. Spanish speaking is preferred but not required.

       

      • Knowledge of basic computer programs.
      • Knowledge of child development theory and practice.
      • Knowledge of developmental issues specific to at-risk infants and/or children.
      • Organizational skills and written and oral communication skills are required.
      • Ability to observe, assess, and record symptoms, reactions, and progress.
      • Ability to evaluate the progress of therapeutic programs and to make individual modifications.
      • Ability to plan, implement, and evaluate individual patient care programs.
      • Ability to develop and present educational programs and/or workshops.
      • Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team.

      Disclaimer:
      This position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to the position.
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