IdahoSTARS Quality Child Care Consultant

Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Apr 09, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

University of Idaho

IdahoSTARS Quality Child Care Consultant

Location: Off Campus Location - Boise

Division/College: College of Education, Health & Human Sciences

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $16.54 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 coaching and consultation services, resources, and technical assistance to child care providers and registry participants.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child Development or any associates degree with at least 30 ECE related college credits.
• Five years experience in the field of early care and education;
• Conducting adult workshops and/or providing training (small and large groups);
• Providing liaison with customer/provider groups.

Preferred Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child Development or any bachelor degree with at least 36 ECE related college credits.

• 5 years successful experience in the field of early care and education;
• Strong understanding and ability to coach adult learners to implement quality practices;
• Interpreting federal or state regulations/guidelines;
• Possess a good understanding of the written and spoken English and Spanish languages utilizing appropriate grammar and accurate spelling.

Knowledge of:
• Quality inclusive care;
• Coaching in early childhood settings;
• Computer literate to include database experience;
• Gathering, assembling, correlating, and analyzing facts;
• Devising solutions to problems;
• 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;

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: SP002768P

Posting Date: 04/08/2021

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Applicants need to address each individual required qualification, along with preferred qualifications that apply, in the letter of qualification.

Applications received before May 2, 2021 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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EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.