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Technical Assistance Coordinator

About Us

Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, medical and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Assistance Program after six months of employment.


Our West Campus is located at 2400 Gillionville Road, Albany, GA 31707. Our East Campus is located at 504 College Drive, Albany, GA 31705. The Human Resources office for both campuses is located on the West Campus in Building K, Suite 111.

Job Summary

Under limited supervision, the Onsite TAC Coordinator is responsible to utilize a community-based, individualized approach using best practice strategies to provide substantial training, technical assistance (coaching, modeling and mentoring) and resources to licensed child care facilities within a designated area of the forty-eight West and Southwest Georgia counties of the CCR&R region to improve quality and meet requirements in achieving a quality level within the Georgia Tiered Quality Rating and Improvement System (TQRIS).

  • Within the first three months of employment, apply for and receive state trainer approval through the Georgia Professional Development System for Early Childhood Educators:
  • Acquire online Training for Trainers certification and career level. Acquire online training and maintain proficiency in the Infant/Toddler Environmental Rating Scale (ITERS -3), the Early Childhood Environmental Rating Scale {ECERS -3), the Family Day Care Environmental Rating Scale (FCCERS-3) and the School Age Care Environmental Rating Scale (SACERS-U). Participate in the Region 4 CCR&R Internal TFT process in order to provide the Quality Rated system trainings.
  • Provide on-site and/or virtual quality improvement technical assistance to Child Care Centers, Family Child Care Learning Homes, and School Age Programs who meet or exceed basic licensing/regulatory standards and participate in Quality Rated to become rated programs within an assigned sub-region of Southwest Region 4. Provide continuous quality improvement (CQI) technical assistance to rated child care programs.
  • Technical assistance includes but is not limited to on-site coaching, modeling and mentoring, telephone and email consultation, advice on selection of equipment, on-site training, linkages to other community resources and professional development opportunities via the CCR&R, universities and technical colleges. Linkages should include scholarship information and assistance with enrollment for institutes, conferences, and degree programs.
  • Conduct an initial assessment of the family child care learning home, child care center or school age care facility to determine readiness to improve quality using the ECERS-3, ITERS-3, FCCERS-3 and SACERS -U assessment tools; rating scale self-assessments may be used in some circumstances. Develop subsequent quality plans of improvement (POis) with early learning professionals based on assessments and assist with implementation via the CCR&R standards for provision of training and technical assistance.
  • Provide mini-grants to eligible child care programs participating in Quality Rated. Ensure adherence to CCR&R approved mini-grant guidelines and spending process and maintain appropriate documentation via CCR&R standards for fiscal reporting. Ensure materials and equipment are appropriately placed in classrooms and provide adequate T/TA for utilization
  • Conduct face-to-face and/or virtual child care program Quality Rated on-boarding sessions with the Quality Rated orientation for child care providers describing training and technical assistance, expectations and resources available.
  • Develop and conduct an on and offsite cadre of general child care provider trainings in an assigned area of the region. Revise and host appropriate trainings in virtual format. Following the CCR&R Trainer FAQs and protocols, coordinate training events and professional development record keeping with the CCR&R Training Administrator.
  • Documentation and Reporting: present progress updates to the CCR&R Leadership and staff as needed. Maintain child care program files using CCR&R forms and internal standards for documentation. Complete and submit required paperwork including monthly reports and other reporting, track technical assistance, and maintain data on CCR&R TA Caseload log and data entry into Efforts to Outcomes software. Contribute to a monthly hi-lights & barriers report to provide data on outcomes, identify barriers, possible solutions, and promising practices and make recommendations.
  • Participate monthly in regional TA hub meetings. On an on-going basis, participate in staff development/continuing education/professional development opportunities (i.e., in-services, conventions, conferences, etc.) Participate and encourage participation in local child care provider associations or networks.
  • Enroll in the Professional Learning Community Facilitator Training via Bright From the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning and earn certification. Responsible to assist the CCR&R with program deliverables as applicable to the development of and maintenance of regional PLCs.
  • Engage community partner support by attending meetings and events to promote CCR&R professional development and network to gain and build partner support toward Quality Rated recruitment.
  • Assist Executive Director and Operations Director with special projects or activities as needed to ensure efficient and effective operation of the CCR&R.
  • Design and complete personal Professional Development goals each fiscal year.
Required Qualifications


Bachelor's Degree Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Special Education, Family and Consumer Science or related field such as psychology and adult education.


Experience: one-three years of experience in working in child care field (early learning classroom teacher, administrator, family child care home provider, trainer, technical assistance consultant, etc.)

Must meet requirements for approval as a trainer through the Georgia Professional Development System for Early Childhood Educators:

Demonstrated superior interpersonal skills in order to work with community and state agencies on behalf of families and child care providers.

High level competency in Microsoft Office Suite processing using a networked database, fax, basic clerical procedures and superior communication/customer skills necessary; one year minimum experience.

Must be able to travel extensively by personal auto and be a self-starter, working from a home office with minimal supervision.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's preferred

Knowledge of adult education practices and Georgia/DECAL child care licensing rules & regulations helpful.

Proposed Salary

Salary range is from $42,000 to $51.926.40

Required Documents to Attach

A current resume

A current cover letter addressing the above responsibilities and qualifications

Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three current professional references

Unofficial transcripts of all college work

Contact Information

For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Office of Human Recourses at (229) 500-2026, or by email at For technical support, please call OneUSG Connect Support at (877) 251.2644, or by email at

Equal Employment Opportunity

Albany State University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy our institution to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Albany State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy please contact the Albany State University Office of Human Resources at (229) 500-2026. Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Disability Resource Center at 229-500-3442.

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