IdahoSTARS Child Development Associate Specialist - Post Falls or Lewiston

Employer
University of Idaho
Location
Idaho, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 24, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Teacher Education
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time


University of Idaho

IdahoSTARS Child Development Associate Specialist - Post Falls or Lewiston


Location: Off Campus Location - Post Falls or Lewiston

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

Employee Category: Temporary

Pay Range: $25.00 per hour

Full/Part Time: Part Time

Position Summary:
The Child Development Associate (CDA) Specialist, under the direction of the CCRC Assistant Director, will support the goals of the IdahoSTARS program through implementing Child Development Associates (CDA) credential cohorts. The Specialist will oversee recruitment efforts in collaboration with the regional offices, set up cohort meetings with childcare providers, and deliver coaching and professional development opportunities.

This is a temporary position funded through IdahoSTARS project through June 30, 2022 with the potential for longer-term employment.



Minimum Qualifications:
Education: Associate degree from an accredited college or university in one of the following disciplines: Early Childhood Education/Child Development; Elementary Education/Early Childhood Education; Home Economics/Child Development; Or any associate degree which includes 18 credit hours of coursework in Early Childhood Education/Child Development, studying children birth through 5 years.
Experience:
• 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’s degree from an accredited college or university in one of the following disciplines:Early Childhood Education/Child Development, Elementary Education/Early Childhood Education,Home Economics/Child Development;Or any bachelor’s degree which includes 36 credit hours of coursework in Early Childhood Education/Child Development, studying children birth through 5 years.
Certification:
CDA PD Specialist Certificate through the CDA Council.
Experience:
• 5 years successful experience in the field of early care and education;
• Strong understanding and ability to coach adult learners to implement quality practices;
• Possess a good understanding of the written and spoken English and Spanish languages utilizing appropriate grammar and accurate spelling.

Ability to:
• Maintain high level of confidentiality;
• Demonstrate 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.
Knowledge of:
• Quality inclusive care;
• Coaching in early childhood settings;
• Computer literacy to include database experience;
• Gathering, assembling, correlating, and analyzing facts;
• Devising solutions to problems;
• Interpreting federal or state regulations/guidelines.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:


Posting Number: STH001859P

Posting Date: 07/19/2021

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Applicants need to address each individual required qualification, along withpreferred qualifications that apply, in their letter of qualification. Applications received before August 1, 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 may be required to pass a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu

EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.






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