Division/College: College of Education, Health & Human Sciences
Employee Category: Classified
Pay Range: $23.84 per hour or higher depending on experience and education
Full/Part Time: Part Time
Position Summary: This position promotes healthy and safe child care by assisting with program policy development and implementation of quality health, safety, and nutrition practices in early care and education settings. This position provides coaching, training, and resources to child care directors and providers, families, and regional and statewide partners.
Minimum Qualifications: Education: Bachelors degree in a health-related field. May include professionals such as pediatric nurses, community health nurses, physician assistants or health educators.
Preferred Qualifications: Education and training: Licensed health professional Endorsement in Early Childhood Mental Health Specialized training in child care health consulting
Knowledge of: Early care and education Health and safety standards in child care Injury prevention for children Oral health of children Inclusion of children with special health care needs in child care settings Safe medication administration Safe sleep practices and policies Immunization schedules for children Developmental screening tools and procedures for use
Ability to: Maintain a high level of confidentiality Interact and communicate with others effectively Use correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar in composing written statements Manage a variety of projects simultaneously Portray a professional demeanor Work evenings and weekends Understand written and spoken English and Spanish languages Travel to site visits in assigned regional areas
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Posting Number: SP002689P
Posting Date: 01/11/2021
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 by January 31, 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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