Department of Administrative Services

Child Care Licensing Supervisor (2540SH)

$33.55-$42.61 Hourly / $2,684.30-$3,409.12 BiWeekly /
$70,060.23-$88,978.03 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Office of Early Childhood, this class is accountable for supervising the statewide licensing and regulation of child care programs and providers.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives general direction from an administrative official of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Supervises a staff of Child Care Licensing Specialists, Consultants and other staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews work of staff; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans program work; establishes and maintains program procedures; develops or makes recommendations on development of policies and standards; acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies, procedures and legal proceedings; prepares reports and correspondence; provides budgetary input; interprets and explains child care licensing laws, regulations and policies to child care professionals and the public; reviews child care licensing proposals and makes recommendations concerning child care licensing standards; mediates problems between Child Care Licensing Specialists and child care provider staff; conducts staff meetings; may investigate and prepare cases for adjudication; may represent agency on committees and task forces; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies, procedures and regulatory practices; considerable knowledge of and ability to interpret relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations related to child care programs; considerable knowledge of principles and techniques of planning and operating child care centers; considerable knowledge of child care licensing functions; considerable knowledge of investigative processes; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; supervisory ability.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Eight (8) years of experience providing professional child care services with involvement in program development and operational policy.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in a supervisory or consultative capacity providing professional advice and/or technical support in the field of child care.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

  1. College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling one half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
  2. A Master's Degree in child development, early childhood education, public health, social work or other closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.
  3. For State employees, two (2) years of experience as a Child Care Licensing Specialist may be substituted for the General and Special Experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(33)-Social Services

BARGAINING UNIT

(12)-SOCIAL SERV (P-2)

EEO

(2)-Professional

SALARY INFORMATION

SH 25

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Child Care Licensing Specialist in Salary Group SH 25 approved effective July 31, 2009. (Revised to update Agency name)

EFFECTIVE DATE

7/1/2014

CLASS: 2540SH; EST: 7/26/1979; REV: 7/1/2014;