$33.55-$42.61 Hourly / $2,684.30-$3,409.12 BiWeekly /
In the Office of Early Childhood, this class is accountable for supervising the statewide licensing and regulation of child care programs and providers.
Supervises a staff of Child Care Licensing Specialists, Consultants and other staff as assigned.
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.
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.
Eight (8) years of experience providing professional child care services with involvement in program development and operational policy.
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.
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)