|Date Opened||9/6/2019 2:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$57,196 - $77,150/year|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||9/20/2019 11:59:00 PM|
Do you want to play an integral role in assisting individuals and program administrators in achieving and tracking their professional goals?
Do you want to help build an early care and education system that helps to ensure all young children in Connecticut are safe, healthy, learning and thriving?
If so, this opportunity might be for you!
The State of Connecticut, Office of Early Childhood (OEC) is seeking an organized, hard-working, solutions-oriented professional to support Connecticut's Early Childhood Professional Registry Team and the Quality Improvement Division. Connecticut's Registry has been in operation since 2007 and currently has over 40,000 participants in roles including early childhood educators, program administrators, trainers and consultants. The Registry is a statewide, secure, online database that tracks verified professional development and employment experience of its members. It captures data including course credit and degree attainment, career ladder level, occupation, role, program details, and funding sources. The Registry also serves as the application portal for OEC scholarship, licensing Head Teacher, Early Childhood Teacher Credential (ECTC), and technical assistance provider.The position is located in Hartford, CT, with a Monday - Friday schedule.
In-state travel may be required to participate in cross-agency collaborations and to fulfill the requirements of the position.
If you are selected for an interview, you will be required to provide a resume, cover letter and documentation regarding on the job performance reviews for the current year and past two years.
Please contact the hiring agency's human resources office: Ellen Morris, email@example.com, with general questions regarding this recruitment (Please Note: All updates to an applicant's application status will only be provided thought their registered JobAps account).
The successful candidate will possess:
• Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills;
• Ability to respectfully support diverse competency levels, learning styles, cultures, and languages;
• Ability to effectively and efficiently utilize computer software and navigate computer systems;
• Ability to enter data into an electronic system consistently using established protocols;
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-centered environment handling multiple streams of work in a timely manner;
• Considerable knowledge of early care and education programs, workforce training opportunities and state and federal scholarship programs;
• Knowledge of career development milestones, and resources that eliminate barriers to career development;
• Ability to assess individual experience and education to support career development goals, and to assess at a program staffing level for requirements and goals;
• Ability to solve problems and support individual advancement of career development goals;
• Ability to conduct presentations and facilitate workshops; and
• Knowledge of OEC key work, initiatives, requirements, policies and procedures.
In addition, candidates will benefit from having a working knowledge of the requirements for Early Childhood positions and early care and education programs across settings (including licensing, Head Start, and accreditations – NAFCC and NAEYC); training in adult learning and development; experience in providing resource and referral strategies to promote career planning; demonstrate communication and interpersonal skills including interaction sills via telephone and the internet. Proficiency in Spanish is desirable.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.