Program Specialist - Early Childhood Program Specialist - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama


United States
(499018)

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Detailed Job Description

The Program Specialist is responsible for supporting the administration of a program(s) or department. May assist with program design, management, and implementation. Serves as liaison between the program/department and other departments or the community. Position may supervise staff or students, provide complex administrative assistance, create promotional materials, and/or assist in the development of other potential programs. Position may be responsible for budgetary information.

Additional Department Summary:

Assists Project Director to conduct orientations and program assessment. Involves travel throughout the state of Alabama. This position will be trained by a national assessment institute to become a reliable assessor to administer environmental rating scales used to determine quality of child care programs. Specialist will be required to write reports as assessments conducted at childcare programs.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors degree or higher and a minimum of two (2) years related experience, OR an associate's degree and a minimum of four (4) years related experience, OR a high school diploma or GED and a minimum of six (6) years related experience.

Additional Required Department Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Child Development or related field. Familiarity with Alabama Minimum Standards for Child Care Centers. Working knowledge of developmentally appropriate practice. Valid U.S. driver's license. Must be at least 21 years of age and have an acceptable motor vehicle report as determined by the insurance carrier.

Skills and Knowledge:

Working knowledge of computer applications to include word processing, spreadsheets, and/or database. Ability to work well with diverse populations, strong organizational skills, and good oral and written communication skills. Ability to travel with overnight stays. Basic computer skills. Strong interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's Degree preferred. 56 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 28537.56 Midpoint - $ 39956.76

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • Human Dev/Family Studies
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Program Administrators and Coordinators
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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: High School
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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