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University of Idaho
Twin Falls, ID 83301
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Posted: 01/3/2018
Idaho STARS Advisor

University of Idaho

Idaho STARS Advisor

Location: Twin Falls

Division/College: College of Education

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $15.56 - $17.51 per hour

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

The Regional Quality Child Care Consultant under the direction of the lead consultant helps support the regional office in meeting the goals of the IdahoSTARS program by recruiting child care providers to the Idaho Child Care Program (ICCP), the IdahoSTARS Professional Development System (PDS), and the Quality Rating & Improvement System (QRIS). Consultants are responsible for providing consultation services, resources, and technical assistance to child care providers and registry participants.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Experience with conducting adult workshops and/or providing training (small and large groups);

- Experience providing liaison with Customer/provider groups;

Knowledge of:

- Quality inclusive care; computer literate to include database experience;

- Gathering, assembling, correlating, and analyzing facts;

- Devising solutions to problems;

- Writing concise reports;

- Interpreting federal or state regulations/guidelines.

Ability to:

- Maintain high level of confidentiality;

- Strong interpersonal communication skills;

- Use correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar in composing written statements;

- Manage a variety of projects simultaneously;

- Portray a professional demeanor; work evenings and weekends.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood or related field with coursework in child development and minimum of two years successful experience in the field of early care and education; or Associate Degree in early childhood with five years experience in the field of early care and education.

- Health Consultant Training – 60 hour curriculum, and enrollment in the IdahoSTARS Registry, and completion of Mentoring Training

- Must possess a good understanding of the written and spoken English and Spanish languages utilizing appropriate grammar and accurate spelling

Posting Number: SP001632P

Posting Date: 11/30/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

Applicants need to address each individual minimum qualification, along with preferred qualifications that apply, in their letter of qualification.

Applications received by December 17, 2017, 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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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.