APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -
PAY GRADE: 35
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur
in this geographical location.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
This position works within the Nevada Department of Education, Office of Early Learning and Development, located Las Vegas, NV. The position of the Head Start State Collaboration Director is a requirement of the Federal Head Start Collaboration Office grant. Duties required as outlined in the Head Start Act (dated Dec 2007). The incumbent will assist Head Start agencies to collaborate with entities involved in State and local planning processes to better meet the needs of low-income children from birth to school entry, and their families. The position will participate on statewide committees and boards that support the early childhood community.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in an area of specialization relevant to the agency to which assigned and two years of professional experience which included responsibilities for researching, writing, instructing, and presenting informational and educational material; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
The ability to travel at least 25% of the time is required.
This position requests a current Nevada Driver's License.
Additional Position Criteria
This position requires professional experience in early childhood education, child care, family support services and/or human growth and development specific to children birth to age 5.
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Please describe your administrative experience (if any) managing child care programs, to include when and where the experience was obtained.
2) Please describe your experience (if any) participating on boards or councils at either a local or state level, to include when and where the experience was obtained.
3) Please describe any early childhood related projects on which you have initiated and/or provided leadership, highlighting any collaboration opportunities that occurred during the work.