EDUCATION & INFORMATION OFFICER
- Professional Development, Preschool Development Grant
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.
Under general supervision, Education and Information Officers research issues of concern to the agency and the
relevant target population; develop, coordinate and/or present educational programs; review, revise and monitor
courses of instruction to reflect current marketplace and applicable law; audit instructor presentations to ensure
quality instruction is provided in accordance with program requirements; facilitate communication among the
target population and State and federal agencies; develop media releases, newsletters and informational
brochures. Areas of specialization include: securities, real estate, mortgage lending, public safety and health. Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
This position is located in the Nevada Department of Education, Office of Early Learning and Development, in Las Vegas. The incumbent will work with the Nevada Silver State Stars Quality Rating and Improvement System to assist licensed child care facilities, family child care, and school district pre-k programs with quality improvement, professional development and technical assistance. The position will develop, coordinate and present workshops and participate on local committees and boards that support the early childhood community. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME BASED ON THE AMOUNT OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. QUALIFIED APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. ***
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.
This position may require some evening and weekend work.
The ability to travel at least 25% of the time is required.
A pre-employment criminal history check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered employment in this position will be required to pay for these items.
Requires a valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility at the time of appointment and for continuing employment.
Additional Position Experience
This position requires professional experience in early childhood education, in a licensed child care center, family child care or district pre-k program and/or human growth and development specific to children birth to age 8.
This position requires a Bachelor's degree in early childhood development or a closely related.
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) Describe your administrative experience managing child care programs.
2) Describe your experience planning and providing early childhood professional development to adults.
3) Describe an early childhood related project on which you have initiated and/or provided leadership, highlighting any collaboration opportunities that occurred during the work.