Western Regional Manager - Child Care Aware Resource & Referral
Job no: 517612
Work type: Administrative & Professional
Senior management: President
Department: Early Childhood Educ Initiative
Location: Blacksburg Area
Categories: Other, Program/Project Management
Our Western Regional Manager is responsible for the management, coordination and execution of all child care resource and referral (CCR&R) services conducted in the Western region (see below), to include child care consumer education and outreach, provider training, professional development and outreach, and Child Care Subsidy Program support (recruitment, outreach, technical assistance). This position supervises all work conducted in the Western region, and conducts necessary provider technical assistance, training and community outreach services. Our candidate will work from a home office setting and therefore must be a highly-organized self-starter who is able to work independently while managing multiple overlapping project timelines. Adult education/training skills and knowledge/experience in child care/child development/ECE field are necessary.
The Western region is comprised of the following counties/cities: Bland, Bristol, Buchanan, Carroll, Dickenson, Floyd, Galax, Giles, Grayson, Lee, Montgomery, Norton, Patrick, Pulaski, Radford, Russell, Scott, Smyth, Tazewell, Washington, Wise, and Wythe.
Minimum of bachelor’s degree in early childhood, child development or human services-related field with significant experience in the field of early care and education, experience with mentoring/adult education/training and/or program management.
Current TB test and health screening report required
Extensive knowledge of early childhood education, developmentally appropriate practice, classroom management for the infant thru pre-k classroom, Infant CLASS, Toddler CLASS and Pre-K CLASS, ECERS, ITERS, and FCCERS tools as well as the CDA credentialing process. Supervisory/management skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proficient computer skills in all standard software programs (i.e.: Microsoft Office Suite) as well as web-based research, data entry, database management, and email. Excellent organizational and time management skills sufficient to independently establish priorities and coordinate and complete competing assignments within established timeframes. Excellent customer service skills. Must be able and willing to travel regularly within region and occasionally statewide to fulfill job requirements. Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or issues. Ability to work independently, and as part of a team. Possess a valid driver’s license and be willing to use personal vehicle to travel regularly for work. Pass a criminal history check.
Commensurate with experience
The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check as well as documentation of COVID-19 vaccination or receive approval from the university for a vaccination exemption due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.
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