CDHD/IdahoSTARS is a statewide program funded by Idaho Department of Health and Welfare-Block Grant, designed to assist parents by offering child care referrals and information about quality child care settings as well as to assist child care providers with a variety of professional development opportunities and resources.
The Center on Disabilities and Human Development (CDHD) is Idaho’s University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD). There are 67 UCEDDs throughout the U.S. and its territories; each one associated with a university. UCEDDs strive, through education, outreach, research, and service to accomplish a shared vision that foresees a nation in which all Americans, including Americans with disabilities, participate fully in their communities.
- Five years experience in the field of early care and education which could include experience as a preschool teacher, child care provider, child care director, or educator of young children in a child care or elementary setting;
- Conducting adult workshops and/or providing training (small and large groups);
- Providing liaison with customer/provider groups.
- Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child Development or any associates degree with at least 30 ECE related college credits.
- Requires the ability to travel between locations during the business day for meetings and support of program activities;
- Work evenings and weekends as needed.
Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child Development or any bachelor degree with at least 36 ECE related college credits.Experience:
- Strong understanding and ability to coach adult learners to implement quality practices;
- Interpreting federal or state regulations/guidelines;
- Possess a good understanding of the written and spoken English and Spanish languages utilizing appropriate grammar and accurate spelling.
- Quality inclusive care;
- Coaching in early childhood settings;
- Computer literate to include database experience;
- Gathering, assembling, correlating, and analyzing facts;
- Devising solutions to problems;
- Interpreting federal or state regulations/guidelines.
- Maintain high level of confidentiality;
- Strong interpersonal communication skills;
- Work in a team setting to accomplish goals;
- Use correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar in composing written statements;
- Manage a variety of projects simultaneously;
- Portray a professional demeanor.
Applicants need to address each individual required qualification, along with preferred qualifications that apply, in the letter of qualification.
Applications received before January 8, 2023 will receive first consideration. Position will remain open until a suitable pool of candidates is identified.