Project Specialist, Child Development Programs: Bilingual Required, Grant Funded Position. Position subject to lay-off at end of grant. at Santa Cruz County Office Of Education | EDJOIN

 

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Project Specialist, Child Development Programs: Bilingual Required, Grant Funded Position. Position subject to lay-off at end of grant. at Santa Cruz County Office Of Education

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Job Information

Date Posted: 2/28/2022 Application Deadline: 3/14/2022 5:00 PM Pacific
Employment Type: Full Time Length of Work Year: 40 hours per week/ 12 months per year/ 1 FTE
Salary: $4,495 to $4,933 per month on the 2021-2022 Classified Salary Schedule. (Salary range placement depends on education/experience.) Number Openings: (At time of posting) 1
Contact: Karina Mendez Email: kmendez@santacruzcoe.org
Phone: (831) 466-5754

Job Summary

Job Summary

This position will be assigned to the Child Development Programs Department under Educational Services: Under general supervision, implement Santa Cruz County of Education Child Development Programs’ projects, services, and activities. May exercise technical and functional supervision over lower level staff Please note that this is a grant-funded position that may be laid off at the end of the 2022-2023 school year. A dedicated specialist is needed to fulfill the duties of a grant funded project. Must have knowledge of child care licensing, opening and operating a family child care home, be able to provide training and technical assistance to program participants. Must speak and write Spanish as well as English.

Requirements / Qualifications

Requirements / Qualifications

Please read the full job description. Education: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by two years of college course work in early childhood education or a related field. Experience: Two years of responsible technical experience in the child care and development or related field and one year of experience providing technical and functional supervision. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor’s certificate. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license and appropriate vehicle operation insurance. Ability to work in a standard office environment with ability to travel to different sites and locations. May be asked to work on occasional evenings, Saturdays or at times in the Watsonville office.

Application Procedures: Applicants must submit a completed application and are encouraged to attach a résumé to the application material. Qualified applicants will be invited to a written examination (50%). Those passing the written examination will be invited to an oral examination covering the knowledge and skills required (50%). An eligibility list will be established and the top three ranks of candidates will be interviewed for final consideration and appointment. The eligibility list established will remain in effect for a period of six (6) months unless it no longer exists due to an insufficient number of available candidates. If an applicant needs reasonable accommodation, we must be informed prior to the administration of the test.

Please read the full job description. Education: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by two years of college course work in early childhood education or a related field. Experience: Two years of responsible technical experience in the child care and development or related field and one year of experience providing technical and functional supervision. License or Certificate: Possession of a valid First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor’s certificate. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license and appropriate vehicle operation insurance. Ability to work in a standard office environment with ability to travel to different sites and locations. May be asked to work on occasional evenings, Saturdays or at times in the Watsonville office.

Application Procedures: Applicants must submit a completed application and are encouraged to attach a résumé to the application material. Qualified applicants will be invited to a written examination (50%). Those passing the written examination will be invited to an oral examination covering the knowledge and skills required (50%). An eligibility list will be established and the top three ranks of candidates will be interviewed for final consideration and appointment. The eligibility list established will remain in effect for a period of six (6) months unless it no longer exists due to an insufficient number of available candidates. If an applicant needs reasonable accommodation, we must be informed prior to the administration of the test.

      Comments and Other Information

      Benefits: Employees assigned to this schedule are entitled to receive vision, dental and medical coverage for the employee and their dependents. Employees have a choice between three HMO and three PPO plans. Each plan may have an employee premium contribution amount for which the employee can utilize a tax sheltered Section 125 Plan. Retirement benefits are accrued through the Public Employee Retirement System (CalPERS). CalPERS members are required to pay their portion of the retirement plan. The employee also receives long-term disability insurance and life insurance. The Santa Cruz County Office of Education provides an Associate Degree stipend of $375, a Bachelor’s Degree stipend of $750 or a Master's Degree stipend of $1,500 per year for eligible employees. Degree stipend is prorated based upon full time equivalent.

       


      Application Deadline

      3/14/2022 5:00 PM Pacific

      Date Posted

      2/28/2022

      Contact

      Karina Mendez
      (831) 466-5754

      Number of Openings

      1

      Salary

      $4,495 to $4,933 per month on the 2021-2022 Classified Salary Schedule. (Salary range placement depends on education/experience.)

      Length of Work Year

      40 hours per week/ 12 months per year/ 1 FTE

      Employment Type

      Full Time