Monday, October 24, 2016

Public Job Posting: Professional Development Program Specialist

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DWS has a Public Recruitment open for the following position:
Title: Professional Development Program Specialist
Requisition #10251
Pay Range: $18.38 to $32.52
Closes: Sunday, 10/30/16 11:59 PM Mountain Time
Location:  Administrative North Office, 140 E 300 S Salt Lake City
Supervisor:  JoEllen Robbins

A minimum of an Associate’s degree is required; however a Bachelors or Masters in Early Childhood Education or related field is preferred.
Preference will be given to applicants who have extensive knowledge of child development ages birth to twelve and also applicants with strong writing skills and presentation skills. 

The Program Specialist will oversee and manage Utah's professional development and training system for early care and youth providers.  The Program Specialist must have good writing and presentation skills, extensive knowledge of children's development birth-12, and the early childhood system as a whole, including private child care. Additionally, the successful candidate will understand adult learning styles and have the ability to write or adapt curriculum to meet the needs of Utah's diverse provider population.  

The Program Specialist will work with six Care About Child Care Agencies (CAC) and the Child Care Professional Development Institute (CCPDI) to assure consistency, excellence, and integrity within the training system, including the evaluation of instructors and training content.  Lastly, the successful candidate will monitor DWS contracts pertaining to professional development in Utah. 

In order to be considered for an interview for this position, you will need to apply on-line at  If you have not done so already, you will need to create a job seeker account.    

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