The Coordinator of Early Care and Quality Improvement Services serves as a key member of the 211 Child Care team and establishes meaningful and productive relationships with Connecticut’s early childhood community. The Coordinator of Early Care and Quality Improvement Services shares the work of United Way of Connecticut (UWC) staff with the Office of Early Childhood, and key partners and early childhood practitioners in the development and delivery of professional development and technical assistance services and supports. The Coordinator of Early Care and Quality Improvement Services represents the UWC services in the community and with stakeholders to enhance the program’s visibility and community presence. This position strives to fulfill the mission of United Way of Connecticut at all times while at work.
The Pay & Benefits: $48,073 - $69,706 annually
- An outright 8% 401(k) contribution.
- 25 days of Paid Time Off in a calendar year – you begin accruing immediately!
- 13 paid holidays per year or special pay for worked holidays
- Generous health benefits including 80% coverage of your medical plan premium and deductible.
- Tuition reimbursement after 1 year
- Employment at UWC counts toward Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness.
- Supportive, culturally diverse, and inclusive company culture.
- And more!
Available Shift: Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm
After job training, position will be hybrid (in office and remote).
- Master’s degree in child development, education, or related field preferred. Bachelor’s degree in child development, education, or related field required.
- Experience working in a NAEYC accredited program preferred.
- Knowledge of national accreditation and credentials (NAEYC, NAFCC, CDA)
- Knowledge of Connecticut’s Core Areas of Knowledge Competencies, CT Early Learning and Development Standards and Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Framework and Domains.
- Knowledge of CT Office of Early Childhood licensing requirements for home and center- based programs.
- Minimum of five years’ experience with the early care and education system in Connecticut.
- Minimum of three year’s supervisory experience.
- Expertise in facilitating adult learning transfer of knowledge in large groups or individualized settings.
- Administrative experience including program and reporting responsibilities.
- Public speaking experience required.
- Valid CT Driver's License, registration, insurance and reliable transportation required at all times for travel to meetings and trainings.
- Ability to perform work related activities during evenings and weekends as required;
- Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality in day-to-day duties.
- Solid written and verbal communication, listening, organization, and priority-setting skills.
- Proficient use of Microsoft Office applications.
- Strong customer focus in all tasks and activities, even while under pressure.
- Solid problem solving skills.
- Ability to work and produce in a team environment.
- Ability to relate well with people from diverse groups.
- Bilingual, English/Spanish preferred.
- Ability to perform job with integrity and values consistent with the UWC Mission.
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