Training & Development Director I - Quality Coach

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00092PO17 Classification Title Training & Development Director I Internal Title Training & Development Director I - Quality Coach Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Education Department Child Development Research Center Band 6 Advertised Minimum Salary $39,960 Advertised Salary Range $43,956 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule Type of Staff Position Research Grant (RGP) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Other Professional

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Job Duties Include:

Consumer Awareness and Referral Services: Distribute brochures and resource information to community partners and local organizations regarding quality child care. Provide useful, accurate, understandable and comprehensive consumer education along with resources for parents including informing parents seeking child care to contact the SC-CCRRN child care referral services. Plan and implement consumer education workshops that are available for parents and community partners at times and locations convenient for parents to attend including partnering with local businesses to conduct employee “lunch & learn” workshops.

Training: Conduct and develop partnerships with appropriate partners in the community to offer training opportunities for parents, business community and early childhood programs. Plan and implement training at times convenient for providers that includes follow-up technical assistance, including on-site when appropriate, to help early childhood educators put knowledge gained in training into practice in the program.

Technical Assistance: Collect, analyze and use data from early childhood programs, licensing representatives, community partners in the service delivery area to meet the diversity of early childhood settings (center-based, faith-based, school-based, home-based). Conduct on-site technical assistance to assigned counties/regions and develop quality improvement plans in partnerships with early childhood programs to maintain or increase program wide quality levels. Plan and implement child care networks (child care directors, family child care, special interest groups) in local communities to increase program quality and advocacy.

Other: Assist other departments in major projects and perform other resource & referral duties as needed including planning and implementing statewide initiatives (e.g. Week of the Young Child, Family Child Care Partnerships, Provide Appreciation Day). Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master's degree and 1 year training and development experience, or bachelor's degree and 3 years training and development experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Prefer a Master's degree in Early Childhood Education; or a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education; or a degree in education related field with a minimum of 18 credit hours documented on transcript of core coursework in Early Childhood Education. Preference will be given to applicants with experience as an employee/owner of an early childhood setting (center-based, family-based) serving infants, toddlers, and pre-schoolers. Preference will also be given to applicants with experience conducting adult/parent education trainings and providing technical assistance to implement program quality standards in early childhood education setting.


Knowledge of computer web based programs and equipment such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 2 Desired Start Date If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 07/24/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master's degree and 1 year training and development experience OR a bachelor's degree and 3 years training and development experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents


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