Training Specialist

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Training Specialist  

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Childcare Resource and Referral  

Nature of Work:

Responsible to supervise and provide direction to Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) Training Administrator, analyze provision of child care professional development/early childhood education services of the Region 4 CCR&R and make recommendations for growth and success. Support the Region 4 CCR&R system of training and technical assistance to Quality Rated participating clients by employing the 
essential functions of the position.  

Training and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education required; master's degree in Early Childhood Education preferred with 1-3 years of work related experience  

Testing Requirements:


Illustrative Examples of Work:

*Supervise work of others, including planning, assigning and scheduling work, reviewing work and ensuring quality standards, training staff and overseeing their productivity. 
*Within the first three months of employment, apply for and receive state trainer approval through the Georgia Early Care and Education Professional Development System. 
*Provide regular reports to Region 4 management. 
*Develop CCR&R Region 4 Facebook/social media page and maintain to post training, events, announcements, Quality Rated developments, provider hi-lights, and items as directed by Region 4 management. 
*Seek and provide professional development based on need to Region 4 TA staff. Manage Region 4 Internal Staff Training for Trainer (TFT) development. 
*Achieve PLC facilitator certification and offer while assisting PLC certified staff and those in process. 
*Meet with Training Administrator via phone/email on regular basis/often as needed; meet face to face as needed. Meet with/provide reports to Region 4 management via phone/email on regular basis/often as needed; meet face to face as directed and/or as needed. 
*Occasional evening and Saturday training. 
*Attend DECAL training, meetings, and events as directed by Region 4 management. 
*Perform other duties as assigned.  

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(Screening of applications will begin at date shown and will continue until the position is filled.)

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Commensurate with qualifications and experience  

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Facts About the Institution:

Albany State University is a fully accredited senior unit of the University System of Georgia. Employees receive benefits provided by the University System of Georgia, including, but not limited to, hospital and major medical insurance, group life insurance, participation in the Georgia Teachers' Retirement System, Optional Retirement Plan (Faculty and exempt employees only), Social Security and Tuition Assistance Program after six months of employment. EEO/AA/Non-Discrimination Statement: Albany State University is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution which adheres to all federal and state civil rights laws banning discrimination in public institutions of higher education. The University is committed to insuring equal opportunity to all students, employees, and applicants for employment or admission without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, physical or mental disabilities, or sexual orientation. It is the policy of Albany State University to comply with all federal laws, including the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 (Title II), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (Title IX), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Executive Order (E.O.) 11246, and all subsequent amendments and implementing regulations which prohibit discrimination as above described. In accordance with the requirements above, Albany State University affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, disability or national origin in its employment and/or educational programs and activities. Albany State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. The University shall take action, to the extent allowed under state and federal law, to ensure fulfillment of this policy. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, or to file a complaint regarding violation of this policy, please contact the Albany State University Office of Human Resources, 504 College Drive, Billy C. Black Building, Room 382, Albany, Georgia 31705 Director of Human Resources at 229-430-4623. Students requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Student Disability Services Center, New Student Center, 2nd Floor, Green Zone (Room 2-140), Dr. Stephanie Harris-Jolly, Director of Counseling and Student Disability Services, 229-903-3610.  

Disability Statement:

Applicants who have a disability and who need special services or facilities to apply or to interview should contact Human Resources at 229-430-4623. EEO/AA employer.  

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Required Applicant Documents:

Cover Letter  

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Staff Employment Application  




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Job No: 0600830
Posted: 5/25/2018
Application Due: 7/24/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience