Early Childhood Liaison (10 month)
Position DetailsJob Title Early Childhood Liaison (10 month)DepartmentAcademics SCLocationSheridanPosting CategoryStaffDesired Start Date09/16/2020Hiring Range$39,851- 49,814Full Salary Range59,776Benefits Summary
•Employer paid retirement plan (17.37%
employer paid; .75% employee paid)
•Group Health, Dental and Life
Insurance, including Flex Benefits
•Nine days paid annual leave
•Four days per year paid personal leave
•16 paid holidays per year
•Paid medical, emergency and
•Employee and family tuition waivers
•Free easy-access parking
•Collaborative work environment
•Onsite fitness center and walking track
•Verizon, Microsoft, Dell and HP
TBDPosting Number 20150528PJob Posting Date07/27/2020Initial Review DateOpen Until FilledYesJob Summary
The Early Childhood Liaison (ECL) will coordinate and facilitate community partnerships in Early Childhood Education in conjunction with faculty in the Early Childhood program at Northern Wyoming Community College District and Sheridan County school districts. The ECL’s fundamental goal is improving kindergarten readiness across the community. The ECL will provide outreach training to early childhood providers and preschools across Sheridan County and the surrounding area. The ECL will also provide similar trainings to parents of young children, presenting trainings where resources and support are provided for parents. The Early Childhood Liaison is a Sheridan College Coordinator and will report to the Dean of Instruction and Academic Services.
Supervisory and Management Responsibility:
The ECL will supervise the Early Childhood Liaison Teaching Specialist.Reports ToDean of Instruction & Academic ServicesEducation/Qualifications
Preferred: Master’s degree in Education with emphasis in early childhood (birth to third grade)
Preferred: Current teaching certificateKnowledge, Skills & Abilities
Knowledge of student-centered learning and student engagement
Knowledge and skills in developmentally appropriate practices
Commitment to student success – evidence of intentional, purposeful, proactive, and collaborative student interactions
Demonstrate ability to teach, supervise, and mentor students
Evidence of strong interpersonal communication and leadership skills to include a visionary outlook and community engagement.
Ability to work in a collaborative fashion with a variety of faculty and community stakeholders in an environment that values collegiality as well as diverse goals and perspectives.
Demonstrate ability to work with a diverse population that represents a wide range of abilities and ages
Demonstrate interest and ability to incorporate educational technology
Knowledge of the curriculum and instruction for pre-K
Background in Early LiteracyWorking Conditions/Physical Requirements
•Community-based childcare settings
Sheridan College is located in historic Sheridan, WY at the foot of the beautiful Big Horn Mountains, minutes away from a variety of outdoor recreational activities. Sheridan is ranked “America’s Top Western Town” by True West magazine and is a vibrant community. Sheridan College is a vital component in the community.
Gillette College is located in Gillette, WY, the county seat of Campbell County. Located midway between the Big Horn Mountains to the West and the Black Hills of South Dakota to the east. Gillette is a growing, family-friendly community and enjoys a very strong economy due to energy-related industries located there.
NWCCD also includes a small campus site in Buffalo, WY.Experience
Experience with adult learners
Preferred: Minimum of three years’ teaching pre-K and/or elementary (through third grade)
Experience in a variety of pre-K curriculumSpecial Instructions to Applicants
All NWCCD job postings are contingent on funding.
This position is currently funded for three years.
Transcripts will be required and may be attached to your online application documents under “Transcripts” and for additional space, under “Other Documents” or emailed to: [email protected]
Letters of recommendation are highly recommended and can be attached to your online application documents (up to three letters), or may be sent to Human Resources at [email protected]Job Duties
These are the job duties for required of the position.Percentage of time55Responsibility/Duty
Provide training for local childcare providers and community membersPercentage of time25Responsibility/Duty
Align and develop curriculum to meet kindergarten readiness criteriaPercentage of time10Responsibility/Duty
Coordinate and facilitate community partnerships in Early Childhood EducationPercentage of time5Responsibility/Duty
Recruit and advise students as neededPercentage of time5Responsibility/Duty
Institutional ResponsibilitiesSupplemental Questions
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- Cover Letter
- Letter of Recommendation 1
- Curriculum Vitae
- Teaching Philosophy
- Other Documents
- Letter of Recommendation 2
- Letter of Recommendation 3