Early Childhood Liaison (10 month)

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Job 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
bereavement leave
•Employee and family tuition waivers
•Free easy-access parking
•Collaborative work environment
•Onsite fitness center and walking track
•Verizon, Microsoft, Dell and HP
employee discounts
•Professional development

Months Worked AnnuallyFull-time 10 monthsTypical Work Schedule


Posting 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 certificate

Knowledge, 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 Literacy

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

•Classroom setting
•Office setting
•Community-based childcare settings

About Northern Wyoming Community College District

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 with adult learners

Preferred: Minimum of three years’ teaching pre-K and/or elementary (through third grade)

Experience in a variety of pre-K curriculum

Special 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 members

Percentage of time25Responsibility/Duty

Align and develop curriculum to meet kindergarten readiness criteria

Percentage of time10Responsibility/Duty

Coordinate and facilitate community partnerships in Early Childhood Education

Percentage of time5Responsibility/Duty

Recruit and advise students as needed

Percentage of time5Responsibility/Duty

Institutional Responsibilities

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Other Documents
  5. Letter of Recommendation 2
  6. Letter of Recommendation 3




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Job No:
Posted: 8/29/2020
Application Due: 9/25/2020
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