Coordinator, Early Childhood

Tucson, AZ
Jan 10, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Education - Dean's Office

Department Website Link:


Main Campus


Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights:

The College of Education is seeking a highly motivated individual for the TREC Early Childhood Coordinator position, who will bring a strong knowledge of early childhood education (ECE) in the Southern Arizona region. A minimum of five years of experience working in the field and bring a strong understanding of the challenges and resources in the region. They will work closely with the TREC Director to support the overall programmatic needs of TREC. They must be a self-starter, detail-oriented individual, who works well both independently and in a highly collaborative environment.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, life insurance and disability programs; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities:

This position will supportthe overall goals of TREC, to leverage the region’s PD resources and fill ingaps as needed to support birth – 12th grade educators. Thisposition will also focusing specifically on strengthen the Early ChildhoodEducator (ECE) PD opportunities in the region. The position will include thefollowing duties and responsibilities:

  • Develop official partnerships with ECE PD Providers to strengthen ECE PD opportunities in the region. This will include: 1.) Building partnerships with ECE professional development (PD) providing organizations, 2.) Working closely with the Registry and ECE PD providing organizations, 3.) Working with PD providers in strengthening their ECE PD offerings, 4.) Working with ECE learning centers and home providers to connect them to ECE PD.
  • Create and implement a communication plan (i.e., monthly newsletters, create flyers for upcoming webinars) to ensure that the overall work and successes of TREC (not just the ECE work) is being widely communicated. This will include developing monthly newsletters, creating flyers for upcoming webinars, and working with partner organizations to share the information.
  • Work closely with the TREC Director and TREC working groups to support the continued growth of TREC, as well as to develop and implement new components of TREC.
  • Provide administrative support, including processing paperwork, budget, financial, sending out PD Certificates following events, support grant report compliance and other tasks as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent advanced learning attained through professional level experience required
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters’ degree in Early Childhood Education or related field (i.e., Elementary Education, Special Education) and 5 years of related



Full Time/Part Time:

Part Time

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Job Category:

Outreach and Community Engagement

Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Limited Benefits

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Compensation Type:

hourly rate



Career Stream and Level:


Job Family:

Outreach Education

Job Function:

Outreach & Community Engage

Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

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Contact Information for Candidates:

Jen Kinser-Traut
Project Director ([email protected])

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Special Instructions to Applicant:

Diversity Statement:

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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