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Early Childhood Program Specialist 1

Job description

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-04-26
Req: R-1010


256A-YN - Early Childhood Program Specialist 1

Business Title:

Early Childhood Program Specialist 1


Employee Type:


Job Family:

Civil Service - OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

This is the entry level of the series. Positions typically work under direct supervision, performing entry level work following clearly defined work procedures and priorities. Duties include performing classroom work such as recording enrollment; preparing and organizing materials used by children for their projects; and monitoring activities such as nap times, free time, snacks, and lunches.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School graduation or equivalent; OR equivalent education/experience.

  • Six (6) months experience in an early learning program serving groups of young (birth to 5) and/or school age children OR equivalent education.

  • Must be 18 years of age or older by time of hire.

  • Background clearance through the Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) upon hire.

  • Negative results of TB Skin Test upon hire.

  • HIV/Aids Bloodborne Pathogen Training upon hire.

  • Basic First Aid or Pediatric First Aid Certification upon hire.

  • Basic CPR and/or Infant/Child CPR certification upon hire.

  • Washington State Food Worker Card upon hire.

  • Complete DCYF approved Child Care Basics training within six (6) months of hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Initial ECE certificate or equivalent.

Additional Information:

Department Name:

WSU Children's Center

City, State, Zip:

Pullman, WA 99164

Department Link:


Monthly Salary:




Position Term in months:

10 months



Screening Begin Date:

May 3, 2021

Close date:

This recruitment will remain open until a successful candidate has been selected.

Background Check:

This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.

Required Documents

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

10 Month

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/27/2021
Application Due: 7/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time