The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a Coordinator, Early Childhood Education in the Cooperative Extension - Children, Youth, and Families Team. This is an Administrative Faculty position and is located in Reno, NV. The primary focus of this position is to teach, instruct and coach participants in various early childhood education programs serving children from birth to 5 years with an emphasis on infant and toddler classrooms. The position will develop and implement educational programs and curriculum for CDA (Child Development Associate credential) coursework for the infant toddler endorsement; manage programs to include logistics, registration and marketing; collaborate with community partners to enhance programming; cultivate professional relationships within the early childhood education profession; and conduct assessments, document activities, evaluate programs and report outcomes.
Bachelor’s Degree and two years of related work experience or Master's Degree and one year of related work experience.
Relevant Experience: in early childhood education to include both classroom teaching and administration and experience in adult education.
Early Childhood Education (infants, toddlers and preschool children)
Childhood Development Associate (CDA) credential requirements
Childcare licensing requirements
Teaching and coaching adult learners
Program design and curriculum development
Adult learning principles
Various forms of data collection both qualitative and quantitative
Experience working with diverse groups
Well versed in Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, email
Certification and Licensure: If not currently certified, the following must be completed within 60 days of employment:
Nevada Registry Approval Trainer (certificate)
Professional Development Specialist Approved by the CDA Council (certificate)
Approved Trainer by the Nevada Registry to teach “Reducing the Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (certificate)
Schedule or Travel Requirements
Work primarily Monday – Friday with some evening and weekend work.
Candidates must be able to provide own reliable transportation for travel around Washoe County.