CCR&R Technical Assistance Coordinator (Dekalb County, GA)

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Feb 10, 2024
Full time Other Administrative Positions

Job Description

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CCR&R Technical Assistance Coordinator (Dekalb County, GA)

Job ID: 268573
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary:

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About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today. Our mission and values make Augusta University an institution like no other. We are part of the University System of Georgia.

 



Location

Dekalb County, Georgia

 



College/Department Information

Leap Early Learning Partners is a Child Care Resource and Referral Agency (CCR&R) of Augusta University. CCR&R's work hand-in-hand with families, early learning professionals, and advocates to ensure that children grow and learn in safe, high quality early learning environments. In addition to our advocacy efforts, Leap provides direct services to child care programs in a 23-county service area throughout Central East Georgia.

 



Our diverse team has more than 600 years of collective experience in the field of early childhood. We are former owners, directors, social service managers, early learning professors, recreation therapists, teachers and more, and we share a vision for great early learning experiences for children, families, and professionals. We are thankful that we can bring our individual passions, experiences, skills, and training together to carry out that vision.

 



We are funded, in part, by Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning through the Federal Child Care Development Block Grant.

 



Job Summary

The Technical Assistance Coordinator is responsible for providing technical assistance (TA) and training to childcare providers and early education programs in a designated service delivery area. The primary goal of technical assistance is program quality improvement and Quality Rated leveling.

 



DESIRED CANDIDATE WILL BE LOCATED IN OR AROUND DEKALB COUNTY.

 



Responsibilities

The duties include, but are not limited to:

 



Technical Support - Provide technical assistance/support to ECE professionals by phone, email, and regular on-site visits to assist program in improving program quality and/or achieving Quality Rated leveling; Complete formal assessments, develop and implement a plan of improvement and maintain necessary documentation; Provide career counseling to early learning professionals interested in returning to school, as needed.

 



Training - Provide professional development training in accordance with state guidelines and national best practices; Upon completion of PLC training, will facilitate PLC groups in conjunction with region-wide efforts.

 



Recruitment - Participate in provider recruitment efforts related to Quality Rated participation and TA.

 



Community Engagement - In coordination with program leadership, engage community partners in region by participating in meetings and facilitating partner events.

 



Reports & Documents - Complete all required reports, site visit documentation forms, etc. in compliance with state and program guidelines and national best practices.

 



Other - Perform all other related duties/tasks as assigned and necessary to meet program needs and provide high-quality services.

 



Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Early Childhood Education, Family and Consumer Sciences or related field; Must meet minimum requirements as a GA State Approved Trainer with a minimum of three years' experience working directly with groups of children B-8; Must provide copy of college transcripts; Must hold a valid driver's license and appropriate insurance.

 



Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Educational Qualifications
Master's degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood education or related field.

Preferred Experience
Familiarity with the state of GA licensing regulations governing childcare facilities.

 



Experience in a child care setting; providing technical assistance/serving as a mentor; and providing adult education.

 



Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

 



Strong knowledge of early childhood field. Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databases.

SKILLS

 



Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.

ABILITIES

 



Ability to maintain confidentiality; to forge a respectful partnership with providers; to work in a team environment with a diverse group of people and in a variety of settings; to become a GA State Approved Trainer; and to hold a valid driver's license and appropriate insurance.

 



Shift/Salary/Benefits

Shift: Days; Monday ' Friday (Work outside of normal business hours may be required.)

 



Pay Grade: 14

 



Salary Range: $36,197-$50,675 annually.

 



Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position.

 



Recruitment Period: Until Filled

 



Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.

 



Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.

 



Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!

 

 



Conditions of Employment

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

 



All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during the course of their employment and beyond.

 



Driver's License Statement

The Human Resources Division will request a driver's history report for the identified top candidate(s) for this position. We will initiate this through our Background Check Vendor; this report will come from the Department of Motor Vehicles. The selected candidate must have a valid driver's license.

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

 



How To Apply

Consider applying with us today!

 



https://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/Search for Job ID: .

 



Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university.

 



Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee.

 



If you need further assistance, please contact us at 706-721-9365.

 




To apply, visit https://careers.hprod.onehcm.usg.edu/psp/careers/CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=12000&JobOpeningId=268573&PostingSeq=1






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