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Child Development Division (CDD)

The Child Development Division's goal is to increase access to high-quality services that are developmentally beneficial for children and strengthen families. We do this by working with programs within communities to coordinate and deliver services that meet families' needs.


Child Care Licensing Field Specialist Job Opportunity
http://humanresources.vermont.gov
Job Opening ID: 615311
Application Deadline 8/12/2014

The Child Development Division is hiring a new child care licensing field specialist. A licensing field specialist should be an individual who understands child development and the child care industry and who has the ability to learn how to interpret and apply child care regulations with objectivity and consistency. This person must be able to communicate effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and in highly charged situations. Individuals must be flexible and able to prioritize effectively. Frequent in-state travel is required as part of job duties.

General Job Description
Evaluative, regulatory, and investigatory work for the Department for Children and Families involving the licensing of child care, preschool, non-recurring care, afterschool and in-home care services. Duties are performed in an assigned district under the supervision of a Licensing Supervisor, but with significant opportunity for individual discretion and judgment.  All employees of the Agency of Human Services perform their respective functions adhering to four key practices:  customer service, holistic service, strengths-based relationships and results orientation.

Minimum Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's degree with successful completion of four (4) college level courses in early childhood topics AND two (2) years or more of experience as a head teacher or director of a licensed child care facility, operator of a registered family day care home, child care licensor, resource and referral counselor, child care trainer, or child care eligibility specialist.

OR

Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or associate's degree in child development AND four (4) years of experience as a head teacher or director of a licensed child care facility, operator of a registered family day care home, child care licensor, resource and referral counselor, child care trainer, or child care eligibility specialist.

All application must be completed online at http://humanresources.vermont.gov/

The State of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applications from women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and people from diverse cultural backgrounds are encouraged.