The Early Childhood Specialist is responsible for assisting the Child Care Resource & Referral Coordinator, Lead Technical Assistance Coordinator, NC Pre-K Coordinator, and the Child Care Subsidy Coordinator. In addition, the Early Childhood Specialist will coordinate the Nutrition and Physical Activity and organize all professional development activities.
Qualifications include: B.A. in early childhood education and/or public health, physical education/nutrition, or health nutrition, or related field, serving young children and their families. Three to five years’ experience in providing child care quality enhancement services, or some phase of child care health education, nutrition, and/or physical activity to child care centers. Must have experience in CCR&R, Technical Assistance, and/or NC Pre-K, and/or Child Care Subsidy. Must possess extraordinary computer skills with database management experience. Excellent interpersonal skills are required. Must possess a valid driver’s license.