Program Technician - Child Care Technical Assistan

at University of Arkansas - Fayetteville in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

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Workstudy Position:NoJob Type:Regular


Work Shift:Day Shift (United States of America)


Sponsorship Available:NoInstitution Name: Division of Agriculture of the University of Arkansas

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is a state wide campus, with faculty based on University campuses, at Research and Extension Centers and in every Arkansas county. It consists of the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station (AES) and the Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service (CES), and is home to more than 1400 employees. The Division was established in 1959 and is headed by the Vice-President for Agriculture. The Division headquarters is located in Little Rock with the rest of the University of Arkansas System Administration. As an employer, the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance.


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For general application assistance or if you have questions about a job posting, please contact Human Resources at 501-671-2219 or 479-502-9820.Department:Family & Consumer Science * Family Life Specialist


Department's Website:uada.eduSummary of Job Duties:Child Care Technical Assistance Coordinator works with the Family Life Team to coordinate implementation of child care professional development training assistance.


This position provides direct assistance to child care providers, center directors, and other staff, should be knowledgeable of DHS state minimum licensing guidance, Better Beginnings criteria, and the state of the child care field.


The Program Technician must be comfortable working with people in a child care setting.


The Program Technician assists in conducting various technical activities in an assigned program area under the direction of an Extension faculty member, Program Associate, or Project Leader.Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree in early childhood education, family and consumer science, or a related area of study is required. Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver's license. Must be able to pass a child maltreatment check and criminal background check.


Preferred Qualifications

Experience working in an early childhood education or child care setting.

Experience providing technical assistance within a child care setting.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Proficiency in computer programs such as Microsoft Office applications, data management, & email. Good oral & written communication skills. Ability to plan, organize, & prioritize work from multiple projects. Ability to exercise initiative, make sound judgments, & assume responsibility for various projects & activities. Ability to respond positively to direction from supervisors & work without direct supervision. Ability to remain focused & exercise close attention to detail.


Salary Information:Commensurate with education and experience


Required Documents to Apply:Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Letters of Recommendation, Resume, Unofficial/Official Transcript(s)


Optional Documents:Additional Information:

Travel/Work Location

Because this position requires extensive in-state travel, office location may be negotiable.


Application Instructions

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The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

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Job Posting: 3065815

Posted On: Sep 24, 2021

Updated On: Sep 24, 2021