Position Summary

Position Description

The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for Early Childhood Education Coordinators with Extension. Three positions are located in Las Vegas, NV while three are 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. The position takes the lead on developing and implementing educational programs and curriculum for programming such as the CDA (Child Development Associate credential) coursework for the infant-toddler teachers, Nevada READY! program for Pre-K teachers and Early Childhood Workforce Development programming for early childhood professionals.  This position manages their specific program responsibilities to include logistics, registration, and marketing; collaborating with community partners to enhance programming; cultivating professional relationships within the early childhood education profession; and conducting assessments, documenting activities, evaluating programs, and reporting outcomes.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and two years of related work experience or a Master’s degree and one year of related work experience. Related experience: in early childhood education to include both classroom teaching and administration and experience in adult education or a related field

Other Requirements

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) if working with the CDA Program Approved Trainer by the Nevada Registry to teach “Reducing the Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (certificate)

Travel Requirements

Work primarily Monday –Friday with some evening and weekend work. Will use own vehicle for travel around Clark County. Will be reimbursed for travel expenses.

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Application Instructions

Please apply through URL. For Las Vegas positions: https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UNR-external/job/Extension-Washoe---University-of-Nevada-Reno/Coordinator--Early-Childhood-Education---Las-Vegas--NV_R0141952 For Reno positions: https://nshe.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UNR-external/job/Extension-Washoe---University-of-Nevada-Reno/Coordinator--Early-Childhood-Education---Reno--NV_R0141956-1 For Reno positions:

About University of Nevada Reno - Cooperative Extension

UNR Extension is an outreach arm of the University, funded by county, state and federal dollars, that extends unbiased, research-based knowledge from the University of Nevada, Reno to residents of southern Nevada.

Perks of Working at UNR:

  • Health insurance options including dental and vision, life insurance
  • Generous annual and sick leave benefits
  • Mountain EAP supports employees (and eligible dependents) through life's difficult moments. EAP specializes in counseling and advising services for personal or interpersonal issues.
  • Several Diversity Committees and Affinity Groups focusing on campus-wide diversity initiatives to ensure we are working to create a diverse and welcoming campus climate.
  • Faculty Senate is the principal representing body for faculty. Its membership includes representatives from each academic and administrative major unit of the University.
  • No state income tax
  • Grants-in-aid or reduced-rate tuition benefit to faculty and qualified dependents. Faculty can take up to six credits per semester at a reduced rate. Dependents of faculty have unlimited credits, but in order to be eligible children must be unmarried and under the age of 24 and must receive at least 50% of their financial support from the employee and/or employee’s spouse or domestic partner.