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Care Connections Training Coordinator Internships at Southwestern Oregon Community College

Southwestern Oregon Community College


** Open until filled**PURPOSE OF POSITIONTo work with the CARE Connections CCR&R program to support and coordinate training and ongoing professional development, by creating relationships and clear communication with outside trainers, by scheduling and supporting training. To use databases and reporting tools to document and communicate data concerning training in our region. To provide training as appropriate for Early Educators in the region. To market training effectively through multiple platforms. To demonstrate good communication skills and the ability to get along with a diverse group of people. To demonstrate commitment to continued professional development. Evening and weekends are required as scheduled. Travel in and out of district required.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Training Coordination (60% of Time)Provide outreach to trainers to develop relationships and collect information about potential opportunities for collaboration.Work with trainers to schedule training times and locations, including technological support.Utilize the Oregon Registry Online (ORO) system as the main calendar and tracking tool for trainings and professional development opportunities. Schedule trainings in ORO and verify attendance after training is completed.Facilitate mandatory standardized trainings for Early Educators and coordinate First Aid & CPR training opportunities for early educators in Coos and Curry County.Attend trainings as host, to support trainer and ensure both online and in-person trainings run smoothly.Participate in additional Training of the Trainer as appropriate to develop and maintain skills for offering quality standardized training to Early Educators. Maintain current credentials in training curricula. Identify, coordinate, develop, and/or provide trainings required to assist Early Educators to move forward on their Oregon Registry professional goals. Take a lead role in marketing training opportunities, including producing flyers and social media posts.Take a lead role in creating training calendars and newsletters to share professional development opportunities for early educators.Assist in reporting to Early Learning Division, SEIU, and other agencies that collect data on trainings provided through the CCR&R system.Participate in planning and coordinating the annual Retreat by the Lake conference for Early Educators. Program Support (20% of Time)Meet regularly and coordinate with other staff members to ensure program continuity.Answer and document all calls, referrals, and follow ups as required by contract.Complete appropriate data entry, forms, and reports that may include quarterly reports, attendance reports, accident/incident reports, and/or suspected child abuse reports.Attend community meetings or serve on committees to gather and assess professional development needs of community and to represent Care Connections.Support walk-in visitors to Care Connections, including sharing information about upcoming training opportunities and connecting providers to various supports and opportunities, such as Preschool Promise, Baby Promise, Spark, and Employment Related Day Care.As new provider support opportunities arise, such as stabilization grants from the Early Learning Division, attend training, learn details and processes, and support providers in accessing these supports and understanding their obligations.Work with Director and Program Manager on grant reporting, particularly in data collection and analysis.Maintain and promote ethical responsibility by following the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct. Resource & Referral for Parents and Providers (20% of Time)Provide resource and referral information to those seeking information on Child Care and/or becoming a child care provider. Make use of databases to give correct information. Ensure that local data is current by completing provider updates and ensuring database entries are accurate and up to date. Performs Other Duties and Special Projects as Required/Assigned


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSAssociate’s Degree in Early Childhood or related field OR a step 9 the Oregon Registry through the Oregon Center for Career Development in Early Care and Education. Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in Early Childhood Education OR working with early childhood educators. Successful applicants for this position must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities, or be able to explain and demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation: Knowledge in the field of early childhood development and adult learning. Knowledge of community social service agencies, education, and training options available to assure accurate information is given in resource and referral. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, using the English language with or without the use of an interpreter. Ability to effectively communicate orally with groups and/or individual, and deal with peers, the public and the community in a positive, empathetic and professional manner.Ability to act in a professional manner; exercise good judgment at all times and interact with internal and external constituencies in a manner that consistently builds positive relationships. Ability to work effectively with populations representing diverse social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds, life experiences and abilities, including community members, students, faculty, and staff.Models and ensures diversity and cultural competency (respect, inclusiveness, reflecting, valuing, and welcoming cultural differences) in all position responsibilities regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, social class, sexual orientation, ability, nationality, age, language, origin, or employment status.Sufficient knowledge to understand and learn terminology used in childcare provider certification. Ability to maintain confidentiality of department records and/or information as requested.Exhibit a high level of computer literacy, sufficient to use software such as email, word processing, spreadsheets, and databases to produce correspondence, documents and reports. Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office. Ability to use virtual platforms such as Zoom, Skype, Adobe Connect, Go To Meeting, etc. to conduct meetings and trainings. Ability to learn new software application programs easily.Ability to read, review, understand, and apply concepts presented in training programs, conferences, federal regulations, professional literature, and other related materials pertaining to federal grants.Ability to follow established college and department procedures and work independently to accomplish those procedures. Ability to explain established policies and procedures using judgment and diplomacy.Ability and willingness to manage a flexible work schedule with self-discipline, including travel, various hours and possible weekends/evenings, as well as work days at other college locations. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSApplicants for this position possessing one or more of the following knowledge, skills and abilities with receive preferred consideration through the selection process.Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood or step 10 on the Oregon Registry Online.Experience in marketingExperience providing trainingFluent in a language other than English (Spanish, Russian, etc. ) SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS OR LICENSES: Must be able to pass Oregon Child Care Central Background Registry/finger printing and SWOCC background check.Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse & Neglect course must be completed within 60 days of hire date.


JOB TITLE: Care Connections Training Coordinator LOCATION: Coos , Curry, and Western Douglas CountyFTE: 1.0 FTE (32 to 40 hours per week)Contingent on continued grant fundingDEPARTMENT: Care ConnectionsPAY GRADE: FEXEMPTION STATUS: Non-ExemptPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: EnclosedREPORTS TO: Care Connections Program ManagerCLASSIFICATION: Classified REVISION DATE: August 2022SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Southwestern Oregon Community College only accepts applications through this online application system. We want you to be successful in applying with us. We highly encourage you to complete and submit your application in advance of the deadline. For assistance with this, please email For technical assistance with your application, please call (855) 524-5627. Please note: We recognize that our application process can be lengthy, so before you begin, please read all of the stated requirements to determine if you meet them. Applicants must meet all of the stated minimum/special qualifications and additional requirements to be considered for this position. Based on your responses to the qualifying questions, the system may automatically screen you out from further consideration. Required documents must be provided at the time of application. Please remove any personal information such as photographs, date of birth, gender, social security number, and other protected information from your documents. Documents containing protected information will be considered incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Positions are subject to budget consideration and approval. For the candidate who is hired into this position, salary placement will be based on guidelines in administrative policies and procedures or collective bargaining agreements (as applicable). For this reason, please be sure to include everything in your application that you want the college to consider towards placement. The college does not sponsor employees in the visa application process if they intend to use this as their means to work in the United States. This means that all required work visas must be in place and supported by appropriate evidence to be employed by Southwestern. Final candidates will be subject to a criminal background check as part of the employment process. ——————————————————————————————————————–REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION STATEMENT: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract nor is it intended to describe all responsibilities, skills, effort, or work conditions associated with the job someone in this position would perform. All employees of Southwestern Oregon Community College are expected to perform tasks as assigned by Southwestern Oregon Community College supervisory/management personnel regardless of job title or routine job duties. ——————————————————————————————————————–VETERAN’S PREFERENCE STATEMENT: Applicants are eligible to use Veteran’s Preference when applying with Southwestern Oregon Community College in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230 and 408.235; and OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015. Preference will only be given if the applicant meets the minimum qualifications and any special qualifications for the position and electronically attach the required documentation at the time of application. DOCUMENTS REQUIRED: MEMBER COPY 4 of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215) – OR – Letter from the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs indicating a non-service connected pension.Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of their Veterans disability preference letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs. You can request copies of your military service record through the National Archives website at: information regarding Veteran’s Preference qualifications, visit the following website: NON-DISCRIMINATION: It is the policy of Southwestern Oregon Community College Board of Education that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the grounds of race, color, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, political affiliation, parental status, veteran status or disability in any educational programs, activities or employment. Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact Vice President of Administrative Services in Tioga 512. Phone 541-888-7206 or TDD 541-888-7368. All other issues, concerns, and complaints should also be directed to the Vice President of Administrative Services for referral to the appropriate Manager. Annual Campus Crime/Annual Fire Safety (Clery Act) ReportThe “Jeanne Clery Disclosure for Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act” (formerly the Campus Security Act) is a federal law that requires institutions of higher education to disclose campus security information, including crime statistics for the campus and surrounding area. As a current or prospective Southwestern student or employee, you have a right to obtain a copy of this information. You may review this information here: Annual Campus Crime/Annual Fire Safety (Clery Act) Report. You may also obtain a hard copy of this information upon request by contacting Administrative Services at 541-888-7206.

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