Child Care Worker I

The College of Southern Nevada

Las Vegas / Henderson, NV

ID: 7055221
Posted: January 11, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Child Care Worker I

The College of Southern Nevada appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:

• Once you start the application process you cannot save your work. Please ensure you have all required attachment(s) available to complete your application before you begin the process.
• Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments.
• Please note that applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted.

If you are unable to attach the required documents to your ON-LINE application, you may send them to Human Resources via email mailto:hr.recruitment@csn.edu or fax to (702) 651-5778.

Job Description

Based on the volume of applications received this recruitment may close at any time. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

About The College of Southern Nevada

Founded in 1971 and situated in the greater Las Vegas metropolitan area, CSN, as Nevada's largest college and one of the largest in the nation, operates in over 50 locations including 3 main campuses, as well as multiple sites and centers throughout the southern Nevada area.

As a comprehensive, multi-campus community college, and the largest and most ethnically diverse institution in the state of Nevada, CSN educates over 50,000 students, including more than 14,000 non-credit students annually. Accredited by the Northwest Commission on College and Universities, CSN offers education opportunities in over 70 academic programs featuring more than 180 degrees and certificates, and several niche baccalaureate programs areas. CSN is proud to be a Hispanic Serving Institution and a Minority Serving Institution. The college creates opportunities and enriches lives with inclusive learning and working environments that support diversity and student success. CSN's mission ensures that the college serves the diverse educational needs of the communities and businesses within the southern Nevada service area. CSN is a growing and influential network that enables students, faculty, staff and alumni to advance personally, professionally and intellectually. Its vibrant network of people and programs creates lifelong benefits for all students. As the communities of southern Nevada continue to grow, CSN is committed to remain highly accessible to serve the diverse needs of an increasing population.

Position Summary

Under direct supervision, responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Maintain the health and safety of the children Assist in the care and supervision of assigned group of children. Assist in maintaining a hazard free environment indoors and outdoors. Report maintenance and equipment needs and safety hazards immediately. Respond quickly and appropriately to emergency situations; i.e. evacuation, shelter in place, lockdown, etc, per “Emergency Procedures” guidelines of the ECE Lab Program.
• Assist in the implementation of a developmentally appropriate children's program that addresses all areas of development; content areas; environment and children's relationships Show respect, consideration, warmth and affection to each child Assist with appropriate children's experiences under general supervision Apply positive guidance techniques to prevent challenging behaviors, manage group dynamics, and to support individual children with behavior challenges under the guidance of a supervisor Assist with the setup, maintenance and cleanup of classroom and surrounding areas on a daily and seasonal basis.
• Exhibit positive interactions with children, colleagues, families, CSN students, CSN faculty, volunteers, and representatives of outside agencies. Maintain friendly and respectful communications and relationships with all employees, families, CSN students, and CSN faculty member. Avoid gossip at all times. Communicate frequently with immediate supervisor and appropriate staff members to facilitate ease of program operation and resolve workplace conflicts. Refer to family concerns and questions to appropriate staff member; i.e. lead teacher, director, child care supervisor. Maintain confidentiality regarding employees, children, families, CSN students, and CSN faculty at all times.
• Exhibit professional conduct and skilled contribution in the workplace. Maintain a professional attitude and loyalty to the program at all times. Demonstrate a high degree of proficiency in performance of job assignments. Demonstrate high degree of efficiency in use of time allotted for completion of job assignments. Attend and participate in scheduled monthly staff meetings, training and special events. Assume responsibility for continued professional development and personal growth per licensing and accreditation requirements.

Required Qualifications

• Graduation from high school or equivalent and one year of experience working with small children in a preschool setting.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience working with a diverse/multicultural student body and/or workforce.
• College coursework in Early Childhood
• Experience working in an NAEYC accredited program.

Salary Range

Grade 21, Step 1 - Grade 21, Step 10

$28,292.40 - $40,361.04

Exempt
No

Full-Time Equivalent
100.0%

Required Attachment(s)

To be considered for this position, upload the following documents to your application:

• Resume /CV
• Cover Letter
• Unofficial College Transcripts (optional)

Local Search

Out of Area/State Candidates will not be offered travel reimbursement.

NSHE - INTERNAL APPLICANTS PLEASE NOTE

CSN employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the "Find Jobs" process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at CSN and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the requisition number in the search box. If you complete an application outside of the internal application process and apply as an external candidate, your application will no longer be considered at the time of minimum qualification review. In order to prevent the disqualification of your application, you will need to reapply as an internal candidate before 11:59pm the day prior to the position close date.

Posting Close Date
01/24/2019

Note to Applicant

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

All document(s) must be received by 11:59 p.m. the day prior to the closing date posted on the job announcement.

This position may require that a criminal background check be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

CSN is responsive to serving the educational needs of a diverse and ever-changing community. CSN employs only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. CSN does not sponsor aliens applying for faculty, professional staff, or management positions (H-1B Visas) in the absence of exceptional circumstances as defined by the USCIS.

To apply, visit http://apptrkr.com/1368704

About Us

The College of Southern Nevada (CSN) creates opportunities and changes lives through access to quality teaching, services, and experiences that enrich our diverse community. CSN has three main campuses in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Henderson and multiple sites and centers.

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) is committed to providing a place of work and learning free of discrimination on the basis of a person’s age, disability, whether actual or perceived by others (including service-connected disabilities), gender (including pregnancy related conditions), military status or military obligations, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, or religion.

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