Child Care Worker I - CSN Early Childhood Education Lab (Multiple Positions)

College of Southern Nevada

CSN - North Las Vegas Campus, NV

ID: 7244066 (Ref.No. R0141870)
Posted: May 12, 2024

Job Description

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 online application or need assistance regarding the application process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team within Human Resources via email at [email protected] or call (702) 651-5800 to be directed to the appropriate Recruiter.

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 

Under direct supervision, responsibilities Include:

  • 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 Education or related discipline

  • Experience working in an NAEYC accredited program

Schedule Weekly Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00 am- 5:30 pm 

Starting Salary

Grade 21, Step 1 $33,930.00 (H) $16.25

Per Nevada Administrative Code (NAC 284.170), salaries for initial appointments for classified positions typically begin at Step 1.


The College of Southern Nevada offers a generous benefit package, including an excellent PERS retirement plan (a defined benefit plan), vacation & sick leave benefits, 11 paid holidays, educational benefits, and health insurance plans that can be added with flexible spending accounts or health savings accounts. Supplemental options (long term care, short term disability, and legal). Tuition discounts at the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) institutions. As well as tuition discounts for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents.  Perks encompassing on campus employee discounts, professional and personal development opportunities; and statewide employee purchase programs.  Join a dynamic team investing in our future, Students First.


Position is contingent upon ongoing and available funding.



Full-Time Equivalent 


Required Attachment(s)

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

  • Resume - List a detailed description of the major duties that you performed as part of each job. You must demonstrate that you qualify for the position and your education and experience must be clearly documented.

  • Cover letter

  • Unofficial College Transcripts (optional) - If you have not graduated, please attach your transcripts to receive education credit for classes you have taken. Credit is given for classes relevant to the job posting.


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 11:59 pm the day prior to the position close date.

For more details on this position, please visit our website: My Career at CSN.

CSN is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. For more information, visit

Posting Close Date


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.