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Social and Emotional Development Specialist

Apply now Job no: 497762
Work type: Full-time
Location: Oshkosh Campus
Categories: Non-Instructional Academic Staff

Working Title: Social and Emotional Development Specialist
Official Title: Outreach Specialist
Employment Class: Academic Staff, 9 month
FTE: 1
Compensation: 39,000 - 39,936
FLSA Status: exempt
Terms of Employment: Fixed Term Terminal
Position Summary:

Advance staff performance in social, emotional, behavioral child development.  Support program adoption and implementation of Pyramid Model Social and Emotional program.  Support social, emotional, behavioral development for individual children and families, through individualized intentional teaching, support plans, and classroom supports.  Engage families in their child’s mental health and wellness.  Collaborate with community mental health agencies to serve clients; and provide mental health education, training and consultation to staff and parents.

Responsibilities

Advance staff performance in social, emotional, behavioral child development.

Support social, emotional, behavioral development for individual children and families. 

Primary responsibility supporting high quality early childhood programming and oversight at 1 center OR Primary responsibility for supporting family resource specialists in accomplishing family partnerships, linking to community resources and ensuring health requirements.  

Engage in Community to advocate for services for children and families. 

Requirements:

Minimum BS Early Childhood Education, Human Services, Social work or relevant degree.  

Knowledge and experience in Infant Mental Health, attachment and early child development.   

Extensive knowledge of family development and working with parents/guardians. Experience/knowledge in leading, mentoring and supporting effective high quality child and family services.  

Maintain current professional license.  

Valid Wisconsin Driver’s License. 

Successful completion of criminal background checks. 

Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.  

Preferred:

Masters degree in Early Childhood Education, Human Services, Social Work or relevant degree.  

Head Start leadership experience.  

Knowledge of High/Scope curriculum and Teaching Strategies Gold.  

Knowledge and experience with developmental screenings and work with children having social, emotional and behavioral development needs.  

Knowledge of Family Services philosophy.  

Extensive knowledge of child development, appropriate observation/assessment methods in early child development and demonstrated knowledge of implementing early childhood curriculum. 

Infant Mental Health Certificate.  

Knowledge of  Wisconsin Child Care licensing regulations and Head Start performance standards.  Skills and knowledge to access appropriate community resources;

   
To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:  Cover Letter, Current Resume, Unofficial Transcripts, copy of professional license(s) and contact information for three professional references (email address and phone number).

 

 

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at recruitment@uwosh.edu or 920-424-1166.

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/.

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by June 3rd 2020 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Legal Notices:

AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

Reasonable Accommodations
UWO provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact afaction@uwosh.edu or 920-424-1166. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWO is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWO will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC & Reference Check Policy
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Work Authorization
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

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All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, UW Oshkosh will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Office of Human Resources, Equal Opportunity, Equity & Affirmative Action, (920) 424-1166 or afaction@uwosh.edu.