Employment Opportunities


Part-time Secretary/Receptionist

20 hours per week.  9AM to 1PM daily.  $15.00 per hour.  Position duties include telephone and in-person reception and various clerical and administrative functions. 
A minimum of a high school diploma is required. 
A minimum of a two year college degree is preferred.

Submit a completed application with resume by November 5, 2014

 




Region 8 Child Care Aware
Parent Aware Quality Coach - North

Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc. (SMOC) is currently accepting applications for the part-time position of Parent Aware Quality Coach (30 hours per week with the potential to become 40 hours per week).  The position will work with early childhood programs in the northern part of Region 8 (Lincoln, Lyon, Redwood, Pipestone, Murray, and Cottonwood counties).   

The position is responsible for supporting Parent Aware participants on the path to quality; implementing the Parent Aware quality coaching model with fidelity; providing technical assistance to early childhood programs; and documenting work through required data entry.  This position works in collaboration with Professional Development Advisors, Grant Administrators, and CLASS® Coaches. 

Skills required are:  knowledge of child development, early learning standards, and community resources; knowledge of child care practices and parenting issues; sensitive to and ability to work with people of diverse cultures; ability to work independently as well as part of a team; ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work; excellent communication skills in front of a group as well as on the telephone; second (+) language beneficial; demonstrated computer knowledge; confidentiality; ability to travel; ability to attend evening and weekend meetings and trainings.   

Applicants need a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, School-age Care, or Bachelor’s Degree with 30 college credits earned in courses related to an appropriate Child Development focus AND 2 years of direct service experience in early childhood.                      OR                           An Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development or related field, OR 60 college credits, with 30 college credits earned in courses related to a Child Development focus AND 3 years of direct service experience in early childhood.

Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.

Applications are due to Executive Director by 4:30 PM, Friday, October 31, 2014.

 



Region 8 Child Care Aware
Parent Aware Quality Coach - South

Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc. (SMOC) is currently accepting applications for the part-time position of Parent Aware Quality Coach (20 hours per week with the potential to become 40 hours per week).  The position will work with early childhood programs in the southern part of Region 8 (Pipestone, Murray, Cottonwood, Rock, Nobles, and Jackson counties).   

The position is responsible for supporting Parent Aware participants on the path to quality; implementing the Parent Aware quality coaching model with fidelity; providing technical assistance to early childhood programs; and documenting work through required data entry.  This position works in collaboration with Professional Development Advisors, Grant Administrators, and CLASS® Coaches. 

Skills required are:  knowledge of child development, early learning standards, and community resources; knowledge of child care practices and parenting issues; sensitive to and ability to work with people of diverse cultures; ability to work independently as well as part of a team; ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work; excellent communication skills in front of a group as well as on the telephone; second (+) language beneficial; demonstrated computer knowledge; confidentiality; ability to travel; ability to attend evening and weekend meetings and trainings.   

Applicants need a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, School-age Care, or Bachelor’s Degree with 30 college credits earned in courses related to an appropriate Child Development focus AND 2 years of direct service experience in early childhood.                      OR                        An Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development or related field, OR 60 college credits, with 30 college credits earned in courses related to a Child Development focus AND 3 years of direct service experience in early childhood.

Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.

Applications are due to Executive Director by 4:30 PM, Friday, October 31, 2014.

 





Updated: October 24, 2014

Career Advancement Opportunities
 
To apply, an application must be completed. 
You can mail the application with a cover letter and current resume to:

Executive Director
Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc.
1106 3rd Avenue PO Box 787
Worthington, MN 56187

Telephone Number – 507-376-4195 or Toll Free 1-800-658-2444
TTY – 507-372-7279

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