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University of Nevada, Reno
  • Position Number: 2501935
  • Location: Reno, NV
  • Position Type: Education - Teacher Education - Early Childhood

Assistant Coordinator, Early Childhood Assessment - Las Vegas

Extension, Clark - University of Nevada, Reno

The University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) 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:
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Job Description

The University of Nevada, Reno is recruiting for a full-time Administrative Faculty position as the Assistant Coordinator, Early Childhood Assessment for the Clark County Extension in Las Vegas, Nevada. *This position is grant-funded and contingent upon funding. The Assistant Coordinator, Early Childhood Assessments is responsible for evaluating programs related to early childhood education, including programming and participating in the Quality Rating Improvement System (QRIS) under the direction of the Extension Professor/Specialist in Early Childhood Education. The Assistant Coordinator is responsible for teaching child care provider trainings to multiple groups during the year. The Assistant Coordinator conducts observations of early childhood classrooms using different assessments in both southern and northern Nevada. The Assistant Coordinator must obtain and maintain reliability on the assigned assessments which include the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale - 3rd edition and Infant Toddler Environment Rating Scale - 3rd edition. The Assistant Coordinator will serve as a resource and liaison between Extension and community early childhood programs. The Assistant Coordinator will design professional learning experiences that meet early childhood and QRIS best practices. The Assistant Coordinator will utilize interactive teaching techniques and evidence-based practices. The position will facilitate positive working relationships with community organizations and child care centers.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree and one (1) year of related work experience

Related Experience: early childhood education to include classroom teaching and administration and experience in adult education or experience conducting assessments in early childhood classrooms.

Certification and Licensure

Successful fingerprinting and background check.

Must have a valid Nevada State driver's license or the ability to obtain one within one month.

If not currently certified, the following must be completed within 30 days of employment:
  • Nevada Registry General Early Childhood Education Approved Trainer (certificate)

If not currently certified, the following must be completed within 90 days of employment:
  • Certified Reliable Assessor in the following two (2) key assessments:
  • Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale - 3 (E-3) (85% or higher)
  • Infant Toddler Environment Rating Scale - 3 (I-3) (85% or higher)

When appointed, this assessment must be completed within 90 days of assignment:
  • Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale - 3 (FCCRS-3) (85% or higher)

Schedule and Travel Requirements

This position has a variable work schedule based on program needs. Travel to community locations for teaching, communicating information, and assessing classrooms.

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Salary Schedules

Total Compensation

The total compensation package includes a competitive salary, moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, annual and sick leave, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents. For more information, please visit: UNR Benefits

Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples' professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada. Dual Career Assistance Program

Department Information

Extension is an outreach arm of the University, funded by county, state and federal dollars, that extends unbiased, research-based knowledge from the University of Nevada, Reno to residents of southern Nevada. For more information, please visit the following site: opens new window" target="_blank" href="">

For questions, please contact: Teresa Byington, Hiring Manager, opens new window" target="_blank" href="">


Full-Time Equivalent

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Attach the following attachments to your application

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2) Cover Letter

3) Contact Information for Three Professional References

4) Please write a brief statement (one page maximum) about how you would contribute toward our mission of creating a culturally inclusive environment in the role for which you are applying.

This posting is open until filled. The close date is required by the system.

Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

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Note to Applicant

A background check will be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

HR will attempt to verify academic credentials upon receipt of hiring documents. If the academic credentials cannot be verified, HR will notify the faculty member that an official transcript of their highest degree must be submitted within thirty days of the faculty member's first day of employment.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

Applicants hired on a federal contract may be subject to E-Verify.

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.

For positions that require driving, evidence of a valid driver's license will be required at the time of employment and as a condition of continued employment.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

University of Nevada, Reno

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Founded in 1874, the University of Nevada, Reno is the State of Nevadas land grant institution with a statewide mission and presence. The University of Nevada, Reno is a Carnegie I Research Institution and has been recognized as a Top Tier Best National University by U.S. News & World Report. With an enrollment of nearly 21,000 students we offer 145 Tier 1 accredited degree programs. Located in the picturesque Truckee Meadows the University of Nevada, Reno is surrounded by numerous state and national parks, is 45 minutes from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and four hours from San Francisco.

The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes that diversity promotes excellence in education and research. We are an inclusive and engaged community and recognize the added value that students, faculty, and staff from different backgrounds bring to the educational experience.

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