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Join a team of dedicated, knowledgeable, and diverse professionals all working toward the common goal of serving and advancing the interests of young children in Michigan. We offer an energized, professional environment that supports individual growth, competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package. 

DATE OF POSTING - MAY 1, 2018 - MAY 11, 2018

POSITION: Early Childhood Specialist - Infant/Toddler Speciality
DIVISION: Early Childhood 
SUPERVISOR: Director of Professional Development, Great Start to Quality





POSITION SUMMARY – Job Description

The Early Childhood Specialist – Infant/Toddler specialty will primarily work to support the Infant/Toddler projects as part of the Great Start to Quality work funded through Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) grant. As such, these projects are part of a collaborative team focused on promoting innovative, high-quality, research-based early childhood practices and policies across the full continuum of early care and education programs and settings for children birth through age 8, with a special focus on Infants and Toddlers.  Responsibilities will include: interfacing with Resource Centers staff across the state; supporting a learning community made up of a network of Quality Improvement Consultants, identified as Infant/Toddler specialists; implementing identified projects, activities, and tasks all with a special emphasis on Infants and Toddlers and the programs and providers who care for them; writing and communicating for a variety of audiences about early childhood content, focusing on Infants and Toddlers; contributing to project management, grant report writing, and proposal writing; and forming partnerships with other relevant organizations as needed, including local, state, and national partners.  A strong knowledge and/or experience in state quality rating and improvement systems, infants and toddlers, effective coaching, mentoring, and adult learning strategies are required for this position. 





The Early Childhood Investment Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer which is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, or sexual orientation; and seeks to recruit, hire and retain a diverse workforce with employees whose knowledge, skills and abilities support the Investment Corporation's standards of excellence.