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Program Specialist, Resource & Program Development, BECI

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Position Information

Job Title Program Specialist, Resource & Program Development, BECI
Department UNCA
Essential Functions

The Buffett Early Childhood Institute at the University of Nebraska is seeking applications from qualified individuals for the position of Program Specialist, Resource and Program Development, to assist the Director and Associate Director of Program Development with design, coordination, and implementation of Program Development initiatives.

The Program Specialist will work closely with the Associate Director of Program Development to stay abreast of relevant national birth – Grade 3 research and reports and create and maintain a database of programs and resources, and assist with Program Development initiatives in Greater Nebraska as well as the Superintendents’ Early Childhood Plan in the Omaha metro area. The goal of these initiatives is to increase opportunity to learn and reduce achievement gaps among Nebraska’s young children of greatest need.

Work Schedule
Additional Duties
Required Qualifications

• Master’s degree in education, child development, or a related discipline required; plus three years of demonstrated success in a related role.

An equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities are acquired may be considered.

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Successful candidates will exhibit the following traits:

• Strong organization and project coordination skills and the ability to prioritize tasks.
• Self-initiative, good follow-through, and the ability to work without supervision.
• Ability to work collaboratively.
• Ability to integrate and synthesize information.
• Excellent communication skills, including spoken and written communications.
• Adept with computer technology and related programs or applications.
• Problem-solving and appropriate decision-making skills.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Regularly sits; may stand, walk. See, hear, speak and use of hands.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Regularly works indoors. Noise level is low to moderate.

Salary please visit: https://careers.nebraska.edu/postings/462

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 2017-00268
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Close Date
Open Until Filled
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To apply for this opportunity, please visit:
https://careers.nebraska.edu/postings/462

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