This position operates within the instruction/training functions of OCCD. This position shares these functions and responsibilities with the Director and other Coordinators of program operations. This position has primary coordination responsibility for the comprehensive activities of the Oregon Registry Trainer Program including but not limited to service enhancement, policy development, program planning and implementation, standards review and modification, information and communication dissemination, issue identification and resolution, and training curriculum development. This position works closely with the Director, advisory committees, other OCCD professional staff, as well as childhood care and education community partners in accomplishing these responsibilities.
Operations that may be included within the Oregon Registry Trainer Program are: professional development of trainers and technical assistance providers in adult education principles and practices as well as curriculum content areas; enforcement of trainer and training session standards; distribution of trainer and training session certifications; curriculum review, evaluation and development; training of trainers session development and delivery; training session development; professional presentation development and delivery; instructor responsibilities for trainings that are approved for PSU credit; design and implementation of collaborative statewide training initiatives.
This position works to ensure training is accessible and reflects Oregon’s diverse cultural, social, and economic communities. This position provides supervision to staff who work on activities related to the Oregon Registry Trainer Program.
- Master's degree in early childhood education, elementary education, or related field or evidence of equivalent.
- Three years of professional experience and professional competence leading a large or statewide program.
- Knowledge of or experience with Oregon’s Childhood Care and Education professional development system.
- Evidence of the highest professional standards, ethics, and values.
- Participation or membership in professional associations at regional, state, and national levels.
- Demonstrated ability in the following areas: a) Working with people from diverse backgrounds and professional affiliations; b) Planning, developing, and implementing large or statewide programs; c) Compiling and reviewing program data to evaluate and modify large or statewide programs; d) Developing written program materials, including evidence-based curriculum development; e) Communication, collaboration, and partnership with various childhood care and education constituent groups; f) Computer/technology skills; g) Supervision.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to travel regionally or nationally.
-Valid State-issued driver’s license.
-Successful completion of a background check.
- Five years of professional experience and professional competence in a similar position.
- Step 11 on the Oregon Registry.
- Participation and leadership in professional associations at regional, state, and/or national levels.
- Professional or public presentations or written contributions to the early childhood field.
- Leadership in Professional Development systems.
- Management skills, particularly with training and/or trainers.
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