Child Development Specialist II

Oklahoma State Department of Health
Published
June 28, 2020
Location
Payne, OK
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Description

Introduction
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens.The mission of the Department of Health is to promote, protect and improve the health of all Oklahomans through strategies that focus on preventing disease and injuries.
THIS POSITION CAN BE FILLED AT A LEVEL II OR LEVEL III. PLEASE APPLY TO EACH LEVEL FOR WHICH YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE CONSIDERED.
OSDH is seeking a full time Child Development Specialist II providing support to the Payne Health Department. This is a classified position (PIN#34000877) in state government, located in Stillwater, OK. OSDH offers a comprehensive Benefits Package , including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents . For more information about the benefit allowance [ click here ] . The annual salary for this position is up to $45,422.00 based on education and experience.

Position Description:
Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving professional work with a high degree of flexibility in providing individual and family services to increase parenting skills and enhance the developmental potential of young children and/or children with developmental and acquired disabilities. This includes assessing development in young children; developing and implementing public health prevention programs for parents and young children to enhance their opportunities for cognitive, personal-social, language, and motor development; and serving as a member of a multidisciplinary team to monitor the effectiveness of child development services.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
This position is set in an office environment. While performing the duties of the job, employees are frequently required to stand, walk, lift, and reach. Must be willing to perform all job-related travel associated with this position.

STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION IF YOU ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE "INTERNAL JOBS" LISTING HERE . DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS RECRUITMENT.

BASIC PURPOSE Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving professional work with a high degree of flexibility in providing individual and family services to increase parenting skills and enhance the developmental potential of young children and/or children with developmental and acquired disabilities. This includes assessing development in young children; developing and implementing public health prevention programs for parents and young children to enhance their opportunities for cognitive, personal-social, language, and motor development; and serving as a member of a multidisciplinary team to monitor the effectiveness of child development services.

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS The Child Development Specialist job family consists of four levels which are distinguished by the level of the complexity of specific job assignments, the extent of responsibility assigned for a specific task, and the level of expertise required for completion of assigned tasks and the responsibility assigned for providing supervision to others.
Level II:
This is the career level where incumbents perform all essential functions of a child development specialist at the full performance level practicing a high degree of flexibility in developing and implementing programs to meet individual, family and group needs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Level II:
Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of completion of a master's degree in child development, early childhood education, early childhood special education, developmental psychology, or family relations/child development plus one year of post-master's experience working in the area of child development, early childhood education, or early childhood special education, AND eligible for certification as a Child and Parenting Specialist (CCPS) through the Oklahoma Family Resource Coalition (OFRC). OR a master's degree in special education with a minimum of 18 graduate, post graduate, or upper level hours (300 or above) in any of the following areas: typical and atypical infant and toddler development, parent-child relations, positive guidance/discipline strategies with young children, family systems, family relationships, assessment/evaluation, working with parents of exceptional infants and toddlers, and developmentally and individually appropriate early childhood curriculum and instructional practices plus one year of post-master's experience working in the area of child development, early childhood education, or early childhood special education, AND eligible for certification as a Child and Parenting Specialist (CCPS) through the Oklahoma Family Resource Coalition (OFRC).
NOTE: If certification is not held at time of employment, it must be achieved within 12 months of accepting the position.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT If certification is not held at time of employment, it must be achieved within 12 months of accepting the position.

NOTES NOTE / REQUIREMENTS:
If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview.

All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.

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Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Closing Date/Time: 7/10/2020 11:59:00 PM

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