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| ||Application Review Date |
| ||The First Review Date for this job is: July 21, 2014 |
| ||Departmental Overview |
| ||The Center for the Study of Child Care Employment is focused on achieving comprehensive public investments which enable and reward the early childhood workforce to deliver high quality care and education for all children. |
We conduct cutting-edge research and propose policy solutions aimed at improving how our nation prepares, supports and rewards the early care and education workforce to ensure young children's optimal development.
Since 1999, CSCCE has been:
Conducting ground-breaking research on the early care and education workforce
Working with state and federal legislators to develop and assess policy
Providing technical assistance to organizations nationwide on implementing sound early care and education workforce policy
Promoting leadership development within the early care and education field
Assisting with the development of workforce data systems
As a result of this work, policymakers and their staff, thought leaders in the field, and other stakeholders use CSCCE's research and recommendations to inform policy decisions that support the early care and education workforce.
| ||Responsibilities |
| ||This position will provide program and research support to the academic staff at the Center for the Study of Child Care Employment (CSCCE). This position will also supervise work-study students. |
Provide program and research support to CSCCE academic staff and assist with the overall coordination of contract and grant administration. This includes tracking project budgets(e.g. expenses and purchases), creating invoices, preparing reimbursements, preparing research reports based on data and information compiled by staff, and maintaining appropriate records.
Gather information from electronic sources to inform the research and policy projects of academic staff, assist with data collection and data management
Organize and implement the consolidation of archival policy material to electronic file storage.
Coordinate and provide support for internal and external meetings. This includes scheduling, recording minutes, logistics (conference call reservations, room reservations, ordering food), and production and dissemination of meeting materials.
Develop and implement processes to carryout electronic and postal main, maintain contacts database, dissemination of CSCCE reports and materials, and review and update CSCCE website.
Provide support to CSCCE staff to develop and update presentation materials including PowerPoint and print materials.
Perform office management tasks such as ordering supplies, storing research records, track and record staff payroll, and coordinating the purchase and tracking of incentives for research participants.
| ||Required Qualifications |
| ||o Demonstrated experience in organizing and maintaining record systems. |
o Ability to interact with a diverse population in a dynamic work environment and to establish relationships with staff and external organizations and individuals necessary to CSCCE functions.
o Strong organizational and time management skills are essential.
o Excellent interpersonal communication skills both verbally and in writing.
o Documented ability of strong report writing skills
o Strong computer to work in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and gather information from electronic resources.
o Experience in fact checking and preparing manuscripts for publication.
o Ability to manage competing deadlines and attention to high level of detail and accuracy a must.
o Ability to take initiative and follow-up are essential.
o Demonstrated ability to make complex scheduling arrangements involving multiple parties and locations.
o Knowledge of critical issues facing the early care and education workforce.
o Research experience-including creating charts and figures, on-line research, conducting interviews, and creating on-line surveys.
o Previous research assistance experience required
o Previous office experience required
| ||Preferred Qualifications |
| ||o Familiarity with academic institutions; prior experience with UC Berkeley a plus. |
o Interest in labor and social and economic justice issues, particularly as they impact children, families, and the early education workforce.
| ||Salary & Benefits |
| ||Starting Annual Salary: $43,980 |
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
| ||How to Apply |
| ||Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. |
| ||Criminal Background Check |
| ||This position has been designated as sensitive and may require a Criminal Background Check. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check. |
| ||Equal Employment Opportunity |
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