University of Utah Early Chldhood Spec in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 07/05/2017

Requisition Number PRN14709B

Job Title Early Chldhood Spec

Working Title Early Chldhood Spec

Job Grade C

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Care Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary


VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00136 - Family and Consumer Studies

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 25000 to 45000

Close Date

NOTE: May close at anytime.

Open Until Filled

NOTE: May close at anytime. Yes

Job Summary


Plans and oversees two educational programs for preschool children. Supervises children and directs their activities in the program. Trains and supervises early childhood education students in preparing program plans and observing and interpreting children’s behavior. Assists with research projects in child development. Evaluates children’s physical, emotional and mental development and refers problems to specialized agencies. Meets with parents to discuss children’s progress. Documents observations regarding children’s behavior and development. May teach early child education courses to undergraduates. Orders, collects and organizes resource materials and equipment needed for activities. Attends child development workshops and conferences.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in child development, education, or a related field; two year’s experience teaching or planning and directing a children’s educational or service program, or equivalency; demonstrated human relations skills; and a commitment to provide excellent customer service required. Master’s degree preferred.


Experience in Montessori approach to learning preferred.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.

To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/ TDD ), email: .

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.