University of Missouri-Kansas City Institute for Human Development
November 17, 2022
5030 Cherry Street, Room 120, Kansas City
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Desired Education
A Bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of experience
Desired Experience
Preferred Qualifications Classro om Assessment Scoring System certification (CLASS, Infant, Toddler, and/or Pre-K) Program Administration Scale certification (PAS); Master’s degree in early childhood education, business management or closely related field; Experience in project coordination and management; Experience in project design and implementation, including proposals, reporting, and budget creation Experience in research and program evaluation, including writing reports; Experience coaching, mentoring, and/or supervising adults. Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Demonstrated knowledge of early childhood or business management best practices; Proficiency with technology including Office 365, video conferencing, and file storage; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Ability to work collaboratively on a leadership team to complete tasks, meet goals, and manage projects
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Company Contact
Stephen Reece
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We’re hiring! Exciting things are happening at the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Institute for Human Development especially at the Early Childhood Innovation Center! If you’re looking for a great opportunity to expand your leadership skills and improve the lives of children across our state, apply now for our Project Coordinator leadership role!

Check Out These Roles!

Right now, we’re preparing to launch the Early Childhood Innovation Center that will improve the quality of early childhood programs in Missouri. We are actively seeking candidates for these two roles:

  • A Project Coordinator leadership role will organize a statewide program and provide training and coaching for early childhood program administrators and family childcare owners. In this role, you will:
    • Lead and manage project team operations
    • Supervise team leaders
    • Coordinate the process and outcomes evaluation
    • Prepare reports for internal and external stakeholders

We are also hiring many other positions including:

Watch the UMKC Jobs site for all the upcoming postings and to see the many opportunities for that will offer flexible work arrangements along with competitive salaries and benefits!

Remote Work Flexibility: While the Project Coordinator and Workforce Development Coordinator roles will be located at UMKC, Content Specialists, Team Leads, Assistant Project Coordinators, Research Assistants, Assessors, Coaches and more will have greater flexibility to work remotely full-time from across the state while enjoying competitive salaries and benefits!

UMKC Institute for Human Development, University Center on Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (IHD) is an applied research and training center for human services designed to exemplify the University’s goals of engaged scholarship and community partnerships. Its functions include interdisciplinary training, applied research, community program development and information dissemination.