Pay Grade : 29E
This is a grant funded position.
Context of the Job :
The Department of Human Development and Family Sciences (HDFS) within the College of Education and Human Development is a diversified Department with undergraduate and graduate programs that require a close working relationship with the State of Delaware, Federal Agencies, local school systems, and numerous Health and Service agencies.
The Department houses the Delaware Institute for Excellence in Early Childhood (DIEEC), supporting the workforce and programming services for children aged six weeks to twelve years of age in early care and education through the translation of evidence-based practices to community-based settings as well as the generation of new knowledge via applied research.
The DIEEC houses grant-funded projects designed to increase the quality of early care and education throughout the state of Delaware.
Delaware Stars for Early Success provides technical assistance, financial supports, and professional development supports to family and center-based childcare programs throughout the state.
Early Childhood Professional Development manages the Quality Assurance early childhood professional development system and delivers Quality Assured trainings to early care and education providers throughout the state.
New Directions Early Head Start provides pregnant women, infants, toddlers, and their families with quality care and family services, including both home-based and center-based services.
Under general direction, the Communications Specialist contributes to internal and external communications to support DIEEC projects.
This position supports the Program Manager, Communications to ensure strategic and coordinated internal and external communication efforts across DIEEC projects.
Major Responsibilities :