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Website Workforce Solutions North Texas

Classification: Full-time
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
DESCRIPTION:
Under the direction of the Business and Outreach Manager & Child Care Contract Manager, the
Child Care Community Engagement Specialist provides business services, outreach, and
support to the North Texas child care industry. The goal of the position is to increase the
capacity and quality of child care centers throughout the North Texas region.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
• Works with child care providers to increase capacity in both staffing and classroom
space.
• Promotes the Texas Rising Star (TRS) program.
• Conducts a needs assessment with all contracted and non-contracted providers in the
North Texas area to document assistance needs and develop strategies to address
those needs, such as increasing business capacity, streamlining business processes,
hiring qualified child care staff, increasing quality of providers, and increasing capacity.
• Works with providers to add/expand infant and toddler care opportunities.
• Provides opportunities for technical assistance in the areas of budgeting, management,
staffing/human relations, skills for small businesses, materials, and trainings.
• Promotes the use of WorkInTexas as a tool to expand staffing opportunities.
• Promotes state and local incentive and grant funding opportunities.
• Develops and maintains a current list of all active and contracted providers in the North
Texas Workforce Development Area.
• Works with non-contracted providers to encourage contracting with North Texas’s Child
Care Services program.
• Provides technical assistance, outreach, education, and training sessions to providers
regarding changes in local, state and federal regulations as well as updates/changes to
the Texas Health and Human Services Child Care Regulation regulations.
• Conducts outreach, education and technical assistance to assist prospective new child
care providers in understanding requirements, local ordinances, funding opportunities
and resource opportunities to create new child care operations.
• Serves as liaison between child care providers with appropriate state and local officials,
social service agencies, and the general public.
• Liaisons with North Texas’s child care mentors, Texas Health and Human Services Child
Care Regulation, and business partners to ensure all entities have the most up-to-date
information.
• Assist with child care provider reviews as needed.
Workforce Solutions North Texas is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available
upon request to individuals with disabilities. Relay Texas: (800)735-2989 (TDD) or (800)735-2988(Voice) or 711
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• Assist in development and execution of child care community engagement and outreach
strategies—including but not limited to digital marketing to increase brand awareness
and engagement.
• Curate content for publication in social media, news media, quarterly newsletters, and
annual reports to stakeholders. Coordinate publication strategies with other team
members.
• Coordinate and assist in the planning of press events, special events, and other
administrative duties.
• Create graphic ads for event promotion.
• Participate in planning committees for child care sponsored events.
• Other duties as assigned
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
• Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently, both orally and in writing, with diverse
groups of people and personalities.
• At least two years’ experience working with children, parents and/or providers.
• Ability to interpret and apply local, federal and state regulations, policies and procedures.
• Knowledge of and skill in using current Microsoft Office and Adobe products to develop
brochures, flyers, presentations, and other marketing materials.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with child care providers
and local employers.
• Ability to prioritize, organize and manage multiple tasks and projects.
• Ability to work independently under general supervision.
• Ability to travel within and out of region.
REQUIRED EDUCATION DEGREES, CERTIFICATES, AND/OR LICENSES:
• Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, with major concentration in
child development, elementary education, social work or related field.
• Valid Texas Driver’s License or ability to obtain license prior to first day of employment.
• Pass background check as required by providers.
This job description is intended to identify the essential functions of a position and should not be
interpreted as all-inclusive. The incumbent(s) may be required to perform or assume additional
job-related responsibilities other than those stated in this description

To apply for this job email your details to apply@ntxworksolutions.org

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