Child Care Worker - req# 17698

University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM

JOB DETAILS
HEADQUARTERS
Albuquerque, NM, US
LOCATION
Albuquerque, NM
POSTED
30+ days ago

Child Care Worker

Requisition IDreq17698
Working TitleChild Care Worker
Position Grade05
Position SummaryThe Child Care Worker position is a direct care position. Under the supervision of a Lead Teacher, the Child Care Worker will be providing supervision and daily care for children in an early childhood setting. The Children's Campus has 15 classrooms and serves children ranging in ages 0-12. Daily duties include supporting children in daily care needs, assisting in activities and guidance, and performing other duties related to their assigned classroom.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • Ability to secure and maintain a valid UNM Driver's License.
  • A valid New Mexico Driver's License, or ability to obtain a valid NM Driver's License within six months of hire, is required for this job.
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
  • Must work towards and/or maintain current CDA certification. 1st course must be started within 90 days of date of hire and 1 course completed each year thereafter. (Main Campus employees)
  • Must obtain and maintain current adult, child & infant CPR and First Aid Certification. Initial certification must be achieved within 6 weeks of date of hire. (Main Campus employees).
  • Must complete the NM 45-hour entry level training course, or equivalent, within 90 days of date of hire. (Main Campus employees)
  • Successful candidate must pass a comprehensive post-offer, pre-employment criminal and CYFD fingerprinting background check.
  • Employees who provide services or work in patient care or clinical areas are required to be in compliance with the University's influenza vaccination requirement.
  • If located at the UNM Children's Campus, successful candidate must pass a comprehensive post-offer, pre-employment criminal and New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department (CYFD) fingerprint background check, and a continued successful status will be verified by periodic future background checks.
  • All regular, non-temporary positions assigned to this classification are represented by a labor union and subject to the terms and conditions of the US-UNM Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 6 months of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working with various ages of children in group settings
  • Experience with ECECD Child Care Licensing Regulations
  • Experience working in a NAEYC accredited center
  • 45 hour course
  • CPR certified
Additional Requirements-This position requires a ECECD background check including fingerprinting. A negative COVID test required prior to a start date.-Official transcripts, High school diploma, or GED certificate will be required at the time of hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentUNM Childrens Campus Administration (234B)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date06/30/2022
StatusNon-Exempt
Pay$10.50 - $14.55 Hourly
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredYes
For Best Consideration Date10/22/2021
Application Instructions

Only applications submitted throughthe official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this jobadvertisement on a 3rd party site, pleasevisit UNMJobs to submit an application.

please attach cover letter and resume

The University of New Mexico has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for UNM students and employees. For detailed information, visit https://bringbackthepack.unm.edu/vaccine/vaccine-requirement.html

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


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