KITS Support Staff - 22298BR

KITS Support Staff

Department: 
Bureau of Child Research
Location/Division: 
University of Kansas, Parsons
Work Location Assignment: 
On-Site
Reg/Temp: 
Regular
Employee Class: 
U-Unclassified Professional Staff

Position Overview

This position provides support services for the KITS and KCCTOKITS ITSN projects and serves as a resource center coordinator with the responsibility for the management of a statewide resource center for early childhood programs providing a variety of services for professionals and their collaborating partners and families.

Job Description

50% - Prepare and disseminate training materials. This will include production, editing and printing of training materials, including design and graphic layout. This includes use of word processing, data management programs, graphic design software, presentation software, and editing web based/web site information and materials. Duties will include development of information, soliciting information from team members, editing materials and production of project newsletter, technical assistance packets, web based informational materials. This includes updating materials on a maintenance schedule. Take team meeting minutes, type, and distribute to team members. Compile information for monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.

35% - Manage on-line registration for training events. Manage logistical arrangements for training events, conferences, and technical assistance services including reserve meeting rooms, A/V rentals, meals/refreshment arrangements, flight/hotel arrangements and processing for payment. Prepare necessary information for ordering of project materials, place and receive orders and process for payment. Complete appropriate paperwork for travel reimbursement as requested for staff, speakers, project participants, and consultants.

10% - Develop and disseminate products to project stakeholders and stimulate the utilization of products by stakeholders through listserves, project announcements - eUpdate, ECRC material highlights, and project newsletter. Distribute public awareness materials regarding the resource center, providing training regarding the resource center and its resources at professional meetings and conferences, and in-state travel related to attendance of meetings to represent the project.

5% - Identify and order materials for the resource center, managing a system for the cataloging of resource center materials, managing a system for checking in/out and tracking of resource center materials, managing of a listserv for early childhood practitioners and professionals, developing, management and updating of information on and internet check-out web site. Provide technical/professional expertise and support to early childhood programs relate to materials in the resource center. Conduct literature reviews, library and web searches for project staff, state agency staff and resource center patrons. Maintain an evaluation system for resource center usage and modify program based on the analysis of data. Analyze, graph, and report appropriate data for resource center use.

Position Requirements

This position solely works on-site and is located in Parsons, KS and is required to work from the office.

Required Qualifications

  1. High School diploma/GED and 3 years of related experience.
  2. Effective written/oral communication skills. Written skills will be evaluated by the quality of application materials, references, and work history. Oral competency will be evaluated at the interview stage and through reference checks.
  3. Minimum of one year experience as a provider of services involving interaction with the public as evidenced by application materials.
  4. Evidence of organization skills as demonstrated through completeness of application materials, cover letter, and work history.
  5. Minimum of one year of computer experience with databases, spreadsheets, graphic design, and word processing programs as evidenced by application materials.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. AA, Bachelors, or advanced degree or equivalent in business, office management, information management or education/special education/related field.
  2. One year of experience within the last 3 working with Macintosh computers and experience in word processing, spreadsheet, or database software.
  3. Minimum of three or more years’ experience working with word processing, spreadsheet, presentation/and or data base software.
  4. Minimum of one year experience in the management of an information resource center or similar system of materials with check-out system.
  5. Minimum of one-year documented experience with internet searches for professional related information such as google scholar and/or Library World Gold software or similar software.

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete online application must include a cover letter, a resume and names and contact information of 3 references.
Review of applications will begin June 3rd and will continue until a qualified pool of applicants has been identified.

Contact Information to Applicants

Please contact David Lindeman, 620-448-3089, lindeman@ku.edu for information specific questions.
Please contact Laura Hanigan, 620-448-3240, lhanigan@ku.edu for general questions.

Advertised Salary Range

Minimum $34,848 commensurate with experience

Work Schedule

M-F 8am-5pm in office

Application Review Begins

03-Jun-2022

Anticipated Start Date

13-Jun-2022

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
22298BR
Department:
Bureau of Child Research
Primary Campus:
University of Kansas, Parsons
Work Location Assignment:
On-Site
Reg/Temp:
Regular
Employee Class:
U-Unclassified Professional Staff
Application Review Begins:
03-Jun-2022