Professional Development and Training Coordinator

Full Time
Chapel Hill, NC, Durham, NC
Posted 6 months ago

Job Summary

Assist the Director of Professional Development and Support Services to coordinate and manage resources and information to improve the quality of early care and education in family child care homes, centers, and preschools by (1) providing uniform services to child care providers, (2) increasing teacher education and training, (3) improving developmentally appropriate practices in early childhood settings, and (4) increasing efficiency in service delivery—locally, regionally, statewide and nationwide. 


  • Coordinate and conduct all activities related to training functions
  • Assist director in review of budgetary line items (revenue analysis and expense data)
  • Assist in facilitating workshops by opening and closing facility
  • Attend to trainer needs during learning events (daytime, evenings and weekends)
  • Coordinate use of venues for learning events
  • Recruit and process trainers for workshops, initiate contracts or agreements
  • Supervise workload of administrative assistant as needed in absence of director
  • Coordinate on-line registration process (data entry, database maintenance)
  • Develop comprehensive reports on program progress and submit monthly summary reports to director
  • Coordinate schedules and workloads of trainers and process payments for services
  • Conduct on-site and off-site training events
  • Assist director in processing CEU courses for local and regional CCR&R agencies
  • Assist in maintenance and upgrade processes to ensure continuous CEU accreditation and audit procedures
  • Attend train-the-trainer sessions as directed by supervisor
  • Develop and conduct abuse and neglect trainings requested referred by A&N Unit at DCDEE.
  • Serve as liaison with the Division of Child Development and Early Education, regional CCR&R agencies, area community colleges, area four-year colleges, and various child care advisory committees in order to collaborate with them for improved services to child care communities in Durham, Orange and Wake counties
  • Assess training evaluations for effectiveness

CACFP Food Program

  • Review claims for participating programs
  • Enter data in File MakePro and NCCARES
  • Conduct monitoring visits to child care programs and completing necessary documents
  • Meet with team as needed to discuss goals and workload
  • Assist in all audits and reviews as scheduled

Other Duties

  • In collaboration with the team, organize special events, such as the A.S.K. Conference, by serving on planning committees locally, regionally, statewide
  • Maintain program data and files
  • Serve on local and regional teams representing CCSA
  • Represent CCSA in a professional manner to our clients and the general public 
  • Treat all client information in strict confidence
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Confidence in public speaking, leading workshops and interfacing with early educators 
  • Knowledge of and experience with adult learning strategies and practices
  • Effective oral and written communication skills with internal and external clients
  • Computer experience; knowledge of or demonstrated ability to learn database programs; proficient in Excel, Work and Internet research
  • Attention to detail with ability to accurately review and assess documents 
  • Work efficiently and accurately, while projecting a professional, customer-oriented image in an atmosphere of frequent interruptions
  • Strong skills organizing records and materials and managing multiple tasks


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood/Child Development or related human services field
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a child care center.  Prefer experience as an assistant director, or a director of a child care center  
  • Minimum of 3 years-experience and documented evidence of providing learning events and workshops to adult audiences  
  • Minimum 2 years-experience working in diverse cultural environment
  • Computer literacy (Internet, Word, Excel).  
  • Requires a valid, non-suspended, NC Driver’s license, a driving record that does not exceed 8 accumulated points, and an automobile liability policy in effect with continuous coverage.


  • An automobile at his/her disposal; a valid, non-suspended NC driver’s license and a current automobile liability policy with continuous coverage.    Reasonable accommodations may be made at agency’s discretion.
  • Must be able to manipulate and operate office supplies and equipment.  Occasionally required to lift up to 25 pounds.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential responsibilities
  • No substantiation or criminal conviction of child abuse or neglect
  • May work in shared office space
  • Local driving to community facilities and child care programs in an assigned county.  Some weekend and evening work required.
  • Must be able to provide COVID-19 vaccination card.

How To Apply

Please submit cover letter and resume to

Job Features

Job CategoryNon-Exempt, Salaried
DivisionTriangle Area Child Care Resource and Referral Services Division
DepartmentProfessional Development and Support Services
Direct SupervisorDirector Professional Development and Training
Salary Range$41,492 - $58,671 (Please note that both ranges reflect salaries for a full-time employee and must be adjusted for fewer hours than 40)