- Manage child care licensing staff who conduct inspections and investigations, unit administrative support staff, and staff who develop/provide training to providers
- Evaluate and approve actions against a license/certificate holder
- Develop policies, processes, and tools to most efficiently complete the work
- Interact with and present information to multiple stakeholders to promote understanding of the licensing/certification processes and compliance with the regulations
- Interpret state laws and rules that apply to licensed and
certified programs to assure that:
- Inspections and investigations of programs are conducted as required and that licensing/certification actions are completed in accordance with regulations
- Licensing sanctions and decertification are issued as required
- Variances issued to programs are granted based on identified standards
- Overseeing projects/work of others
- Contemporary methods used in providing services to children in licensed/certified child care centers
- Knowledge of state and federal rules, regulations and laws governing facilities and child care centers licensed/certified by DHS
- Knowledge of the state regulations that apply to DHS licensed and certified child care centers
- Knowledge of DHS systems and infrastructure
- Knowledge of licensed and certified child care center services
- Knowledge of administrative, civil and criminal law affecting the licensing/certification functions and actions
- Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, elementary education, child development, or related field (e.g. Social Work, Sociology, Psychology)
REFERENCE/BACKGROUND CHECKS - The Department of Human Services will conduct reference checks to verify job-related credentials and criminal background check prior to appointment.
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