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Location: Rockville, Maryland
Tribal Child Care/Early Childhood Education Research Associate
Job ID: 2021-1140
Type: Regular Full-time Exempt
# of Openings: 1
Category: Professional Services
WRMA Rockville MD
Walter R. McDonald & Associates (WRMA), has executed hundreds of customized social services projects for federal, state, and local governments, as well as for the private and non-profit sectors, and international corporations. Our company has 40 years of experience and expertise in research, evaluation, performance measurement and monitoring, and data and IT analytic services. We currently have 100 employees distributed across our two main locations in Arlington, Virginia and Rockville, Maryland. Our primary mission is to support system-wide improvements in the delivery of programs social services programs for children and families, communities, and at-risk populations. With our team of top research social scientists, we are committed to the delivery of quality, evidence-based deliverables for our clients.
We are seeking an experienced and knowledgeable tribal child care/early childhood education (ECE) professional to join WRMA for a short-term position (6-7 months with potential to extend) as a Technical Assistance (TA) Specialist with the federal Office of Child Care’s (OCC’s) National Center on Tribal Early Childhood Development (NCTECD). The successful candidate will be the designated liaison for OCC’s Region X-Seattle office, working collaboratively with the Regional Office and NCTECD colleagues to provide training and technical assistance on a variety of topics to American Indian and Alaska Native Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) programs within the Region’s four states: Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. Additionally, the candidate will serve as the NCTECD’s subject matter expert on CCDF subsidies, collaborating with NCTECD colleagues and other TA Centers to develop and disseminate culturally and linguistically appropriate resource materials on topics such as subsidy eligibility policies, provider payment practices, and equal access to child care for low-income children. The candidate chosen will be expected to contribute to a collaborative, collegial remote work environment and to maintain WRMA’s high ethical and quality standards.
Location: Various: Resident of Alaska, Idaho, Oregon or Washington is Preferred but all qualified candidates will be considered
TRAVEL: Occasional travel may be required.
PROMOTION POTENTIAL: Senior Research Associate