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Child Care Worker - One Year Old

Posting Details

Posting Details

Institution Black Hills State University
Working Title Child Care Worker - One Year Old
Posting Number T00012P
Department BHSU-School of Education
Physical Location of Position (City) Spearfish
Posting Text

Black Hills State University seeks applicants for a Child Care Worker – One Year Old Teacher.

Provide a safe, fun and stimulating environment for children in a child care setting. Requires planning lessons and providing age appropriate activities to enhance social, emotional, physical and intellectual development. Daily activities include diapering children, assisting with potty training and lifting up to 25 pounds.


Knowledge of:
*Basic child development needs and early childhood development practices
*English, grammar, spelling and punctuation

Ability to:
*Understand and apply written and verbal instructions; Communicate to others in a positive and effective manner
*Observe, recognize, and report abnormal child behavior
*Perform CPR and basic first aid treatment (will train upon hiring)
*Provide total and physical care for the children

Hours – 9:00AM-2:00PM Monday-Friday. (30 hours per week). Involves working with a group of five one-year old children. 20 hours of annual staff training is required; CPR certification and basic first aid training available upon hiring.

BHSU Little Jackets Learning Center is licensed through the SD department of Social Services. Successful applicants will be required to undergo a background investigation which includes a child abuse background check and DCI screening.

Applications must be made online at Attach a cover letter, resume, and names/contact information of at least three professional references. This position is open until filled with a first review date of January 5th at 11PM (MDT). For application assistance, contact Human Resources at 605.642.6549. Questions specific to the position may be directed to Diane Mabey, Child Care Coordinator, at 605.642.6322.

Black Hills State University is an EEO/AA employer. Employment is dependent upon a satisfactory background check.

Posting Date 12/06/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Consideration Date 01/05/2018
Advertised Salary $10-$12/hr
Duration of the Term Other
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Appointment Percent 100
Work Hours

9:00AM-2:00PM Monday-Friday

Appointment Type Temporary
This position requires
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Department Description and Cultural Expectations

Black Hills State University is a masters-level state University with 4,500 students. The campus leads the region in sustainability efforts and maintains top academic programs in business (AACSB), exercise science, natural sciences, social sciences, the arts, mass communication, health sciences and education. The University, founded in 1883, is located in the northern Black Hills, a region abundant with outdoor activity and culture. Spearfish, S.D., is recognized as one of the top 10 most livable small towns in the
USA and has also been recognized nationally for outdoor recreational opportunities. A second location, BHSU-RC, was recently established in Rapid City, the state’s second largest city. BHSU, a member of NCAA Division II athletics, offers 14 sports. BHSU has a legacy of champion rodeo teams.

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Supplemental Questions

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  1. Where did you hear about this position?
    • SDBOR Employment Site
    • BHSU Website
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • SD Department of Labor
    • Rapid City Journal
    • Black Hills Pioneer
    • Referral
    • Other

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference List
Optional Documents
  1. Other