Employment

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
Snyder Union Mifflin Child Development, Inc. (SUMCD) is an equal opportunity employer (E.O.E.) and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, marital status, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities, as required by law and SUMCD policies.

SUMCD will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Additionally, an applicant with a disability who needs an accommodation during the application or interviewing process should request such an accommodation. SUMCD offers a great working environment and an excellent benefit package for full time positions including health, dental, and vision insurance, plus a 403(b) Thrift Retirement Plan, PAID time off, PAID Holidays, and PAID sick leave.

EMPLOYMENT PROCESS
To get started, download and complete the Employment Application. You may save it to your computer, complete, and attach it to an email, or print and mail with other requirements. Individual job postings may also require a cover letter (outlining the position title) and resume.

In addition to the completed application, employment offers are contingent upon an acceptable Act 34 (Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check) clearance. On the first day of employment, we will assist the new employee with the application of Act 34 (Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check), Act 151 (Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance), and Act 114 (FBI Fingerprint Clearance), per Pennsylvania state law.

Requirements that must be satisfied prior to hire: a) education qualifications as listed in each job posting, b) proof of degree/certification and experience to meet the qualifications of the position, c) Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record check, d) successful completion of pre-employment physical examination which includes a Tuberculosis screening.

Employment Opportunities in Snyder & Union Counties

BUILDING AND GROUNDS ASSISTANT
Summary of Duties: 
Full time position working for a large non-profit agency, in a positive family friendly environment. Must have the ability to plan, organize, and carry out the maintenance, repairs and minor new construction (as needed) at Snyder and Union County sites, as assigned. Solid general knowledge of carpentry, electrical, and repair/maintenance procedures required, plus demonstrated ability to work independently.
Qualifications: This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling and climbing with occasional environmental exposures to cold, heat, and water. Must be able to lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Prefer at least 3 years’ experience in construction trades and a high school diploma or GED. Valid PA driver’s license required. Employee benefits include: Health, dental, and eye insurance; Paid Time Off; Paid Sick Time; Paid Holidays; ½ discount on child care services; and 403(b) Retirement Plan. Starting salary $12.87 – $13.39/hour dependent upon experience.
To Apply: For full consideration, submit an Employment Application to SUMCD, email: sally@sumcd.org, sumcd.org; 14 South 11th St., Mifflinburg, PA. 570-966-2845; E.O.E. Applications accepted until position is filled.

HOME VISITING COORDINATOR

Summary of Duties: Excellent opportunity to be in a management position for an agency which provides high quality early childhood education services in multiple counties. Manage and oversee the daily operations of home visiting services to guarantee high quality and customer satisfaction. Ensure compliance with laws, regulations, and guidance, including Early Head Start performance standards and Healthy Families America standards and accreditation requirements. Supervise Early Head Start Managers and Healthy Families America Manager. Must be willing to travel to site locations in Union, Snyder, and Mifflin counties as needed.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, early intervention, or related field with a minimum 5 years’ employment experience in early care and education; 2 years’ experience management/supervision in early childhood education, including early childhood home visiting services. Salary starts at $44,783 – $46,592 dependent upon qualifications. Employee benefits include: Health, dental, and eye insurance; Paid Time Off; Paid Sick Time; Paid Holidays; ½ discount on child care services; 403(b) Retirement Plan. Requirements that must be satisfied prior to hire: a) education qualifications as listed, b) proof of degree/certification and experience to meet the qualifications of the position, c) Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record check, d) successful completion of pre-employment physical examination which includes a Tuberculosis screening.
To Apply: For full consideration, submit a detailed resume, cover letter, copy of degree/transcripts and current/valid background clearances to SUMCD, email: sally@sumcd.org, sumcd.org,14 South 11th Street, Mifflinburg, PA 17844; 570-966-2845; E.O.E. Applications accepted until position is filled.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT AT SUSQUEHANNA CHILDREN’S CENTER
Location:  Selinsgrove
Summary of Duties:
SUMCD is seeking a motivated, energetic person to join our office team. The successful candidate will have strong attention to detail, be a self-starter, with excellent time management and organizational skills. This position will perform administrative and clerical work in support of the day-to-day operations of the Susquehanna Children’s Center, located on the campus of Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove. Must be flexible, able to work with distraction and noise, and enjoy working in an environment where children are located. Work will be performed under general rather than specific instructions, and successful candidate must be familiar and comfortable with current technology.
Qualifications: Minimum requirement of an associate’s degree in business management, or related discipline plus at least 2 years’ experience, preferably in the community services/non-profit sector. In lieu of the required degree, 5+ years of experience in a high paced work environment with increased responsibility may be considered. Starting salary range is $11.35 – $11.81/hour. 40 hours/week. Employee benefits include: Health, dental, and eye insurance; Paid Time Off; Paid Sick Time; Paid Holidays; ½ discount on child care services; 403(b) Retirement Plan.
To Apply: Apply to SUMCD, 14 South 11th St., Mifflinburg, PA 17844 570-966-2845; or to lstorer@sumcd.org. E.O.E. Will accept applications until filled.

BUS DRIVER FOR SNYDER COUNTY AREA
Summary of Duties:
Full time work in a family friendly environment with Monday through Friday daytime hours. Air-conditioned buses! Excellent Opportunity to work in a team-oriented environment with a monitor on bus to watch the children! 20 or less children on the bus. Transport children and parents to and from program activities. Employee benefits include: Health, dental, and eye insurance; Paid Time Off; Paid Sick Time; Paid Holidays; ½ discount on child care services; and 403(b) Retirement Plan.
Qualifications: Must have proof of a safe driving record, proper insurance, and current Commercial Driver’s License with S endorsement, have been a licensed driver for at least the past 5 years; high school diploma or GED or being willing to obtain one within first two years of employment.
To Apply: Go to sumcd.org for additional details and e-mail completed application to sally@sumcd.org or submit to SUMCD, 14 South 11th St., Mifflinburg, PA 17844; 570-966-2845. E.O.E. Applications accepted until position is filled.

CENTER FOR SCHOOL AGE DEVELOPMENT (CSD)
Location:  Turbotville

Seeking staff for Teacher and Assistant Teacher positions (PT). We are seeking creative, energetic, and highly motivated individuals who are willing to step in where needed and enjoy working with school age children.
Qualifications: Must have high school diploma or equivalent; prefer experience and Associate’s degree. $9.20 – $9.70/hour depending on experience and qualifications for assistant teacher positions; $9.86 – $15.17/hour for teacher level positions. Great working environment.
To Apply: Submit employment application to SUMCD, email: sally@sumcd.org, 14 South 11th St., Mifflinburg, PA 17844; 570-966-2845. E.O.E.

Employment Opportunities in Mifflin County

Disabilities/Mental Health Specialist
Location:  Mifflin County

Summary of Duties: Upper management level responsibilities. Develop, implement, and monitor disabilities, mental health, and behavior supports for assigned classrooms and individual children.
Qualifications: Requires a Bachelor’s degree in special education, early childhood education, or related field and a minimum of 2 years’ experience providing disabilities, mental health, or behavior supports to young children. Prefer a Master’s degree or PA Behavior Specialist License, minimum two year’s experience with positive behavioral supports implementation in an early childhood setting.
Knowledge and Skills Required: Strong belief in the value of early childhood education; problem solving and group facilitation skills, and the ability to work well with others; disabilities and mental health principles and theories.
Employee benefits include: Health, dental, and eye insurance; Paid Time Off; Paid Sick Time; Paid Holidays; ½ discount on child care services; and 403(b) Retirement Plan.
Starting salary:  $36,452 – $46,592 dependent upon credentials and experience.
To Apply: For full consideration, submit a detailed resume and letter of interest to  kelly@sumcd.org or mail to Lewistown Children’s Center, 10 Bollinger Road, Lewistown PA 17044; 717-242-3032. E.O.E. Applications accepted until position is filled.

CENTER FOR SCHOOL AGE DEVELOPMENT (CSD)
Location:  Lewistown Elementary and Indian Valley Elementary
Summary of Duties: Seeking staff for various Assistant Teacher positions (FT and PT). We are seeking creative, energetic, and highly motivated individuals who are willing to step in where needed and enjoy working with school age children.
Qualifications: Must have high school diploma or equivalent and two years experience working with young children; Associate’s degree in ECE. $9.58 – $9.97/hour depending on experience and qualifications for assistant teacher positions. Great working environment. Excellent benefit plan available for full time positions.
To Apply: Submit employment application to Lewistown Children’s Center, email: kelly@sumcd.org, 10 Bollinger Road, Lewistown PA 17044; 717-242-3032. E.O.E.

BUS DRIVER
Location: Strode Mills Head Start Program
Summary of Duties: Transport children and parents to and from program activities. Full-time position.
Qualifications: Proof of a safe driving record, proper insurance, and current Commercial Driver’s License with S endorsement, have been a licensed driver for at least the past 5 years; high school diploma or GED.
Knowledge and skills required: Safe driving skills and child behavior management which supports safe transportation.
Wage Range: Starts at $10.69 to $11.12 dependent upon experience. Benefit package includes:  Health, dental, and eye insurance; Paid Time Off; Paid Sick Time; Paid Holidays; ½ discount on child care services; 403(b) Retirement Plan.
To Apply: Submit a resume to kelly@sumcd.org, or mail to, Lewistown Children’s Center, 10 Bollinger Road, Lewistown, PA 17044; 717-242-3032; E.O.E. Applications accepted until position is filled.

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