Career Opportunities

Early Childhood Curriculum Writer 

The CECEI seeks an Early Childhood Curriculum Writer. This position will be part of the content development team. They will be responsible for writing and editing lesson plans within designated areas, as well as recommending manipulatives and experiences for learning centers. This work may be completed remotely, on the UMD campus or a combination of the two. The Early Childhood Curriculum Writer will be required to attend regular (either virtual or in-person) team meetings. This opportunity is a full-time, contractual position until December 31, 2021. Continuation dependent upon performance and funding. 

The application deadline is April 26th, 2021. Please find additional details and application instructions in this full position description: Early Childhood Curriculum Writer Position

Early Childhood Literacy Writer/Specialist

The Center for Early Childhood Education and Intervention is currently seeking an Early Childhood Literacy Writer/Specialist. The person in this position will be responsible for writing lessons based on children’s books designed to strengthen children’s vocabulary and pre-literacy skills. This work may be completed remotely, on the UMD campus or a combination of the two. The Early Childhood Literacy Writer will be required to attend regular (either virtual or in-person) team meetings. This opportunity is a half or full-time contract appointment beginning April 2021 through December of 2021 (length of work has potential to be extended). 

The application deadline is April 26th, 2021. Please find additional details and application instructions in this full position description: Early Childhood Literacy Writer/Specialist Position

Student Research Assistants

All Student RAs will enroll in an approved independent study or similar course and their hours in the Center will count toward course credits. Typically, 10 RA hours per week equals 3 course credit hours. Student RAs must cover the cost of tuition for this course.

Communications Assistant/General

CECEI is seeking Undergraduate or Graduate Research Assistants who will assist with producing blog and social media content and other communications-related tasks, contribute to event planning, and provide other project support as needed within CECEI. For more information and how to apply, please see the full posting: Communications RA Position

General/Other

CECEI seeks Undergraduate and Graduate Research Assistants to assist with several projects, such as the implementation of a Trauma Sensitive Pedagogy (TSP) curriculum and development and implementation of preschool curricula for 3 and 4 year olds, as well the development and facilitation of a national trauma expert working group. For more information and how to apply, please see the full posting: General RA Position Description

Technology Research Assistant

CECEI is seeking a Research Assistant who will primarily assist with app and web development projects. The app is on iOS and Android and helps families connect with what their children are learning at school and offers activities and resources. Websites are hosted on Drupal and highlight the CECEI and its projects.  For more information and how to apply, please see the full posting: Technology RA Position

Public Relations Assistant

CECEI is seeking a Graduate or Undergraduate Research Assistant who may assist with producing news releases, blog posts, and interviews as well as media correspondence and other project support as needed within CECEI. Please see the full posting for more information and how to apply: Public Relations RA Position