Public Consulting Group

Early Childhood Training Agency Manager

Job Locations US-NJ-Trenton
Posted Date 2 months ago(2/16/2024 3:30 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Information Technology
Regular Full-Time
Practice Area
Human Services


About Public Consulting Group

Public Consulting Group LLC (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986, PCG employs approximately 2,000 professionals throughout the U.S.—all committed to delivering solutions that change lives for the better. The firm is a member of a family of companies with experience in all 50 states, clients in six Canadian provinces and Europe. PCG offers clients a multidisciplinary approach to meet challenges, pursue opportunities, and serve constituents across the public sector. To learn more, visit


  • Works with client and partner agencies, including higher education partners, to ensure a wide array of professional development opportunities that increase and enhance the knowledge and skills of the workforce.
  • Reviews and ensures the Registry instructor/course approval process is updated and includes a thorough review of credentials and the knowledge and experience necessary to ensure high quality professional development.
  • Oversees initiatives related to the Registry including Training Agency and Instructor approval processes, career lattice improvements and implementation, scholarships, course code revision initiatives, Child Development Associate (CDA) subject areas, and training review processes.
  • Ensures the instructor approval process is consistent and honest.
  • Ensures professional standards for instructors, trainers and technical assistance providers that are in alignment with national standards and best practices that meet the National Association for the Education of Young Children, Professional Preparation Standards.
  • Ensures the approval process for training content used by approved individuals and entities reflects current research, aligns with program standards and/or NJ’s workforce core knowledge and competencies framework and is delivered in a way that reflects adult learning principles.
  • Establishes good working relationship with local, state, federal and private service agencies.
  • Provided subject matter expertise on a range of topics relevant to training agency and training systems.
  • Works with TCC and others to develop and maintain a communication plan for the workforce on topics relating to Career Lattice, Scholarships, and Training Agency system updates.
  • Attends the annual National Workforce Registry Conference as a representative of the state of New Jersey and PCG.
  • Participates actively in a team environment, providing support and guidance both vertically and horizontally to internal and external teams.
  • Other tasks as to be determined by PCG management


Required Skills:

  • Subject matter expertise across the field of early childhood care and education, specifically childcare quality and workforce training.
  • Strong leadership, collaboration, and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects in a cross-functional capacity.
  • Self-starter, able to get things done yet maintain positive, working relationships across various teams.
  • Ability to deal with adversity and differing opinions.

Required Experience:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree required

Required Experience:

  • 3+ years’ experience working within early childhood systems with a focus on delivery of training and technical assistance, preferably working at the state level.
  • Prior consulting experience in early care and education preferred, or demonstrated experience working within a state system of early care and education.
  • Demonstrated expertise in state government, higher education, or as a training system lead is preferred.


Remote, preference for New Jersey based with in state travel periodically to support client events




This position is a remote, work from home position. PCG is a remote-friendly organization and is committed to creating a culture where remote work remains a vital part of the company’s success. To be successful in a remote work role at PCG, you must:

  • be available during your set working hours.
  • have a safe, private, and distraction-free environment in which to complete your work, and
  • be able to give your full attention to the completion of your PCG job duties.

Some travel to the office or elsewhere may be required for team meetings, client meetings, etc.

We are accepting applications on an ongoing basis until filled. 



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Compensation for roles at Public Consulting Group varies depending on a wide array of factors including, but not limited to, the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience.  As required by applicable law, PCG provides the following reasonable range of compensation for this role: $60,000-80,000 and a potential discretionary bonus of up to 10 %. In addition, PCG provides a range of benefits for this role, including medical and dental care benefits, 401k, PTO, parental leave, bereavement leave.

EEO Statement

Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.


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