The Healthy Social Behavior Specialist (HSB) provides resources, training, and technical assistance to child care providers in licensed centers and centers in a residence. The HSB Specialist assists in the development of pro-social classroom supports and to identify, prevent, and address challenging behaviors in young children in child care settings, ultimately resulting in a reduction in the expulsion of children from child care programs.


Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development

Master’s Preferred

(EEC Level 11 + PDA and/or TAE strongly recommended)


Three years’ experience working in a classroom setting with preschool children and their families. Experience training adults. Strong written and oral communication Skills. Strong computer skills, Willingness to travel with some overnight stays.

Occasional even meetings and weekends.

For the above positions, please send your resume and cover letter to:

Craven Smart Start

ATTN: Bonnie Gould

2111 Neuse Blvd., Suite F

New Bern, NC 28560

OR EMAIL TO: bonnie@cravensmartstart.org


This position will remain open until filled.



  • Craven Smart Start, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that administers Smart Start funds and programs in Craven County. Smart Start is designed to ensure that young children enter school healthy and ready to succeed. Donations are tax deductible. Financial information about this organization and copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at 919-807-2214. The license is not an endorsement by the State.