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Open Career Opportunities with Indiana AEYC

Indiana AEYC is currently hiring for the position of  Chief Financial Officer.

The Chief Financial Officer provides executive leadership, direction and oversight of all fiscal functions of the organization in accordance with GAAP, along with nonprofit fiscal management practice. The CFO establishes overall accounting, budgeting and financial reporting policies and procedures to ensure effective controls are in place and to satisfy the informational requirements of IN AEYC’s senior leadership, management, the Board of Directors, independent auditors, government and other contracting agencies, customers and donors. The CFO manages all programs and services related to accounting, budgeting, financial reporting and forecasting, contracts, and banking. Directly reporting to the CFO is the Senior Accountant. This is a Full Time/Exempt position reporting to the IN AEYC Executive Director.

Qualifications: CPA required.
1. Bachelor’s degree in accounting, business or other related field required. Master’s degree in accounting preferred.
2. Minimum of ten years’ experience as a Controller or Senior Accountant, supervising accounting staff.
3. Proven ability as a financial manager for a $2 -$10 million non-profit organization with state and federal contracts.
4. Proven ability as the lead accounting professional with substantial experience and tangible accomplishments.
5. Minimum of two years of experience in an executive leadership role including supervision staff.
6. Proficiency in contract and financial management software, including the Blackbaud Financial Edge software.
7. Demonstrated skills in grant management and program implementation.
8. Demonstrable experience with nonprofit contracting and financial auditing, especially A-133 audits.
9. Applicant will be subject to criminal history check as required by the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration, Office of Early Childhood and Out of School Learning.
10. Ability to work in a team environment.
11. Ability to be highly analytical.
12. Ability to manage and track multiple projects with self-direction, and flexibility.

Job Responsibilities:
1. Ensure the effective and efficient use of systems to manage the overall financial health of the Association.
2. Proficient user of the Association’s accounting system. Provide leadership in the technology to continually improve the process flow and efficiency of accounting tasks.
3. Manages financial forecasting, annual budgeting and reporting for the Association. Uses effective policies and procedures to ensure that all financial transactions meet corporate objectives, as well as government and funder requirements.
4. With the Executive Director, responsible for staffing of the Finance, Audit Committees and Philanthropic Council of the Governing Board.
5. Provide timely and accurate analysis of organizational budgets, current financial trends and forecasts. Analyze and evaluate the company financials as related to company objectives.
6. Oversees all fiscal reporting activities for the organization including P &L statements, balance sheets, cash flows payroll, and various reports to funding agencies.
7. Set obtainable yet ambitious goals and outcomes for the Association project area and direct progress toward meeting grant performance objectives.
8. Oversee the management of the day-to-day relationship with all Association banking partnerships ensure adequate cash flow to meet the organization’s needs.
9. Responsible for formulating financial policy and planning for the Association.
10. Oversee all annual audits and other government audits.
11. Establish and maintain strong relationships with Senior Directors so as to identify their needs and provide business solutions that support and drive their business goals.
12. Provide leadership in the development of continuous evaluation of short and long-term strategic financial objectives. Provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities.
13. Partner with the Executive Director and Senior Directors on the strategic vision including fostering and cultivating strong relationships.
14. Revise, develop and implement state and local corrective action plans, if needed.
15. Responsible for managing, planning, developing, recommending, and monitoring processes and systems and controls to be used in internal auditing throughout the Association.
16. Safeguard the assets of the company through continual improvements to internal controls.
17. Work with Human Resources to investigate cost-effective benefit plans and other fringe benefits which the organization may offer employees and potential employees with the goal of attracting and retaining qualified individuals.
18. Stay abreast of changes in the Nonprofit Sector through involvement in industry organizations to enable benchmarking Association practices against industry standards and requirements.
19. Provide professional development and leadership to Finance Department staff.
20. Participate in state level planning thorough contracts and other initiatives.
21. Participate in all contractor meetings as needed.
22. Ability to stand or sit for long periods of time.
23. Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

Please review the position description above to ensure you meet the minimum requirements. When applying for this position please use Job ID#635 in the subject line of the email. Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume by Tuesday, March 19th, 2019 to: resumes@iaeyc.org.

The Indiana Association for the Education of Young Children is an equal opportunity employer. Indiana AEYC is committed to the practice of fair employment, compensation and promotion without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, ancestry, age, status as a veteran or any other category protected by Federal, State and local laws.

 

 

 

Other Open Career Opportunities

Employment Opportunity Announcement with Indiana State Department of Health Maternal and Child Health- Help Me Grow Care Coordinator, Help Me Grow Resource Specialist, Help Me Grow Coordinator and Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems Impact Coordinator


The Indiana State Department of Health Maternal and Child Health Division is recruiting for the following positions: Help Me Grow Care Coordinator, Help Me Grow Resource Specialist, Help Me Grow Coordinator and Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems Impact Coordinator

 

Help Me Grow Care Coordinator: Help Me Grow is a system model that works to promote cross-sector collaboration in order to build efficient and effective early childhood systems that mitigate the impact of adversity and support protective factors among families, so that all children can grow, develop, and thrive to their full potential.

The Help Me Grow Care Coordinator handles calls related to the health, development, behavior, and learning of children, supports families by providing education and information on these topics, researching and making referral to services and making referrals to services, and providing continued support, advocacy and follow up as needed.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  •  Develop in-depth knowledge of the existing early childhood systems, Help Me Grow, Early Childhood Special Education and Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs programs-   eligibility, referral/application processes, due process information, and related support services; serves as the central intake point for Help Me Grow.
  • Handles calls to the unit, screens for appropriateness for Help Me Grow; refers to appropriate services through the Early Childhood Systems, Early Childhood Special Education, or Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Program. .
  • Assess caller/client situation and enters accurate data on all calls into the Help Me Grow system.
  • Provides care coordination for families, researches most appropriate resources, provides education and information on development, behavior management and services, and provides advocacy and follow-up as needed.
  • Assists in identifying gaps and barriers to services, and system issue trends families experience in utilizing services.
  • Assist with compiling and mailing out information packets to families referred for Help Me Grow, or to other community based resources, as needed.
  • Sends out confirmation letter and resource information to referral source.
  • Assists in maintaining filing system for all cases.
  • Attends staff meetings, conferences, and workshops regularly to upgrade professional skills and understand systems and current best practices for working with children and families.
  • Works effectively as a team member and provides assistance to other staff members as needed.
  • Works closely with Help Me Grow staff, Early Childhood Special Education staff, MCH staff, MOM’s Helpline staff, and other community providers to ensure a smooth referral process for families.
  • Assists with ASQ (Ages and Stages Questionnaires) activities as needed.
  • Performs other duties as needed.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in special education, early childhood development, or related health or human services field
  • Able to work independently and as a part of a project team.
  • Able to work under pressure and tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and be flexible.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office PowerPoint; Word; Outlook; and Excel, type 25 words per minute,
  • Sit for extended periods of time.
  • Well-developed communication skill, both written and verbal.
  • Experience in positions involving special needs or very young children.
  • Knowledge of typical and atypical child development and special needs conditions.
  • Bilingual, English/Spanish highly desirable.

Apply at: https://workforindiana.in.gov/home. Questions? Contact Shannon Garrity,  M.Ed-Children’s Program Director sgarrity@isdh.in.gov.

Position Description
Help Me Grow Care Coordinator

 

Help Me Grow Resource Specialist: Help Me Grow is a system model that works to promote cross-sector collaboration in order to build efficient and effective early childhood systems that mitigate the impact of adversity and support protective factors among families, so that all children can grow, develop, and thrive to their full potential.

Indiana State Department of Health is looking for two resource specialists to serve as the liaison between the community, families and the Help Me Grow system. Support the awareness and visibility of the Help Me Grow system throughout 9 pilot counties in the state, Marion, Scott, Madison, Grant, Laporte, Lake, St Joseph, Elkhart and Delaware ). Assist families and providers of children birth to age 5 by providing information, support and knowledge of training opportunities, county specific. Serve as a community link to family centered efforts and activities. Fulfill the role of Resource Specialist for the purpose of engaging providers and families in the Help Me Grow system.

Essential Duites/Responsibilities:

  • Identify and maintain community referral source contacts.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with several different providers and serve as a liaison between MOMs helpline and 211.
  • Maintain a flexible daily schedule and be available during non-traditional work hours and days.
  • Be knowledgeable of community service programs and resources, behavioral health care, specialized children services, and education/training opportunities.
  • Schedule, conduct, facilitate and participate in public awareness activities, including, but not limited to, community events, trade shows, early childhood activities, and other early childhood program meetings.
  • Establish partnerships with social service agencies, including, but not limited to, WIC, hospitals, Healthy Families, Child Care Resource and Referral, Head Start, Early Head Start, NICUs, and child care providers.
  • Prepare and distribute Help Me Grow informational materials to physician’s offices, childcare providers, community bulletin boards, and other locations throughout the specified counties.
  • Participate in other opportunities applicable to support the program.
  • Communicate effectively with families and staff to ensure all needs are met, linking them to the Help Me Grow system
  • Organize and support resource fairs related to Help Me Grow.
  • Submit monthly reports of progress and completed activities.
  • Participate in community committees.
  • Participate in the development of Help Me Grow and other state activities

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in any field of study related to human services, social services, or early childhood education.
  • Proven leadership ability and experience working in the community with social service agencies
  • Exemplary communication and customer service skills in dealing with the public
  • Knowledge of community programs and resources available in 9 pilot communities.
  • Ability to work as a team member and take direction, as well as the ability to take responsibility and make decisions.
  • Excellent office skills computer knowledge.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish highly desirable.
  • Able to read, write and speak English.
  • Able to communicate professionally verbally and in writing.
  • Able to handle multiple tasks and projects.
  • Must be able to work flexible work hours/days.
  • Experience and interest in working with children and families.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Excellent organization and communication skills
  • Valid Indiana Driver’s License, ability to travel throughout the state.
  • Excellent communication skills

Apply at: https://workforindiana.in.gov/home. Questions? Contact Shannon Garrity,  M.Ed-Children’s Program Director sgarrity@isdh.in.gov.

Position Description
Help Me Grow Resource Specialist

 

Help Me Grow Coordinator: Help Me Grow is a system model that works to promote cross-sector collaboration in order to build efficient and effective early childhood systems that mitigate the impact of adversity and support protective factors among families, so that all children can grow, develop, and thrive to their full potential.

Help Me Grow is not a stand-alone program, but rather a system model that utilizes and builds on things already in place in order to develop and enhance a comprehensive approach to early childhood system building in any given community. Successful implementation of Help Me Grow leverages existing resources, maximizes existing opportunities, and advances a coalition working collaboratively toward a shared agenda.
Four cooperative and interdependent Core Components characterize the Help Me Grow system model. A Centralized Access Point integrally assists families and professionals in connecting children to appropriate community-based programs and services, Family & Community Outreach supports education to advance developmental promotion, and also grows awareness of the system and the services that it offers to families and community-facing providers, Child Health Care Provider Outreach supports early detection and intervention, and loops the medical home into the system, and Data Collection supports evaluation, helps identify systemic gaps, bolsters advocacy efforts, and guides quality improvement so the system is constantly becoming better.

The Help Me Grow model depends on three Structural Requirements. Implementation of Help Me Grow relies on a Backbone or Organizing Entity to provide support, oversight, continuity, and facilitation of collective impact activities. Critical strategies for Scale and Spread ensure that systems serve optimally to meet the needs of all children and families. The efficacy and durability of the Help Me Grow model also hinges on Continuous System Improvement, or constant efforts to enhance, refine, and innovate.

The Help Me Grow Coordinator is responsible for coordinating all Help Me Grow activities for the Maternal and Child Health Division (MCH) of the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH). The Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that the Help Me Grow model is implemented in a manner that meets all Federal, State and local standards under the direct supervision of the Children’s Program Director.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Monitor progress toward goals and provide frequent progress reports to the Children’s Program Director.
  • Remain abreast of current literature regarding Early Childhood (EC) systems and evidence-based models/promising practices of early childhood programs throughout the country. Appropriately relay this information to partners, colleagues and providers.
  • Provide support and assistance in the development of state and local level leadership and capacity to facilitate Help Me Grow four work group team meetings, facilitate activities between the four core components.
  • Develops and implements a long-range plan for the administrative operation of Help Me Grow – a statewide system of care coordination and service linkage. Manages the implementation of Help Me Grow program components. Serves as state liaison to the Help Me Grow National Center, facilitates state level leadership team meetings and activities.
  • Develops and maintains local, state and national relationships important for quality program delivery. Explores opportunities for innovation and growth through cross departmental projects which support organizational, departmental and program goals.
  • Assisting in meeting and submitting reports to Help Me Grow National Center, state and federal reporting agencies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required. Areas of study may include public health, health administration, education, special education healthcare, psychology, social work, or similar disciplines. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Outstanding organizational skills.
  • Working knowledge of the development of public health strategies for new and existing maternal and child health programs.
  • Working knowledge of organization and function of ISDH, federal and state government agencies, official health agencies, professional and other groups involved in Maternal and Child Health programs.
  • Ability to communicate extremely well verbally and in writing – prepare written and oral reports and presentations that communicate necessary information to internal and external partners.
  • Able to work independently and as a part of a project team.
  • Able to work under pressure and tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and be flexible.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office PowerPoint; Word; Excel or Access

Apply at: https://workforindiana.in.gov/home. Questions? Contact Shannon Garrity,  M.Ed-Children’s Program Director sgarrity@isdh.in.gov.

Position Description
Help Me Grow Coordinator

 

ECCS Impact Coordinator: The purpose of the Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems Impact (ECCS Impact) program is to enhance early childhood systems building and demonstrate improved outcomes in population-based children’s developmental health and family well-being indicators using a Collaborative Innovation and Improvement Network (CoIIN) approach. An additional goal of the ECCS Impact grant is the development of collective impact expertise, implementation and sustainability of efforts at the state, county and community levels.
The overall aim of this project is that within 60 months, the identified community will show a 25% increase from baseline in age appropriate developmental skills among their community’s 3 year old children. Secondary aims include:

  • Strengthen leadership and expertise in continuous quality improvement (CQI) and support innovation among state and community early childhood systems
  • Achieve greater collective impact in early childhood systems at the state, county and community levels, with common aims, shared metrics and measurement systems, coordinated strategies, continuous communication, and a backbone organization at the state, county and community levels
  • Develop primarily two-generation approaches to drive integration of early childhood services within and across sectors
  • Develop and adopt a core set of indicators to measure Early Childhood system processes and outcome indicators that measure population impact around children’s developmental health and family well-being
  • Test innovative Early Childhood system change ideas, develop spread strategies and adopt new policies for sustaining the systems developed during this project that improve children’s healthy development and family well-being

The Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems Impact (ECCS Impact) Coordinator is responsible for coordinating all ECCS Impact activities for the Maternal and Child Health Division (MCH) of the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH). The Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that the ECCS Impact program is implemented in a manner that meets all Federal, State and local standards under the direct supervision of the Children’s Program Director.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Monitor progress toward goals and provide frequent progress reports to the Children’s Program Director.
  • Remain abreast of current literature regarding Early Childhood (EC) systems and evidence-based models/promising practices of early childhood programs throughout the country. Appropriately relay this information to partners, colleagues and providers.
  • Provide support and assistance in the development of state and local level leadership and capacity to facilitate CoIIN implementation and spread, facilitate ECCS Impact Advisory Team meetings, facilitate local community CoIIN activities, report results of local CoIIN activities with results and recommendations to ECCS Impact Advisory Team and engage additional communities to replicate ECCS CoIIN activities for improvement in children’s developmental health and family well-being
  • Preparing quarterly and annual reports as required by federal guidance for the ECCS Impact Program. Must confer with partners, and disseminate these reports for continuous quality improvement of project activities.
  • Assisting in submitting grant proposals to enhance and sustain existing Early Childhood (EC) System efforts or develop new services for EC Systems in the state of Indiana.
  • Serving as the secondary contact for the ECCS Impact Program
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required. Areas of study may include public health, health administration, education, healthcare, psychology, social work, or similar disciplines.
  • Outstanding organizational skills.
  • Working knowledge of the development of public health strategies for new and existing maternal and child health programs.
  • Working knowledge of organization and function of ISDH, federal and state government agencies, official health agencies, professional and other groups involved in Maternal and Child Health programs.
  • Ability to communicate extremely well verbally and in writing – prepare written and oral reports and presentations that communicate necessary information to internal and external partners.
  • Able to work independently and as a part of a project team.
  • Able to work under pressure and tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and be flexible.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office PowerPoint; Word; Excel or Access.

Apply at: https://workforindiana.in.gov/home. Questions? Contact Shannon Garrity,  M.Ed-Children’s Program Director sgarrity@isdh.in.gov.

Position Description
ECCS Impact Coordinator

 

Employment Opportunity Announcement with Primrose School-Lead Teachers


Primrose School in West Carmel, West Clay and Bridgewater, are currently recruiting for Lead Teachers.

A few of the advantages of being part of the Primrose team include:

  • The opportunity to make a difference
  • A working environment in which team members respect one another
  • A School Leadership Team that supports the professional and personal growth of the staff
  • Low student/teacher ratios
  • Clear expectations, necessary resources, and support to meet children’s needs
  • Extensive training and opportunities for continual learning and development for staff

Lead Teachers are responsible for general classroom management and supervision, which includes the personal care, hygiene, and positive discipline of the children. He or she plans and implements the Primrose Balanced Learning curriculum, which includes activities for children that stress physical, social, and emotional growth and provides materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate, and use, both in learning activities and in active play. Lead Teachers prepare materials and their classroom for class activities and conducts all activities in a safe, organized, and productive manner.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervises and manages daily functions for a class of children
  • Assesses each child’s developmental needs on an ongoing basis
  • Plans with the Director and implements the approved lesson plans and daily classroom schedule using the Primrose School curriculum outlines and materials
  • Plans with the Director all required parent-teacher conferences and student evaluations
  • Provides an attractive, well-kept classroom that encourages creativity, exploration, and decision-making by the children
  • Ensures that all class bulletin boards are current and provides the parents with an overview of the material taught in class
  • Accepts responsibility for maintenance and necessary housekeeping duties of the classroom, common use areas, and playgrounds
  • Assists and coordinates snacks, meals, naptime, and bathroom activities
  • Attends all required staff meetings, workshops, and/or school functions as determined by the Director
  • Observes all rules and regulations pertaining to the health, safety, and care of children
  • Maintains a professional personal appearance, attitude, and work behavior at all times
  • Performs other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must meet all requirements stipulated by the state for this position
  • Classroom teaching experience in an accredited early childhood facility a plus
  • Pleasant/friendly demeanor and an outgoing personality
  • Highly professional and dependable
  • Excellent communication, customer service, and problem solving skills, including the ability to maintain composure under stress
  • Strong organization skills, able to multi-task, and can manage time to meet frequently changing deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to interact with students of all ages and skill levels
  • Proficient computer and internet skills
  • Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety, and potential emergency situations

Any interested applicants can contact Lisa Housh: lhoush@primrosewestcarmel.com

 

Employment Opportunity Announcement with KinderCare (Purdue University)-Various Positions


Purdue University Early Care & Education Center is hiring for various positions on Purdue’s Campus

Purdue University Early Care & Education Center is seeking a Program Specialist and Assistant Teacher

Position Descriptions
Program Specialist

Assistant Teacher

To apply visit:

https://www.kcecareers.com/search-results?keywords=47906

Patty Jischke Early Care & Education Center is seeking a Lead Toddler Teacher & Assistant Teacher

To apply visit:

https://www.kcecareers.com/search-results?keywords=47907

 

Employment Opportunity Announcement with Finding Me Now Learning Center-Various Positions


Finding Me Now Learning Center is hiring for various Early Childhood positions in Indianapolis and Ft. Wayne

Please review the position descriptions below to ensure you meet the minimum qualifications. Interested applicants should send resumes to: jennifer.elrod@findingmenow.com

Position Descriptions
Teaching Assistant-2 year old room (Ft. Wayne)

School Age Teaching Assistant (Indy)

Cook/Bus Driver (Ft. Wayne)

 

Employment Opportunity Announcement with St. Mary’s Child Center of Indianapolis


Lead Preschool Teacher
St. Mary’s Child Center of Indianapolis, Indiana is seeking a full time teacher to start ASAP.

St. Mary’s Child Center is a NAEYC accredited, licensed, Level 4 Paths to Quality preschool following the principles of the Reggio Emilia philosophy. Our mission is to serve children in poverty with lifelong learning leading to lifelong success.

The persons seeking this position must have the following:
• Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood or NAEYC equivalent
• Ability to facilitate best practices in Early Childhood
• Respect for children, their unique personalities and cultures
• Respect for families and a willingness to engage positively with them
• Enthusiasm for children, wanting to make a difference to each and every child
• Disposition to work positively with others in a collaborative atmosphere
• Good communication skills with students and families; This includes documentation that is part of the Reggio Influenced curriculum
• Complete state reporting
• Creativity and flexibility to be able to change the day to meet the needs and interests of the children
• Possess the ability to catch a fleeing child
• Spanish-speaking preferred, not required

Full benefits package; starting salary $35,000

For more information about St. Mary’s Child Center:

http://www.smccindy.org

Sandy Bryant
9230 Hawkins Road
Indianapolis, IN 46216
317-361-4891
Fax 317-543-0788

sbryant@smccindy.org

 

 

 

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