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INAEYC OPEN CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The Indiana AEYC has an opening for an On My Pre-K Manager. This is a Full-time, exempt position that will work from a home office while serving the following counties: Knox, Martin, Daviess, Gibson, Pike, Vanderberg, Warrick, Spencer, DuBois,and Perry.

Purpose: The On My Way Pre-K Manager is responsible for maximizing the number of On My Way Pre-K scholarships issued to eligible families by connecting intake services, families, and programs in a creative and respectful manner that is authentic to the local community while increasing the number of and providing quality improvement and compliance supports to eligible programs.

Position Location: Field Staff. This position works from a home office.

Position Status: Full Time/Exempt

Reports To: OMW Pre-K Director

Qualifications

  1. Demonstrated passion that aligns with the Office of Early Childhood and Out of School Learning’s and IN AEYC’s mission and vision for children and families in the state of Indiana.
  2. Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood/Child Development, Social Work, or a related field; Master’s preferred.
  3. Minimum of five years’ experience in the early childhood profession and three years in a supervisory position.
  4. Experience in community-building initiatives.
  5. Good communication skills; both oral and written.
  6. Demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  7. Demonstrated ability to build relationships and provide support to a diverse client population, located in a variety of settings to provide effective and efficient caseload management, and complete assignments with minimal supervision.
  8. Must have a reliable automobile, a valid driver’s license, and ability to travel throughout the state, spend nights away from the home office and attend evening meetings.
  9. Applicant will be subject to criminal history check as required by the OECOSL.
  10. Ability to stand or sit for long periods of time.
  11. Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
  12. Ability to treat information on Indiana Association for the Education of Young Children clients (individual people and organizations), staff and Board members, and that of the Office of Early Childhood and Out of School Learning/Indiana Family Social Service Administration in a confidential manner.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Engage in state and local Pre-K trainings and meetings, identify areas for improvement, and share feedback with the state.
  2. Increase the awareness of On My Way Pre-K among families, programs, and communities by designing and distributing consumer education materials, as approved by OECOSL.
  3. Establish/Continue relationships with intake, eligible and prospective programs, and family serving agencies to align and coordinate innovative and creative family recruitment opportunities, family enrollment activities, and program engagement events.
  4. Provide family support for the completion of child enrollment and program selection.
  5. Partner with and make referrals to the local Child Care Resource & Referral agency and the TA vendor to provide program support by growing the understanding of the eligibility and application process, identifying needs and available resources including, but not limited to family engagement, child assessment, curriculum, child health and wellness, nutrition, child and family well-being.
  6. Track data on barriers to and effective recruitment, enrollment, and retention of families and children.

Please reference Job # 661. For more information or to apply for this position please CLICK HERE.

The Indiana Association for the Education of Young Children (INAEYC) is an equal opportunity employer. IN 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.

Position Description

Title: Controller

Primary Role: The Controller assists in the direction and oversight of all fiscal functions of the organization in accordance with GAAP, along with nonprofit fiscal management practice. Administer the day-to-day fiscal operations of the Association; ensure effective internal controls are in place, monthly reconciliations, monitor budget, and assist the Chief Financial Officer in the development of financial and contract management operations for effective fiscal accountability. This position serves as the technology champion by identifying and implementing opportunities for technology integration that increase process efficiencies.

Position Status: Full Time/Exempt

Reports To: Chief Financial Officer

Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in accounting or other related field required.
  2. CPA preferred.
  3. Master’s degree preferred.
  4. Public accounting experience preferred.
  5. Minimum of two years of experience as a Controller.
  6. Proven ability as an accounting manager for a $2 – $10 million non-profit organization with state and federal contracts, preferably with fund accounting experience.
  7. Proven ability as the lead accounting professional with substantial experience and tangible accomplishments.
  8. Proficiency in contract and financial management software, including the Blackbaud Financial Edge software.
  9. Demonstrated skills in grant management.
  10. Ability to communicate with non-financial colleagues and identify efficiencies in program implementation.
  11. Demonstrable experience with nonprofit contracting and financial auditing, especially the Single Audit (formerly OMB A-133 Audit) process.
  12. Applicant will be subject to a fingerprint-based national and state criminal history check as required by the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA), Office of Early Childhood and Out of School Learning (OECOSL).

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Coordinate the daily operations of the accounting department including accounts payable/receivable, cash receipts and general ledger.
  2. Oversee the processing of checks done by the Accounting Clerk.
  3. Review the work of the Accounting Clerk for accuracy, ensure proper coding, back-up documentation and provide training as needed.
  4. Serve as backup to the Accounting Clerk, as needed.
  5. Process remote deposits of checks and enter in accounting software.
  6. Preparation of bi-monthly payroll with the payroll service.
  7. Preparation and/or review of all quarterly and annual payroll returns to the appropriate governmental agency, if needed outside of the payroll service.
  8. Review of W-2’s done by the payroll service and distribution to staff, if needed outside of the payroll service.
  9. Prepare and submit bi-monthly claims for reimbursement to the State of Indiana.
  10. Provide strategic oversight of data entry for bi-monthly claims.
  11. Develops, maintains and monitors quality control processes to ensure claims are not lost.
  12. Perform monthly accounting processes: record journal entries, trial balance management, General Ledger account reconciliations, sub ledger reconciliations and maintenance.
  13. Assists the CFO in overseeing monthly fiscal reporting activities for the organization including P&L statements, balance sheets, cash flow management, payroll, and various reports to funding agencies.
  14. Analyze and evaluate the company financials as related to company objectives and budgets related to federal/state contracts.
  15. Assist the CFO in the development and implementation of the Association’s cost allocation system.
  16. Assist the CFO in planning for the phases of the annual audit and tax return preparation.
  17. Assist in planning and gathering documentation for all federal and state tax returns completed by the CPA firm.
  18. Perform fiscal year-end General Ledger reconciliations and supporting documentation for the annual audit and tax return preparation.
  19. Manage chapter bank reconciliations and communication with chapters.
  20. Oversee the filing of the annual 1099-MISC and 1099-NEC forms.
  21. Serve as technology liaison for the Accounting department. Find efficiencies with technology integration.
  22. Responsible for assisting in continuous improvement and monitoring processes and systems/controls to be used in internal auditing throughout the Association.
  23. Stay abreast of changes in the not-for-profit sector through involvement in industry organizations to enable benchmarking Association practices against industry standards and requirements.
  24. Ability to stand or sit for long periods of time.
  25. Ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds.
  26. Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Attributes:

  1. Demonstrate strong attention to detail.
  2. Demonstrate successful ability to input data with a high accuracy rating.
  3. Ability to be highly analytical and organized.
  4. Successfully work in a team setting.
  5. Strong communication skills.
  6. Able to work with minimal supervision.
  7. Highly ethical with a strong commitment to the mission of the Association.
  8. Ability to multi-task, flexibility to adapt to change in procedures.
  9. Demonstrated successful ability to organize and prioritize work to ensure timely deadlines.

 

Job: #660

To apply please CLICK HERE

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

ADMINISTRATORS

Job Title: Director of Early Childhood Education

Job Description:

The Director of Early Childhood Education (ECE) is part of the Edna Martin leadership team and reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer. This position is responsible for the overall day-to-day program operations of the ECE program. This individual will interact regularly with children and their family members and will oversee and manage the staff of two (2) Level 3 Early Childhood Education Centers: a center for children ages 6 weeks-through 2 years, and a Preschool with students ages 3-5 years. This individual will supervise the ongoing monitoring and compliance of federal, state, and local regulations with regards to early childhood education. This includes compliance with FSSA and Paths to Quality (PTQ) Performance Standards, compliance with local health and safety codes, and FSSA licensing compliance. It also includes ensuring compliance with all mandated internal and external reporting requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Maintain a rich, child-focused, developmentally appropriate, safe and healthy environment and curriculum for the children in his or her care.
  2. Ensure compliance with local, state and federal guidelines.
  3. Establish/maintain administrative and operating policies and procedures to assure effective program operations and service delivery in compliance with applicable Federal and State rules and regulations.
  4. Monitor program components for compliance with performance standards and the State assessment tool, Kindergarten Readiness Indicators (KRI).
  5. Supervise staff, including teachers, food prep and administrative; provide leadership, vision and direction for the program congruent to the EMCC mission.
  6. Attend in-service training and local conferences and read articles or books that keep him/her abreast of issues and trends in early childhood education.
  7. Proactively prioritize equity among staff, children, and families.
  8. Work with senior finance staff and the President & CEO to establish and manage an annual program budget; identify and work to reach and maintain annual enrollment goals.
  9. Complete all necessary continuing education as required by state, IAEYC, and licensing entities.
  10. Establish and maintain effective management and service delivery systems to ensure the implementation of quality services to children and families.
  11. Maintain a positive attitude and contribute to the general well-being of staff and students.
  12. Work and communicate with families in a positive manner, and on a regular basis. Maintain an open channel of communication with parents.
  13. Build and nurture positive relationships with prospective students’ families to encourage enrollment.
  14. Build and nurture positive relationships with existing students’ families to encourage referrals.
  15. Report on benchmark objectives/goals at board and advisory committee meetings. Participate in organizational and departmental strategic planning as requested.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises two Assistant Directors of Childhood Education at two (2) Level 3 Early Childhood Education Centers.

Qualifications

  • Self-starter.
  • Deadline-oriented.
  • Management experience required.
  • Excellent relational and customer service skills.
  • Ability to communicate and work comfortably with a diverse population of staff, children, and families
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Knowledge and ability to facilitate growth of the program.
  • Respect and love for children.
  • Ability to meet requirements per licensing/ministry regulations.
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills required.
  • Ability to operate office equipment (laptops, copiers, scanners, more) required.

Educational and/or Experience

Master’s degree in child development, early childhood or equivalent preferred. A bachelor’s degree in child development, early childhood education or equivalent required. Three to five (3-5) years of experience in an early childhood/education program required.

Language Skills

English, including speaking, writing, punctuation and grammar, required. Spanish proficiency would be helpful but is not required.

Reasoning Ability

  • Analytical skills required.

Computer Skills

  • Ability to type 60 wpm.
  • Advanced technology skills including data entry, data processing, communication tools (Zoom, Google Meet, more).
  • Skilled using Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.
  • Willing to learn new software.

Physical Demands

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Able to lift 50 lbs. as necessary.

Work Environment

  • In office unless otherwise specifically negotiated.

Travel

Minimal.

If you have questions or need additional information about this open position please contact Lupe Perez at 317-637-3776 ext. 216

To submit a resume, please email employment@ednamartincc.org

6/1/22

Supportive Community Innovations in Bloomington, Indiana has a Full-time opening for Director of Inclusive Childcare Services and Development in Operations Development.  They are looking for an individual with experience and/or a strong interest in working with special needs children and families.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree with 9 credit hours  of specialized college-level coursework in administration, leadership or management and at least 24 credit hours of specialized college-level course work in early childhood education, child development, elementary education, or early childhood special education that addresses childhood development, learning from birth through kindergarten, health and safety and collaboration with consultants.
  • several years experience as a child care provider with previous experience as a child care director highly preferred
  • professional communication skills
  • history of taking initiative and ability to demonstrate solutions-oriented approach to challenging situations.
  • Works well in a team environment
  • and other requirements listed in the job description.

This is a full-time position with a traditional schedule and reliable hours.  There may be opportunities to work from home and/or non traditional hours on a limited basis.  They offer a competitive compensation and benefit package including a long-term career path for those inclined to pursue one.

If you want to learn more about this position and the organization, reach out and they will be glad to answer your questions.

For the job description and to apply please visit BambooHR.

Director New Beginnings Child Care

New Beginnings Child Care is a ministry based child care program looking for a dedicated individual to serve as the Director.  Competitive pay based on education and experience.  Facility is located in Crawfordsville, Indiana.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Director of New Beginnings Child Care is responsible for developing, delivering and managing all child care programs.  They are responsible to ensure that a safe, developmentally appropriate Christian environment is provided for the children.  The Director manages all staff, schedules and record keeping, including but not limited to attendance, medical, legal and developmental records.  The Director is responsible for maintaining positive relationships with the staff, parents and advisory board.

Requirements:

  1. Child Development Associate credential, Early Childhood or equivalent degree
  2. Believer in Jesus Christ
  3. Strong work ethic
  4. Demonstrated ability to develop curriculum
  5. Ability to multi-task and handle stressful situations

Preferences:

  1. Supervisory experience
  2. CPR/First Aid certification
  3. Proficiency with Microsoft Office

To be considered, a resume must be submitted to NBCC.CVille@gmail.com by 7-26-21

TEACHERS

First English Lutheran Preschool is currently seeking dedicated early childhood professionals for our programs, working with children ages3 to 4 years old. Teachers work together on lesson planning, assessment, and maintaining a positive learning environment for all children in the classroom; they also work as a team with other program Teachers and student teachers/observers. Qualified candidates must have a high school degree, college level coursework in early childhood, or a CDA. Knowledge of High Scope Curriculum, Conscious Discipline and NAEYC standards are a plus. This is a part time position paid with an hourly wage bi-monthly.

If interested, please send a resume to:

Tracy Gleissner, Director
First English Lutheran Preschool
16495 Ireland Rd
Mishawaka, IN 46544
gleissnerfelp@gmail.com

 

5/23

ASSISTANT TEACHERS

At Giving Tree Early Learning, you don’t just join a team of like-minded educators, you also join a family. We pride ourselves on our connections and support of each other professionally and personally. As an educator at Giving Tree, you will have the opportunity to explore your own personal journey within the Reggio Emilia philosophy and to create dialogue and growth with a team of professionals who truly have the best interest of the children at heart. The soul of our program is derived from the relationships we build with our families, children and colleagues. If you are looking for an opportunity to make a daily difference in the lives of children and thrive in an environment of reflection and spontaneity, then Giving Tree Early Learning may be a good fit for you!

Our program operates on a 180 day school calendar from August- May. All positions are salaried and are full time unless otherwise specified. The positions begin at 7:45 AM and the school day ends at 4:00 PM following our 3:30 PM dismissal. There may be periodic requirements outside of the school day that may include staff meetings, conferences, and family engagement events.


Requirements:
-Must have a minimum of a CDA -OR- agree to begin a CDA program within 1 year of hire.
-Must have a minimum of 2 years experience working within an early childhood program.
-Be proficient with Google applications, Microsoft Office and basic technology.
-Have strong communication skills
-Be able to read and write English fluently.
-Be open to the Reggio Emilia philosophy and to learn about Jewish traditions and customs.
-Must be able to meet the physical demands of working with young children.
-Possess an ability to collaborate and work across various classroom environments.
-Have a passion for working with children and their families.
-Comfortable independently seeking solutions and asking for help when needed.
-Intrinsically motivated to grow professionally
-Have basic knowledge about early childhood development and milestones for the classroom age.
-Must utilize redirection and conflict resolution in the classroom.
-Must complete annual CPR certification
-Must submit to a fingerprinting/ background check, drug test and TB test per licensing regulations

Responsibilities:
Assistant teachers are responsible for providing classroom support and to assist in the education of young children. The Assistant teacher must be able to work collaboratively and independently when needed. Other responsibilities include attendance at staff meetings, 20+hours of professional development annually, and participation in collaborations and program wide events/environments. The Assistant teacher is responsible for maintaining compliance with all licensing and regulatory standards including Paths to QUALITY, NAEYC Accreditation and Giving Tree Early Learning program standards.

Benefits:

  1. Paid personal and sick days, optional vision/dental insurance, short term disability, tuition discount for children enrolled in Giving Tree Early Learning, Referral Rewards program, professional development support, continuing education support, bonus structure, retirement (conditions apply), salaried, discounted gym membership at the JCC
  2. 180 day school calendar- summers off

To apply visit- www.givingtreehhai.org or send your resume to aflaumenhaft@hhai.org

6/22/22

The Early Learning Community (ELC) is looking for an assistant teacher to join our school family. ELC is a Paths to QUALITY Level 3 non-profit early childhood program located in Johnson County.

Expectations:

We expect our teachers to be fun, creative, and collaborative. Teachers should love learning, and focus on helping each individual student learn at his or her own pace.

Requirements:  

  • CDA or Early Childhood degree preferred
  • Experience with young children preferably in a classroom setting
  • Willing to further education in Early Childhood through trainings and other opportunities
  • Professionalism

Benefits

  • $13-17 an hour based on experience and education
  • 4 weeks of paid time off
  • 4 weeks of paid training
  • The learning center operates on a school calendar, 4-week break during the summer months
  • Simple IRA with organization match.

If interested please send your resume to dawn@elcwhiteland.com or call 317-530-9999 for more information.

6/9/22

Pre- K Lead Teacher

Education: Associate/Bachelor degree is preferred in Early Childhood or Elementary Education

Experience: Work experience in childcare is preferred.

Description:

Seeking qualified early childhood educators that support children’s learning through hands on experiences that foster social emotional development, cognitive skills, as well as fine and gross motor development.

Looking for someone who is warm, nurturing, and professional, with positive attitude, passionate and committed to families. Our programs vision that early childhood is the foundation of learning.

Please email your resume to:

director@communitypreschoolandchildcare.org

6/16/22

SUPPORT ROLES

Position Available: Employment Navigator

Location: Administration

Reports To: HR Director

Submit Internal Application and Resume On or Before: Monday, January 31, 2022, to Robin King, HR Recruiter, at rking@fds.org

Summary:
The Employee Navigator position will work with the Human Resources Team, Operations managers, and community partners to meet the needs of FDS employees through the implementation of innovative retention strategies focusing on professional development, employee satisfaction, educational supports, and career path development.

The Employee Navigator provides customer service support to new employees during their on-boarding, career and
performance development evaluation, follow-up, and support.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Meet and greet new employees during their 1st week of new hire orientation.
  • Assist with-the onboarding process, and employee experience.
  • Assist with recruiting for vacancies.
  • Follow up with new employees 30, 60, and 90 days during their 90 introductory period and monthly during 1st year of employment to support with retention of new employees, effectiveness of orientation, to evaluate on boarding process during their 90 introductory period. Follow-up will be in person visits, surveys, and email communications.
  • Assist new classroom assistants with enrolling in Level Up for Early Ed CDA program.
  • Assist with education partnerships by serving as liaison with the universities and other education community partners.
  • Monitor progress of employees who are participating in Education Assistance Programs, to ensure support, motivate success and to support with any challenges or barriers.
  • Work with Fed Cap to learn, implement, and train others on recruitment and retention model/ strategies and one stop program to support staff professional and skill development.
  • Educate new employees on education assistance and career advancement opportunities offered by FDS.
  • Conduct formal presentations to prospective education candidates during In-Services or as required.
  • Follows up with candidates and hiring managers to obtain feedback regarding the recruiting process and experience.
  • Monitors, follows up, and ensures CDA credentialing requirements are achieved within 2 years for new employees and maintained, accurate and current for new and veteran staff.
  • Assist with employee relations issues as needed.
  • Assists with job development and identification in key employment areas and departments.
  • Manages, recruits, and monitors apprenticeship program to ensure apprentices meet requirements to graduate
  • from program.
  • In coordination with the HR Generalist, and Education Specialist, vet participants for training certification success using rubric(s) and/or assessments.
  • In coordination with Education Specialist, ensures that participants meet training certification requirements (i.e., CDA, Safe Sleep, First Aid, CPR, etc.)
  • Assist with participant enrollment and completion of training certifications and degrees.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Education, Exerience & Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, Training/Education, Business management, or related major.
  • Master’s Degree Preferred
  • 2 years experience in HR Training
  • 2 years experience in HR retention
  • Preferred 2 -5 years job-related experience in Educational and Social Service settings.
  • 3 years of talent acquisition experience
  • Workforce Development training experience preferred.
  • Previous experience with credentialing. (preferred)
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Suite applications.
  • Knowledge of and experience with Paycor HRIS and Paycor Recruiting
  • Previous experience with credentialing. (required)

Family Development Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Area Five Agency on Aging & Community Services is looking to fill a Head Start Family Service Associate position.

This is a full-time position (37.5 hrs per week) in the Logansport & Rochester area. This position must have a flexible schedule due to home visits & parent groups.

Duties include goal setting with following up & providing resources and support of set goals; following up on referrals, goals, wellness requirements, absences, & support if needed; parent training through information & parent groups; documenting, filing, and monitoring, etc.

This position requires a high school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months of related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Family Development Certification to be completed within agreed-upon time.

For more information or to submit a resume please email Cami Noel at cnoel@areafive.com. You can apply online on their website at www.areafive.com.

1.12.22

The Indiana Department of Health is looking to fill a MIECV Coordinator position.

Background:

The Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Vising (MIECHV) Grant is an evidence-based policy initiative providing Indiana with resources to implement voluntary home visiting services. In Indiana, the MIECHV program is jointly led by Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) and Department of Child Services (DCS). The overall mission of the program is to improve health and development outcomes for children and families who are at risk. This is accomplished via the following goals:

  1. Provide appropriate home visiting services to women residing in Indiana (based on needs) who are low-income and high-risk, as well as their infants and families.
  2. Develop a system of coordinated services statewide of existing and newly developed home visiting programs to provide appropriate, targeted, and unduplicated services and locally coordinated referrals to all children, mothers, and families who are high-risk throughout Indiana.
  3. Coordinate necessary services outside of home visiting programs to address needs of participants, which may include: mental health, primary care, dental health, children with special needs, substance use, childhood injury prevention, child abuse / neglect / maltreatment, school readiness, housing, employment training and adult education programs.

As a MIECHV grantee, Indiana is required to meet:

  1. Assurances of program activities related to voluntary services, serving high-risk populations, selection of and fidelity to home visiting model(s), model enhancements, enrollment, collaboration with early childhood partners and systems, high quality supervision, evaluation, subrecipient monitoring, maintenance of effort and non-supplantation, and limiting use of funds.
  2. Rigorous benchmark reporting and continuous quality improvement (CQI) requirements which must be coordinated and implemented across state agencies.

Purpose of Position/Summary:

The MIECHV Coordinator for ISDH MCH is responsible for coordinating all aspects of grant in a manner that meets all federal and state requirements. This responsibility includes managing activities and processes related to grant administration; program and fiscal monitoring; demographic, service utilization, and performance measurement reporting; and continuous quality improvement of the MIECHV program. The position will work closely with state and the MIECHV Coordinator for DCS to ensure successful implementation of MIECHV in Indiana. As part of the Home Visiting team, the position is responsible for being knowledgeable of Indiana home visiting from MIECHV to provide feedback and recommendation on home visiting initiatives, including My Healthy Baby. The MIECHV Coordinator works under the direct supervision of the Home Visiting Program Manager.

Essential Duites/Responsibilities:

  • Review and maintain familiarity with federal guidance and policies with regards to MIECHV
  • Provide training and guidance on MIECHV
  • Support planning for and completion of all MIECHV funding opportunity requirements
  • Document and maintain program and fiscal assurances under MIECHV
  • Coordinate the development of performance measurement (PM) and continuous quality improvement (CQI) provider procurement, scope of work with service components, and budget
  • Monitor PM and CQI provider expenditures, deliverables, and reporting to support appropriate utilization of funds
  • Monitor compliance and effectiveness of PM, CQI and overall MIECHV program performance using a variety of quality assurance and quality improvement methods including active participation in regular data reviews, learning sessions, action periods, studies and development of policy and procedural changes to implement proven improvement strategies
  • Participate in sub-recipient monitoring activities for Nurse-Family Partnership implementing agencies
  • Serve as a liaison to collaborative partners with an interest and/or role in home visiting
  • Remain abreast of current literature regarding Early Childhood (EC) systems, Home Visiting, and other evidence-based models/promising practices throughout the country. Appropriately relay this information to partners, colleagues and providers.
  • Work closely with the DCS MIECHV Coordinator as well as ISDH MCH Epidemiologist, Title V Coordinator, ECCS Coordinator, and Help Me Grow Coordinator to prepare quarterly and annual documentation required by federal and state guidance
  • Participate in training opportunities related to the MIECHV grant and related to essential job responsibilities
  • Participate in My Healthy Baby initiative activities related to home visiting reporting, capacity, QI, and standards
  • 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.

• Experience coordinating federal grants.

• 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.

• Ability to utilize knowledge and experience to make recommendations to leadership.

• 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.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

The MIECHV Coordinator works in the ISDH MCH Home Visiting Team within the MCH Division and Health and Human Services Commission. The position must collaborate with both staff and contractors at various levels, to ensure Indiana’s successful implementation of MIECHV. The position represents ISDH/MCH to numerous internal and external partners statewide and advises the Programs Director on matters of major impact to ensure conformity with MIECHV state and federal requirements.

Difficulty of Work:

This position requires significant attention to detail, the ability to work with internal and external partners, knowledge of model fidelity, evaluation, CQI, state and federal MCH performance objectives and interpretation of those objectives within a life course framework. The MIECHV Coordinator must also be able to resolve problems, logically develop ideas, interpret policy, and have superb oral and written communication skills.

Responsibility:

The MIECHV Coordinator works under the supervision of the Home Visiting Program Manager. Work involves constant coordination and communication with internal and external partners, and with local, state and federal officials as needed.

Personal Work Relationships:

The MIECHV Coordinator maintains cooperative relationships with internal and external partners for daily problem solving and interpretation of regulations and policies; and must have the ability to work with a diverse group of employees, not only in function, but also in skill level.

Physical Effort:

Position requires the ability to sit for long periods, extensive use of computers and the ability to physically move throughout the ISDH office area. Limited travel to participate in CQI projects and attend meetings outside of the office is requried. There is no heavy lifting required.

Working Conditions:

The MIECHV Coordinator works primarily at the Indiana State Department of Health Office with regular meetings at the Indiana Government Center and with partners and providers throughout the state. Limited in-state travel is required to participate in CQI projects and meetings with providers, partners and stakeholders with whom incumbent works. Minimal out-of-state travel is required to attend selected trainings, annual grantee meeting and annual home visiting summit.

Questions about the position or to apply:

To apply for this position or to ask questions or to apply for this position contact Eden Bezy at ebezy@isdh.in.gov.

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