Friday, June 7, 2019

Job Opportunity: Early Childhood Systems Program Coordinator

Tri-County Health Department- (Full-time) - (Englewood/TBD)
What we do:
Promote, protect and improve the lifelong health of individuals and communities in Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas Counties through the effective use of data, evidence-based prevention strategies, leadership, advocacy, partnerships and the pursuit of health equity. In short we strive to provide optimal health across the lifespan for the populations we serve.
What You’ll Do:
The Early Childhood Systems Program Coordinator will be responsible for daily planning, development, implementation and management of a portion of the Title V Maternal Child Health Block Grant focused on early childhood development. Through partnerships with internal and external partners, this position will ensure that developmental monitoring, screening and referral best practices are implemented across the three counties through meeting facilitation, outreach, training and technical assistance. This includes participation and leadership on local, state and community boards and committees, and other community outreach activities related to Early Childhood program activities and responsibilities. Key activities of this position will include:
  • Build and maintain productive working relationships with key early childhood system partners and ensure continued family and community engagement across the work.
  • Convene and facilitate two early childhood work groups in an effort to improve the coordination of early childhood systems in the respective counties. Work collaboratively to ensure the work is aligned across partners and communities.
  • Coordinate and provide early childhood development monitoring, screening, and referral best practice training and technical assistance to early childhood system partners.
Requirements You’ll Need:
Requires the minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public health, child development, nursing, public administration, human services or a related field. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Requires a minimum of three years related work experience working with a diverse group of partners toward a shared goal.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Knowledge of early childhood development, early childhood systems, Life Course Model, trauma-informed care and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)
  • Familiarity and experience with the principles and practices of coalition building and developing community partnerships.
  • Experience with implementation of educational and presentation methods for diverse population groups
  • Knowledge of the principles of program planning and an understanding of program evaluation.
  • Knowledge of the social determinants of health, social-ecological model and health equity.
  • Basic computer, Internet and spreadsheet functions and resources
Hiring Process:
  • Step 2: We will review your application and if you match our needs we will call you for a phone interview. If not, you will get an email.
  • Step 3: If you pass the phone interview, we will schedule an onsite interview. If not, you will get an email.
  • Step 4: Onsite interview. This may happen more than once and with multiple people.
  • Step 5: If you pass the onsite interview, a position may be offered.  If not, you will get an email.
  • Step 6: Welcome to the Tri-County Family!

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