Child Care Partnerships - Partnership Services Coordinator
What We're Looking For:
We are seeking a Head Start/CCP Partnership Services Coordinator who will be responsible for assisting the program administration with developing management systems that support partners with the overall program compliance. The position will conduct outreach, vet and monitor provider agreements, and will assume an active role in project monitoring potentially working on several projects concurrently. The ideal candidate will have the following responsibilities:
- Oversees planning, developing, implementing and monitoring provider agreement/contract compliance.
- Coordinates outreach to new providers and new service contracts.
- Coordinates Request for Proposals (RFP) or procurement process to obtain new provider contractors.
- Tracks provider inventory and expenses related to materials and facility upgrades.
- Tracks, monitors, and authorizes each export ensuring all documentation collected by Payment Specialist for the purpose of processing provider payments is accurate and compliant prior to approval by EHS Manager.
- Tracks and monitors the provider education requirement compliance.
- Participates in interdepartmental meetings to ensure there is communication with the providers regarding children, program services, and other related activities.
- Develops and maintains eligible provider wait list.
- Researches and documents complaints and monitors solutions.
- Completes all monthly reports that are necessary to ensure agency compliance with provider payments.
- Serves as a lead in the coordination and monitoring of workflow distribution as requested.
EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES YOU SHOULD POSSESS:
- Bachelor's degree in Business or Related Field from an accredited college or university or minimum three (3) years of relevant work experience in human services/social services or child development may be substituted for college level education
- A minimum of three (3) years in administration, business leadership, and program design and management. Minimum 1 year of supervisorial experience, preferred. Skilled in communicating orally and in writing with business, education and community leaders; skilled in financial and other statistical analysis; skilled in program building, operations, data analysis, funding, and maintenance. Experience with working in government-funded programs is desirable.
- Knowledge of Child Care Licensing Regulations, Head Start Performance Standards, and best practices related to: operations, compliance, contract management, facilities, and maintenance.
- Knowledge of overall program planning and practices in early childhood development in various areas of application
- Knowledge of general business practices such as supervisory practices, administrative basics, general financials, and risk management.
- Ability to understand and implement Head Start Performance Standards, Child Care Licensing Regulations, and agency policies and procedures
- Ability to effectively communicate; both orally and in writing to individuals with diverse background.
- Ability to speak, read, and write in English with clarity; bilingual skills are helpful
- Ability to speak before groups of individuals
- Ability to stay abreast of current events, publications, and innovative practices in the early child development arena.
- Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office (e.g. Publisher, Word, Excel and Outlook).
- Must possess a valid California driver's license, have use of a motor vehicle, and provide evidence of automobile liability insurance.
- At the time of employment, he/she must meet the state health requirements, pass a physical examination, and provide verification of a TB clearance.
- Must possess and maintain CPR and Basic First Aid certification for the duration of employment with Head Start.
- Fingerprints must be on file with the Justice Department. Official transcripts of educational attainment are required before interview is granted.
- California Law REQUIRES mandated reporters to report known or suspected child abuse. As a licensee or an employee at a licensed facility or a child care institution, YOU are a mandated reporter.
Crystal Stairs is committed to building and sustaining a diverse workforce and culture. As part of this commitment, Crystal Stairs provides equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, medical condition as defined by state law, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, ethnic group identification, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other legally protected status.
For more information about Crystal Stairs, please visit our website at: www.crystalstairs.org