Early Childhood Coordinator

Johnson County

Johnson County Social Services seeks a dynamic individual to collaborate with community partners to improve the lives of young children and families.  This position will identify and recommend implementation of best practice strategies as developed by state and federal agencies; as well as provide coordination of early childhood systems and services.    
 
This position requires the ability to administer and monitor grant funding and contracts for early care and education, children’s health and family support programs and services.  The ideal candidate will have strong organizational skills, attention to detail while performing recordkeeping and experience developing and managing budgets.  
 
The successful candidate will demonstrate effective decision-making, strong communication skills, and expertise in engaging and providing leadership through community outreach and committees to address early childhood and systems.   
 
Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, child development or related field including but not limited to social work, psychology, or sociology AND two (2) years of experience working with young children or providing information and support to families of young children.  Experience in program management preferred.   
 
Special requirements: Must pass background check.  Valid driver’s license and insurable under County liability coverage.  Use of personal vehicle with applicable insurance coverage as prescribed by Iowa law or equivalent transportation.   
 
Compensation:
$63,779.01 - $76,534.82 annually plus outstanding benefits.
 
AA/EOE 

Application Instructions:

To learn more about this position and apply, please visit our website by clicking apply now. Applications are accepted through August 23, 2020.   Cover letter and resume must be attached to the online application.  

Job ID: 71421

Posted 10 days ago

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