Alpha Rae

Program Coordinator - Help Me Grow Project (49519)

US-IN-Indianapolis
1 month ago
ID
2017-2462
# of Openings
1
Category
Project Management
Length of Assignment
11+ Months
Working Hours
8:30AM - 4:00PM
Pay Rate
DOE
Area of City
Downtown Indianapolis

Overview

The Help Me Grow Coordinator is responsible for coordinating all Help Me Grow activities. 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.

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

Qualifications

  • 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
  • Travel is required - limited in-state and minimal out-of-state

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