Location: Wellesley Hills, MA Category: Full-Time Staff Posted On: Thu Apr 4 2019 Job Description:
Position Title: Project Coordinator, Early Education and Care (EEC) Career Pathways Planning Grant
Department: Division of Business and Professional Studies
Reports to: Dean for Business and Professional Studies
Location: Wellesley Hills
Date: April 2019
The Project Coordinator for the Early Childhood Education Career Pathways Grant is a limited term full-time grant-funded position responsible for the operational aspects of the grant and its various projects. The goal of the grant is to identify and holistically address the needs of the early childhood education workforce from enrollment to successful college completion by tailoring training and course offerings and transforming instructional practices in the classroom and systems of advising and supporting our students. The Project Coordinator will work with the lead personnel for each project, the Early Childhood Education Department and other College offices to deliver services that align with the Department of Early Education and Care's strategic priorities and requirements. Although the grant term ends on June 30, 2019, it is subject to renewal.
Key Responsibilities and Duties:
The Project Coordinator will manage and coordinate the grant to:
Ensure all project goals and related tasks and timelines are completed in an efficient manner;
Ensure that all required procedures, reports, and evaluations under the grant are followed and that deadlines are met;
Ensure that required financial processes are followed;
Ensure that project activities are implemented in a timely manner;
Communicate regularly with all stakeholders, including faculty, administrators, and staff working with grant funds regarding all procedures and policies, via face-to-face meetings, phone/conference calls, e-mail, and print;
Collaborate with lead personnel to develop and implement innovative credit and non-credit opportunities for students and pathways for students from non-credentialed to credit-bearing learning;
Assist with the hiring and supervision of instructors, tutors and academic/career coaches as necessary;
Oversee implementation of an industry assessment in the field of early childhood education within the College's service area and in accordance with EEC guidelines;
Coordinate data collection and reporting as required under the grant;
Participate with interested parties in support of the development of a new EEC credentialing system;
Collaborate with Early Childhood Education faculty to manage advisory boards;
Maintain all required records as well as internal records developed by the College to aid in managing the grant;
Manage logistical and administrative aspects of the project, compliance with budgetary and reporting requirements, and compliance with Institutional Review Board submissions and revisions as necessary;
Serve as liaison and collaborative lead in future proposals with respect to this and other related grants;
Participate as a liaison and partner with all related agencies and other community colleges in industry assessments and collaborations as determined beneficial;
Travel as required to meet with stakeholders and collaborative partners throughout our service area and the Commonwealth;
Assist the Principal Investigator with administrative functions related to the grant, such as scheduling meetings, preparing documents and other materials, and other office tasks; and
Other duties related to maintaining compliance under the terms of the grant and supporting the work of the Principal Investigator and other lead personnel;
Perform related duties as required.
Master's degree in the field of Early Childhood Education, or related field;
5 years' experience in the Early Childhood field, or related experience;
Knowledge of community college academic programs, services, and culture as well as development, implementation, and oversight of grant initiatives;
Thorough working knowledge of the Department of Early Education and Care's directives and priorities;
Demonstrated ability to design and provide competency-based credit and non-credit professional development;
Proven ability to work effectively with diverse, multicultural, and non-traditional students;
Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written communication and presentation skills;
Project reporting, budgeting, and conceptualization abilities;
Efficient, detail-oriented, self-starter with the ability to meet deadlines and work well with a minimum of supervision;
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment;
Embrace the College's ideals of diversity, civility, and inclusion as we strive to create a safe and supportive school for all
Bilingual or fluency in a second language, preferably Spanish or Portuguese.
Education: Master's Degree Required
Salary Range: $70,000-$77,000 annually
Classification: Non-Unit Professional
Funding: This grant-funded position will run through June 30, 2019
Deadline: April 15 or thereafter until filled.
Massachusetts Bay Community College values and pursues diversity, and teaches the importance of inclusion and collaboration. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply.
Massachusetts Bay Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's for Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator (Lisa MacDonald:email@example.com or (781) 239-3147), the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
Hiring is contingent upon a successful CORI clearance.
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