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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as an Early Learning Network Coordinator.
The Family Health Centers at NYU Langone, in collaboration with NYU Langone Health's Department of Population Health, is seeking an Early Learning Network Coordinator for The Sunset Park Early Learning Network as part of a larger cross-sector, place-based School Readiness initiative.
Recognizing that health depends upon an individual's economic, educational, and employment status, The Family Health Centers at NYU Langone's Department of Community Based Programs offers an extensive continuum of family strengthening and community development programs to address the broader needs of the community. Anchored by the Department, The Sunset Park Early Learning Network (ELN) is a shared service alliance of the community's early childhood programs (including center-based, home-based, family and informal childcare services), family literacy programs, technical assistance providers, citywide agencies and Sunset Parks public schools. The goal of the Network is to ensure children's readiness to enter kindergarten by maximizing the impact of strong, coordinated, community-focused early education. It improves children's outcomes by 1) increasing the quality of the early childhood workforce and the capacity of service providers in the community through professional development and through: 2) the development and implementation of program strategies that will enhance teachers effectiveness and the quality of classroom instruction; 3) the development and use of data to inform service delivery and track whole-child outcomes; and 4) increased parent involvement. The Sunset Park Early Learning Network Coordinator will bring a community organizing background to lead and coordinate the ELN.
Facilitates the operations of the Early Learning Network (ELN), developing and supporting a learning community for all providers
Grows the network to include additional early childhood providers, with a particular focus on Family Child Care and informal (Family, Friends and Neighbors) providers
Conducts outreach to informal providers to assess their needs in order to engage them in tailored ELN services
Recruits, hires and supervises the ELN Early Childhood Specialist, who provides coaching and mentoring to members
Stays abreast of early childhood public policy and city funding to further inform practice
Collaborates with key stakeholders on strategic planning to expand the reach and impact of the Network on Sunset Parks early childhood providers and families
Researches collective impact initiatives focused on informal caregivers to identify best practices for engagement and support
Facilitates and coordinate monthly meetings with ELN members
Works with development team on fundraising and grant development. This includes site visits, grant and report writing, and program development
Cultivates new and nurture existing relationships. Link ELN members to services based on needs identified
Works with the Data Research Analyst to develop a uniform metrics to measure impact and outcomes across different program models
Bachelor's Degree and/or 2 years of relevant experience
Bilingual - Mandarin/English
Experience in early childhood education (0-5 years old) and the landscape of early childhood services in New York City
Knowledge of the Sunset Park community
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
Family Health Centers at NYU Langone's network provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. Included in the 200+ locations throughout the New York area are five inpatient locations: Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute-care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation, ranked as one of the top 10 rehabilitation programs in the country; NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital with all musculoskeletal specialties ranked top 10 in the country; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services; and NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, a full-service teaching hospital and level 1 trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center, and NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history.