Location: Framingham, MA Category: Part-Time Staff Posted On: Thu Aug 15 2019 Job Description:
The Assistant Project Coordinator for the Early Childhood Education Career Pathways Grant is a limited term part-time grant-funded position responsible for assisting the Project Coordinator in 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, systems of advising and student services. The Assistant Project Coordinator will work with personnel for each planned activity in 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, 2020, it is subject to renewal.
Key Responsibilities and Duties:
The Assistant Project Coordinator, in partnership with the Project Coordinator, will:
Ensure project goals and related tasks and timelines are completed in an efficient manner;
Ensure that required procedures, reports, and evaluations under the grant are followed and that deadlines are met;
Follow required financial processes;
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;
Support the implementation of innovative credit and non-credit educational opportunities for students and pathways for students from non-credentialed to credit-bearing learning;
Collect and report on data required under the grant;
Participate with interested parties in support of the development of a new EEC credentialing system;
Maintain 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;
Travel as required to meet with stakeholders and collaborative partners throughout our service area and the Commonwealth;
Assist the Project Coordinator with administrative functions related to the grant, such as scheduling meetings, preparing documents and other materials, and other office tasks;
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.
2 years' experience in the Early Childhood field
Experience with planning and implementation of grant initiatives
Knowledge of community college academic programs and services
Knowledge of the Department of Early Education and Care's directives and priorities, such as QRIS and the StrongStart Initiative
Embrace the College's ideals of diversity, civility and inclusion as we strive to create a safe and supportive school for all with appreciation for differences of age, race, gender, religion, veteran status, ability, socio-economic status, ethnic heritage, or sexual orientation.
Coursework in Early Childhood Education at the undergraduate or graduate level
3 years of experience in the Early Childhood education field
Knowledge of NAEYC accreditation (both programs for young children and for colleges)
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
Location: Framingham Campus
Classification: Non-unit Professional
Funding: This grant-funded position will run through June 30, 2020
Salary: Part-time; 18 hours weekly at $40 per hour
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:firstname.lastname@example.org 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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