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Please email resume to: employment@elcpinellas.net or fax to 727-548-1509.

Qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or the presence of a non-job related medical condition or disability (mental or physical).

Administrative Specialist I

Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas County is searching for an Administrative Specialist for the Family Services department, located in St. Petersburg. This program supporter will be the first point of contact with clients as they visit our location and will provide assistance accordingly, as well as provide reception duties, telephone coverage, clerical and additional support as assigned.

Essential Duties include:

  • CUSTOMER SERVICE
    • Schedule and track appointments to ensure clients are able to access services in a timely manner.
    • Assist in the review of eligibility paperwork for completeness
    • Diffuse difficult situations if needed.
  • REPORTING
    • Generate monthly, weekly, and daily reports for the Family Services department.
    • Create and maintain spreadsheets containing data to support the Family Services department.
    • Provide assistance to direct Supervisor and Family Services Manager as needed.
  • ADMINISTRATIVE
    • Transmit information via mail, fax and email to parents, providers and partner agencies as needed.
    • Answer telephones and direct callers to appropriate staff.
    • Basic clerical duties including faxing, typing memos, preparing agendas, organizing paperwork, etc.
    • Check voicemail and return calls as appropriate.
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements include:

  • High School diploma or GED plus (3) years or more of directly related experience. Associates Degree or two (2) years of college in a field related to specific job functions preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access
  • Bilingual- English/Spanish preferred

To be the best fit, a candidate will need the following skills/experience:

  • Provide excellent customer service to both internal and external customers to include:
    • Prompt and courteous response to provider and parent inquiries via telephone and email.
    • Prompt and courteous response to inquiries from other staff via telephone and email.
  • Interact as part of a team by exhibiting dependability, cooperation, initiative, and punctuality.  Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and public relations skills and the ability to interact with all levels of management
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to move quickly from one task to another as needs dictate, and able to prioritize work to meet deadlines  Must be able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Ability to develop and maintain databases

Salary: $26,798 – $37,798
Hours: Normal Coalition Hours are Monday- Friday, 8am- 5pm. 40 Hours per week; Some travel may be required.

Qualified candidates, please forward resumes directly to employment@elcpinellas.net no later than October 25, 2018.

VPK ELIGIBILITY SPECIALIST

Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas County is searching for a VPK Eligibility Specialist. The VPK Eligibility Specialist is responsible for eligibility determination, enrollment, support for the Voluntary Prekindergarten (VPK) online registration system.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES include:

  • Responsible for determining eligibility with all required documentation through the VPK online registration system
  • Responsible for determining eligibility with all required documentation for re-enrollment through the VPK online system
  • Responsible for determining eligilbity for postponed enrollment
  • Responsible for processing child enrollments through the Provider Portal online system including document libraries/COE child screen and retrieve/process faxed enrollments
  • Perform file management functions once services are approved
  • Maintains case records, both computerized and hard copy, on all clients, provider, and maintains files and case notes in a pre-determined format
  • Coordinates client eligibility with parents and childcare providers as based on State, Federal and Early Learning Coalition guidelines
  • Ensures parents and providers understand rules regarding eligibility for services
  • Answer telephones and provide appropriate assistance to callers, including retrieving calls from the VPK voice mail
  • Provide technical support and assistance to families/providers with using online registration via computer kiosks and telephone.
  • Attend VPK and CCR&R community outreach and training events as needed
  • Provide backup support to Wait List and CCR&R duties as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements include:

  • High school diploma plus five (5) years or more of direct related experience.
  • Social Services experience or Associate’s degree preferred.
  • At least one year of customer service related experience
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Access to reliable transportation
  • Available evenings and weekends.
  • Bilingual-English/Spanish preferred

To be the best fit, a candidate will need the following skills/experience:

  • Provide excellent customer service to both internal and external customers to include:
    • Prompt and courteous response to provider and client inquiries via telephone and email
    • Prompt and courteous response to inquiries from other staff via telephone and email
  • Interact as part of a team by exhibiting dependability, cooperation, initiative, and punctuality
  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a discreet, professional manner
  • Ability to work with people from diverse cultures, backgrounds and skill levels
  • Excellent interpersonal and public relations skills and the ability to interact with all levels of management
  • Self-motivated, ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to move quickly from one task to another as needs dictate, and able to prioritize work to meet deadlines

Hours: Normal Coalition Hours are Monday- Friday, 8am- 5pm. 40 Hours per week
Salary: $32,000 – $44,000; Some travel may be required.

Qualified candidates, please forward resumes directly to employment@elcpinellas.net no later than October 25, 2018.

Behavior Specialist

Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas County is searching for a Behavior Specialist. The Behavior Specialist will create and execute behavior intervention plans and provide support to families and professionals based on observations and screenings of children referred through the ASQ/RFS triage process. Please note, this position is a grant-funded position until 6/30/2019, with a pending review for an extension.

Essential Duties include:

  • Complete ASQ-SE and observations for children referred for severe behavior concerns
  • Collaborate with Screening and Intervention staff and provide consultation as a behavior liaison
  • Provide technical assistance to providers regarding behavioral concerns in their classroom
  • Model and provide TA on PBS/Pyramid Model in the classroom
  • Support trauma informed quality care practices
  • Create behavior intervention plans in partnership with providers and parents/caregivers to address the reported and observed behavior concerns in the classroom
  • Make appropriate referrals as deemed necessary to (Part B, Part C and mental health) resources within the community
  • Develop a support system for guiding parents through follow-up services
  • Establish and manage a system for tracking data for outcomes and produce data as needed in various formats, including the tracking of expulsions
  • Maintain assigned caseload database
  • Coordinate and support community screening efforts
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in child development, early childhood or related field required, Master’s Degree preferred
  • Mastery of Positive Behavior Supports model and Pyramid Model, ABA experience Preferred
  • 5 years of Experience working with young children displaying extreme behaviors or diagnosed with Autism, classroom-based experience preferred  Must hold ONE of the following in addition to Bachelors or Master’s Degree:
    • Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) Positive Behavior Support (PBS) Graduate Certificate or Infant Mental Health (IMH) Graduate Certificate, Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) or Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) or related certification.
  • Reliable transportation

To be the best fit, a candidate will need the following skills/experience:

  • Ability to work with people from diverse cultures, backgrounds, and skill levels.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • The ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally
  • Must be able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner
  • Knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) with ability to communicate effectively to child care personnel and community
  • Knowledge of attitudinal and environmental barriers to inclusion and how to assist individuals, child care programs and other entities to overcome them
  • Ability to collaborate and coordinate with other community agencies, organizations to maximize efforts and avoid duplicative services

Hours: Normal Coalition Hours are Monday- Friday, 8am- 5pm. 40 Hours per week
Salary: $38,000 – $52,000

Qualified candidates please forward resumes directly to employment@elcpinellas.net no later than October 26, 2018.
Travel is required.

Child Care Resource & Referral Community Outreach Specialist

Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas County is searching for a CCR&R Community Outreach Specialist for the Family Services department. This specialist is responsible for supporting families and providers in Pinellas County through the provision of CCR&R programs and services.

Essential Duties include:

  • Assist with the delivery of Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) services.
  • Assist in the training and monitoring of Coalition staff.
  • Participate in required trainings and conference calls.
  • Be knowledgeable with CCR&R Program Requirements.
  • Responsible for assisting clients/families in locating quality childcare, the types of childcare available, and the importance of being their child’s first teacher.
  • Be knowledgeable in community resources and provides referral information for services as needed, and distribute relevant parent education material, based on client needs.
  • Process and maintain all family needs and satisfaction surveys submitted by clients.
  • Maintain all complaint forms from clients and providers.
  • Assist with the completion of monthly, quarterly, and annual CCR&R reports by designated timeframes.
  • Answer telephones and provide appropriate assistance to callers, including retrieving calls from the CCR&R voice mail.
  • Provide technical support and assistance to families with using online registration via computer kiosks and telephone.
  • Plan, coordinate and attend community outreach and training events.
  •  Provide backup support to VPK and Wait List as needed.

Requirements include:

  • High School diploma plus five (5) years or more of direct related experience.
  • Social Services experience and/or Associate’s degree preferred.
  • Marketing experience preferred.
  • At least one year of customer service related experience.
  • CCR&R Level 2 certification completed within 6 months of employment.
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Access to reliable transportation.
  • Available to work evenings and weekends.
  • Bilingual – English/Spanish preferred

To be the best fit, a candidate will need the following skills/experience:

  • Provide excellent customer service to both internal and external customers to include:
    • Prompt and courteous response to provider and client inquiries via telephone and email
    • Prompt and courteous response to inquiries from staff via telephone and email
  • Interact as part of a team by exhibiting dependability, cooperation, initiative, and punctuality
  • Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a discreet, professional manner
  • Self-motivated, ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work with people from diverse cultures, backgrounds and skill levels
  • Excellent interpersonal and public relations skills and the ability to interact with all levels of management
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to move quickly from one task to another as needs dictate, and able to prioritize work to meet deadlines

Hours: Normal Coalition Hours are Monday- Friday, 8am- 5pm. 40 Hours per week
Salary: $32,000 – $44,000

Qualified candidates, please forward resumes directly to employment@elcpinellas.net no later than October 25, 2018.

All resumes received for recently posted positions have been forwarded to the appropriate hiring managers. Applicants will be contacted directly by Human Resources if they are selected for an interview.