RCDC-Tiny-k Coordinator - Southwest KS

Greenbush-The Southeast Kansas Education Service Center - Russel Child Development Center is seeking applications for a Tiny-k Coordinator in the Garden City, KS area.

Estimated start date is August 1, 2019 or upon availability. Job will remain open until filled. Equal Opportunity Employer

Position:  Coordinator (Assistant to Tiny-k Director)

Program:  Tiny-k Program

Purpose Statement:  The job of Tiny-k Program Coordinator was established for the purposes of implementing and maintaining Early Childhood Special Education Early Intervention programs and services in conformance with defined objectives; providing program leadership and administrative oversight; providing support and/or conveying information; serving as a resource to other personnel, the Tiny-k Director, Executive Director, and the RCDC Board of Directors; maintaining adequate staffing to ensure that the objectives of programs and services are achieved within budget; communicating with a wide variety of internal and external groups and individuals; and ensuring compliance with policies, procedures and codes. 

Essential Functions:

  • Collaborates with a wide variety of internal and external groups and partners (e.g. community organizations and partners, regulatory agencies, etc.) for the purpose of implementing program components; creates long and short term plans; and addresses organizational objectives.
  • Assists in developing, communicating, implementing, and evaluating quality learning programs and processes for the purpose of meeting established guidelines and enhancing excellence, equality and equity for staff, children and families.
  • Supervises, evaluates and provides reflective supervision for assigned personnel for the purposes of monitoring performance, providing for professional growth, and ensuring that standards and objectives are achieved.
  • Provides team leadership as a Master Coach and facilitates the use of the Primary Service Provider model including all aspects of master coaching as defined by KDHE.
  • Provides new staff orientation and mentoring to assure understanding of service delivery model and confidence in his or her role as an early interventionist
  • Facilitates and participates in meetings and trainings involving a range of issues (e.g. regulatory and compliance requirements, state mandates, grant proposals and program implementation, requests from partners, interdepartmental needs, continuous improvement, conflict resolution, etc.) for the purpose of conveying/gaining information, developing recommendations, guiding and supporting agency staff, and/or representing the agency.
  • Facilitates communication among personnel, children, families and partners for the purpose of evaluating situations, solving problems and/or resolving conflicts.
  • Seeks funding through competitive grants; local, state and federal governmental sources; fundraising activities; and collaborative efforts with other agencies and partners.
  • Provides professional and personal leadership for the purpose of promoting evidence-based professional growth within and outside the agency to assure quality programming, effectiveness, and continuous improvement.
  • Prepares a wide variety of materials for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written reference, and/or conveying information.
  • Represents the agency across the service delivery area for the purpose providing information about programs, services and needs.
  • Maintains current knowledge (e.g. best practices, policies, procedures, guidelines and regulations, financial resources, etc.) for the purpose of providing information and recommendations, and for ensuring compliance with established requirements and regulations, securing general information, and/or responding to requests.
  • Adheres to all professional guidelines as outlined in agency policies.
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the agency.

Job Requirements—Minimum Qualifications:

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

SKILLS are required to perform multiple, complex, technical tasks with a need to periodically upgrade in order to meet changing job conditions.  Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include:  adapting to changing work priorities; communicating with diverse groups; working as part of a team; working with detailed information/data; setting priorities; establishing and maintaining effective relationships; training, developing and supervising staff; operating standard office equipment including utilizing pertinent software applications; planning and managing multiple projects; preparing and maintaining accurate records; working with frequent interruptions; and frequently working extended or nonstandard hours.

KNOWLEDGE is required to review and interpret technical information, compose a variety of documents; speak persuasively to implement desired actions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions.  Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include:  pertinent codes, policies, regulations and/or laws; current trends and practices within early childhood special education; principles of employee development and management; project development; goal attainment; time management; and principles of conflict resolution.

ABILITY is required to schedule a significant number of activities, meeting and/or events; often gather, collate, and/or classify data; and consider a number of factors when using equipment.  Flexibility is required to work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; analyze data utilizing a variety of complex processes; and operate equipment using a variety of standardized methods.  Ability is also required to work with a significant diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with data of widely varied types and/or purposes; and utilize a variety of job-related equipment.  Independent problem solving is required to analyze issues and create actions plans.  Problem solving with data frequently requires independent interpretations of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is moderate.  Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include:  adapting to changing work priorities; dealing with frequent and sustained interruptions; developing and maintaining positive working relationships; facilitating communication among persons with divergent positions; implementing change; maintaining confidentiality; meeting deadlines and schedules; providing direction and leadership; and setting priorities.

Responsibility

Responsibilities include:  working independently under broad organizational policies to achieve program objectives; supervising designated staff; and monitoring budget expenditures.  Utilization of significant resources from other work units is routinely required to perform the job’s functions.  There is a continual opportunity to significantly impact the organization’s services. 

Working Environment

The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following physical demands:  some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling; some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity.  Generally the job requires 80% sitting, 10% walking, and 10% standing.  The job is performed under minimal temperature variations and in a generally hazard free environment.

Greenbush ESC # 609


Excellent benefit package: Supporting employees and their families is important to Greenbush. We provide access to exceptional Health, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance options for all employees who work 20 hours or more a week. Additionally, Greenbush participates in the Kansas Public Retirement System (KPERS) and provides excellent 403B plan options. Greenbush contributes to each and every employees retirement plan by matching up to $75 a month for any Greenbush employee that contributes to one of the 403B plans. Employees also can participate in flex spending accounts and salary protection programs. All employees are provided with sick days, personal leave, and holidays subject to the length of their contract. Equal Opportunity Employer Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
Job Start Date: August-1-2019
Applications Due By: December-31-2019

Job Contact Information

Jeanne Billings - jbillings@rcdc4kids.org -

Employer Information

Greenbush ESC # 609 www.greenbush.org

Ensuring Equal Educational Opportunities for Everyone!

With more than 500 employees, the Southeast Kansas Education Service Center— Greenbush offers programs to school districts that are otherwise unavailable, unaffordable, or just more effective and efficient through a cooperative effort. At the core of every Greenbush service is the uncompromising belief that every learner, regardless of age or geographic location, deserves equal educational opportunities. 

When working for Greenbush, you could potentially be working anywhere in the state of Kansas. We have more than 80 locations, with the main offices located in Girard, Lawrence, and Topeka. Our programs reach far beyond these locations allowing us to offer a variety of services that include, but are not limited to:

·       Hands-on learning labs at the Abernathy Science Education Center

·       Providing professional development

·       Team-building at the Challenge Ropes Course

·       Experiential learning at the Camp and Retreat Center

·       Helping learners receive their diploma or credit recovery via virtual and online learning

·       Assisting Special Education agencies to access reimbursement for school provided health services

·       Specialized learning through Special Day Schools

·       Parents as Teachers

·       Vision/Hearing and Tele-Therapy services

·       Migrant Education

·       Infant Toddler Services

·       Administrative Services

·       Cooperative Purchasing

·       Custodial and Transportation services

Greenbush employees are as unique as their programs and enjoy a variety of opportunities. They are supported with competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a shared belief in supporting schools across the state. Visit our website at www.greenbush.org  for more information of all Greenbush programs and services!


Employer Address: 947 W. 47 Hwy Girard, Kansas


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