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 January 21, 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.
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.
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.
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.
Russell Child Development Center (RCDC) is a not for profit agency affiliated with the Greenbush SEKESC providing Part C Tiny-K early intervention services to eligible infants and toddlers in a 13 county service area of Southwest Kansas. RCDC uses a primary service provider approach to serving young children and their families in their homes and other natural environments. Dynamic teams meet regularly and benefit from regular, high quality professional development opportunities. Services are provided year-round with flexible scheduling available. Travel is required. Check out our website at www.rcdc4kids.org for more information.