Program Coordinator, Family Resource Center (Phoenix, AZ) (ETE)

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Position Information

Title Program Coordinator, Family Resource Center (Phoenix, AZ) (ETE)
Department Maricopa County Office (1537)
Location Greater Phoenix Area
Position Summary

This position is located at the University of Arizona-Roosevelt Early Childhood Family Resource Center located near 22nd Street and Broadway Road in Phoenix, Arizona. The individual will be directly responsible for coordinating the educational activities of the resource room at the Roosevelt Early Childhood Family Resource Center as part of a team. The family resource center is located on the campus of Martin Luther King School. These activities include demonstrating and modeling positive parent-child interaction, conducting parenting classes, developing and/or coordinating workshops, developing a calendar of events with the other Program Coordinator, enrolling families, providing resource and referral information, conducting program evaluation, coordinating data and reporting, providing resource and referral information and tracking, assisting with facility cleanliness and appearance and facilitating family engagement and interaction that promotes the Arizona Department of Education’s Infant and Toddler and Early Learning Standards. The individual will also work as a team member to complete other duties as assigned including special events and working with families to use the toy and media library and maintaining a positive, clean and safe environment. The person must be personable, professional and able to perform well in a busy atmosphere. Hours are expected to be a set schedule with continuous attendance throughout the day and will be determined prior to employment. The family resource center will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays, from 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and from7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Fridays. The person must be available to work one evening per week and one Saturday per month for four hours.

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Duties & Responsibilities

• Be directly responsible for accomplishing program goals and objectives.
• Develop and schedule program work plan in accordance with specifications and funding limitations.
• Coordinate daily operations of the resource room and coordinate activities of the parenting education and engagement program.
• Develop, implement and facilitate lesson plans for workshops and curricula implementation with parents and children.
• Interact with and provide problem solving assistance to the families, answer questions and make referrals to appropriate internal or external resource when needed and provide follow-up communication while tracking and documenting results.
• Facilitate and coordinate activities of this program with other programs or staff and conduct activities in compliance with appropriate policies, procedures and specifications.
• Demonstrate ability to work with others as a team.
• Compile program data, maintain databases and records, prepare periodic reports and related to program activities, progress, status or other special reports for management or outside agencies.
• Participate in evaluation of program effectiveness to develop improved methods and keep accurate data.
• Assist in recruiting program participants and promoting the center.
• Develop and facilitate workshops, meetings or conferences.
• Coordinate logistics, scheduling and participant communications.
• Work collaboratively with other program coordinators and staff to achieve program goals and objectives.
• As appropriate, interact with and maintain liaison with outside/community agencies in facilitating program objectives.
• Enroll and provide orientation for families regarding the center and programs.
• Answer inquiries and provide information relating to completion of forms, meetings, materials and recordkeeping.
• Along with the Program Coordinator, Sr. and other staff, coordinate and monitor the activities of student workers, interns and volunteers.
• Maintain resource center in a clean and orderly manner.
• Ability to move/transport 40 pounds.
• Drive on a regular basis to complete job duties.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

• Knowledge of early childhood development.
• Knowledge in parenting education.
• Knowledge in working directly with young children and their families.
• Knowledge of working with people with diverse backgrounds and ethnicities in a culturally-responsive manner.
• Strong organizational ability and follow-through.
• Knowledge of supervisory practices and principles.
• Ability to work in a very busy environment and perform multiple tasks.
• Excellent communication and presentation skills.
• Excellent recordkeeping and data management skills.
• Ability to use the computer proficiently including Microsoft Office Suite.
• Ability to work in a busy and at-times, noisy atmosphere.

Minimum Qualifications

• Ability to drive according to the University Fleet Safety Policy .
• Must have a reliable, personal vehicle.

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in field appropriate to area of assignment AND two years of administrative/coordinative program experience; OR, six years of progressively responsible administrative coordinative program experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications

• Understanding of ethnic and socio-economic audiences, commitment to include diverse voices in program prioritization and planning, and a commitment to deliver inclusive and targeted programming.
• Experience in working with people with diverse backgrounds and ethnicities.
• Bilingual in English and Spanish.

Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job Category Administrative and Professional
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
FLSA Exempt
Posted Rate of Pay $35,552 - $40,000 Annually
Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S26464
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date 03/04/2019
Position End Date (if temporary) 02/21/2020
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Mary Conner

Open Date 02/11/2019
Review Start Date 02/20/2019
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
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