This is a three year grant funded position through the Boone County Children Services Board Early Childhood Prevention grant which officially runs until December 31, 2019. The position is full-time, 12-month, FLSA exempt, and covered under the Public School Retirement System of Missouri (PSRS). This position is based at the MACC-Columbia campus.
This position has 50% responsibility for all BCCSB-ECP grant fiscal and non-fiscal reporting outcomes and the monitoring of all grant budget documents in addition to recruitment, retention, and responsibility for managing the participants in the Child Development Associate, High Scope and Social Emotional Learning curricula associated with this grant. The BCCSF project coordinator will work directly with the ECE Program Coordinator and the Dean of Career and Technical Education to meet the services, deliverables and outcomes in the grant’s scope of work and assessment plan. The project coordinator will have primary responsibility for the reporting requirements associated with the grant under the guidance of the ECE Program Coordinator and the Dean of CTE.
The position also has 50% responsibility as trainer/coach and will be responsible for overseeing and implementing the High Scope, SEL training and coaching of participating ECE teachers. The position will also be responsible for managing and supervising the staff (2 full-time coaches) as well as the teacher participants enrolled in the grant program projects.
The BCCSB Grant Coordinator/Data Specialist shall:
- Provide oversight and management of BCCSF Quality Childcare program marketing, outreach and enrollment.
- Report all BCCSF grant fiscal and non-fiscal outcomes; monitor all grant budget documents in addition to providing programmatic reporting requirements to the Boone County Children’s Services Board and college administration.
- Participate in the Cradle to Career Alliance Early Childhood Action Network (WECCAN) meetings to keep the Boone County community updated with the BCCSF Quality Childcare Initiative Project implementation.
- Work closely with ECE Program faculty and staff to ensure implementation of the CDA Program through MACC and the Columbia Area Career Center (CACC).
- Recruit, advise, and provide support to teachers, the ECE centers and high school students who are participating in the programs and services covered under this grant.
- Compile and maintain grant records, course and training data; prepare required grant reports; meet grant requirements.
- Work with ECE Program Coordinator to ensure proper implementation of the CDA certification program through MACC and the CACC as well as the curriculum components of the grant project, namely the High Scope and SEL programs.
- Supervise, facilitate and monitor the assessment of 7 different services offered by the grant to ensure compliance and meet deliverables and outcomes as outlined in the grant contract.
- Prepare monthly financial paperwork to meet reimbursement requirements through Boone County Children’s Services Board.
- Prepare mid-year and yearly compliance reports in coordination with the finance department, Dean of CTE, and ECE Program Coordinator.
- Undergo intensive High Scope training and certification (Infant Toddler/Preschool curriculum) through the High Scope headquarters in Michigan. Participate in SEL training, specifically, Early Childhood Positive Behavior Support (EC_PBS).
- Conduct classes and coaching sessions in the High Scope method for the participants of this grant project.
- Work with Dean of Career and Technical Education and ECE Program Coordinator concerning application of prior learning assessments to the program of study for participants seeking degrees and certificates beyond the CDA.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Dean of Career and Technical Education, Vice President for Instruction, or the President of the College.