The University of Tennessee at Martin is seeking a qualified applicant for the full-time position of Coordinator I in the Department of Child and Family Grant Programs. This regular full-time (100%) position is grant-funded and continuation of employment is dependent upon grant funding.
The Coordinator I (Home Visitor) is responsible for delivering home visitation services using the Healthy Families America (HFA) model to families living in Dyer, Lake, Lauderdale, Henry, Obion and Tipton counties.
* Maintains a caseload of 15-20 families.
* Coordinates home-based activities using Growing Great Kids (GGK) curriculum.
* Works with families and supervisor toward developing a plan for each child and family, taking into consideration the program goals, the individual needs of the family members and community resources.
* Encourages and supports parent involvement and participation according to program goals.
* Demonstrates advanced observation skills, and uses observation of family dynamics to identify dysfunction and implements appropriate interventions.
* Conducts developmental screenings and other assessments as needed to determine child and family needs.
* Makes referrals and connect families to needed resources in the community
* Attends regular staff meetings, in-service training, and other meetings and conferences as required.
* Consistently and accurately completes all paperwork as required by agency in a timely manner.
* Completes HFA Core training and other required trainings.
Minimum Qualifications: * Bachelor's degree in public health, human services, early childhood education or other fields related to working with children and families. * Experience in home visitation and working with or providing services to children and families. * Knowledge of infant, child development, maternal-infant health. * Working knowledge of the dynamics of child abuse and neglect and family violence. * Experience and willingness to work with the culturally diverse populations that are present among the program's target population.
Preferred Qualifications: * Growing Great Kids (GGK) curriculum certification * Healthy Families America (HFA) Core Training
Application Process: Qualified applicants must apply online and attach a cover letter, resume and two-three letters of reference. Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled Pay Grade 38- Salary commensurate with education and experience To view Annual Security & Fire Report - http://www.utm.edu/departments/publicsafety/index.php
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