The College of Education and Human Ecology at The Ohio State University is looking for Service Integration Coordinator to join the Early Head Start team at the Schoenbaum Family Center and Crane Center for Early Childhood Research & Policy in Weinland Park!
The Service Integration Coordinator will work with university and community partners to leverage resources to deliver the comprehensive services required by the Head Start Program Performance Standards. The Service Integration Coordinator will work with staffs that have been identified by the university and partner agencies to ensure an understanding of the Head Start requirements and timelines to ensure each partner agency is fulfilling the scope of work in their partnership agreement. This role will identify new partners, as needed to meet the needs of EHS children and families. The Service Integration Coordinator will participate in the Responsive Services Team meetings facilitated by Nationwide Children’s Hospital. The Service Integration Coordinator will work closely with the partners to ensure the identified needs of children and families are being met.
In the first 60 to 90 days of employment, the successful candidate for this position will accomplish the following:
Develop a comprehensive understanding of college and university policies and procedures
Establish pivotal relationships with community partners and family advocates that ensure the needs of children and families will be met.
Begin to develop a comprehensive understanding of the Head Start philosophy and requirements for services.
The Service Integration Coordinator reports to Early Head Start Director. This full-time position is located at the Schoenbaum Family Center (SFC) within the Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy (CCEC). Early Head Start provides high-quality early education, along with comprehensive child development, health, nutrition, social and other services to families who qualify. We work with families, partners and providers in a comprehensive approach to meet the needs of the whole child and whole family. This two-gen approach supports stability and long-term success for families who are at most risk.
Additional Information for Applicants::
About the Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy
All of us at the Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy are committed to improving children's learning and development at home, in school and in the community. This commitment is seen through the work of our renowned researchers and dedicated staff whose diverse skills improve the lives of children from birth to age five and their families, particularly those at risk.
As part of the College of Education and Human Ecology at the Ohio State University, our partnership with The Schoenbaum Family Center is recognized for its potential to inspire young children through play as a means of discovering the joy of language and art. Our programs value each child's innate curiosity to understand their world and their place in it. Our research informs and shapes curriculum in our classrooms.
This mosaic of contributions includes speech-language pathology, psychology, reading, special education, education statistics and elementary education expertise.
The College of Education and Human Ecology values learning as a lifelong process. The educators, researchers and professionals we help grow are critical to shaping academic success and health and wellness for generations to come. EHE embodies the mission and goals of OSU, and is committed to:
Creating and discovering knowledge to improve the well-being of our state, regional, national and global communities;
Educating students through a comprehensive array of distinguished academic programs;
Preparing a diverse student body to be leaders and engaged citizens;
Fostering a culture of engagement and service;
Understanding that diversity and inclusion are essential components of our excellence. We are led by our core values of excellence; diversity in people and of ideas; inclusion; access and affordability; innovation; collaboration and multidisciplinary endeavor; and integrity, transparency and trust.
The selected candidate for this position will have demonstrated success in several areas, including:
Master’s degree in education or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Strong communication skills, written and verbal.
Experience utilizing and modeling learning organization principles in leadership along with problem solving techniques.
Experience working with infants, toddlers, and families.
Familiarity with community resources.
Desired requirements include:
Experience with the Head Start philosophy and requirements for the provision of comprehensive services.
Experience as an administrator with and understanding of child development.
Target Salary: $47,000.00 - $53,000.00 Annually
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%):
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Center, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.