Founded in 1977, ZERO TO THREE works to ensure that babies and toddlers benefit from the early connections that are critical to their well-being and development. Our mission is to ensure that all babies and toddlers have a strong start in life. At ZERO TO THREE we envision a society that has the knowledge and will to support all infants and toddlers in reaching their full potential. Our Core Values Statement: We believe that how we do our work is as important as what we do. To learn more about ZERO TO THREE, please visit our website at www.zerotothree.org.
Our Commitment to Diversity
ZERO TO THREE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring, advancement, and professional development and is dedicated to diversity in its work, its staff and with community partners. This is an exceptional opportunity for a professional who shares our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and supports our mission to enhance outcomes for ALL children.
The PATH Dissemination Specialist is responsible for contributing to the compilation of a comprehensive research-based body of knowledge, resources, tools and practices to support Tribal Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting grantees in implementing the goals of the Tribal Home Visiting program. The Dissemination Specialist also implements effective dissemination strategies to provide grantees and stakeholders with relevant information about the Tribal Home Visiting program. Applicants with strong connections and/or experience working with tribal communities are highly encouraged to apply.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Work closely with the PATH team, consultants, contractors and the Administration for Children and Families leadership team to ensure that resource development and dissemination goals are successfully completed and deliverables are met in a quality and timely manner.
Catalog relevant existing and new resources on a continuous basis
Develop universal resources and tools or other program publications
Research available resources to maintain relevant content for the Tribal Home Visiting information portal and the website
Implement effective dissemination strategies to assist grantees with their own dissemination goals.
Work closely with the PATH team to conduct an annual Technical Assistance (TA) needs assessment, annual TA evaluation and other reports and evaluation documents to help monitor and improve TA activities.
Track TA performance data
Analyze TA activity data
Share observations of lessons learned in the planning and delivery of TA, and
Participate in quality improvement efforts.
Assist the PATH team and consultants to plan and support all levels of TA activities to grantees.
Contribute to training and TA activities, especially related to the development and use of resources and material.
Actively participate in the development and implementation of national and regional grantee meetings
Coordinate with partners, model developers and other TA providers, as appropriate
Perform other duties as assigned to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the department.
Essential Skills and Experience
2-5 years of experience in home visiting, early childhood, mental health, public health or related field.
Expertise in effectively communicating with training and the provision of TA in the above domains to professional and paraprofessionals in American Indian/Alaska Native communities.
Strong knowledge of home visiting, child development, maternal and child health, early learning, family support and the prevention of child abuse and neglect.
Ability to work collaboratively with individuals representing a range of backgrounds, diversities and skill levels.
Experience facilitating groups, including decision making and managing conflict.
Ability to be flexible and adaptable to dynamic changes in the work environment.
Excellent writing and verbal skills with a proven ability to develop materials and communicate about issues around home visiting, child development, maternal and child health, early learning, family support and the prevention of child abuse neglect.
Ability to interpret data and provide basic data analysis.
508 compliance experience.
Ability to work with a team as well as independently.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret complex documents.
Ability to manage multiple tasks.
Experience in graphic design.
Travel, including overnight stays required.
Encourages and practices critical thinking.
Is self-reflective and empathetic.
Recognizes the influence of workplace relationships on outcomes and results.
Maintains a respectful and accepting approach to others.
Awareness of the influence of the larger context on individual behavior.
Collaboratively and creatively supports the work efforts of colleagues at all levels and in all areas of the organization.
Exhibits work behaviors consistent with the organization’s core values.
Is committed to racial equity and inclusion.
Bachelor’s degree in early childhood, mental health, public health or related field.
While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is frequently required to use finger dexterity as well as sufficient hand dexterity to use a computer keyboard and be capable of reading a computer screen. Also, may need to remain seated for long periods, have the ability to perform repetitive motions and hold objects. Employee may be required to hold a writing instrument, communicate verbally, and hear well enough to detect nuances and receive detailed information. They may be required to grasp objects, push and pull objects, bend, stand, walk, squat or kneel. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision for data preparation or analysis and expansive reading.
The work conditions described here is representative of those an employee encounters while performing this job. Depending on work location, the incumbent will typically work indoors in a heated and air-conditioned office, with a mixture of natural, incandescent and fluorescent light with low to moderate noise levels or be subject to working conditions conducive to a home office. When travel is expected, the incumbent will be exposed to outside environmental conditions during those times.
ZERO TO THREE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.
About the OrganizationFounded in 1977, ZERO TO THREE works to ensure that babies and toddlers benefit from the early connections that are critical to their well-being and development. Our mission is to ensure that all babies and toddlers have a strong start in life. At ZERO TO THREE we envision a society that has the knowledge and will to support all infants and toddlers in reaching their full potential. Our Core Values Statement: We believe that how we do our work is as important as what we do. To learn more about ZERO TO THREE, please visit our website at www.zerotothree.org.