Prenatal - Third Grade Coordinator - Bilingual (English /Spanish or Russian)

$31.65 - $40.10 hourly
  • Clackamas County
  • Oregon City, OR, USA
  • Jul 09, 2024
Full time Community Development Community Engagement

Job Description

Prenatal - Third Grade Coordinator - Bilingual (English /Spanish or Russian)

Job ID: 107488

Location: Oregon City, Oregon

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Regular/Temporary:Regular

CLACKAMAS COUNTY CORE VALUES

Clackamas County employees work to serve the public and enrich our community. In that spirit, we pledge to hold ourselves to these standards at all times in our interactions with customers and one another:

• Service
• Professionalism
• Integrity
• Respect
• Individual accountability
• Trust

By incorporating these values into our daily routines, we can better serve our customers, ourselves and our projects. We're always looking to improve. That's the Clackamas County SPIRIT.

https://www.clackamas.us/countyadmin/spirit

Clackamas County is committed to building a community where people thrive, have a sense of safety, connection, and belonging, so that everyone is honored and celebrated for the richness in diversity they bring.
We encourage applicants of diverse backgrounds and lived experience to apply.

CLOSE DATE

This Job Posting closes at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Time) on Wednesday, July 24, 2024.

PAY AND BENEFITS

Hourly Pay Range: $31.650705-$ 40.105921

Salary offers will be made within the posted pay range and will be based on a candidate's experience (paid or unpaid) that is directly relevant to the position.

Bilingual skills are paid an additional 5% add-to-pay.

Clackamas County proudly offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, including competitive wages, cost-of-living adjustments, merit increases (for eligible employees), and a robust sick and vacation plan for regular status employees.

We encourage and support employee health and wellness by offering, health and wellness classes and events, and alternative care benefits, so you can customize your wellness needs to fit your lifestyle.

Employee benefits become effective the first of the month following an employee's date of hire.

Attractive benefits package and incentives for employees in regular status positions are detailed below.

Generous paid time off package, including:

• 12 hours of vacation accrued per month

• Eligible newly hired employees will have the one-time option to frontload their first year of vacation accruals in compliance with https://dochub.clackamas.us/documents/drupal/a51ff5d3-d243-49ba-aa11-15324f4c0bf8! This means you have access to vacation time at time of hire.

• 8 hours of sick accrued per month
• 10 paid holidays and 1 personal day per year

Other Benefits:

• Membership in the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS)/Oregon Public Service Retirement Plan (OPSRP):

• Employer paid 6% PERS retirement contribution (The county currently pays the employee's share of the retirement contribution.)
• OPSRP members get vested after five years of contributions or when they reach age 65

• A Choice of Medical Plans that include chiropractic coverage, alternative care, vision, and prescription drug coverage
• A Choice of Dental Plans
• Robust EAP and wellness programs, including gym discounts and wellness education classes
• Longevity pay
• Other retirement Savings Options that allow for additional retirement funds savings, including an option to contribute a portion of employee earnings on a pre or post-tax basis to a 457b Deferred Compensation Plan
• A variety of additional optional benefits (see links below for additional information)

This is a full time County position represented by the Employees' Association.

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http://www.clackamas.us/des/benefits.html

JOB DETAILS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Clackamas County's Children, Family and Community Connections (CFCC) Division Early Learning Hub is looking for a bilingual Prenatal- Third Grade Coordinator (Human Services Coordinator 2) to join our team. CFCC promotes wellness and positive outcomes for the children and families of Clackamas County through education, prevention, resolution services and employment services. This position plays a key role in strengthening the early learning workforce. The Coordinator will be an integral member of the Early Learning/Parenting Education Team - working with others to determine and plan program improvements.

This position coordinates Early Learning prenatal to third grade (P3) and Kindergarten Partnership and Innovation (KPI) programming with partners in Clackamas County and identifies opportunities to support professional development for early childhood educators and care providers. This includes holding regular meetings with educators and care providers, supporting conference planning, and coordinating the implementation of practices among early childhood/preschool and Kindergarten - 3rd grade educators.

The Coordinator will work closely with the Early Learning Hub to create strong collaborations with each school district in Clackamas County so that all children arrive ready for kindergarten and beyond. The Coordinator will collaborate with team members to plan and evaluate programming for efficacy as well as grant compliance.

Required Minimum Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*

• A minimum of four (4) years of related experience that would provide the required knowledge and skills to perform the responsibilities of this position.
• At least 2 years of experience developing and facilitating partnerships with school districts and other K-12 education partners.
• Bilingual skills (Spanish/English or Russian/English)

Preferred Special Qualifications/ Transferrable Skills:*

• Experience working with young children in educational settings
• Ability to create, use and analyze spreadsheets in a variety of formats (google sheets, excel)
• Experience providing coaching or technical assistance to early childhood educators.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

• Must pass post-offer, pre-employment drug test. https://dochub.clackamas.us/documents/drupal/69fd8013-4594-4afd-bee9-f1e0aeab42ea
• Must pass a criminal history check which may include national or state fingerprint records check
• Driving is required for County business on a regular basis or to accomplish work. Incumbents must possess a valid driver's license, and possess and maintain an acceptable driving record throughout the course of employment. http://dochub.clackamas.us/documents/drupal/828106a0-265a-47cc-a3a6-0a2c8b028673

*For Veterans qualified for Veteran's Preference: If you believe you have skills that would transfer well to this position and/or special qualifications that relate to this position, please list those skills and/or qualifications in the open-ended question at the end of the application and explain how those skills and/or qualifications relate to this position.

TYPICAL TASKS

• Coordinate Prenatal - Third Grade (P3) and Kindergarten Partnership and Innovation (KPI) activities with team and partners.
• Support capacity building of prenatal-third grade workforce and professional development opportunities.
• Develop and implement work plans for outreach strategies to school districts, educators, and parents.
• Monitor and evaluate program effectiveness by tracking outcomes, resources, & expenditures allocated to P3 and KPI work. Ensure compliance with grant reporting requirements.
• Coordinate activities for kindergarten transition program expansion in all 10 Clackamas County school districts.
• Coordinate events and training opportunities using collaborative strategies to address community needs.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

Working knowledge of:

• The early childhood education system, with an emphasis on kindergarten transition.
• Best practices of collaboration with schools/school districts.
• Needs of families with children prenatal - 3rd grade.
• Program evaluation methods.
• Excel, Google Sheets and Google Forms

Skill to:

• Plan and coordinate Prenatal - Third Grade (P3) and Kindergarten Partnership and Innovation (KPI) activities with team and partners.
• Relate to a wide range of clients, personnel, professional staff and community representatives.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with early learning providers (child care, preschool); schools; school districts; teachers.
• Gather and evaluate data.
• Prepare grant reports.
• Operate computer software and other office equipment - Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel), MS Teams, Google Platforms.

WORK SCHEDULE

The work schedule for the position is 37.5 hours per week, Monday through Thursday with some evening and weekend work required for community or family meetings.

This position is eligible for hybrid on-site/telework subject to the https://dochub.clackamas.us/documents/drupal/9065b5fb-2237-47ce-9534-e7c8c40fc2bc and based on the Department's business needs.

Operational need and amount of on-site/telework schedule will be discussed after successful completion of onboarding and training, which will require on-site.

EXPLORE CLACKAMAS COUNTY

Clackamas County is in a prime location in the Portland, Oregon metropolitan area and is recognized nationally as one of the most livable areas in the United States. Located on the southern edge of the City of Portland and extending to the top of Mt. Hood, Clackamas County is part of a thriving region in the Northwest. It has a population of about 420 000 residents.

http://www.clackamas.us/

http://www.clackamas.us/onboarding/

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ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

The Children, Family and Community Connections (CFCC) Division of the Department of Health, Housing and Human Services (H3S) provides a range of programs and services to improve the wellbeing of Clackamas residents. These include employment services, mediation services, the Early Learning Hub, parenting education, preschool placements, substance abuse prevention and family violence prevention and services.

https://www.clackamas.us/cfcc

Children, Family and Community Connections (CFCC) is a Division of the http://www.clackamas.us/h3s/

Health, Housing, and Human Services (H3S) consists of six divisions, dedicated to ensuring health families and strong communities in Clackamas County.

Mission Statement: We lead and learn with equity in serving individuals, families, and communities by providing access to high quality healthcare, housing, and services that strengthen social and economic resilience.

Vision Statement: Individuals, families, and communities are resilient and thriving.

H3S is committed to improving programs and ensuring better outcomes for the people served, and focuses on the following goals:

• EMPOWERED AND THRIVING STAFF - H3S staff are empowered, engaged and have a sense of belonging while being valued and supported to thrive.
• EQUITY DRIVEN SERVICES - H3S promotes and provides accessible, equitable and culturally responsive services.
• ORGANIZATIONAL EXCELLENCE & CONTINUOUS QUALITY IMPROVEMENT - H3S operates consistently, efficiently and effectively as a cohesive department, using our individual and collective skills and expertise.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Clackamas County only accepts online applications.

Help With Your Application:

https://dochub.clackamas.us/documents/drupal/6b3147a3-bf84-4f52-8238-64a37e936b4f

https://www.clackamas.us/jobs#helpwiththeapplication

If you have any questions or issues you may contact the Department of Human Resources at 503-655-8459 or mailto:jobs@co.clackamas.or.us?subject=Application%20Materials%20Question. Our office hours are Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Pacific Time (closed on Fridays).

HOW TO CLAIM VETERAN'S PREFERENCE

https://www.clackamas.us/des/jobs.html

https://dochub.clackamas.us/documents/drupal/a67ee11c-861c-4126-aa5a-4dec6174f6eb

VISA SPONSORSHIP

Clackamas County does not offer visa sponsorships. Once a job applicant has accepted a position, they will be required to complete an I-9 and confirm authorization to work in the United States prior to their first day.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Clackamas County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace. All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.

If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act and would like to request an accommodation, please address the request to the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date. You may request an accommodation during the online application process.

RECRUITING QUESTIONS?

E.D. Barnett, Recruiter
mailto:EBarnettHerro@clackamas.us?subject=RECRUITMENT%20QUESTIONS

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