Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.
ERSEAT Coordinator ECD TX
Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, Attendance, and Transition Coordinator
The Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment Attendance & Transition (ERSEAT) Coordinator develops and implements policies, services and practices related to recruitment, eligibility determination, enrollment and transition of children and families in the CPLC Early Childhood Development Program. Monitors practices and procedures to ensure compliance with the Head Start Program Performance Standards and federal, state and local requirements. Promotes school readiness by preparing children and families for school and life success as it relates to this position.
Initial employment physical, TB test or Chest X-ray, Tdap vaccination, valid Texas Driver's License and vehicle insurance are required. Must pass a criminal background check to include a Child Abuse and Neglect register check and obtain a Level One Fingerprint Clearance card.
A baccalaureate degree in human services or education and 5 years experience in an early childhood education environment is required. Knowledge of statewide community support resources and experience working with low-income and culturally diverse children, families and communities required. Individual must possess strong capacity building, oral and written communication, and organizational skills. Use of computer, computer software programs (e.g. Microsoft Office, Adobe) and web based systems are required. Bilingual in English/Spanish Preferred.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND COMPETENCIES
Ensure ECD compliance in serving the target population, meeting service goals and meeting annual funded enrollment levels.
Collect data and maintain statewide records to ensure compliance in determining eligibility based on age, mobility, and family income.
Report statewide enrollment data utilizing data management systems Child Outcome Planning &Administration (COPA), and Head Start Enterprise System (HSES).
Utilize other reporting systems to cross reference, corroborate, support data driven recommendations(e.g. Teaching Strategies Gold Online, licensing reports, Head Start Program Information Report(PIR), on-site reports)
Participate in the annual self assessment, community assessment, and strategic planning.
Develop a structured statewide recruitment plan and work closely with content area coordinators to implement integrated processes.
Develop recruitment materials for distribution to local media, community agencies, churches and public schools, and agencies serving children with disabilities, in foster care, and homelessness.
Develop recommendations and strategies for planning successful timely transition of children and families internally/externally with ECD staff.
Prepare inter agency agreements with community based partners to formalize ERSEAT services.
Develop an annual ERSEAT training calendar and conduct pre-service trainings.
Attend training, Pre-Service, In-Service, and conferences as appropriate to the position.
Demonstrate awareness and sensitivity to cultural issues and community practices of low income and at risk families, including dual language speakers.
Perform other duties as requested by immediate supervisor necessary to carry out the administrative/programmatic activities necessary to fulfill the goals and objectives of CPLC ECD.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee frequently is required to sit and use hands along with fingers, to handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, bending at the waist crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
Must be able to travel (in state/out of state) as needed. Ability to self direct and work in collegial, collaborative environment helpful. Critical thinking and analysis skills required. Must be highly organized, meet deadlines and handle multiple tasks.
Employee will be expected to participate in continuous learning, competency building and maintenance of competency skills. Ongoing professional development as identified in TX Child Care Licensing, Head Start Act (12/07/2007) and Head Start Program Performance Standards (issued 9/1/2016) is required annually.
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS
Work is performed in structured environments. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Reports to and is supervised directly by the Child Development Program Services Coordinator. Employee is also accountable for understanding and complying with CPLC policies and procedures.