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Coordinated Enrollment Specialist

Company: United Way of Lane County
Location: Springfield
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARYThe Coordinated Enrollment Specialist assist families with young children with eligibility, selection, and placement in Lane County's Preschool Promise programs. In addition, this position participates in a Regional Stewardship Committee to coordinate outreach and recruitment across all publicly funded early care and education programs, with an emphasis on reaching and serving priority populations.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITIONAn individual must be able to perform each essential duty listed below at a satisfactory level: Ground outreach and family support efforts in anti-racism, while acknowledging and addressing systemic oppression, equity, wealth disparity, intersectionality, and other areas important to social justice.Participate in all Preschool Promise and other early care and education-related projects, including continuous quality improvement, while developing and fostering positive, strategic relationships with Preschool Promise providers and external partner organizations, including the Department of Early Learning and Care, Quality Care Connections, Oregon Department of Human Services, Head Start of Lane County, Relief Nursery, and Early Childhood CARES.Develop deep understanding and facility with the Preschool Promise Enrollment Manual and keep current with all program policies and trainings delivered through the Department of Early Learning and Care.Communicate with all Preschool Promise providers and families using trauma informed practices and develop and deepen relationships with families to better understand the needs and circumstances of the region's priority populations, and participate in the planning of recruitment and engagement strategies that promote inclusion and belonging.Facilitate data collection and analysis for the purposes of improving program quality and reporting to the Early Learning Division.Develop deep knowledge of and connection to local and statewide resources for families, including basic needs support, parenting education, mental health services, healthcare, child care, and other critical support services.Maintain confidentiality at all times; keep accurate, complete, and FERPA-compliant child/family records.Provide a high degree of attention to detail, accuracy, quality and professionalism in assisting with documents, reports, proposals, and other correspondence. JOB REQUIREMENTS Minimum requirements include: Bilingual, bicultural in Spanish and English highly preferredAssociates degree with two years related working experience; or Bachelor's degree, ideally in Early Childhood Education, Social Work, Marketing, Program Management, Business Administration or another related field; or equivalent combination of education and work experience.This job description describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all required duties, responsibilities and skills. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable disabled individuals to perform the essential functions of the job.SALARY STATEMENTThe budgeted lifespan salary range for this position is currently $18.11 to $22.64 per hour. Proffered salaries are determined by several factors including applicant's knowledge, skills, experience, position, equity, and market.COMPETENCIESAn individual must be able to demonstrate the following competencies at a satisfactory level:Commitment to Anti-Oppression - committed to advancing in anti-racism and anti-oppression and embedding it at the core of all facets of work. Considers various perspectives and prioritizes marginalized voice and experience in decisions and actions. Willingly learns, adapts, and grows continually personally and professionally.Accountability/Results Orientation - Assumes accountability for the achievement of assigned work activities/tasks. Collaborates with others to agree upon desired results/outcomes and timeframe. Takes ownership of work methods/processes and seeks to continuously enhance them. Behaves ethically and honestly in all activities done on behalf of UWW and the movement. Demonstrates a commitment to UWW's values, including diversity and inclusiveness.Decision-Making/Risk-Taking - Gathers and analyzes pertinent information to aid in decision-making. Helps others to make effective decisions by providing needed information in an organized and thoughtful way.Teamwork Collaboration - Contributes to the achievement of team objectives by helping others to complete tasks on own initiative. Shares information/ideas with other team members. Carries out assigned work projects. Identifies ways to make a greater contribution to the team. Able to adapt quickly to changing conditions or performance expectations. Able to focus on assignments during periods of change and/or uncertainty.Relationship Management - Utilizes rapport to build trust and collaboration with others. Identifies and shares mutual benefits/needs in working together. Is ethical in dealing with others to achieve the desired results. Interacts and communicates with diverse stakeholders effectively. Fosters and maintains working relationships across the United Way system.Communications - Expresses basic ideas in a clear, concise manner. Writes routine office correspondence. Communicates work results to team leaders in a timely manner. Shares information with team members willingly.Innovation/Creativity - Adopts techniques to new situations. Finds new ways of utilizing existing information, ideas, concepts and/or strategies. Willingly shares recommendations for improvements to work systems, procedures or products. Uses initiative and ingenuity to decide how best to meet commitments.ABOUT UNITED WAY OF LANE COUNTYUnited Way of Lane County brings people, organizations, and systems together to create a community where every child succeeds in school and life. We work toward this vision by focusing on four primary outcomes: families are healthy and stable; kids enter kindergarten ready to learn; students are successful in elementary school; and youth have the knowledge, skills and credentials to pursue their dreams. We know that when we invest in our children today, we benefit our collective future. We are a member of a national network of local United Ways, each bringing people together from all walks of life to address local challenges and be a part of local solutions. United Way of Lane County is located in Springfield, OR with local and remote employment opportunities. We offer a competitive salary and generous benefits package including flexible work schedules and professional development opportunities; "dress for your day" dress code; volunteering opportunities and leave; and paid time off (PTO). Additionally, we offer access to comprehensive health, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance; employee assistance program (EAP); and a 403(b) plan. We encourage growth and upward mobility-and want you to succeed in a diverse, inclusive, and ethical workplace. United Way of Lane County seeks diverse, qualified professionals who want to make a difference in our local communities. We are an equal opportunity employer and recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, disability, veteran status, marital status, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, genetic information, and other legally protected characteristics, in accordance with applicable laws. Learn more in the "EEO is the Law" poster here. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please e-mail jreynolds@unitedwaylane.org or call 541-741-6000 and provide the nature of your request and your contact information.UNITED WAY OF LANE COUNTY'S DIVERSITY, EQUITY & INCLUSION STATEMENT OF PRINCIPLEWe value the visible and invisible qualities that make you who you are.We welcome that every person brings unique perspective and experience to advance our work building a community where every child succeeds and we all thrive. We strive to embed diversity, equity, and inclusion practices at the center of our daily work. We believe that every community member, donor, volunteer, advocate, and employee has an equally valuable role in helping solve community problems. We commit to using these practices for our business and our communities.Join us in advancing diversity, equity and inclusion and creating a community where every child succeeds in school and life.

Keywords: United Way of Lane County, Springfield , Coordinated Enrollment Specialist, Other , Springfield, Oregon

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