Onslow County Partnership for Children: The Onslow County Partnership for Children (OCPC) is seeking one full-time Early Head Start Program Specialist

We are a private non-profit agency that advocates and provides services for the healthy development of children, by building the strengths and capacities of families, care-giving professionals, and the communities in which they reside.

Early Head Start Program Specialist

Early Head Start Program Specialist

Posted November 13, 2017

Salary Range: $27,019 -$33,774

The Onslow County Partnership for Children (OCPC) is seeking one full-time Early Head Start Program Specialist. The Onslow County Partnership for Children is a private non-profit agency that advocates and provides services for the healthy development of children, by building the strengths and capacities of families, care-giving professionals, and the communities in which they reside. 

Job Summary: This position is responsible for administrative and programmatic support duties associated with the Early Head Start Program. Duties include creating and maintaining record-keeping systems, database maintenance, community outreach and recruitment, assistance during program events, and EHS application in-take (in office or home). 

Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

  • Participates in program planning and implementation of all service areas as part of an integrated team;
  • Knowledgeable about EHS administration functions and responsible for receptionist duties;
  • Serves as the Secretary to the EHS Policy Council; maintains minutes for meetings; Maintains all contracts, inventories, purchase orders, transportation requests and other important documents;
  • Communicates with key individuals to include Policy Council and staff, families, the community and other stakeholders;
  • Collects and tracks documentation for the Non-Federal Share requirements for the program;
  • Engages in recruitment, presentations, and outreach activities as part of the EHS team; Collaborates with Facilities Manager regarding ongoing facility management in the family service building;
  • All other responsibilities as they are assigned 

Staff Competencies/Qualities:

STRONG RELATIONSHIP/ENGAGEMENT SKILLS:

  • Ability to work effectively with people from diverse backgrounds to include EHS families;
  • Ability to work independently and use sound judgment;
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

FLEXIBILITY/ADAPTABILITY:

  • Ability to give and receive feedback; willingness to learn, and to embrace change and continuous growth;
  • Ability to work well under pressure with diverse personalities and behavior styles;
  • Ability to work independently or in teams to accomplish goals.

STRONG ORGANIZATIONAL/PLANNING SKILLS:

  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects;
  • Ability to demonstrate computer literacy/proficiency;
  • Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing to groups, and to individuals;
  • Ability to demonstrate high level of accuracy and pays attention to details;
  • Complies, evaluates, and organizes information and data for review and reports.

Hiring Requirements/Preferences:

  • Associates Degree
  • At least one to three years related experience;

Interested applicants must send cover letter and resume along with the Onslow County Partnership for Children Application  to 900 Dennis Road, Jacksonville, NC 28546. Attn: Cathy Wangerin. Faxed or e-mailed copies will not be accepted.  Position is open until filled.  

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Please drop off or mail applications to 900 Dennis Road, Jacksonville, NC 28546.
Faxed or e-mailed copies will not be accepted. Position open until filled.