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    Quality Assurance Director

    Location: Central Office - Laredo, TX              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Quality Assurance Director

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position serves as a member of the CDI HS Multi-State Central Office team to provide oversight and support of program management of all Migrant Seasonal Head Start services in all regions and states. Works to support systems integration of operations and program services. Provides direct oversight to Operations Manager, CACFP Manager and Program Services Manager Leads. Ensures the development and implementation of a process of ongoing monitoring and continuous improvement for achieving program goals. work to strengthen overall program quality and service delivery. Works closely with NIM Lead Site Manager, Site Managers, assigned CDI Content Area Specialist Leads, Regional Program Directors and regional content area teams to communicate and coordinate ongoing issues and needs within each region and allocate resources and develop capacity to address critical priorities.  This position is directly responsible for managing and supervising the central office.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is a bachelor’s degree and experience in supervision of staff, fiscal management, and administration. Preference is given for relevant experience including Head Start program administration or coordination of Head Start services. Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish).

    Position is 40 hours per week, 52 weeks per year. Pay is D.O.E. $3,270.00 biweekly

    Interested candidates please contact Human Resources for an application by mail at PO Box 450364 Laredo, TX 78045. You may also apply electronically by accessing the following link

    http://www.cdiheadstart.org/programs/jobpostings/allhsjobs.aspx

    Please select Multi-Sate Migrant Seasonal program, find the position and click in apply now.

    Great benefits packet, Health insurance, paid leaves and holidays, available at first day of work. Community Development Institute Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    Operations Manager Lead

    Location: Central Office - Laredo, TX              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Operations Manager Lead

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position serves as a member of the MSHS Central Office team to provide oversight and support of operational areas of all Migrant Seasonal Head Start services. Works to support systems integration of content area specialist leads that support activities and design tools and systems for effective practice. Implements a process of ongoing monitoring and continuous improvement for achieving program goals and work to strengthen overall program quality and service delivery. Works closely with NIM Lead Site Manager, Site Managers, assigned CDI Content Area Specialists and Regional Program Directors to communicate ongoing issues and needs within each region and allocate resources and develop capacity to address critical priorities.

    This position has overall responsibility for assuring the implementation of the defined planning, administration, evaluation and support services, and related planning functions for the entire program. This position oversees the smooth functioning of the program in all operational areas to include the areas of human resources, property management/inventory and warehouse, transportation/vehicles, facilities, and technology in order to provide reliable, healthy and safe environments and services to children and families, and to support the goals of the program.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    A bachelor’s degree in business management, public administration or other closely related business area is required at a minimum. Courses, training or work experience which includes financial management, human resource development, and supervision are required. The individual must possess a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience working with federal Office of Management and Budget Uniform Guidance preferred.  Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish).

    Position is 40 hours per week, 52 weeks per year. Pay is D.O.E. $3,077.00 biweekly.

    Interested candidates please contact Human Resources for an application by mail at PO Box 450364 Laredo, TX 78045. You may also apply electronically by accessing the following link

    http://www.cdiheadstart.org/programs/jobpostings/allhsjobs.aspx

    Please select Multi-Sate Migrant Seasonal program, find the position and click in apply now.

    Great benefits packet, Health insurance, paid leaves and holidays, available at first day of work. Community Development Institute Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    Human Resources Specialist Lead

    Location: Central Office - Laredo, TX              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Human Resources Specialist Lead

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position serves as a member of the MSHS Central Office team to provide oversight and support for Human Resource services for all Migrant Seasonal Head Start services in all regions and states.

    This position has overall responsibility for assuring the implementation of the planning, administration, evaluation and support services, and related planning functions for the entire program in the assigned service area: Human Resources and is responsible for assuring the implementation of the policies, programs and practices in the Human Resources area of the program to include planning, organizing, developing, coordinating, record keeping, reporting and monitoring. 

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is a bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field with supervisory experience in human resources. The individual must possess a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. SHRM credential preferred. Bilingual in English/Spanish required. HR Certification, SHRM certification or PHR preferred.

    Position is 40 hours per week, 52 weeks per year. Pay D.O.E. is $2,885.00 bi-weekly D.O.E.

    Interested candidates please contact Human Resources for an application by mail at PO Box 450364 Laredo, TX 78045. You may also apply electronically by accessing the following link

    http://www.cdiheadstart.org/programs/jobpostings/allhsjobs.aspx

    Please select Multi-Sate Migrant Seasonal program, find the position and click in apply now.

    Great benefits packet, Health insurance, paid leaves and holidays, available at first day of work. Community Development Institute Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

     

    Early Childhood Education Specialist Lead

    Location: Central Office - Laredo TX              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: ECE Specialist Lead

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Program Services Manager Lead

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    The Education and Child Development content area is an integral part of the larger system of services provided by Head Start/Early Head Start.  It plays an important part in supporting the goals of the program.  This position is responsible for the education and early childhood development content area as stated in the Head Start Program Performance Standards Part 1302 - Subpart C, Subpart G - Transition Services, and all sub regulations relating to serving migrant and seasonal children.  This includes working to develop an early childhood education curriculum and providing educational resources for staff and parents, ensuring compliance with performance standards and recognized best practices in the field of early childhood education.  The position ensures the education and child development services are supported by staff/consultants with training and experience in areas that include the theories and principles of child growth and development, early childhood education and family support.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    1. Program Administration And Coordination
    1. Coordinates the Education and Early Childhood Development and Transition content areas of Part 1302, Subparts C and G across all Migrant and Seasonal Head Start regional offices.

      1. Develops strategies and systems for administering, and delivering early childhood education services across the program.  

      2. Works with regional content area staff to support the effective implementation of the education content area.

      1. Works to assure smooth transition of all children into and out of Migrant and Seasonal Head Start, particularly children with developmental delays/disabilities.  Develops a program transition protocol for children moving from one service area to another, into other Head Start programs, or to other preschool and kindergarten placements in the community.  Develops a program transition protocol for children moving from year one to year two in the program.

      2. Works across all regions towards goal setting based on child assessment data and identified child outcomes.

    1. Supports regional staff in coordinating with the local early intervention program (Part C) and/or local education agency (Part B) (if appropriate).

    Serves as the chair of the Education Committee (where convened), coordinating meeting schedules, minutes, etc.

    1. Coordinates across regions to complete the program’s written “School Readiness Plan” which includes the Alignment Document, Data Analysis Report, and Program Goals for Improving Children’s School Readiness.  Update annually. 

    2. Works closely with other regional office staff, parents, and consultants to support the identification, referrals, parent permission, confidentiality of records, evaluation and individual program planning for children with special needs.

    3. Trains and evaluates regional team staffing of children, as appropriate, (using the Child Profile) and schedules and facilitates any special meetings related to child staffing, as necessary to support effectiveness.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum qualification is one of the following:

    1. A baccalaureate or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education; or
    2. A baccalaureate or advanced degree in any field and coursework* equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with at least 500 clock hours of experience in an early childhood setting teaching preschool-age children.

     

    ERSEA Specialist Lead

    Location: Central Office - Laredo TX              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: ERSEA Specialist Lead

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Program Services Manager Lead

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    The ERSEA area of the Head Start/Early Head Start program is an integral part of the larger system of services provided by Head Start/Early Head Start and plays an important part in supporting the goals of the program. This position is responsible for oversight and development of systems to provide opportunities and support for enrollment of Head Start/Early Head Start families.  Understanding the service area and needs of migrant and seasonal families, determining priorities for enrollment, and enrolling the most at need children and families are the goals for this position.  Coordinating among the regions to reach program recruitment, enrollment, and attendance goals is an essential protocol for this position.  

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    1. Program Administration and Coordination

    1. As the lead and in consultation with the other managers/specialists/coordinators:

    1. Monitors compliance with child care licensing guidelines and the assigned Head Start Program Performance Standards.

    2. Establishes policies and procedures for the Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment, Attendance (ERSEA) portion of the program that support the effective implementation of services to migrant/seasonal families.

    3. Responsible for meeting Head Start Performance Standards Part 1302, Subpart A.  Monitors waiting list and assures the list is viable each month.  Ensures that the program is at full enrollment within 30 days of start of program services and that all vacancies are filled within 30 days through the year.  Ensures that data is correct and entered into the monthly enrollment report. Coordinates recruitment activities in the community.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum requirement is a Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably related to Social Work, Human Services, Family Studies or other human services related field plus associated experience working with young children and families.  One year supervisory/management experience preferred.  Two years’ experience in case management preferred. 

     

    PFCE Specialist Lead

    Location: Central Office - Laredo TX              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: PFCE Specialist Lead

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Program Services Manager Lead

    GENERAL SUMMARY:  

    The Family and Community Partnerships area of the Head Start Migrant/Seasonal program plays an integral part of the larger system of services provided by the program and plays an important part in supporting the goals of the program. This position is responsible for oversight and development of systems to provide opportunities and support for growth of Head Start/Early Head Start families so they can identify their own strengths, needs and interests and find their own solutions. Developing a parent and community volunteer program and being the lead on child abuse and neglect issues are also part of this positions responsibilities. Developing relationships with community partners, to whom families can be referred for services, is also a key function of this position. This position is responsible for ensuring Family and Community Partnership services are supported by staff and/or consultants with training and experience in field(s) related to social, human or family services.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    1. Program Administration and Coordination

    1. As the lead and in consultation with the other leads:

    1. Monitors compliance with child care licensing guidelines and the assigned Head Start Program Performance Standards.

    2. Establishes policies and procedures for the family and community engagement/partnership and social services portion of the program with parents and staff that support the effective implementation of these services.

    3. Develops a system for the provision of case management and referral for social services to Migrant/Seasonal Head Start families in cooperation with regional office staff.

    4. Develops and implements a plan and system of continuous monitoring and evaluation of activities within the program to assure that family’s needs are being met (family outcomes).

    5. Sets up systems to direct services with families including the Family Partnership Agreement process, case management process, and referral and follow-up activities.  Ensures that a family-strengths/family-centered practice is understood and followed by staff.

    6. Supports regional staff in identifying and working with community partners to provide resources to families. Initiates and tracks community partnership agreements.  Establishes and monitors contracts for services (e.g. ABE/GED courses, food banks, clothing banks, child support enforcement, etc.).

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    The minimum requirement is a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Social Work, Human Services, or Family Studies. One year supervisory/management experience preferred. Two years’ experience in case management preferred. 

     

    Transportation Specialist Lead

    Location: Central Office - Laredo TX              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Transportation Specialist Lead

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Operations Manager Lead

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    Transportation is an integral part of a large system of services provided by Head Start/Early Head Start. It plays an important role in supporting the overall goals of the program. This position is responsible for the transportation content area as stated in the Head Start Program Performance Standards Part 1303- Subpart F and all sub-regulations relating to serving migrant and seasonal children and families. This includes working to develop the overall operation of the Head Start/Early Head Start transportation program ensuring the safe and efficient transport of children and parents/families between program activities and home and on field trips. The position ensures that the transportation services are supported by staff with appropriate training, credentials and experience in the area of transportation. The position ensures program wide compliance with licenses, insurance, inspections and that other required permits are maintained to comply with all local, state and federal regulations, including the appropriate licensing of drivers; monitoring a mandatory safety-sensitive (DOT drug-testing) program; hiring, training, supervising and evaluating drivers; and determining and monitoring bus routes. In addition, this position oversees any vehicle leasing and/or transportation contracts; arranges for cost-effective vehicle maintenance agreements with vendors.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

      1. Transportation Administration and Coordination

    1. Coordinates the Transportation area of Part 1303, Subpart F across all Migrant and Season regional offices.

      1. Reviews and revises the transportation work plan annually. Develops a system for administering and monitoring the transportation work plan and the delivery of services.

      2. Works with the regional transportation staff to support the effective implementation of the transportation area.

      3. Works to ensure that all Migrant and Seasonal children and families are transported safely and in compliance with all CDI HS policies and all state and federal regulations.

    1. Keeps up to date and is knowledgeable of Head Start Performance Standards, with specific knowledge of (Subpart F – 1303.70-.75) Transportation Services.

    2. Work with Transportation supervisors of the regions and centers staff to establish the safest and most efficient routes possible given the location of the children and center.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Minimum requirement is an associates degree in Logistic Management, Transportation, Business Administration or related field with experience developing and overseeing systems such as transportation in a business or academic setting

     

    Facility/Property Management Specialist Lead

    Location: Central Office - Laredo TX              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Facility/Property Management Specialist Lead

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Operations Manager Lead

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    Facilities/property management is an integral part of a large system of services provided by Head Start/Early Head Start. It plays an important part in supporting the overall goals of the program. This position is responsible for the facilities content area as stated in the Head Start Program Performance Standards Part 1303 Subpart E. Providing safe, healthy facilities that meets all local, state and federal regulations is crucial to the operation of a Head Start/Early Head Start program. This position is responsible for overall management of the Head Start/Early Head Start facilities by ensuring that all buildings meet federal, state and local licensing requirements pertinent to type of use and that all required licenses are up to date in all the regions of the program. In addition, this position ensures that leases, contracts or agreements for all sites are current, oversees the maintenance and cleaning of buildings to ensure that they are clean, safe and in useable condition and works with outside contractors and service-oriented businesses, and provide support to all coordinators in all regions as necessary.  This position is responsible for ensuring compliance with Part 75 Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles and Audit Requirements for HHS Awards (Uniform Guidance) as related to Subpart D.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

      1. Facilities/ Property Management Administration and Coordination

    1. Coordinates the facilities and property management areas of Part 1303, Subpart E  1303.40 to 1303.56 and Uniform Guidance Subpart D: Property and Procurement Standards regarding property, inventory and equipment across all Migrant and Seasonal regional offices.

      1. Reviews and revises the facilities and property management work plan annually. Develops a system for administering and monitoring the facilities and property management work plan and the delivery of services.

      2. Works with the regional facilities staff to support the effective implementation of the facilities and property management area.

      3. Works to ensure that all Migrant and Seasonal children and families receive services in safe and healthy environments and in compliance with all CDI HS policies and all state and federal regulations.

      4. Ensures a program wide accurate and up-to-date recording of all federal property and inventory.

      5. Maintains relationships with vendors, suppliers and others to facilitate supplies and equipment are available as needed to the content areas to ensure proper program operation

      6. Trains program staff as needed in recordkeeping system, inventory and products receiving, handling and delivery.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    A minimum of an associates degree with two years related experience and demonstrated knowledge of general building maintenance and facilities/property management is required.  Knowledge of local health/safety regulations, ADA and OSHA requirements preferred.  Previous experience with lease management and contracting preferred.

     

    Food Service Coordinator

    Location:Central Office Laredo, TX              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Food Service Coordinator $14.00 hourly

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: CACFP Manager Lead

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position serves as a member of the MSHS Central Office team to provide oversight and support for food services for all Migrant Seasonal Head Start services in all regions and states. Responsible for monitoring and providing ongoing training and technical assistance to Cooks, Cook Aides and other staff as it relates to CACFP. Implements a process of ongoing monitoring and continuous improvement for achieving program goals and works to strengthen overall program quality and service delivery.

    Minimum requirement is an associate degree in a health or nutrition field or other closely related field. Registered dietitian or nutritionist preferred. Experience working in nutrition and or food service arena and working with low-income clients preferred. Experience working in Child and Adult Care Food Program is preferred.  Experience and knowledge of family-strengths/family-centered practice preferred.

     

     

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    1. Rotate between centers to mentor and guide cooking staff in meal preparation, inventory control, and completion of required CACFP paperwork.

    2. Responsible for training newly hired staff, on CACFP required topics specific to job functions.

    3. Mentors and guides Center Managers, Cooks, Cook Aides, and center staff on CACFP record keeping requirements.

    4. Provide orientation to staff for compliance with appropriate substitutions to maintain optimal inventory and eliminate food waste.

    5. Provide support to Cooks and Cooks Aides to in interpreting and implementing approved menus and recipes.

    6. Mentor and guides Cooks and Cook Aides on maintaining food service sanitation standards for the cooking facility by following Federal, State and Local Sanitation requirements.

    7. Train staff in the implementation of special diet menu modification for Head Start and Early Head Start Children.

    8. Assist the CACFP Manager in conducting random audits of food and non-food inventory including infant food and formula.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is an associate degree in a health or nutrition field or other closely related field. Registered dietitian or nutritionist preferred. Experience working in nutrition and or food service arena and working with low-income clients preferred. Experience working in Child and Adult Care Food Program is preferred.  Experience and knowledge of family-strengths/family-centered practice preferred.

     

     

    Nutrition/CACFP Manager Lead

    Location:Central Office Laredo, TX              Apply For this Job

    JOB TITLE: Nutrition/CACFP Manager Lead $3,077.00 Bi-weekly

    IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Quality Assurance Director

    GENERAL SUMMARY:

    This position serves as a member of the MSHS Central Office team to provide oversight and support for food services for all Migrant Seasonal Head Start services in all regions and states. Works to support systems integration of content area specialist leads that support activities and design tools and systems for effective practice. Implements a process of ongoing monitoring and continuous improvement for achieving program goals and works to strengthen overall program quality and service delivery. Works closely with NIM Lead Site Manager, Site Managers, assigned CDI Content Area Specialist Leads, Regional Program Directors and regional content area teams to communicate and coordinate ongoing issues and needs within each region and allocate resources and develop capacity to address critical priorities.

    This position has overall responsibility for assuring the implementation of planning, administration, evaluation, support services, related reporting functions and successful service area operations for the entire program in the assigned service area. The position coordinates with other specialists in the content areas of education, health (medical, dental, nutrition, mental health), services to children with disabilities, parent, family and community engagement, ERSEA, data management in accordance Head Start Program Performance Standards to provide quality services to children and families and to support the goals of the program.

    PRIMARY REPONSIBILTIES:

    Responsible for the following:

      1. Develops a system for monitoring compliance across all regions with the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) requirements and the Head Start Program Performance Standards (Part 1302).

      2. Establishes policies and procedures for the nutrition portion of the program with parents and staff that support the effective implementation of nutrition services.

      3. CACFP: Works cooperatively with region and central office staff person(s) responsible for monitoring the CACFP program, entering data, collecting supporting documents, and completing the application for sponsorship in cooperation with Denver CACFP Field Specialists. Uses the CDI HS CACFP TABLE system. Checks menu books, production records, meal counts, parental sign in sheets, attendance records, and other documents for complete, appropriate, accurate documentation. Supervises those who conduct kitchen monitoring reviews.

    1. Ensures regional offices develop a list of local nutrition and related resources and defines procedures for effective use of these resources. Initiates and establishes working relationships with local providers through contractual agreements as appropriate.

    2. Develops and implements a plan and system of continuous monitoring and evaluation of nutrition and CACFP activities within the program. Keeps complete records and documentation of all contacts.

    3. Takes the lead on the following:

    1. Identifies and is Knowledgeable of Nutrition Resources: Establishes relationships and develops a thorough knowledge of nutrition resources for families, including participation in the USDA CACFP program.

    EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

    Minimum requirement is a bachelor’s degree in a health or nutrition field, Business Administration, or other closely related field. The individual must possess a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience working in administration of CACFP, nutrition and or food service arena and working with low-income clients preferred. Experience and knowledge of family-strengths/family-centered practice preferred.

     

                                                        

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