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Program Coordinator

Status: Full-time / Exempt

Department: Education & Training

Reports To: VP of Education & Training

Approved: April 2021

JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction and general supervision of the VP of Education & Training, coordinates, plans, develops, markets and facilitates programs for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, their families, and the professionals who serve them (virtually and in-person). Develops and delivers education and professional training programs about human sexuality and reproductive health to youth, professionals, and parents. Provides effective outreach, delivery and evaluation of sexuality education and professional training programs. Markets programs to teachers, community service providers, parents, and youth. Develops and maintains professional contacts within the education and service community to promote program opportunities .

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

1. Coordinates education and training events statewide for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, their families, and the professionals who serve them.

2. Empowers and advocates for people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities to have access to sexual health information.

3. Contributes to soliciting self-advocates voices and guidance related to affiliate and/or Education & Training Department programs and goals.

4. Plans logistics of education and training events.

5. Collects, enters, analyzes, and reports data related to educational programming and professional training.

6. Develops, markets, and facilitates accurate and engaging in-person and virtual educational programming about human sexuality and reproductive health statewide to youth and adults.

7. Develops, markets, and facilitates high-quality in-person and virtual professional training for teachers, community service providers and other professionals, including PPDE staff.

8. Provides technical assistance to community service providers who serve individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.

9. Responds promptly to all requests for education & training.

10. Models a positive approach and excellent customer service skills. Promotes a spirit of teamwork among all staff.

11. Abides by the mission of PPDE.

12. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: To be successful, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily. Listed below are knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

1. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education / work experience required in social work, public health, education, gender studies or relevant field.

2. Minimum one year experience providing education and/or professional training to young adults and adults.

3. Minimum one year experience working with individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.

4. Sexual and reproductive health knowledge preferred.

5. Experience with outreach, recruitment, and relationship building preferred.

6. Bi-lingual, Spanish-speaking and/or ASL proficiency preferred.

Reasoning Ability: Must have the ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in various formats required. Must be highly organized, creative, and detail-oriented with the ability to set and meet deadlines. Must possess strong planning skills.

Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze and interpret periodicals, professional journals, procedure manuals and technical procedures. Ability to write reports, procedure manuals, and correspondence. Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, listening, and interpersonal relationship skills. Must be able to communicate clearly and interact comfortably with a diverse group of clients, staff and volunteers in a non-judgmental, professional, and sensitive manner. This includes strong demonstrated presentation and public speaking skills.

Mathematical Skills: Must possess the ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

Computer Skills: Excellent keyboarding skills with high level of accuracy required. Proficiency in Internet usage and Microsoft Office essential including but not limited to the following programs: Word, Excel, Access (or other similar database system) Publisher, and PowerPoint. Must possess capacity to learn software programs required for specific position and access electronic communications, including e-mail, Extranet and Internet.

Physical Demands: All of the position functions listed within this position description involve to greater and lesser degrees the following physical demands: close vision; hearing/listening; clear speech; walking; lifting and carrying up to 40 pounds; stooping; kneeling; bending; sitting; and standing. The physical demands are representative of those required to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.

Work Environment

1. Works in a diverse environment, builds productive relationships, and effectively works independently and collaboratively as part of a team.

2. Performs tasks that involve exposure to cleaning solvents and other chemicals.

3. Works in an environment with usually moderate noise level.

4. Works in an environment where protestors may be present at work and related sites.

5. Works an irregular schedule, which could include some weekends, early mornings and evenings.

6. Works in a cost-effective and flexible manner, multi-tasks, and works effectively under pressure due to conflicting demands.

7. Performs agency duties at various sites, so a valid driver license or otherwise ability to provide own reliable transportation is required.

This description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current position, management reserves the right to revise the position or to require that other or different tasks be performed. THIS POSITION DESCRIPTION REPLACES ALL FORMER JOB AND POSITION DESCRIPTIONS.

Program Coordinator

Status: Full-time / Exempt

Department: Education & Training

Reports To: VP of Education & Training

Approved: April 2021

JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction and general supervision of the VP of Education &…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Benefits

Full benefits offered, including: medical, dental, vision, long term & short term disability, 403b with employer match; paid holidays and PTO; paid parental leave. Eligible to join all benefits on first day of employment.

Full benefits offered, including: medical, dental, vision, long term & short term disability, 403b with employer match; paid holidays and PTO; paid parental leave. Eligible to join…

Location

On-site
140 E Delaware Ave, Newark, DE 19711, USA

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