150 W. Beau Street
QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION:
- BA/BS Degree in public or human services administration, social services or related field; BS in Dietetics, Public Health Nutrition or equivalent; two or more years of satisfactory employment as a manager of a community based organization or health facility. Prefer CLC or IBCLC.
- Demonstrates exceptional organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities and projects.
- Must have excellent interpersonal, communication (verbal and written) and supervisory skills, as well as presentation and public speaking skills.
- Strong, demonstrated grant and budget development and management skills.
- Good sense of humor.
- Committed to organizational values, continuously quality improvement and team oriented collaborative workplace
BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
- Regular and reliable attendance is essential.
- Directs WIC staff and make necessary operating decisions with regard to effective program implementation.
- Participates in the development and implementation of new WIC initiatives.
- Assures compliance with all WIC program rules, regulations and certification procedures.
- Organizes and coordinates operational aspects of programs assigned to the department
- Recruits, trains, supervises, directs, and provides high quality support to personnel involved in the operation WIC Program.
- Evaluates staffing needs
- Maintains and cultivates relationships with community human service providers with regard to client linkages.
- Provides liaison with funding agency.
- Prepares staff and clinic schedules.
- Plans agenda and arranges necessary speakers/activities at monthly staff meetings.
- Conducts annual clinic site reviews as required.
- Prepares and oversees outreach [and recruitment] plan and Outreach Specialist.
- Assures preparation and distribution of Quarterly WIC newsletter and accompanying materials.
- Oversees breastfeeding component of program; supervise Peer Counselors. Develops, oversees and analyzes breastfeeding and breast pump components. Supervises Peer Counselors and Breastfeeding Specialist.
- Develops and implements annual breast feeding plan.
- Resolves complaints and concerns from WIC participants and community members.
- Evaluates staffing needs.
- Analyzes, compiles and evaluates state data reports as necessary, reporting findings to administration; makes recommendations based on findings, such as participation, enrollment, separation of duties, and dual participation.
- Demonstrates proficiency in WIC data system; acts as security administrator and intervenes with network problems.
- Serves as local agency immunization coordinator.
- Serves as the mandated reporter trainer.
- Works in clinics in emergencies.
- Assures WIC aligns with Blueprints’ mission and strategic plan.
- Responsible for spending outreach and breastfeeding funds specifically.
- Assists in preparation, monitoring and maintenance of WIC budget and invoicing.
- Serves as community liaison for developing and maintaining inter and intra agency linkages and agreements.
- Responsible for oversight of computer software [QuickWIC/Penn].
- Responsible for computer hardware and equipment inventory.
- Serves on WIC state committees as needed.
- Trains staff on state policies.
- Trains new staff on breastfeeding modules.
- Supervises office specialist.
- Final determination of suitability for employment will be contingent upon a successful:
o Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) fingerprint processed in accordance with Public Law 92-522 and the Child Protective Services Law (Title 23, Pa C.S. Chapter 63), Federal Criminal History Background Check.
o Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance.
o PA State Police Report of Criminal History Clearance.
o Intradermal TB test
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:
- Blueprints adheres to its Affirmative Action Statement providing Equal Employment Opportunity to all employees and future applicants.
- Consideration for placement and evaluation of qualifications will be made on a fair and equitable basis without regard to race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or any other factor protected by law.
EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION:
- U.S. Law requires that, if hired, you must furnish within 72 hours of starting work documents listed on the I-9 Form. One (1) document from List A or one (1) document from List B and one (1) document from List C. Some of these documents include but are not limited to:
- Card issued by the Federal, State, or Local Government showing your identity
- Driver’s License or State Issued Photo I.D. Card
- School Photo I.D. Card
- U.S. Passport
- Voter Registration
- U.S. Military Card or Other Draft Card
- Social Security Card
- Certificate of Birth
- Employment authorization document issued by the Department of Homeland Security
- A Blueprints application MUST be submitted to be considered for employment.
To access the downloadable Blueprints application on-line, visit our website at www.myblueprints.org and click on JOBS.
Minimum Education Required