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Leadership Initiative Regional Coordinator - Rochester NY

NY Early Childhood Professional Development Institute


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Published 11 days ago

15-19 hours per week at $40 - $45 per hour

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The New York Early Childhood Professional Development Institute (Institute), housed at the City University of New York, is a fast-paced, dynamic public/private partnership that is committed to identifying, establishing, and implementing the services, supports, and systems that the early childhood workforce across New York State needs. In 2017 the Institute launched a Leadership Initiative in New York City aimed at strengthening current early childhood leadership and management as well as to identify and support the development of future early childhood leaders. In 2019 the Institute replicated the Leadership Initiative in Western NY and Long Island. The Institute seeks to replicate the Leadership Initiative in two additional communities in New York State in 2020.

The Institute will hire a, part-time Leadership Initiative Regional Coordinator. This position will be responsible for implementing the Early Childhood Leadership Initiative project model in the local community, based on a model created and refined by the Institute. The Coordinator will work closely with a local partner agency to engage stakeholders, recruit members, identify local professional development resources and leadership needs, and craft appropriate and effective responses to those needs.

In this role, the Regional Coordinator will report to the Institute’s Assistant Director of Leadership Initiatives and work with colleagues implementing Leadership Initiatives in new communities in New York. The Coordinator will also work closely with the local partner organization to refine the model and services to meet local needs.

Equipped with a wide range of experiences in the field, the ideal candidate will have knowledge of the professional development needs of the early childhood workforce with particular focus on early childhood leadership.

This position will serve the Finger Lakes region and will be based in Rochester, NY.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Leadership (35%)

•     Lead and organize the local Leadership Initiative planning process and serve on the Institute Leadership Initiative team

•     Recruit individuals and assess their needs to maximize their participation in Initiative activities

•     Identify qualified coaches and mentors to support the Initiative

•     Organize and lead the convening and work of the local Leadership Initiative Advisory Board

 

Professional Development (35%)

•     Create professional development programming for current and future early childhood leaders

•     Facilitate Leadership Initiative participant meetings and events and identify experts to facilitate topic-specific groups and activities

 

Partnership, Communication, and Reporting (20%)

•     Work with Institute staff to manage data collection efforts and utilize data system to produce regular progress and grant reports

•     Collaborate with QUALITYstarsNY Quality Improvement Specialists and other local agencies and partners on the professional development needs of early childhood leaders

•     Utilize communication tools and software to communicate with participants and partners (flyers, newsletters, emails, phone calls, mailings, etc.)

 

Other Duties (10%)

·        Assist with additional fundraising efforts for the project as needed

  • Attend staff meetings and trainings as required


CORE COMPETENCIES/QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field of study
  • At least 8 years of leadership experience in the field of early childhood education or a comparable field of work
  • Experience helping professionals build competency in leadership skills through training, staff development, coaching, etc.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Ability to develop and sustain successful collaborative partnerships, working with a diverse group of stakeholders that includes colleagues and external partners
  • Experience managing budgets

·        Excellent oral and written communication skills

·        Willingness and ability to travel

·        Availability during evenings to attend associated/sponsored events


 Preferred Qualifications

·        Fundraising experience


Physical Requirements

·        Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this position currently is a remote (work-from-home) position. A laptop and personal mobile device will be provided to support working remotely. The location of the position in the future will operate in a professional office environment.

·        This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, laptops, tablets, smart phone, photocopiers, filing cabinets and other presentation materials. While performing these duties, the employee is required to occasionally perform physical activities such as, but not limited to, lifting items (up to 30 pounds), bending, reaching, sitting for prolonged periods of time. Reasonable accommodations will be made for employees with disabilities or other needs per RFCUNY policies.

·        Ability to travel to other locations for overnight trips as needed.

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The New York Early Childhood Professional Development Institute (Institute), housed at the City University of New York, is a fast-paced, dynamic public/private partnership that is committed to identifying…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Part Time Schedule
  • Master's Degree Required

Location

Rochester, NY

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EEO Info

We are committed to enhancing our diverse academic community by actively encouraging people of any race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, disability, age, or protected veteran status to apply. We take pride in our pluralistic community and continue to seek excellence through diversity and inclusion. CUNY is an EEO/AA Employer.

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