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Head Start Grantee Specialist - Region IV
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This position is home-based in one of the Region IV states (Georgia, Florida, Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Mississippi, Kentucky), travel will be required to fulfill the requirements of the position in any of the regional states, Washington DC and other locations as required.
The Grantee Specialist shall have:
A minimum of a BA or BS Degree from an accredited university or college.
If the highest degree was awarded more than ten years ago, the resume should specifically detail courses, conferences, seminars attended or relevant work experience.
A minimum of five years’ experience related to program and/or organizational management and/or fiscal operations with HS/EHS programs and the development and implementation of comprehensive management systems.
Experience supporting recipients to improve their effectiveness and quality of program operations and management systems.
Experience providing technical assistance that includes working with governing bodies, management teams and program staff.
Experience assisting organizations to address compliance issues.
Experience communicating, both orally and in writing, to various audiences.
Experience operating computer software systems and technology skills with virtual platforms.
Must have valid driver's license and successfully pass a Motor Vehicle Records (MVR) check.
The Grantee Specialist (GS) shall provide the following in-person or virtually as determined by the regional office.
Provide on-site, individualized, group, and virtual T/TA to recipients related to governance, program management, and fiscal operations, including supporting recipients in the following areas:
Correction of areas of noncompliance and deficiencies identified through the federal monitoring process. This may require on-site work for periods of time ranging from one day to several weeks concurrently.
Development and implementation of a Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) that addresses root causes of the areas of noncompliance and deficiencies for recipients, as directed by the Regional office.
Improvement of program oversight and management in areas of concern identified through the Regional Office oversight processes.
Maintain regular and timely communication with the appropriate Regional Office staff on delivery of TTA and progress toward corrective actions or quality improvement.
Coordinate TTA with Early Childhood, Family Engagement, Health, and System Specialists to ensure effective integration of management systems TTA that supports improvements to education, family services, and health services, as directed by the Regional Office.
Develop and provide effective presentations and training in areas related to program management and fiscal operations.
Support emerging OHS initiatives and priorities.
Fiscal expertise in areas such as budgeting, multiple funding sources, applicable uniform guidance regulations, Head Start specific audits, and the fiscal role of the governing body.
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