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SOESD - Early Learning System Facilitator #526

Organization: 
Southern Oregon Education Service District
Closing date: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Early Learning System Facilitator

The Southern Oregon Early Learning Hub is looking for a new team member to join us! The ideal candidate is
passionate about supporting the needs of families with young children, is bilingual in English and Spanish, has
excellent attention to detail, strong technical skills using Google Workspace and Excel or the eagerness to learn,
and enjoys independent assignments as well as working collaboratively with others. If this sounds like a good fit
for you, we would like to meet you!

Position Goal:
Provide consultation, technical assistance, and program monitoring to grant funded Early Learning Hub projects.
Collaborate and coordinate with other early learning partners to strengthen the early learning system in our region
to provide greater access to services for families so that children reach kindergarten ready to be successful.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Provide consultation and technical assistance to stakeholders and subcontractors to build alignments, shared
strategies and promote the goals of healthy, stable and attached families and of school readiness for all children.
2. Research needs and conditions of early learning targeted populations and consistently plan strategies that
promote equity and inclusion for children and families receiving services in our region.
3. Coordinate data gathering and analysis with partners and subcontractors to improve system responsiveness to
child and family needs.
4. Utilize data to inform programmatic decisions and to promote progress toward the accomplishment of the Hub's
metrics as defined by the Early Learning Division.
5. Research and develop plans and proposals for new projects and grants for Southern Oregon Early Learning
Services (SOELS) to consider.
6. Build an awareness and understanding of the full array of services for children/families in the SOELS region.
7. Connect with providers in early learning and health care (mental, physical, oral) who are engaged in screening
to help determine unmet needs of children and families especially among the underserved and families who are
experiencing severe challenges.
8. Monitor and evaluate subcontractors for compliance to contract requirements, alignment to early learning goals
and collaboration with other system partners.
9. Identify professional development needs, design and implement professional development opportunities for
sector partners providing direct services to target population.
10. Provide leadership through discussion, advocacy and as an information resource to community partnership
meeting, leading to systems alignment and improvement toward more family-centered services.
I 1. Contribute towards compliance with all state and federal mandates, including required reports to the Early
Learning Division and the SOELS Steering Committee.
12. Manage individual workload and/or assigned tasks within program parameters such as subcontractor
monitoring, budget, service plan, grant reporting, policies, and record keeping requirements.
13. Comply with SOESD and SOELS rules and policies, including standards of professional conduct and
communication.
14. Work on special assignments as directed by early learning hub director.
15. Perform physical requirements unaided or with the assistance of reasonable accommodation.

Minimum Prerequisites:
l. Bachelor's degree in education, psychology, sociology, health care, or a related field.
2. Five years of successful experience working in early childhood education, psychological services, social
services, health care, or a related field.
3. Must be proficient in English. Proficiency in Spanish is preferred, but not required.
4. Valid Oregon Driver's License.

Any equivalent combination of experience, certification and training/education, deemed by the district, which
provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the essential functions of this job may be used as an
alternative to this prerequisite.

Demonstrated Abilities:
1. Demonstrated experience in project management that involves establishing and managing strong partnerships
with child care facilities, home visiting programs, K-12 schools, health care organizations, social service
agencies, stakeholder parents, and/or faith community members.
2. Excellent oral presentation and written communication skills.

Length of Position: 258 Calendar Year/1.0 FTE
Salary Range: Southern Oregon ESD Classified Salary Schedule $21.35 - $25.58
Immediate Supervisor: Program Administrator

The following physical requirements are essential functions of the Early Learning System Facilitator:

1. Stand/walk ................................None 1-4 Hrs/Day X 4-6 Hrs/Day 6-8 Hrs/Day
2. Sit ..............................................None 1-4 Hrs/Day 4-6 Hrs/Day X 6-8 Hrs/Day
3. Drive...........................................None 1-4 Hrs/Day 4-6 Hrs/Day X 6-8 Hrs/Day
4. Bending.........................................Frequently X Occasionally Limited Not At All
5. Squat ............................................Frequently X Occasionally Limited Not At All
6. Climb Stairs ................................XFrequently Occasionally Limited Not At All
7. Single Grasping ............................Frequently X Occasionally Limited Not At All
8. Pushing ........................................Frequently Occasionally X Limited Not At All
9. Pulling ...........................................Frequently Occasionally X Limited Not At All
10. Fine Manipulation .......................Frequently X Occasionally Limited Not At All
11. Repetitive Foot Controls ..............Frequently Occasionally Limited X Not At All
12. Lifting (less than 25 lbs) .............Frequently Occasionally Limited Not At All
13. Lifting (25-50 lbs) .......................Frequently Occasionally Limited X Not At All
14. Lifting (50-75 lbs) .......................Frequently Occasionally X Limited Not At All
15. Lifting (75-100 lbs) .....................Frequently Occasionally Limited X Not At All