Job Opening – ECCS Program Manager

Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems (ECCS) Prenatal-to-three
Program Manager

JOB SUMMARY

The ECCS P-3 Program Manager will serve as a core member of the Healthy Start Momcare Network (HSMN) programmatic team. In collaboration with the Chief Program Officer (CPO), the ECCS Program Manager will oversee the successful implementation and coordination of the ECCS Prenatal-to-Three Project, a five-year initiative funded by the Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA). The position will oversee all ECCS P-3 activities; establish and maintain partnerships with key maternal and early childhood stakeholders; provides support and guidance to the ECCS State Advisory Group, Leadership Team, and Parent Leadership Network; Facilitate meetings and trainings; prepare and submit reports to HRSA; actively participate in national, state, and local ECCS meetings and webinar; and facilitate training and technical assistance on equity and parent leadership for ECCS and other programs of the Healthy Start MomCare Network.

The ECCS P-3 Program Manager will spend 100% of the time on ECCS and related activities.

This is a 40-hour per week position located in Tallahassee. Position requires travel for national ECCS meetings.

This position is supported by FAHSC. FAHSC is the organization in charge of administering Medicaid funding for Healthy Start services and provides oversight to 32 local Healthy Start Coalitions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for oversight and coordination of all ECCS P-3 Project activities, including an analysis of system assets and gaps, maternal and early childhood policy planning, and the creation of a statewide parent leadership network
  • Provides support and guidance for the ECCS State Advisory Group, Leadership Team, and Parent Leadership Network
  • Prepares and submits reports to HRSA on behalf of FAHSC/Florida ECCS
  • Supervises consultants and ensures deliverables are met in a timely manner
  • Participates in national, state, and local ECCS meetings and webinars and activities for ECCS P-3 grantees
  • Assists partners and parent leaders in identifying and resolving implementation challenges
  • Facilitates training and technical assistance on equity and parent leadership for ECCS and other programs of the Healthy Start MomCare Network

Qualifications/Education Requirements: Bachelors’ degree and at least three years of experience in maternal and child health, early childhood development, home visiting or a related field with evidence of progressive job responsibilities. A Masters’ degree is preferred.

Supervisory Relationship:  Position reports to Chief Program Officer. Position does not supervise any staff.

Skills and Knowledge Required:  Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong collaboration, interpersonal and facilitation skills are required. Must have strong knowledge of maternal and child health and/or child development. Extensive knowledge and experience with collective impact, equity, and community and/or parent engagement is required. Must have experience in grant and/or program management. Must be diplomatic, highly organized, and flexible. Must be self-directed and able to work independently, as well as function within a small, but highly skilled and motivated multi-site team within a not-for-profit organization.

Salary Range and Benefits: $50,000 – $55,000 based on experience. This is a 40-hour a week position with a standard benefit package (health insurance, retirement, paid time off, etc.).

Hours Required and Location of Activity: This is a 40-hour per week position located in Tallahassee.

OTHER:

  • Position requires travel for national ECCS meetings;
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, a safe driving record, have reliable transportation and carry your own car insurance; and
  • Upon hiring, candidate will be fingerprinted, and a background screening will be conducted.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk, hear and use hands and fingers to operate and handle keyboards and controls. The employee is occasionally required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.