FAMILY SERVICES COORDINATOR

Location
Edinburg, TX
Posted
Sep 09, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Posting NumberSRGV4435Working TitleFAMILY SERVICES COORDINATORNumber of Vacancies1LocationEdinburg, Texas DepartmentCollege of Education and P-16 Integration / Human Development and School ServicesFTE1.0FLSAExemptScope of Job

Responsible for providing comprehensive services to families through Family Partnership Agreements (family outcome goals).

Description of Duties

•Coordinates family services activities; contacts and makes referrals to community resources; keeps records, writes reports, and maintains confidentiality of records; supports families with service transitions.
•Organizes, facilitates and conducts meetings and training sessions for parents and documents case reports.
•Collaborates with other staff, as appropriate, to develop individualized Family Partnership Agreements, which describe family’s goals, strengths, responsibilities and strategies for achieving goals.
•Maintains organized records of activities related to the Family Engagement.
•Conducts at least two home visits for each eligible family during the year of service.
•Coordinates efforts to encourage community members and parents to serve as volunteers.
•Advocates for Early Head Start families and promotes their ability to advocate for themselves following ERSEA process.
•Performs ongoing family recruitment and family-file documentation, takes in family applications.
•Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received

General supervision from assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given

Direct supervision of assigned staff.

Required Education

Master’s degree from an accredited university in Education, Early Childhood Education, Psychology, Social Work or related field.

Preferred Education

NA

Licenses/Certifications

NA

Required Experience

•Two (2) years of experience in a related field, including providing services to families in need, developing family goals to develop plans of services, conducting home visits and assessing the family’s progress, experience working in the early childhood field/classroom experience and/or child care management, or
•Four (4) years of the required experience with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Education, Early Childhood Education, Psychology, Social Work or related field.

Preferred Experience

Bilingual (English – Spanish)

Equipment

Use of standard office equipment.

Working Conditions

Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Office Environment; some travel and weekend work is required.

Other

Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community. Ability to communicate effectively with students and families.

Physical CapabilitiesEmployment CategoryFull-TimeMinimum SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosted SalaryCommensurate with ExperiencePosition Available Date05/21/2020Grant Funded PositionYesIf Yes, Provide Grant Expiration Date08/31/2020EEO Statement

It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non discrimination in it’s education programs and activities, including employment.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth
*Gender
*Ethnicity/Race

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

If you have any questions, please visit our Careers site at https://careers.utrgv.edu for detailed contact information.

Additional Information

UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

Quick Linkhttp://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/24495Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a current UTRGV employee?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you now, or previously, employed by The University of Texas System or any of its institutions?
    • Yes - I currently am employed by the UT System or its institutions
    • Yes - I have previously been employed by the UT System or its institutions
    • No - I have never been employed by the UT System or its institutions
  3. * Please select your highest level of completed education.
    • 6th grade education
    • 10th grade education
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Associates Degree, Technical, or Trade School Degree/Certification or 60 Hours of College Hours
    • Bachelors Degree from an accredited university
    • Masters Degree from an accredited university
    • Ph. D. or other terminal degree from an accredited university
    • None of the above
  4. * Please provide the field of study for your education:

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Please indicate the number of years of full time work experience you have directly related to the position in which you are applying for:
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 year
    • 2 years
    • 3 years
    • 4 years
    • 5 years
    • 6 years
    • 7 years
    • 8 years
    • 9 years
    • 10 years
    • Over 10 years
  6. * Do you meet the minimum requirements for this position?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Reference Letter 1
  5. Reference Letter 2
  6. Reference Letter 3
  7. Certifications and Licenses
  8. Training Certificates
  9. Other Document
  10. List of 3 References
  11. Unofficial Transcripts 2
  12. Unofficial Transcripts 3
  13. Letter of Interest
  14. Additional Document
  15. Unofficial Graduate Transcripts

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