Program Specialist Bringing Out the Best (BOB)Position Type:
EP - EHRA 12 mo leave earningUniversity Information:
UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:
CYFCP builds the capacity of families, service providers, researchers, teachers, and communities to promote the well-being of children and youth. In partnership with colleagues from across the university and the community, the center carries out basic, applied, and action research; translates research into effective programs and practice; infuses community perspectives into university research and teaching; facilitates strategic problem-solving processes; and promotes programs, practices, and policies that yield positive outcomes for children and their families.Position Summary:
UNCG’s Bringing Out the Best Program builds the capacity of early care and learning programs to create nurturing environments that foster the social-emotional development of children birth through five. In addition to providing mental health consultation services in child care, pre-school settings, and licensed family child care homes, to assist prevention, early identification, and intervention with children at risk, birth through five and their families to succeed in the early care system; collaborating with and provide training and consultation to early care personnel and with other community agencies; and providing program and child specific consultation and intervention as needed in early care settings, this position will provide additional leadership.Minimum Qualifications:
- Requires a Master’s degree in Human Development, Psychology, Special Education, Social Work, Counseling or related field plus 7 years’ experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience that includes a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and 10 years of experience.
- Prior experience working with young children (birth-five years) and families
- Familiarity with child care industry
- Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills
- Working knowledge of effective and evidence-based early childhood mental health and clinical consultations/interventions
- Experience in delivering services successfully to individuals with diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds
- Ability to work independently as well as in a team setting
- Ability to manage difficult or emotional situations
- Knowledge of community resources and ability to make appropriate referrals
- Familiarity with Microsoft Office including Excel and database entry
Special Instructions to Applicants:
- Certified in Triple P
- Familiarity with Social media management
Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application:
- Cover Letter
- List of References
Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that includes:
Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.
- Company Name
- Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
- Email Address
- Contact Phone Number
Commensurate with ExperienceOrg #-Department:
Center-Youth-Families & Comm - 11504Job Open Date:
09/03/2021Open Until Filled:
1.000Type of Appointment:
PermanentNumber of Months per Year:
ExemptPercentage Of Time:
Bringing Out the Best Program ManagementEssential Tasks:
Percentage Of Time:
- Work collaboratively with the Sr. Program Specialist to plan for the ongoing operations of Bringing Out the Best, including assisting with the provision of quarterly reports to funding agencies.
- Assist the Sr. Program Specialist in overseeing the implementation and delivery of Triple P Levels 1-4 programming.
- Assist the Sr. Program Specialist in developing the training calendar and communicating to community partners.
- Represent Bringing Out the Best at community and funder meetings when the Sr. Program Specialist is not available.
Bringing Out the Best Program SupportEssential Tasks:
Percentage Of Time:
- Maintain a clinical caseload, including assessment and intervention, providing center-wide mental health consultation to staff, parents, and children using evidence-based practices.
- Together with teaching staff and families, plan, implement, and monitor interventions for specific children or classrooms.
- Collaborate on a regular basis with other agencies such as Child Find, Public Health, Social Services, providing referrals as appropriate, to facilitate child outcomes.
- Document provision of services, assessments, evaluations, and treatment goals and maintain up-to-date program logs on all services provided.
- Attend site meetings as appropriate including parent/teacher conferences, special education staff.
Community Trainings, Staff support, etc. Essential Tasks:
- Present community trainings.
- Onboard and develop skills of new staff.
- Support Sr. Program Specialist as needed.
- Other duties as assigned.
Reading - F, Writing - F, Hearing - F, Talking - FWork Environment:
Inside - F, Outside - O