FHI 360 is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position Systems Specialist.
The Office of Head Start Region XI Training and Technical Assistance (T/TA) network provides local grantees with high-quality, sustained, and intensive training and technical assistance. T/TA is provided to individual grantees, to clusters of grantees with similar interests, and at state and regional events. Region XI includes American Indian/Alaska Native grantees in 26 states across the country.
The Systems Specialist will provide subject matter expertise, consultation, and resources to Regional Office and TTA staff to improve coordination opportunities across state and federal early childhood care and education systems that impact Head Start service delivery.
+ Coordinate with partners such as Head Start associations, Head Start State Collaboration Offices, and Departments of Education to improve state and local coordination efforts, promote collaboration with local education agencies, and address cross-cutting challenges affecting Head Start children and families
+ Aggregate and analyze regional data related to Head Start collaboration with state and federal early childhood development and education systems, local education agencies and other local, state, and regional partners to identify cross-system coordination and collaboration issues
+ Participate in regional-level meetings with Head Start State Collaboration Office (HSSCO) Directors, state Child Care administrators and other state-level early childhood systems partners, as directed by the Regional Office
+ Provide direct TTA to Head Start/Early Head Start grantees as the direction of the Regional Office
+ Support emerging OHS initiatives and priorities
+ Bachelor’s degree from accredited universities in management, communication, education leadership or administration, early childhood education, child development or related field.
+ A minimum of five (5) years of experience with at least three (3) years’ experience with the provision of technical assistance and consultation to Head Start and/or state and federal early childhood development, education or human services systems.
+ Knowledge of and experience facilitating successful collaborations within state and federal early childhood development, education or human services systems.
+ Experience providing technical assistance that includes working with management teams and program staff.
+ Experience analyzing data and helping programs make data driven decisions.
+ Experience facilitating group discussions and presenting to range of audiences.
+ Experience communicating, both orally and in writing to various audiences.
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