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TITLE OF IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR:
Asst. Dean for External Relations|
Executive Vice President|
Help Me Grow Outreach Coordinator, an employee of Niagara University, works to increase
awareness and usage of the help Me Grow program within the Western New York
community and also with special groups including parents, physicians, early
care partners, school districts, and direct service organizations.
with College of Education, NU human services faculty and staff, as well as
with the HMGWNY Director and Leadership Team to create and implement an
innovative, impactful community outreach and education campaign regarding
the importance of early childhood development, ongoing developmental
milestone tracking, and early identification and intervention.
HMGWNY within targeted communities.
relationships with child care programs, community partners, social service
agencies, pediatric care providers, parenting resources, and other
- Teach and
train through presentations for audiences which included parents, child
care providers, medical professionals, legislators, and other community
and facilitates community training and networking meetings for families as
well as community partners/service providers.
the scheduling of special events such as workshops, fairs and
presentations and arrange for staffing of events, setup of events and appropriate
materials for distribution
ASQ and ASQ-SE training and promote HMGWNY to early care and education
centers, home-visiting programs, and school districts, among others
Help Me Grow and ASQ to pediatric providers and provide training and
support to pediatric practices around developmental screening as needed.
and develop collaborative relationships with community partners.
communication with the HMGWNY Family Resource Coordinator regarding
current developments in community resources and programming.
specialized case support to the HMGWNY Family Resource Coordinator as
needed, assisting families and service providers with developmental
screenings, documenting case information, and communicating information to
up-to-date contact list for HMGWNY outreach.
HMGWNY website and social media efforts.
in the production of newsletters, annual reports, new releases, brochures,
fliers, and other HMGWNY marketing and public relations materials.
detailed records of the services provided and prepare quarterly reports of
in regular Operations Team meetings and case conference to ensure program
designated professional development and trainings.
HMGWNY at internal and external local and state committees and meetings as
other duties as needed.
- 60% of Time – Provides
teaching and instruction using ASQ and ASQ-SE training and promote HMGWNY
to early care and education centers, home-visiting programs, and school
districts, among others. Present Help Me Grow and ASQ to pediatric
providers and provide training and support to pediatric practices around developmental
screening as needed.
- 20% of
time – community outreach programs
- 10% of
time – manage HMGWNY website and social media efforts
- 10% of
time – assist in communication efforts
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
communications skills (written, verbal, and web-based), including proper
presentation etiquette |
to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds
to apply computer, Internet, and social media skills in completing job
to maintain a positive, calm, and sensitive demeanor
thinking skills with a solution-focused approach
organizational skills with ability to engage in a variety of tasks
simultaneously to meet deadlines
to work independently and as part of a team
in adult training preferred
in positions involving young children highly desirable
English/Spanish highly desirable
with early childhood development screening tools such as the Ages and Stages
Questionnaire™ (ASQ) a plus
to work occasional evenings and weekends within a flexible scheduling
The functions of the position usually
performed sitting, but may require some amount of time standing. Some amount of
stooping, kneeling, bending, crouching, lifting, walking, carrying and other
movements may be required. Tasks involving working on a computer keyboard,
computer software applications, and calculator, involve extensive wrist and hand movements. All individuals are required to be able to
perform these movements without significant risk of injury to themselves or
Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in
special education, early childhoods development, education, communications,
marketing, or a health or human services field. |
2)Experience in marketing,
communications, and community outreach preferred
3)A valid New York State
driver’s license is required that satisfies both University and insurance
company underwriting rules and regulations for driving a motor vehicle.
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