Alliance for Kids
EL PASO COUNTY EARLY CHILDHOOD COUNCIL COORDINATOR
ALLIANCE FOR KIDS: The El Paso County Early Childhood Council is designed to work collaboratively on a high quality early childhood system focusing on Early Care and Education, Health, Mental Health and Family Support.
EMPLOYING AGENCY: Joint Initiatives for Youth & Families
v Implement the annual strategic plan, as approved by the Alliance.
v Review and prepare quarterly reports on the status of implementation of the strategic plan.
v Provide leadership and guidance to Alliance sub-committees.
v Develop and maintain positive relationships with Alliance members and other community professionals through effective coordination, communication, and continuity.
v Identify strategic funding opportunities and partnerships that support building an integrated early childhood system.
v Serve as the primary grant writer for funding opportunities that support the Allianceís strategic direction.
v Provide fiscal management and oversight to assure that legal requirements are met and that budgets are prepared and managed, within their requirements.
v Provide written budgetary reports to the Alliance as required.
v Ensure compliance with all Alliance, local, State, and Federal guidelines.
v Act as liaison to State and Federal agencies concerning public policy, programs, appropriations, standards, and other matters related to early childhood development.
v Manage special Alliance projects, as directed by the Executive Committee.
v Assure effective management of Alliance general meetings, through planning and preparation with the Executive Committee of the Alliance.
v Support existing collaborating agencies and recruits additional members for the Alliance in the focus areas of: early care and education, health, mental health, family support.
v Serve as a liaison to and between other community initiatives (e.g. HB 1451-WAY for Families, business community, etc.).
v Maintain confidentiality related to Alliance and family related information and data.
v Performs other duties as required.
Required Skills and Knowledge:
v Be knowledgeable of integrated systems.
v Ability to work with diverse individuals and agencies.
v Promote consensus among diverse opinions.
v Knowledge of community resources.
v Excellent written and oral communication skills.
v Able to balance multiple priorities, various goals, and needs.
v Work autonomously and act independently within the context of the Alliance Executive Committee and Joint Initiatives for Youth & Familiesí direction and support.
v Proficient in Word, Excel, Powerpoint.
v Proficient in fiscal management.
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