Employment

Employment

The Early Learning Coalition of the Big Bend (ELC) is excited about your interest in joining our team! As an organization whose main goals are to ensure that children are ready for success when they enter school and families have access to the quality child care services and assistance they need, we are always seeking candidates who want to make a difference in the lives of Florida’s children and families.

To ensure we have the best possible candidates, ELC has partnered with CareerSource, the local workforce agency, to list our job openings, screen candidates and find the best possible match for our organization.

We encourage you to visit www.employflorida.com, the online job search system for the State of Florida, to apply for current positions available, find out more about the qualifications, application requirements and benefits associated with the below positions.

Thank you again for your interest in joining our team and being a part of a child’s success!

Positions available at this time.
Temporary Financial Analyst I

This position will be hands on, interact and coordinate with internal staff and external customers to ensure proper accounting treatment, execution of accounting functions and reporting of results.

Responsibilities include processing of provider attendance records and general regulatory accounting functions and tasks, including but not limited to general accounting, account reconciliation, audit preparation, month end reporting, etc. as it relates to the comprehensive scope of the Finance department. The ideal candidate will be a team player who has a desire to expand their accounting knowledge. This position will report to the Finance Manager.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree; High school diploma or equivalent accepted;
  • One – Two years’ experience in social services or background in accounting helpful;
  • Prior clerical and/or administrative support experience;
  • An understanding of child care programs, early childhood education, social service issues, Accounting, or related discipline as well as 3-5 years of experience;
  • Intermediate mathematical skills a must.
  • Willingness to perform other duties as required within the limitations of their job description and willingness to work at various locations and at various times as required.

Job Type: This is a temporary full-time position, with a short-term duration of approximately 6 to 8 months. Based upon staffing needs and work performance, applicants hired in a temporary position may become eligible for consideration of future PT or FT openings at this location.

Salary: $10.00 - 12.00 per hour

Typical workweek: - 9 hours Monday – Thursday, 4 hours on Fridays

Benefits: None

Closing Date: February 22, 2019

Qualified candidates must submit a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to [email protected]

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to remain in a stationary position, frequently communicate accurate information, and operate a computer and other office machinery. The employee must have the ability to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities are required to determine accuracy of information reviewed.

Early Learning Coalition is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital or veteran status.

Acknowledgement

This job posting in no way states or implies these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. This job posting has excluded marginal functions of the position incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, incumbent(s) will possess the competencies, skills, aptitudes and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of competencies, knowledge, skills or abilities. This job posting is not an employment agreement or contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship. Management has the exclusive right to alter the scope of work within the framework of this job description at any time without prior notice.

Temporary Family Services Specialist to join our Family Services Team. This position will also work from other ELC offices. This is a new position within the Family Services team.

Qualified candidates should have excellent case management and customer service skills; excellent communication skills (verbal and written); and an ability to follow instructions and meet deadlines. Successful candidates will also have the ability to apply knowledge and understanding of regulations to real life scenarios, adapt readily to change, and facilitate decision making.

Responsibilities include providing families with support services that include: School Readiness or Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten eligibility determination, Child Care Resource and Referral, and referrals to community partners. This position will report to the Family Services Manager.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Associate degree, bachelor preferred
  • Two years’ experience in private or public sector social/human services program administration
  • Excellent computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office Suite products
  • Intermediate mathematical skills
  • An understanding of child care programs, early childhood education, social service issues, community action programs, and serving low-income communities preferred
  • Willingness to perform other duties      as required within the limitations of their job description and      willingness to work at various locations and at various times as required.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Family Services Specialist applicants will first take an on-site skills assessment. Dependent upon the score obtained on the skills assessment, the applicant may be immediately interviewed. If the skills assessment score is below the minimum score required to be interviewed, the ELC will not interview the applicant.

Job Type: This is a temporary full-time position, with a short-term duration of approximately 6 to 8 months. Based upon staffing needs and work performance, applicants hired in a temporary position may become eligible for consideration of future PT or FT openings at this location.

Salary: $10.00 - 12.00 per hour

Typical workweek: - 9 hours Monday – Thursday, 4 hours on Fridays

Benefits: None

Closing Date: February 22, 2019

Qualified candidates must submit a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to [email protected]

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to remain in a stationary position, frequently communicate accurate information, and operate a computer and other office machinery. The employee must have the ability to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities are required to determine accuracy of information reviewed.

Early Learning Coalition is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital or veteran status.

 

Acknowledgement

This job posting in no way states or implies these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. This job posting has excluded marginal functions of the position incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, incumbent(s) will possess the competencies, skills, aptitudes and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of competencies, knowledge, skills or abilities. This job posting is not an employment agreement or contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship. Management has the exclusive right to alter the scope of work within the framework of this job description at any time without prior notice.

 

Disclaimers:

The ELC maintains and enforces a drug-free workplace program. As part of this program, applicants may be required to submit to a drug and/or alcohol screening test. A check of employment references and criminal history is required as a condition of employment.

The ELC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, age, gender, religion, disability, nationality, veteran status or any other status protected under local, state or federal law. Consistent with the Americans with Disabilities Act, applicants who need an accommodation to participate in the application or interview process should request one when submitting an application.

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