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If you have a knack for bringing out the best in others, are a gifted early childhood education teacher, are passionate about the idea of life-long learning, are a natural at inspiring students of all ages in front of a classroom and you count among your heroes people like Eleanor Roosevelt, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Dorothy Day and Maya Angelou, the Council for Economic Opportunities would love to consider you for a position on the team.

Employment Opportunities

The Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland offers full-time employees a comprehensive and competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, life, a 403B retirement package and paid vacation time.
CEOGC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Important note: we only accept applications online. Please apply below. Best wishes!

Vice President, Human Resources

JOB SUMMARY:

Provides direction and program administration in the areas of staffing, employee relations, talent/career development, employee benefits and wellness, performance management, HRIS, employee engagement, classification and compensation, workers compensation and safety programs, and equal employment opportunity. Assures compliance with all federal, state, local and county regulations.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

      Essential Functions:

  1. Provides strategic and tactical HR direction to ensure business objectives are met.
  2. Directs the operation of the Human Resources Department and all associated programs, and supervises HR staff.
  3. Audits HR functions to identify areas of strength and weaknesses. Makes recommendations on process improvement and ensures implementation of operational efficiencies.
  4. Leads development of and execution of HR programs and processes to achieve a high level of employee morale.
  5. Direct the administration of benefit programs to include: health, retirement, life, voluntary benefits and unemployment compensation.
  6. Leads long term workforce planning process aligned with organization and fiscal goals.
  7. Oversees the design and development of wellness, performance management and safety programs.
  8. Oversees the agency’s recruitment and staffing including tests, interviews, selection, background checks and other necessary criteria required to hire and retain employee(s).
  9. Consults with President & CEO and executive leadership on personnel matters and makes recommendations aligned with best practices.
  10. Evaluates procedures and technology solutions to improve human resources data management. Manage CEOGC’s HRIS.
  11. Evaluates and recommend improvements to benefit programs to ensure high quality benefits while being fiscally responsible.
  12. Administers agencies classification and compensation plan and recommends changes based on best practices.
  13. Evaluates company culture and provides recommendations on changes to accomplish company goals and objectives.
  14. Develops and manages annual budget for HR and performs periodic cost and productivity analyses.
  15. Provides counsel to managers and supervisors on employee relations issues.
  16. Implements human resources/personnel policy changes to assure they are fair and equitable.
  17. Presents to CEOGC Board of Directors when necessary.

 

C   REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field.
  2. Twelve (12) years of progressively responsible and comprehensive human resources work experience.
  3. Ability to supervise, lead, train and motivate a staff with human resource skills.
  4. Sound oral, written and interpersonal communication skills and ability to maintain sound relationships with internal and external contacts.
  5. Hands-on knowledge of standard concepts, practices, and procedures within human resources.
  6. Good business acumen.
  7. Knowledge of local, state and federal regulations relative to agency operations and compliance.
  8. Computer literacy with competency in word processing, database and spreadsheet software packages.

 

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
Commensurate with experience

CLASSIFICATION
Exempt

OPENING DATE
5/17/2018

CLOSING DATE
5/31/2018

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Program Services Manager (Internal posting)

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for assisting in the planning, implementation and administration of CEOGC’s Head Start service areas.  Provides direction and supervision of assigned service area coordinators to ensure full implementation of local, state and federal regulations throughout the CEOGC Head Start network.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:     

Essential Functions:

  1. Supervises service area staff to ensure the achievement of Head Start goals and objectives and full implementation of Federal Performances Standards, State and local regulations.
  2. Overseas and coordinates departmental reporting and record-keeping.  Ensures all reports are completed accurately and timely.
  3.  Ensures the annual review of Policies and Procedures with the participation of service area staff and parent policy council participation.
  4. Participates in professional development workshops or training to enhance and update the skills and knowledge base of service area staff.
  5. Provides training and technical assistance to members of the Head Start community.  Builds community partnerships by working with schools, universities, social service agencies, professional organizations and parents to further the purpose of Head Start services to the community.
  6. Services as a lead team member in setting Head Start goals and objectives.
  7. Provides direction and supervision to specific service area coordinators to ensure the full implementation of Federal Head Start regulations in each service area of supervision.
  8. Works with the Head Start team of managers, coordinators and other designated staff to deliver premier services to the children, families, Head Start staff and collaboration partners participating in the CEOGC Head Start Program.
  9. Assists in the annual self-assessment and ongoing monitoring of the agency’s management systems to determine program effectiveness.
  10. Acts on behalf of the Director of Children & Family in the absence of the Director.
  11.  Services as a team member in all Federal Head Start, State and local monitoring visits and Federal Audits.

Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Attends relevant Early Childhood, Head Start and management conferences and training that will benefit the managing team and agency.
  2. Represents the Director of Children & Families as needed.
  3. Performs other related duties as assigned.

C   REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Social Services, Public Administration or related field.
  2. Ten (10) years’ experience in Head Start.
  3. Three (3) years of supervisory/management experience with knowledge of Child Development theories and practices.
  4. Three (3) years’ experience in an Early Childhood Education/Child care setting.
  5. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills.
  6. Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse population of staff and clientele.
  7. Reliable transportation.
  8. Computer skills with working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database software packages.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$64,281 – $80,351 per year

CLASSIFICATION
Exempt

OPENING DATE
6/18/2018

CLOSING DATE
6/22/2018

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Adult Education Instructor

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for providing adult basic education and beginning computer skill instruction for students enrolled in the Workforce Development and Customer Service Certification Programs.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Provides instruction in adult education course work to include Computer Technology, Digital Literacy, Financial Literacy and Customer Service Certification.
  2. Demonstrates proficient utilization of office products (Microsoft Word, Excel and database software programs as well as internet/web and digital technology).
  3. Makes recommendation and assists with curriculum development for academic studies and office administration skill training.
  4. Assists with the correlation of training materials to curriculum.
  5. Administers and interprets tests to gauge the learner’s grasp of learning objectives and course goals to ensure milestones are met.
  6. Ensures equipment such as computers, monitors and printers are working properly prior the start of each session.
  7. Prepares monthly and/or program reports as required for submission to the workforce development training supervisor.
  8. Tracks student(s) progress in program software (i.e; OCEAN).
  9. Files student(s) course work in the office file system to monitor milestone achievements and/or failures and to provide recommendations accordingly.
  10. Documents student(s) overall progress at the end of each training session.
  11. Makes recommendations for improvements in program operation, including but not limited to, classroom layout, equipment and textbook purchases.
  12. Reviews intake and assessment of skills of students who are seeking enrollment in the program.
  13. Seeks opportunities to gain experience working and collaborating in diverse, multicultural, and inclusive settings with a willingness to change for continual improvement.

        Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Attends meetings, conferences and seminars as assigned.
  2. Provides input and process improvement recommendations to management to contribute to the efficiency of the training programs and the community services department as well as to support the agency’s mission.
  3. Performs other related duties as assigned.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field or equivalent experience as demonstrated by two (2) years of work as an adult education instructor.
  2. One(1) year of teaching experience in an Adult Education Program or in working with adults in a teaching/learning setting.
  3. Excellent oral, written, interpersonal and organizational communication skills.
  4. Computer literacy with ability to use office software for word processing documentation and to formulate spreadsheets, utilize databases and format presentations.
  5. Sound relationship management skills coupled with the ability and willingness to work independently and as a team member.
  6. Ability and willingness to function and communicate effectively and respectfully within the context of varying beliefs, behaviors, orientations, identities and cultural backgrounds.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$30,944 – $38,683 per year

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
6/1/2018

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

PC Technician

A. JOB SUMMARY:

To support and maintain computer systems, desktops, and peripherals. This includes installing, diagnosing, repairing, maintaining, and upgrading all hardware, software and other peripheral equipment ensuring optimal computer performance. Also accurately troubleshoot problem areas in a timely fashion, and provide end user training and assistance where required for the Digital Connection Program.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Assesses malfunctions of hardware for the purpose of determining appropriate actions to maintain computer and network operations.
  2. Inspects computer and network equipment for the purpose of identifying and verifying repair needs.
  3. Conducts a variety of diagnostic tests on computers and peripheral equipment to determine repairs needed.
  4. Ensures all agency data is cleaned from hard drives.
  5. Attends meeting as assigned for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform job functions.
  6. Dismantles, repairs and upgrades computers and peripheral equipment, if possible, to a condition for loading of academic and Microsoft Office software.
  7. Collection of computer donations for repair and distribution in the Digital Connection Program.
  8. Places orders for components, parts, tools, equipment, and supplies needed for quality refurbishing of retired computers.
  9. Tracks inventory of computers, peripheral equipment, and parts retired from CEOGC offices and delivered to Digital Connection repair shop.
  10. Follows agency and departmental procedures for the safekeeping and security of equipment under repair.
  11. Respond to requests for distribution of refurbished and software loaded Computers and release computers to eligible customers
  12. Prepares reports and other documentation for verification of program outcomes and asset control.
  13. Installs and tests operating systems, and software programs functionality before releasing product customers.
  14. Assist in preparing, maintaining, and upholding procedures for logging, reporting, and statistically monitoring PC performance.
  15. Accurately document instances of hardware failure, repair, installation, and removal.
  16. Setting up computer security measures

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Operates panel van to pick up or deliver computers and peripheral equipment if necessary.
  2. Moves computer equipment and peripheral equipment if necessary.
  3. Offering technical support onsite as needed
  4. Makes recommendations for software purchases that are compatible with hardware and operating systems of repaired computers.
  5. Other duties as assigned to support the efficient operation of community services department programs.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Associate Degree/Technical Training in PC repair
  2. Bachelors Degree in IT (focused on repair and transitions) or A+ Certification is preferred.
  3. Two to four years related experience (demonstrated knowledge by verification)
  4. Extensive knowledge of Windowsä Operating Systems
  5. Demonstrated advance skill in troubleshooting and repairing standalone PCs
  6. Must be able to work alone and unaided to repair and upgrade PCs and peripherals
  7. Must be able to handle significant lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; significant stooping, kneeling, crouching.
  8. Must have a valid Ohio Driver’s License
  9. Must be able to lift more than 50 pounds

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$15.85 – $17.85 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
6/11/2018

CLOSING DATE
6/25/2018

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Senior Accountant

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for ensuring compliance with funding source administrative guidelines, ensures accurate submission of financial reports, and provides assistance with audit information requests and report building.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Prepares financial reports (monthly, quarterly, and annually) for grants and contracts and maintains supporting documentation related to report preparation.
  2. Monitors expenditures for assigned projects to ensure that the expenditures are reasonable and within budgetary boundaries. Recommends budgetary revisions when deemed necessary.
  3. Serves as back up to the Accounting Manager.
  4. Prepares/enters journal entries and submits for review.
  5. Performs variance analyses and prepares account reconciliations.
  6. Responds to inquiries and requests from Agency personnel. Meets with agency personnel to discuss reports.
  7. Assists in the preparation of and prepares audit schedules, reports, etc.
  8. Cash management, including daily deposits, cash reports, direct deposits, wire transfers, notification to bank of manual checks and accounts receivables responsibilities.
  9. Analyzes complex financial reports and records.
  10. Reviews journal entries of General Ledger Accountant to ensure accuracy.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Performs other related duties as assigned.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with three (3) or more years’ experience working in a large corporation (over $25,000,000) or non-profit organization accounting department.
  2. Ability to professionally interpret accounting records, automated systems reports and financial statements.
  3. Extensive knowledge of generating and interpreting computer spreadsheets.
  4. Demonstrated ability to easily define complex problems, collect data, establish facts and arrive at logical and valid conclusions on a wide range of financial issues.
  5. Good oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  6. Computer literate and proficient in the use of Microsoft Windows including Word, Excel, and automated accounting information systems. Experience with ABILA MIP Accounting software is preferred.
  7. Detailed-oriented with good organizational filing skills.

 

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$49,322 – $61,654 per year

CLASSIFICATION
Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/1/2018

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

General Ledger Accountant

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Performs a variety of accounting duties such as analyzing, classifying and interpreting various financial data. Maintains a variety of journals, logs and ledgers (including computer files) which assures that the agency is in full compliance with all applicable funding source (federal and state) requirements.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Prepares and analyzes the general ledger, financial data (inclusive of budget to actual analysis), and schedules. Reconciles and maintains varied accounts. Prepares entries to post to the accounting system.
  2. Assists in the preparation of and prepares audit schedules, reports, etc.
  3. Monitors expenditures, for assigned projects, to ensure that the expenditures are reasonable and are within budgetary boundaries. Recommends budgetary revisions when deemed necessary.
  4. Prepares financial reports (monthly, quarterly, and annually) for varied projects and maintains supporting documentation related to report preparation.
  5. Prepares/enters journal entries and submits for review.
  6. Responds to inquiries and requests from Agency personnel. Meets with agency personnel to discuss reports.
  7. Reviews In-Kind contribution forms from all sites, records in the accounting system, and sets up In-Kind schedules to distribute to pertinent staff monthly.
  8. Serves as back up to the Senior Accountant.
  9. Maintains fixed asset inventory.
  10. Reconciles and maintains travel account.
  11. Maintains Petty Cash Fund records, with periodic audits.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Performs other related duties as assigned.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with at least two (2) years’ experience working in a large corporation (over $25,000,000) or non-profit organization accounting department.
  2. Ability to professionally interpret accounting records, automated systems reports and financial statements.
  3. Extensive knowledge of generating and interpreting computer spreadsheets.
  4. Demonstrated ability to easily define complex problems, collect data, establish facts and arrive at logical and valid conclusions on a wide range of financial issues.
  5. Good oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  6. Computer literate and proficient in the use of Microsoft Windows including Word, Excel, and automated accounting information systems. Experience with ABILA MIP Accounting software is preferred.
  7. Detail-oriented with good organizational and filing skills.

 

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$40,817 – $51,158 per year

CLASSIFICATION
Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/1/2018

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Family Development Specialist

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for forming partnerships with low income families and individuals for the purpose of implementing short-term family support and development strategies using the case management model.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Provides targeted social services, support, and advocacy.
  2. Responsible for implementing individualized case management assessments and person centered plans.
  3. Promote the participation of the person served on an ongoing basis in discussion of his or her plans, goals, and status.
  4. Identify customer needs and address gaps in service provision through referral and follow-up support on how to access community resources relevant to needs.
  5. Familiarizes customers with available community resources and provides accurate social service information and appropriate referrals for customers.
  6. Makes regular home or field visits to customers as part of an overall case management outreach strategy.
  7. Facilitate the transition process, including arrangements for follow-up services.
  8. Maintains minimum designated caseload of active case management participants and be in compliance with productivity requirements.
  9. Maintains all service documentation in accordance with the policies and procedures of the agency.
  10. Adheres to work schedule, maintains good attendance and shows willingness to accommodate situations after normal working hours.
  11. Obtains, prepares, organizes and files all necessary program and customer documentation as instructed and maintains complete records on customers served.
  12. Enters required customer service data into computer as instructed.
  13. Prepares and submits program related statistical and narrative reports as required

Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Facilitates support groups, information sessions, workshops and other customer centered activities as assigned.
  2. Recruits participants for center, agency or community activities as assigned.
  3. Assists with office receptionist duties as needed.
  4. Participates in ongoing training related to job duties.
  5. Performs other related duties as assigned.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Associates Degree in Human/Social Services or related field.
  2. Basic computer literacy with some experience with word processing and/or spreadsheet software packages such as Word or Excel.
  3. Demonstrated ability to assist low-income customers in obtaining needed social services and moving towards independent functioning.
  4. Ability to be customer focused by acting with customer in mind, establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
  5. Uses time effectively and efficiently; values time; concentrates efforts on important priorities
  6. Peer Relations; team player and is cooperative, easily gains trust and support of peers; can problem solve with peers.
  7. Self-Development; Is personally committed to and actively works to continuously improve self; understands that different situations and levels may call for different skills and approaches; works to deploy strengths; works on compensating for weakness and limits.
  8. Reliable transportation.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$11.94 – $14.93 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/1/2018

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Home Visitor

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Provides educational and support services to low income pre-school children and their families during weekly home visits and socialization activities in Head Start centers.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Acts as a liaison and advocate between community resources and Head Start families.
  2. Collaborates with families to establish family development goals, and document this collaborative process in family partnership agreements.
  3. Completes documentation and maintains confidential records of home visits, socialization experiences, and other relevant activities.
  4. Conducts screening and ongoing assessment of young children’s development.
  5. Conducts weekly home visits (90 minutes/weekly/per family) to young children and their families.
  6. Educates and monitors parents with respect to children’s health, nutritional, dental, mental health, and social needs.
  7. Promotes parental involvement in curriculum planning, program governance, parent training, and the community.
  8. Provides educational and support services to assist children and families in achievement of school-readiness goals and objectives.
  9. Provides resources for assistance in obtaining services to support the child’s and family’s needs identified in item #7.
  10. Recruits and maintains maximum caseload of families (10-12 families), and maintains an active waiting list.
  11. Uses physical dexterity to push, pull, carry, climb, balance and kneel to assist and perform activities and carry educational resources to various destinations.
  12. Utilizes a research based “curriculum” for early childhood education in the home of pre-school children and during group “socialization” at Head Start centers.
  13. Utilizes knowledge of the principles of adult learning to assist, encourage and support parents as they foster the growth and development of their children.
  14. Utilizes professional development opportunities provided by the Head Start program, and other community resources.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Performs other related duties as assigned.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Associate’s degree in child development, education, social sciences or related field.
  2. Two (2) or more years’ experience working with children and families in a human service setting.
  3. Capacity to problem solve, handle crises, and work with families and children of various cultures from low-income backgrounds.
  4. Nonjudgmental, respectful, and professional approach to working with families.
  5. Willingness to work primarily in the homes of families residing in high-risk communities.
  6. Flexibility with respect to changing priorities, schedules, and work assignments.
  7. Good oral, written, interpersonal and organizational communication skills.
  8. Reliable transportation.
  9. Flexible/receptive and willing to receive training on various aspects of the program including the attainment of a CDA (Child Development) credential for home visitors.
  10. Computer literacy with ability to use various software packages (i.e; Word, Excel, database, etc.) for report writing and other documentation purposes.
  11. Good dexterity with ability to lift 40 pounds, push, pull, carry, climb, balance and kneel to assist and perform activities with children.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$11.94 – $14.93 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
5/31/2018

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Mentor Teacher

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Works as a team leader with staff to observe staff performance, establish improvement plans and refine the teaching approach of staff members.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Assists agency in the completion of mandated child assessments.
  2. Assists in the annual review of the education plan, curriculum guide and policies and procedures.
  3. Conducts monthly observations followed by feedback meetings to discuss issues related to working with children and families, to develop plans for improvement, and to identify training needs, including applicable curriculum assessment tool.
  4. Ensures all potential sources of danger that have a chance of causing injury or harm to humans are kept out of the reach of children.
  5. Establishes a working system and partnership with groups of teaching staff and individuals which includes classroom observation/feedback and modeling, meetings, training and completion of program evaluation forms, and serves as an advisor for Child Development Associate (CDA) candidates, etc.
  6. Provides documentation of observations, meetings, training, monthly reports, etc to teaching staff, site administrators and Curriculum Specialist.
  7. Reviews and monitors daily activity plans, child assessment data and documentation bi-monthly and periodically reviews children’s records, as it relates to ongoing assessment and outcomes.
  8. Suggests and provides resources, strategies and self-evaluation tools to support individual teacher development.
  9. Utilizes good dexterity to lift 40 pounds, push, pull, carry, climb, balance and kneel to assist and perform activities with children.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. May assist in planning and providing in-service training and job related workshops for teachers.
  2. Performs other related duties as assigned.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s or Advanced Degree in Early Childhood Education (ECED) or a Bachelor’s or Advanced degree in any subject, and coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education coupled with experience teaching preschool-age children.
  2. Five (5) years prior teaching experience in an early childhood program.
  3. Good oral, written and interpersonal skills to work with parents, children and staff.
  4. Flexible and dependable with a sound understanding of multi-racial and multi-cultural backgrounds and issues concerning children with disabilities.
  5. Good dexterity with ability to lift 40 pounds, push, pull, carry, climb, balance and kneelto assist and perform activities with children.
  6. Demonstrated capacity to develop and sustain warm and meaningful relationships with 3-5 year old children’s parents, staff and community partners.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$14.26 – $17.83 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
5/1/2018

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Teacher

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for the preparation and implementation of the daily classroom program and functions. Ensures developmentally appropriate experiences for all Head Start children.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Assists in planning and providing training in child development for parents. Reinforces learning activities in the home and identifies children with special needs.
  2. Assists in the evaluation of assistant teachers work performance.
  3. Conducts and documents ongoing assessments of each child’s growth and development through the use of observations, parental input, developmental screenings, etc. Writes individual educational plans as needed.
  4. Ensures all potential sources of danger that have a chance of causing injury or harm to humans are kept out of the reach of children.
  5. Focuses on child development techniques, safety practices and principles while establishing a warm and friendly atmosphere.
  6. Maintains a safe, healthy environment (i.e., ensures cleanliness of classrooms and safety of children and equipment; sets up classrooms for activities as needed; prepares classrooms for new fall enrollment; and conducts ongoing inventories of equipment and supplies).
  7. Meets with the Education Coordinator and Site Administrator to determine the needs of the classroom.
  8. Participates in team teaching, staff meetings, conferences, institutions of higher learning, etc. that enhance professional development.
  9. Periodically conducts conferences with parents to discuss their child’s development and to involve them in program planning.
  10. Prepares and implements with assistant teacher daily lesson plans and ensures a high level of interaction with children.
  11. Provides classroom data to assist in writing the monthly report and ensures that all classroom reports are submitted on a timely basis.
  12. Adhere to professional standards and ethics as outlined in the personnel policy.
  13. Observe the agency’s confidentiality policy regarding participants, records, technology, reports, and staff.
  14. Assist children in self-help skills such toileting, dressing, eating, tooth brushing, and any other areas involving health, safety, and hygiene,
  15. Be actively involved with children at all times during indoor activities and outdoor play.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Serves as an advocate for the Head Start program.
  2. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Bachelor’s or Advanced Degree in Early Childhood Education (ECED) or a Bachelor’s or Advanced degree in any field and coursework equivalent to a major relating to early child education coupled with experience teaching preschool-age children.
  2. In lieu of a Bachelor’s degree, applicants must be currently enrolled in a related Bachelor’s program and set to graduate within 6 months, coupled with experience teaching preschool-age children.
  3. Capable of developing and sustaining warm and meaningful relationships with 3-5 year old children’s parents, staff and community partners.
  4. Must meet Physical Requirements of position listed below.
  5. Good oral, written and interpersonal skills to work with parents, children and staff.
  6. Flexible and dependable with a sound understanding of multi-racial and multi-cultural backgrounds and issues concerning children with disabilities.

 

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$14.26 – $17.83 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/1/2018

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Assistant Teacher

A. JOB SUMMARY:

To work as a team member and be responsible for assisting teacher(s) to prepare and implement all classroom duties. Works with the teacher(s) to ensure developmentally appropriate experiences for all Head Start children.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Assists in planning and providing training for parents in child development to reinforce learning activities in the home and identify the children with special needs.
  2. Assists in the annual review of the Education Plan that details the philosophy, objectives and strategies of the program.
  3. Conducts and documents ongoing assessments of each child’s growth and development through the use of observation, parental input, developmental screening, etc.
  4. Ensures all potential sources of danger that have a chance of causing injury or harm to humans are kept out of the reach of children.
  5. Maintains a clean, safe and emotionally supportive environment that is conducive to learning and is centered on the needs and abilities of the children.
  6. Meets regularly (weekly, etc.) with the teacher to determine the needs of the classroom.
  7. Participates in team teaching, staff meetings, conferences, institutions of higher learning, etc. to enhance professional development.
  8. Periodically conducts conferences with the teacher(s) and parents to discuss the child’s development and to involve them in program planning.
  9. Provides assistance to the assigned teacher(s) to focus on child development techniques, safety practices and principles while establishing a warm and friendly atmosphere.
  10. Provides classroom data to assist in writing the monthly report.
  11. Assist children in self-help skills such toileting, dressing, eating, tooth brushing, and any other areas involving health, safety, and hygiene.
  12. Adhere to professional standards and ethics as outlined in the personnel policy.
  13. Observe the agency’s confidentiality policy regarding participants, records, technology, reports, and staff.
  14. Be actively involved with children at all times during indoor activities and outdoor play.
  15. Works with the teacher to prepare and implement the daily lesson plans and ensures a high level of interaction with children.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Assists in writing Individual Education Plans as needed.
  2. As assigned, assists in planning and providing in-service training and job related workshops for teachers.
  3. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Must have an Associate’s (or higher) degree program in Early Childhood Education.
  2. Sensitivity to children and their families.
  3. Ability to clearly relate the program to families, communities and its resources.
  4. Must meet physical requirements of position listed below.
  5. Flexible to changing demands of the program.
  6. Must meet physical requirements of the position listed below.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$10.55 – $13.17 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/1/2018

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Education Aide

A. JOB SUMMARY:

To assist teachers and assistant teachers with the care and monitoring of children and the center, equipment, meal service, recordkeeping, etc.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Assists and readily accepts direction from teachers to meet or exceed Head Start child development goals and objectives.
  2. Assists in the development and facilitation of activities and curriculum plans relating to child development.
  3. Handles various record keeping functions relating to children and period lesson planning.
  4. Maintains the care of the center, equipment, materials and supplies to ensure the safety and security of site operations.
  5. Assists teachers and other staff in meal service and family style dining with children.
  6. Assists teachers and other staff in chaperoning children during gross motor activities and outdoor play.
  7. Ensures all potential sources of danger that have a chance of causing injury or harm to humans are kept out of the reach of children.
  8. Assist children in self-help skills such as toileting, dressing, eating, tooth brushing, and any other areas involving health, safety, and hygiene.
  9. Adhere to professional standards and ethics as outlined in the Personnel Policy.
  10. Observe the agency’s confidentiality policy regarding participants, records, technology, reports, and staff.
  11. Be actively involved with children at all times during indoor activities and outdoor play. Reference child care licensing 5101:2-12-25 (Physical requirements listed below).

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. As assigned, participates in parent meetings, attendance of conferences with supervisor, staff meetings, in-service training workshops and lectures for further professional growth.
  2. Performs other related duties as assigned.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  1. High school or general equivalency diploma (GED).
  2. Flexible to changing demands of the program.
  3. Sensitivity to children and their families.
  4. Good communication skills to clearly relate the program to families, communities and its resources.
  5. Must meet physical requirements of position listed below.
  6. Demonstrated experience working with infants and/or pre-school aged children.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$9.35 – $11.69 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
4/1/2018

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Custodian

A. JOB SUMMARY:

To perform daily housekeeping functions at agency-occupied facilities. Performs minor maintenance and room set-ups for special events.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Performs daily housekeeping work such as sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, scrubbing, burnishing, dusting, disinfecting and emptying of wastebaskets.
  2. Cleans and disinfects restrooms and restocks daily supplies as needed.
  3. Spot cleans all surfaces as required.
  4. Removes snow, salts sidewalks and driveways (where applicable).
  5. Performs general handy work tasks, common repairs, changes light bulbs, unclogs sinks and toilets.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Provides assistance to maintenance crew and/or outside service contractors as required.
  2. Sets up space in facilities for special events.
  3. Assists with moving of furniture and equipment at move-in or as required.
  4. Reports any major repairs or damage to Facilities Director or designee.
  5. Performs other related duties as assigned.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High School or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
  2. Ability to use institutional cleaning equipment, and possess dexterity with mechanical tools and equipment.
  3. Capable of carrying boxed packages of up to 50 pounds.
  4. Well organized and dependable.
  5. Ability to get along with persons of different groups.
  6. Willingness to work flexible hours and on weekends, if necessary.
  7. Ability to use snow removal equipment.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$9.35 – $11.69 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
6/4/2018

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Driver

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Picks up and delivers mail and other packages between the Agency’s central office and satellite sites of all programs administered by the Agency and perform other transportation duties as might be directed by the Facilities Manager.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Pick up and distribute all in-house (I.e., interdepartmental and inter-site mail packages).
  2. Deliver all Board packages.
  3. Pick up Agency’s officials and directors requiring transportation.
  4. Assist with the moving of furniture and equipment at the Agency’s central office.
  5. Check Agency-assigned vehicle for safety and other mechanical problems regularly and keep vehicle clean at all times.

      

Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Deliver all Agency vehicles to mechanical workshop for regular maintenance and washing.
  2. Maintain a daily log of mileage and gas for the Agency-assigned vehicle used in transportation.
  3. Maintain a daily log of all transactions relating to the distribution of in-house mail and packages. The daily log will include entries such as date and time of pick up and delivery of mail and packages; name of departments or satellite sites sending and receiving the mail or packages.
  4. Performs other related duties as assigned.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Minimum of high school diploma equivalent.
  2. Must possess a valid Ohio Driver’s License and have no more than two (2) points charged against driving record in the last two (2) years. Must be ready to be tested for non-medically prescribed drugs.
  3. Must be capable of carrying boxed packages of up to 50 pounds.
  4. Must be articulate, well organized, dependable and demonstrate ability to organize mail routing within strict time guidelines. Must have strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with different groups.
  5. Must be willing to work flexible hours from time to time.

 

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$10.00 – $12.00 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
6/1/2018

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.