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Humboldt County Office of Education: CPIN Program Manager

HCOE Job Description

CPIN Program Manager

    Classification: Certificated Management

    JOB SUMMARY

    Under the direction of the Department Supervisor, plan, organize, coordinate and implement the operations, activities, educational services, and support functions of the California Preschool Instructional Network (CPIN) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU); including leading professional learning sessions, coordinating communications, information, and resources to meet program needs and to enhance the inclusion of preschool in the P-12 system; providing consultation and staff development activities to teachers, administrators and support staff to enhance the educational effectiveness of early learning and care.

    EXAMPLE OF DUTIES

    • Plan, organize, coordinate and implement the operations, activities, educational services, and support functions of assigned subject areas and programs for the CPIN Region 1; monitor, evaluate and adjust activities in response to stakeholder needs, assisting with assuring related activities comply with established standards, requirements, laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures.
    • Coordinate communications, information, and resources to meet preschool needs and to enhance learning; develop and implement subject area and program services, activities, goals, objectives, plans, strategies, systems, standards, projects, processes, and procedures; lead, develop, and coordinate networks of CPIN leaders; coordinate and facilitate decision-making groups.
    • Provide consultation and technical assistance to stakeholders concerning assigned subject areas and programs; respond to inquiries and provide detailed and technical information concerning related standards, requirements, principles, practices, techniques, laws, codes, regulations, initiatives, policies, and procedures; assure smooth and efficient delivery of services.
    • Design, develop, implement and conduct training and staff development activities for early childhood educators, faculty, and administrators concerning assigned subject areas and programs as directed; prepare and deliver oral presentations and explain related principles, theories, standards, guidelines, requirements, practices, procedures, and techniques; oversee staff development activities conducted by others.
    • Coordinate activities and provide assistance and services to enhance early childhood educators, faculty, and administrative understanding of educational practices, instructional material guidelines and requirements, curriculum development, and instructional strategies as assigned; assist school districts with assuring instructional activities are aligned with established curriculum requirements.
    • Serve as a liaison and coordinate communications, activities, and information related to assigned subject areas and programs between County Office administrators, personnel, school districts, outside organizations, the public, and various local and State agencies; establish, support, facilitate and maintain partnerships; assure proper and timely resolution of related issues and conflicts.
    • Monitor and evaluate the educational effectiveness and operational efficiency of assigned subject areas, programs, and services; receive and respond to administrative, staff, and public input concerning program and subject area needs; develop and implement processes and procedures to enhance the educational effectiveness and operational efficiency of programs and subject areas.
    • Participate in the development and preparation of annual preliminary budgets for assigned subject areas and programs; review and evaluate budgetary and financial data; control and authorize expenditures per established limitations; develop, oversee and administer grants; develop, monitor, and maintain contracts as assigned.
    • Compile, review and analyze a variety of data and information related to assigned programs and subject areas; prepare and maintain a variety of narrative and statistical records, reports, and files related to programs, subject areas, staff development, school districts, grants, budgets, financial activity and assigned duties.
    • Maintain current knowledge of educational methods, practices, and standards related to assigned subject areas and programs and related laws, codes, regulations, policies, and procedures; assist school districts with modifying services to assure compliance with standards and requirements.
    • Provide technical information and assistance to the administrator regarding assigned programs and subject areas; assist in the formulation and development of related policies, procedures, and programs.
    • Train and provide work direction and guidance to assigned personnel as required; oversee the work of consultants and other contractors as assigned.
    • Coordinate, attend, and conduct a variety of meetings and conferences.

    EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

     Education, Experience, and Requirements:

    • Any combination equivalent to a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field
    • Five years of teaching experience, preferably Early Childhood teaching experience
    • Valid California driver’s license
    • California Preschool Instructional Network (CPIN) certification preferred
    • Early Childhood education administrative permit (preferred)

    Knowledge of:

    • Local, State and Federal standards and requirements governing early childhood education
    • Preschool Foundations and Curriculum Framework
    • WestEd’s Teaching Pyramid as based on evidence-based practice originally developed by the Center on the Social Emotional Foundations in Early Learning (CSEFEL), authorized by the California Department of Education (CDE), and aligned with California’s Early Learning and Development System.
    • California multi-tiered system of support
    • Planning, organization, coordination, and implementation of the operations, activities, educational services, and support functions of assigned subject areas and programs
    • Practices and procedures involved in the development and implementation of early childhood and preschool program services, goals, objectives, plans, strategies, standards, projects, processes, and procedures
    • Policies and objectives of assigned programs and activities
    • Oral and written communication skills
    • Practices, procedures, and techniques involved in the development and implementation of staff development activities
    • Budget preparation and control
    • Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies, and procedures.
    • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy
    • Operation of a computer and assigned software
    • Basic public relations techniques

    Ability to:

    • Plan, organize, coordinate and implement the operations, activities, educational services, and support functions of assigned subject areas and programs for stakeholders and participating agencies
    • Coordinate communications, information, and resources to meet program needs
    • Provide consultation and technical assistance to stakeholders concerning assigned subject areas and programs and related standards, requirements, principles, practices, techniques, and procedures
    • Design, develop, implement and conduct training and staff development activities for faculty and administrators concerning assigned subject areas and programs
    • Develop and implement subject area and program services, activities, goals, objectives, plans, strategies, systems, standards, projects, processes, and procedures
    • Establish and maintain partnerships
    • Monitor, evaluate, and modify standards, policies, and procedures to enhance the educational effectiveness and operational efficiency of assigned programs and subject areas
    • Interpret, apply and explain laws, codes, regulations, policies, and procedures
    • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing
    • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
    • Operate a computer and assigned office equipment
    • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action
    • Meet schedules and timelines
    • Work independently with little direction
    • Plan and organize work
    • Prepare and maintain various narrative and statistical records, reports, and files
    • Operate a variety of office equipment including a copier, fax machine, projector, audio-visual equipment, computer, and assigned software
    • Drive a vehicle to conduct work; visit sites and classrooms to monitor and provide technical advice concerning program and educational activities

    Physical Abilities: (Consideration will be given to reasonable accommodation for the following physical requirements.)

    • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard
    • Driving a vehicle to conduct work
    • Sufficient vision to read printed materials;
    • Sufficient hearing to conduct in-person and telephone conversations;
    • Sufficient mobility to move about the county office and other sites as may be required
    • Ability to speak in an understandable voice with sufficient volume to be heard in normal conversation distance, on the telephone, and to address groups of varying sizes;
    •  Physical and emotional stamina to cope with sometimes stressful situations and conditions.

     

    Certificated Management | Class 2, 204

    12.8.21

    Personnel Director

    Jenny Bowen
    Director of Personnel Services
    707-445-7039

    Administration Office

    Natalie Carrigan
    Administrative Assistant III
    707-445-7030

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    Ken Conlin
    Communications Center Manager/Public Information Officer
    707-445-7767

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