Rainbows is empowering children and families and we’re seeking passionate and energetic candidates to consider for The Infant Toddler Services Coordinator. As a leading not-for-profit organization providing vital services to children with special needs and their families we are driven by strong guiding principles and supported by a highly talented and committed work force.
The Infant Toddler Services Coordinator ensures the quality, stability, and consistency of the programs and services offered and manages the day-to-day operations of the department.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS (RESPONSIBILITIES)
- Ensures the quality, stability and consistency of the programs and services offered to ages birth to three, and their families.
- Supervises the daily operations of the program and the staff within the department.
- Establishes and maintains compliance with guidelines and regulations by overseeing community and state agencies (i.e., KDHE, KDADS, SCDDO, etc.).
- Works closely with Human Resources in hiring, orientation, personnel and performance situations.
- Conducts regular staff meetings and communicates expectations and performance standards effectively.
- Organizes, prioritizes, and works within deadlines.
- Creates and maintains a work environment that is positive; transparent; invites creativity; promotes employee safety; provides opportunities for growth and goal attainment; seeks excellence; and supports Rainbows’ Mission, Guiding Principles, and Performance Standards.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education or related field required. Master’s Degree preferred.
- Specialist and/or Special Education Supervisor Certificate preferred.
- Two or more years of supervision experience preferred.
- Prior experience working with children and youth with special needs.
- Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to the Rainbows’ Mission and Guiding Principles.
- Known mastery of communicating effectively with the public, staff, and families in a professional manner.
- Ability to work independently and as a self-started as well as a great team player.
- Excellent written and verbal communication.
- Exceptional people skills.
- Ability to perform work tasks within the physical demand requirements as outlined below
FLSA CLASSIFICATION: Exempt
STATUS: Full- time
WORK PACE: Self-paced, requiring the ability to think and act quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced, demanding work environment.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: This position operates in a professional office environment, utilizing standard office equipment.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: May require frequent extended work days. Requires some travel between RUI sites, other community agencies and throughout the state.