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Empowering Parents Project Coordinator

  • ... Boise, Idaho, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 34 per hour
  • Posted on: Mar 12, 2024       Expires on: Apr 26, 2024

Empowering Parents Project Coordinator   

JOB TITLE:

Empowering Parents Project Coordinator

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Boise Idaho United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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Description


State of Idaho

Office of the State Board of Education

Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date.


The Idaho State Board of Education (Board) is established in the Idaho Constitution for the general supervision of the state educational institutions and public school system.
State law charges the Board with the general supervision, governance and control of public schools and postsecondary institutions, including community colleges.
The Board is comprised of eight members: seven appointed by the Governor, as well as the statewide elected superintendent of public instruction.
The Office of the State Board of Education (OSBE) is charged with providing professional staff support to the Board and implementing the Boards policies, programs, and initiatives.

Purpose:

The Empowering Parents Grant Program was established by the Legislature in 2022 and provides funding to Idaho families for the purchase of eligible products and services through an online marketplace.

The Project Coordinator position will manage the Empowering Parents program under the Direction of the Chief Policy Officer.
This position reports to the Chief Policy Officer.

Summary:
To administer and coordinate projects having statewide impact; perform related work.

Responsibilities:
Project development, implementation and consultation

  • Plans and coordinates program development projects including conducting national research on similar programs in other states, and attending conferences
  • Develops project goals, work plans, timelines, implementation strategies and plans
  • Analyzes each project's decision making issues including identification of key stakeholders
  • Develops and implements strategies to encourage and obtain stakeholder and/or community support
  • Identifies other agencies and organizations as project partners
  • Identifies and coordinates with program committees and advisory groups to recommend project development and implementation
  • Identifies available resources
  • Provides consultation and assistance on program planning, development and implementation techniques
  • Coordinates publicity and development of news releases, graphics, brochures, pamphlets and other materials including updating website content and monthly newsletters
  • May train and advise staff, project advocates and/or participants
  • Plans, facilitates and conducts meetings for the Empowering Parents Parent Advisory Panel, including gathering annual appointments, facilitating open meeting training, and meetings called by the chair
  • Speaks before groups and works with individuals to promote public awareness and advocacy
  • Measures, evaluates and communicates program performance to agency and cross-agency leadership
  • Consults with and provides high-quality support and problem-solving assistance to staff or external stakeholders on matters related to project activities
  • May recruit project volunteers and provide training to others in volunteer recruitment and development
  • Ensures the program is operating in compliance with state laws and program policies
  • Provides consistent and accurate program messaging to members of the public, online marketplace vendors, and leadership across various state agencies
  • Acts as primary liaison between OSBE and the programs online marketplace contractor and ensures that the online marketplace products and services meet contract specifications
  • Provides regular reports on program efficacy for a variety of audiences.
    Reports include but are not limited to weekly update emails, annual written reports for legislature, and biennial third party program evaluations.
  • Coordinates contract management including the purchase process through the Division of Purchasing, drafting requests for proposal, evaluating bids, and managing contract actions such as amendments or extensions as necessary
  • May develop guides and handbooks

Administrative

  • Administers project budget and authorizes expenditures
  • Prepares fiscal, narrative and evaluative reports on project progress
  • May identify and develop potential funding sources for projects
  • May prepare applications or documentation to secure project funding

Minimum Qualifications:

Experience:

  • Planning and implementing projects
  • Developing, promoting and gaining project support
  • Interpreting and explaining specialized or complex material into information usable by the public
  • Managing project budgets and grants
  • Managing vendors or contracts
  • Providing customer service

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong public relations and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and build consensus
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

Supplemental Information:

This position is exempt from rules of classified service under provisions of Section 67-5303, Idaho Code.
This position is educational professional exempt from overtime.
Successful applicant will be required to pass background check.

Benefits:

Per current policy, this position earns 7.
4 hours of vacation leave every two weeks (about 4.
8 vacation weeks per year), 3.
7 hours of sick leave per pay period, eleven paid holidays, FICA and Medicare contributions, FMLA, and workers compensation insurance.
Additionally, employees may elect to participate in other employer supported benefits including medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, FSA plan, 401(k) plan, 457 plan, and IDeal plan.
This position is eligible for reduced tuition and fees at institutions under State Board of Education governance.

EEO/ADA/Veteran:

The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request.
If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email ada.
coordinator@dhr.
idaho.
gov.

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

Position Details

POSTED:

Mar 12, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

34 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1710393358-879ef19c5fb35c003deded7b170b1a79

LOCATION:

Idaho United States

CITY:

Boise

Job Origin:

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Full job description

Description


State of Idaho

Office of the State Board of Education

Applications will be accepted through 4:59 PM MST on the posting end date.


The Idaho State Board of Education (Board) is established in the Idaho Constitution for the general supervision of the state educational institutions and public school system. State law charges the Board with the general supervision, governance and control of public schools and postsecondary institutions, including community colleges. The Board is comprised of eight members: seven appointed by the Governor, as well as the statewide elected superintendent of public instruction. The Office of the State Board of Education (OSBE) is charged with providing professional staff support to the Board and implementing the Boards policies, programs, and initiatives.

Purpose:

The Empowering Parents Grant Program was established by the Legislature in 2022 and provides funding to Idaho families for the purchase of eligible products and services through an online marketplace.

The Project Coordinator position will manage the Empowering Parents program under the Direction of the Chief Policy Officer. This position reports to the Chief Policy Officer.

Summary:
To administer and coordinate projects having statewide impact; perform related work.

Responsibilities:
Project development, implementation and consultation

  • Plans and coordinates program development projects including conducting national research on similar programs in other states, and attending conferences
  • Develops project goals, work plans, timelines, implementation strategies and plans
  • Analyzes each project's decision making issues including identification of key stakeholders
  • Develops and implements strategies to encourage and obtain stakeholder and/or community support
  • Identifies other agencies and organizations as project partners
  • Identifies and coordinates with program committees and advisory groups to recommend project development and implementation
  • Identifies available resources
  • Provides consultation and assistance on program planning, development and implementation techniques
  • Coordinates publicity and development of news releases, graphics, brochures, pamphlets and other materials including updating website content and monthly newsletters
  • May train and advise staff, project advocates and/or participants
  • Plans, facilitates and conducts meetings for the Empowering Parents Parent Advisory Panel, including gathering annual appointments, facilitating open meeting training, and meetings called by the chair
  • Speaks before groups and works with individuals to promote public awareness and advocacy
  • Measures, evaluates and communicates program performance to agency and cross-agency leadership
  • Consults with and provides high-quality support and problem-solving assistance to staff or external stakeholders on matters related to project activities
  • May recruit project volunteers and provide training to others in volunteer recruitment and development
  • Ensures the program is operating in compliance with state laws and program policies
  • Provides consistent and accurate program messaging to members of the public, online marketplace vendors, and leadership across various state agencies
  • Acts as primary liaison between OSBE and the programs online marketplace contractor and ensures that the online marketplace products and services meet contract specifications
  • Provides regular reports on program efficacy for a variety of audiences. Reports include but are not limited to weekly update emails, annual written reports for legislature, and biennial third party program evaluations.
  • Coordinates contract management including the purchase process through the Division of Purchasing, drafting requests for proposal, evaluating bids, and managing contract actions such as amendments or extensions as necessary
  • May develop guides and handbooks

Administrative

  • Administers project budget and authorizes expenditures
  • Prepares fiscal, narrative and evaluative reports on project progress
  • May identify and develop potential funding sources for projects
  • May prepare applications or documentation to secure project funding

Minimum Qualifications:

Experience:

  • Planning and implementing projects
  • Developing, promoting and gaining project support
  • Interpreting and explaining specialized or complex material into information usable by the public
  • Managing project budgets and grants
  • Managing vendors or contracts
  • Providing customer service

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong public relations and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and build consensus
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

Supplemental Information:

This position is exempt from rules of classified service under provisions of Section 67-5303, Idaho Code. This position is educational professional exempt from overtime. Successful applicant will be required to pass background check.

Benefits:

Per current policy, this position earns 7.4 hours of vacation leave every two weeks (about 4.8 vacation weeks per year), 3.7 hours of sick leave per pay period, eleven paid holidays, FICA and Medicare contributions, FMLA, and workers compensation insurance. Additionally, employees may elect to participate in other employer supported benefits including medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, FSA plan, 401(k) plan, 457 plan, and IDeal plan. This position is eligible for reduced tuition and fees at institutions under State Board of Education governance.

EEO/ADA/Veteran:

The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email ada.coordinator@dhr.idaho.gov.

Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

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