The Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development (COAD) is a 50-year-old nonprofit organization that provides direct services for Ohio’s Appalachian counties in Early Care and Education, AmeriCorps Seniors, Weatherization and Energy Efficiency, and serves the state of Ohio in its accredited Weatherization Training Center. Our regional approach offers many unique benefits including connecting a credentialed workforce with meaningful employment. As one of the largest non-profits in the region, we strive to improve the quality of life in Appalachia and eliminate the burden of poverty through targeted programs which advocate and serve underrepresented households and individuals. We are currently seeking a talented individual who is passionate about “making a difference” in their community and join our growing team.

The Opportunity:

We are currently seeking a Special Projects Coordinator – Provider Services to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for stimulating community interest in establishing, expanding, and improving the quality of early care and education settings.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Establish and improve quality childcare/early care and education settings
  • Provide intensive technical assistance to administrators and classroom staff in licensed childcare programs
  • Conduct program assessments and quality improvement plans and develop/provide training to adult learners.

Key Qualifications:

  • A minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Early Education or a related field is required (Bachelor’s degree preferred)
  • Three years’ experience working in an early childhood setting
  • Two years of experience teaching or, training, or coaching/mentoring adults
  • The ideal candidate will have solid customer service skills, strong organizational and communication skills and be able to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Knowledge and experience in Ohio’s childcare / early childhood education systems is preferred
  • Fluency with Microsoft suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Valid Ohio drivers’ license and vehicle insurance required.

What You Get:

We offer a competitive compensation package that includes a comprehensive benefits package including paid time off, paid holidays; vision, dental, and medical insurance with an HSA option; generous retirement match, professional development opportunities, an incentivized employee wellness program, and an inclusive employee assistance program. Plus the opportunity to work in a great culture with a team that is committed to making our community a better place for everyone. COAD believes that having a diverse and inclusive workplace not only strengthens our work but is also essential for understanding and creating programs that support our target population. COAD is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, committed to building a diverse inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, citizenship status, caregiver status, or other categories protected by law.

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