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Early Intervention Coordinator (Open Positions: 1)



Location: Administrative Building - 1154 Larc Lane, Toledo, OH 43614
Department: Board of Developmental Disabilities
Job Status: Full-Time
Hour Per Week: 40
Status: Open until filled
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Job Description

I.          TITLE:                      EARLY INTERVENTION COORDINATOR                  

            CODE:                       MGT 427

II.        SUMMARY:

An employee in this classification, under the supervision of the -Director of Children’s Department is responsible for the supervision of early intervention services and supports. 

III.       SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

            Supervises and orients individuals assigned to the department.

                                                                                                                                                           

IV.       DUTIES:

75%

 Assists in the development, implementation, and monitoring of services within the Early Intervention Department.

Provides leadership for and participation in center based and home based Special Instruction and parent education, parent communications and monitoring of early intervention health and safety.

Facilitates, trains and monitors -Evaluation and Assessment Teams.

Oversees our community presence with EI and assists with any marketing, advertising and public events.

Provides oversight, monitoring and quality evaluations of services and supports within the Department, including but not limited to:

-Trans disciplinary Teaming:  Coaching of staff, staff coaching families, peers coaching peers and Teaming with Service Coordinators for EI services

-Staff training and development

-Providing and updating materials needed for the Early Intervention Developmental Specialist (EIDS) and related positions  

-Committee work with other departments within the agency

Monitors activities to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies, applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies/procedures and collective bargaining agreements.

 20%

Promotes and participates in individual/family, community and staff educational awareness efforts.

Prepares a variety of reports, records, correspondence, and other communication regarding activities of the Department.

Attends meetings, conferences and seminars.

Conducts and/or coordinates special projects and assignments.

Serves as primary representative of the Board in working with other community agencies/organizations to develop resources and supports to meet individual needs.

Develops and maintains relationships with community partners such as Local Educational Agency, hospitals, Community Resource Centers, Lucas County Children’s Services.

Effectively coordinates and shares community resources. 

Responsible for Internal Quality Assurances reviews, reporting and correction of errors.

5%

 Performs other related duties as required.              

V.        EQUIPMENT OPERATED:

 Personal computer, applications software and basic office equipment.

VI.       WORKING CONDITIONS:

Position may involve exposure to individuals with medical and behavioral risks.

VII.     KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:

Knowledge of community resources, programs, services and supports for persons with or at risk for developmental disabilities.

Knowledge of local, state and federal laws, rules and regulations involving services.

Organizational, counseling, public relations, communication and supervisory skills.

Ability to use sound judgement in dealing with a variety of situations.

Ability to establish and maintain harmonious relationships.

Ability to develop and implement creative solutions that appropriately addresses the needs and choices of persons with or at risk for developmental disabilities.

Adherence to the principles of good management practices as outlined in the “Expectations of Effective Leadership and Management Practices.”       

VIII.    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCES:

            A.        Education:

Master degree in early childhood, special education, social work, nursing, counseling, rehabilitation or related field.  Including two college courses in administrative areas. Must meet the Early Intervention Supervisor Certification requirements.   

            B.        Experience:

Four (4) years supervised paid experience working with children birth (through) age five with disabilities, developmental delays or diagnosed physical or mental conditions that have a high probability of resulting in a developmental delay and their families, and one (1) year of supervisory experience.

            C.        Credentials:

                        1.         Certification:

                                    Certification as required by Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD)

                        2.         Licensure:

                                    Valid driver license.

            D.        Ancillary Training:

a.           Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED and First Aid         

b.         Mandatory training as required by the Board and/or DODD

            E.        Other:

                        Requires own transportation.

                                    Will require evenings and weekends, and locations convenient for person(s)/family(ies) served.

                                 Must be qualified to perform all duties assigned to this position. 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                          Revised 2/21/2017


Job Advertisement

Join a progressive and vital team that impacts the lives of hundreds of people every day.  Lucas County Board of Developmental Disabilities is now hiring a Early Intervention Coordinator.  The professional will provide management and supervision to Early Intervention Program of multi disciplinary team of Early Intervention Developmental Specialists, Nurses, & Therapists.

Requires a Master's degree in early childhood, special education, social work, nursing, counseling, rehabilitation or related field.  Including two college courses in administrative areas. Four (4) years supervised paid experience working with children birth through age five with disabilities, developmental delays or diagnosed physical or mental conditions that have a high probability of resulting in a developmental delay and their families, and one (1) year of supervisory experience is required.

Application Special Instructions

All candidates must submit a resume and optional cover letter along with an employment application via the online application process. We are an equal opportunity employer. If in need of ADA accommodations, contact us directly at 419-380-4033.