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Manager - Chicago Early Learning Workforce Scholarship - TRU0000947
Duties and Responsibilities
MANAGER FOR CHICAGO EARLY LEARNING WORKFORCE SCHOLARSHIP
City Colleges of Chicago’s (CCC) Harry S. Truman College serves as the Center of Excellence for degree and certificate programs in the focus area of Education, including early childhood, child development, and grades K-12. Reporting to the Executive Director for Chicago Early Learning Workforce Scholarship, the Manager for Chicago Early Learning Workforce Scholarship supports the strategic leadership for the scholarship across higher education institutions and partners such as: Department of Family Support Services, Chicago Public Schools, City Colleges of Chicago, other institutions of higher education, Illinois Network of Child Care Reference and Referral Agency.
The Manager for Chicago Early Learning Workforce Scholarship supports the CEL Workforce Scholarship effort collaborative initiative with the Mayor’s Office of Early Learning, Chicago Public Schools and the Department of Family and Support Services to support the growth of the early childhood workforce and to increase access to coursework and credentials for educators who enroll in early childhood higher education programs. In partnership with these agencies, the Manager of CEL Scholarship works with City and State agencies to support the development of pathways and administer scholarships on those pathways to build the early childhood workforce. Performs related duties as required.
Supports in the implementation and expansion of the Chicago Early Learning Workforce Scholarship, including the systems, processes, and policies to support the program across higher education institutions.
Develops relationships with early childhood stakeholders, including program leaders, advocates, and higher education institutions to represent and support the scholarship program and early childhood pipeline in Chicago.
Develops and leads intake survey and process for onboarding students to potential institutions.
Monitors plans for enrolling scholarship recipients in early childhood and preschool education programs in four-year institutions.
Creates communication content regarding Chicago Early Learning Workforce Scholarship to assure clear and cross-institution language.
Tracks cross institutional scholarship metrics, including participation, course completion, and degree and credential attainment.
Supports special initiatives and improvement efforts undertaken by the Executive Director.
Supports the design and development of processes and procedures for metric and project tracking.
A Bachelor’s degree in Education or a related field from an accredited college or university.
Five years of work experience in leadership positions in education.
Experience with early childhood workforce issues, including career pathways.
Demonstrated excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills.
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
WE OFFER: Excellent health and welfare benefit package and long term savings and investment programs including 403(b) & 457(b) Investment Plans and a pension plan with the State University Retirement System (SURS) Plan. Generous vacation, holiday, personal and sick days, and tuition reimbursement. For a more detailed overview of benefits, please visit the benefits page of our website.
Chicago residency is required for all full-time employees within 6 months of hire.
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Thank you for your interest in City Colleges of Chicago!
Primary Location: Truman College
Employee Type: Full Time | Regular
Union Code: N/A
Job Posting: Mar 5, 2020, 6:26:48 PM