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Manhattan Strategy Group Region VIII Head Start Family Engagement Specialist in Billings, Montana

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Position Responsibilities:
Provide subject matter expertise, strategies, and resources to Regional Office and TTA staff on comprehensive parent, family, and community engagement, with an emphasis on strategies for engaging families throughout the Region
Develop and deliver presentations and training on family engagement topics throughout the Region
Develop and implement strategies for collaborating with grantee PFCE managers and/or coordinators throughout the Region
Support the aggregation, analysis, and dissemination of regional and grantee data from existing government systems to identify emerging trends impacting Head Start /Early Head Start grantees (HS/EHS)
Provide training to groups of grantees at regional and state events, as directed by the Regional Office
Provide direct TA services to individual grantees, at the direction of the Regional Office
Actively serve as a member of a national peer group of Family Engagement Specialists from each HS Region
Support emerging OHS initiatives and priorities
Basic Qualifications:
A minimum of a BA or BS from an accredited university or college in social work, human services, family services, counseling or a related field.
A minimum of 3 years' experience providing:
TTA to HS/EHS management teams and program staff related to parent, family and community engagement.
Programs services for families with children birth to five.
The facilitation of group discussions and presenting to range of audiences including working with diverse children, families, staff and communities and training and facilitating groups of learners.
Analyzing data and helping programs make data driven decisions related to providing services to families with young children.
Communicating, both orally and in writing, to various HS/EHS audiences.

Preferred Qualifications:
A graduate degree from an accredited university or college in social work, human services, family services, counseling or a related field.
3+ years experience providing:
TTA to HS/EHS management teams and program staff related to parent, family and community engagement.
Programs services for families with children birth to five.
The facilitation of group discussions and presenting to range of audiences including working with diverse children, families, staff and communities and training and facilitating groups of learners.
Analyzing data and helping programs make data driven decisions related to providing services to families with young children.
Communicating, both orally and in writing, to various HS/EHS audiences.
If the highest degree was awarded more than ten years ago, the resume should be specific regarding such events as courses, conferences, seminars attended or relevant work experience.
We are committed to creating a diverse environment and proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Applicants can learn more about the company's status as an equal opportunity employer by viewing the federal "EEO is the Law" poster at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.
Employment will be contingent on the outcome of a background investigation and reference checks. While all applications are appreciated, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


MSG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or veteran status.


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