Head Start Grantee Specialist- Region III- REMOTE
Posted on: January 26, 2023
ICF seeks an experienced Grantee Specialist to support the
Region III office of Head Start Training and Technical Assistance
contract. The specialist will have expertise in Head Start
operations, and a strong working knowledge of administration,
planning and management systems to provide high quality training
and technical assistance (TTA) that improves the capacity of Head
Start and Early Head Start programs to meet or exceed the Head
Start Performance Standards and applicable Federal regulations. The
Grantee Specialist will provide onsite and virtual consultation to
recipients, governing bodies, directors and program managers to
correct deficiencies and non-compliances identified through the
national monitoring system and provide planning and management
technical assistance to support continuous quality improvement.
This position is home-based in one of the Region III states
(Delaware, Washington, DC, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West
Virginia), travel will be required to fulfill the requirements of
the position in any of the regional states, Washington DC and other
locations as required. Basic Qualifications The Grantee Specialist
- A minimum of a BA or BS Degree from an accredited university or
- If the highest degree was awarded more than ten years ago, the
resume should specifically detail courses, conferences, seminars
attended or relevant work experience.
- A minimum of five years experience related to program and/or
organizational management and/or fiscal operations with HS/EHS
programs and the development and implementation of comprehensive
- Experience supporting recipients to improve their effectiveness
and quality of program operations and management systems.
- Experience providing technical assistance that includes working
with governing bodies, management teams and program staff.
- Experience assisting organizations to address compliance
- Experience communicating, both orally and in writing, to
- Experience operating computer software systems and technology
skills with virtual platforms.
- Must have valid driver's license and successfully pass a Motor
Vehicle Records (MVR) check.Key Responsibilities The Grantee
Specialist (GS) shall provide the following in-person or virtually
as determined by the regional office.
- Provide on-site, individualized, group, and virtual T/TA to
recipients related to governance, program management, and fiscal
operations, including supporting recipients in the following
- Correction of areas of noncompliance and deficiencies
identified through the federal monitoring process. This may require
on-site work for periods of time ranging from one day to several
- Development and implementation of a Quality Improvement Plan
(QIP) that addresses root causes of the areas of noncompliance and
deficiencies for recipients, as directed by the Regional
- Improvement of program oversight and management in areas of
concern identified through the Regional Office oversight
- Maintain regular and timely communication with the appropriate
Regional Office staff on delivery of TTA and progress toward
corrective actions or quality improvement.
- Coordinate TTA with Early Childhood, Family Engagement, Health,
and System Specialists to ensure effective integration of
management systems TTA that supports improvements to education,
family services, and health services, as directed by the Regional
- Develop and provide effective presentations and training in
areas related to program management and fiscal operations.
- Support emerging OHS initiatives and prioritiesPreferred
- Head Start expertise in Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection,
Enrollment, and Attendance (ERSEA)
- Experience analyzing data and assisting recipients to make
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