Employment Opportunities

Current Openings

We are hiring for the following position(s) at this time. If you feel your qualifications make you a good candidate for a career at ELC, please complete the employment application.  Depending upon your experience and education, you may be considered for a future position.
 

The Early Learning Coalition of Brevard County provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

 

Thank you for your interest in employment at the Early Learning Coalition of Brevard!
 

 

Director of Finance

CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS: HR@elcbrevard.org

POSTING CLOSE DATE: Tuesday, August 3, 2021 11:59pm EST

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  You may be required to provide your Social Security Number to conduct required verifications. You must also possess a valid driver's license. 

 

Position Description

51%

  • Supervises employees by communicating regularly, motivating, and training, evaluating, and planning and directing employee’s work. Directs, coordinates, and reviews the work of subordinate employees to ensure efficient and timely processing of financial operations. The incumbent will develop and implement a system to evaluate the skill, experience, and professional development needs of all direct reports. Responsible for supervising the financial/accounting and contracts administration staff.
  • Develop and administer policies, procedures, and guidelines to ensure operational efficiency and effective administration of appointed personnel.
  • Analyze and provide recommendations to the Executive Director cost-effective approaches to reduce agency expenses and/or increase agency effectiveness. Identify, acquire, and implement computer software programs and systems that provide critical financial and operational information. 
  • Manage and ensure effective employee/labor relations, create an ethical, non-discriminatory, and safe work environment, establish effective communication lines and methods, identify and solve employee problems, and manage conflict. Accomplish staff results by communicating job expectations through planning, monitoring, and employee recognition. Develop, coordinate, and enforce systems, policies, procedures, and productivity standards.
  • Develops budgets, financial plans, and forecasts for the agency as a whole, individual programs, and new, proposed, or expanded services, including budget revisions, as needed. Administer fiscal operations within the approved budget and maintain a system for proper accounting of funds. 
  • Establish and maintain effective internal controls to assure safeguarding of assets and reliability of financial statements. Review and investigate suspected client and/or child care provider fraud reports. Collaborate with the Department of Financial Services and Florida’s Office of Early Learning in calculating overpayments. As necessary, incumbent will testify on behalf of the Coalition when summoned or subpoenaed. Oversee the implementation of the state-mandated portal and/or any data system utilized for Coalition program services.
  • Analyze expenditure data regularly and track overall service delivery while maintaining budgetary integrity. Serves as a liaison for the Early Learning Coalition’s Board of Directors and actively communicates current and projected fiscal status to the Executive Director and/or the Board of Directors. 

20%

  • Implement high quality, responsive, professional services in the strategic management, business planning, accounting, and budgeting efforts while ensuring compliance with all governing regulations, guidelines, licensing standards, program compliance objectives, and performance standards. 
  • Prepare and report as required various reports in addition to locally-requested reports and correspondence, ensure timeliness and accuracy of reported data, and conduct presentations to the Early Learning Coalition of Brevard County Board of Directors, committees, municipalities, and/or current and potential grantors. Incumbent will attend all related meetings as required.

14%

  • Serves as an active member of the Senior Leadership Team and is the primary agency contact for all contractual matters and new business development.  Participate in short and long-term strategic planning program activities. Ensure that all program activities operate consistently and ethically within the mission and values of the Coalition. 
  • Manage activities related to all audits performed by the Office of Early Learning and/or other funders. Incumbent will report on financial results, potential risks, and other financial concerns to the Executive Director and/or Board of Directors.
  • Incumbent will serve as a programmatic liaison to external partners, including representing Early Learning Coalition of Brevard at local and regional meetings. Maintain ongoing and frequent communication with fiscal staff of the Office of Early Learning (OEL). 
10%
  • The incumbent will actively participate in all Coalition and Office of Early Learning required trainings, conference calls, and meetings to stay current with critical initiatives relating to the business operations of the Coalition and to continuously improve supervisory skills.

5%

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of: abstract reasoning skills; Federal, State, and local regulations that govern the Coalition’s financial and business operations; advanced accounting and financial activities, payroll operations and responsibilities; financial audit-related operations and activities; principles and practices of leadership, motivation, team building, and conflict resolution. 

Skilled in: strong management characteristics; attention to detail; exemplary organization and communication skills; contract management; managing program timelines to ensure timely completion of program deliverables; maintaining a sense of accountability amongst team members by modeling tight oversight of individual and organizational performance standards; exceptional decision making, problem-solving, and negotiation skills; clear and concise communication; monitoring, tracking, ensuring strict confidentiality; computer software including, but not limited to, spreadsheet, database, word processing, internet navigation, and proprietary accounting/business operations software.

Ability to: analyze and adhere to various financial procedures and operations; thrive in an autonomous and deadline-oriented workplace; manage fiscal, accounting, purchasing, and procurement procedures in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP), applicable OMB circulars, State and Federal statutes and policies, and Coalition funding agency requirements; develop fiscal and management contract compliance monitoring procedures, tools, and monitoring schedule for each subcontractor, as applicable; manage and oversee all aspects of the financial and accounting management functions; demonstrate strong project management, analytical and critical thinking skills, managing financial programs with multiple funding sources including government contracts; manage multiple projects which are complex in nature; work flexible hours to ensure project and deadline completion.

Required Licensure/Certification

Must possess a valid Florida’s driver’s license and current automobile liability insurance policy.

A mandatory drug screening and background check will be performed on the successful application.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in Accounting, Finance, or closely related field*. 

Minimum of five (5) years of related professional work experience in a senior financial management role which must include prior work experience in supervising and motivating staff. 

Significant experience in, or knowledge of, nonprofit accounting, including sophisticated fund and grant accounting, compliance, and reporting. 

Certified Public Accountant designation is preferred. 

 

*An equivalent combination of related education and experience may be substituted for the requirements above as approved by the Executive Director.

Salary Range

Salary is determined based on education, experience, or a combination of. 

Employment Application

Please use this link to apply for this position: https://hipaa.jotform.com/212005042264136

CCR&R Specialist

CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS: HR@elcbrevard.org

POSTING CLOSE DATE: Monday, August 9, 2021 11:59pm EST

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:  You may be required to provide your Social Security Number to conduct required verifications. You must also possess a valid driver's license. 

 

Position Description

60%

  • Provides Resource and Referral Services for parents and caregivers as delineated by the Florida CCR&R Program Requirements. Provides unbiased, computer-generated child care lists based on individual circumstances, preferences, and family needs.   
  • Interview and gather data to assess family needs in order to provide accurate resources to the families. 
  • Educate families and provide tools and information to assist them on how to find quality child care. 
  • Prepares informational packets for each individual who receives a child care list. 
  • Provide in-person, online, and telephone consultations informing clients of School Readiness and/or VPK rules, policies, and procedures. 
  • Create a CCR&R Customer Intake form in the State-approved database of all parent/family inquiries. 
  • Provides assistance in determining preliminary eligibility for School Readiness services and completing waitlist applications in the OEL Family Portal. Conducts re-validation of waitlist applicants to ensure continued eligibility when applicable
  • Use of the Office of Early Learning portal to properly update and maintain School Readiness and VPK data records for each client. 
  • Properly documents and logs all contact with families and providers according to Coalition procedure and CCR&R Program Requirements. 

25%

  • Provides front desk support on a rotating work schedule. Clerical/reception responsibilities that includes greeting walk-in clients and answering main telephone line. Welcome and engage all visitors in a friendly and helpful manner. Operate a multi-phone line system, check voicemail messages daily, and forward messages to the appropriate staff member while maintaining a communication log. 
  • Assist clients with online SR and VPK registration, making copies of the client’s paperwork as needed. 
  • Ensure the lobby area is neat and properly stocked with resources and educational materials. 
  • Collect required documentation to verify income, family size, birth dates, and any other required eligibility documentation. 
  • Review and approve VPK applications.  

10%

  • Provides informational packets with pertinent information to current and/or potential child care providers. 
  • Represent the Coalition at community outreach events to promote awareness of CCR&R as directed and according to prescribed goals. This may include occasional evening and weekend events. 
  • Assists with planning and attending Family Engagement events and activities. This may include occasional evening and weekend events

5%

  • Maintains effective communication with the Florida’s Office of Early Learning / CCR&R Unit. 
  • Receives and processes complaints received through R&R as it pertains to child care services. Routes complaints to the Family Resource Administrator and/or appropriate staff member(s). 
  • Actively participates in all Coalition and OEL required trainings, conference calls, and staff meetings to stay current on all Local, State, and Federal rules and regulations relating to CCR&R and other programs offered by the Coalition or other related agencies. 
  • Provide services to parents who qualify for CCEP funding according to Coalition policy and procedure. 
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of: State of Florida Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R), School Readiness (SR), and Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) programs; Microsoft Office software and office equipment.

Skilled in: time management; customer service techniques, interpersonal and verbal communication skills; team collaboration. 

Ability to:  maintain accurate and complete case notes; maintain confidentiality regarding client information; maintain a positive working relationship with early care and education providers and community agencies. 

 

Required Licensure/Certification

Must possess a valid Florida’s driver’s license and current automobile liability insurance policy.

A mandatory drug screening and background check will be performed on the successful application.

CC&R specialists including staff with blended responsibilities, such as CCR&R, School Readiness, VPK and Inclusion, who provide CCR&R services to customers, must pass the CCR&R Specialist evaluation prior to completion of their fourth month of training.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED.  An Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Social Services, Management, Business, or equivalent is preferred. Partial degree completion will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. 
  • One (1) or more years of verifiable professional experience related to the duties of the position in a customer/client service specialist position preferably in an education or social/human services field. 
  • The ideal candidate will possess exemplary interpersonal, customer service, communication and organization skills along with a professional demeanor and courteous manner, while maintaining strict privacy of client data. 

*An equivalent combination of related education and experience may be substituted for the requirements above as approved by the Executive Director.

 

Salary Range

Salary is determined based on education, experience, or a combination of. 

Employment Application

Please use this link to apply for this position: https://hipaa.jotform.com/212065158211142

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NEW CHILD DEVELOPMENTAL SCREENING

Please click on the link below for additional guidance about how families can complete their child's developmental screening.
 

Our Melbourne Office Has Moved

New Address:

2671 W Eau Gallie Blvd 

Suite 102

Melbourne Fl 32935

Tel. 321-637-1800 

TITUSVILLE OFFICE UPDATE

ELC STAFF FROM THE TITUSVILLE OFFICE HAS PERMANENTLY RELOCATED TO OUR ROCKLEDGE OFFICE.  FOR FURTHER ASSISTANCE PLEASE CALL 321-637-1800.