Early Education Project Coordinator

20 hours per week for a 16-week engagement; exempt status at our Gloucester and Beverly sites,  Combination of daytime and evening hours.

The Early Education Project Coordinator oversees all day to day aspects of the Career Pathways Grant program at Pathways for Children. Career Pathways is an EEC-funded program designed to promote and expand professional development opportunities and higher education and degree attainment for the early childhood education and out-of-school time workforce.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Takes a leadership role in the relationship between Pathways for Children and the Career Pathways program. This includes regular contact via phone, email and in-person meetings
  • Engages Early Education partners to inform and educate these partners on the Career Pathways program
  • Collaborates with Career Pathways for adult learner recruitment and community outreach, which includes travel throughout the community for face-to-face recruitment
  • Completes intakes for adult learners and ensures all necessary paperwork is submitted and approved
  • Supports process of background checks, fingerprints and other necessary clearances related to the Early Education field
  • Collects, prepares and analyzes all necessary data and tracking information for EEC reporting
  • Manages student stipends and mileage reimbursement
  • Manages all aspects of the budget associated with this project
  • Responsible for all day-to-day activities such as purchasing and arranging food for the training sessions, setting up and breaking down the training rooms, maintaining supplies, ensuring A/V equipment is working and resolving any unforeseen issues that arise during training sessions
  • Oversees contracted custodial aspects of this project to ensure training space remains clean and professional at all times
  • Completes all purchasing associated with this project such as laptops, textbooks, supplies, equipment and food
  • Must have exceptional organizational skills, ability to meet deadlines and a proven track record of working independently
  • Meets regularly with Pathways’ Education and Professional Development Manager for supervision and support

Qualifications: Education and /or Experience

Required: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in ECE or equivalent. Demonstrable experience coordinating time-limited projects or conducting community outreach. A background in Early Education, or Out of School Time education is preferred.

Resumes to:  Maureen Richards, Education & Professional Development Manager, Pathways for Children, 29 Emerson Avenue, Gloucester, MA 01930 or mrichards@pw4c.org