Employment Opportunities in AEIS

Project Coordinator-CHES - Young Child Wellness Coordinator - 498372

Job no: 498372

Appointment type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)

Categories: Health Care/Social Services

Department: 217201 - Child Dev Resources and Services

Pay Grade/Pay Range: 57 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 31969.56 Midpoint - $ 46342.44

Department/Organization: 217201 – Child Development Resources and Services

Job Summary: Under general supervision, coordinates administrative, personnel, and logistical support for a defined department program. Carries out established program objectives and directives. Determines the best approach to accomplish assignments. May supervise support staff. Communicates with internal and external constituencies. Advises on and is responsible for adherence to program budget.

Additional Department Summary: The Young Child Wellness Coordinator (YCWC) is responsible for all planning and program activities in Tuscaloosa related to Alabama Project LAUNCH. The Coordinator develops and manages the work of the local Young Child Wellness Council, including the environmental scan, strategic plan, and evaluation plan. Major responsibilities are the oversight and coordination of multiple program strategies across different agencies and programs. The Coordinator develops relationships and agreements with necessary local partners, supports local contracts and agreements, ensures program integrity and fidelity to the strategic plan, LAUNCH grant, and individual program's evidence base. The coordinator supports the work of LAUNCH.

Specialist in developing community resources, identifying gaps in services and other barriers to project implementation. The coordinator works closely with and guides the work of the local Evaluator for Project LAUNCH.

Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in a relevant field and at least two years of relevant work experience

Valid U.S. driver's license.  Must be at least 21 years of age and have an acceptable motor vehicle report as determined by the insurance carrier.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in early childhood/social work/education/psychology and experience in the areas of early childhood, health, mental health, human services, family support, community development, systems building is preferred.

Advertised: 24 Sep 2014

Applications close: 8 Oct 2014


Program Coord - LAUNCH Specialist - 498373

Job no: 498373

Appointment type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)

Categories: Health Care / Social Services

Department: 217201 - Child Dev Resources and Services

Pay Grade/Pay Range: 56 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 28537.56 Midpoint - $ 39956.76

Job Summary: The program coordinator is responsible for the overall daily administration of one or more programs. Serves as a liaison between program and other departments or community.

Additional Department Summary: The LAUNCH Specialist is responsible for Help Me Grow West Alabama, including outreach to pediatricians and Reach Out and Read. The Specialist provides care coordination functions within the specialized Parenting Assistance Line unit, which assist consumers and providers to understand the services available through the early intervention system, early special education programs, special health care needs programs, and makes referrals to these programs as appropriate. The Specialist handles calls related to the health, development, behavior and learning of children, and supports families by providing information and education on these topics, researching and making referrals to services, and providing continued support, advocacy and follow-up as needed. She/he handles telephone cases, documents case information, mails information packets, and networks with staff and all community based providers. In partnership with AL AAP, the Specialists recruits and supports local pediatric practices in Help Me Grow and Reach Out and Read implementation.

Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree and at least two (2) years of experience in a related area. Valid U.S. driver's license.  Must be at least 21 years of age and have an acceptable motor vehicle report as determined by the insurance carrier.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in early childhood/social work/education/psychology and experience in the areas of early childhood, health, mental health, human services, family support, community development, systems building is preferred.

Advertised: 24 Sep 2014

Applications close: 8 Oct 2014 


Employer: United Cerebral Palsy of Mobile and Central Alabama

Early Intervention Program: Families First

Position:  Service Coordinator

Deadline: October 6, 2014

Brief Description of Duties:

United Cerebral Palsy of Mobile has an immediate need for a contract Service Coordinator for our Early Intervention program serving Conecuh and Escambia Counties.  Will be working as part of a multi-disciplinary team coordinating early intervention services for infants and toddlers birth to 3 years.  Position will be approximately 20hours a week. Must have Bachelors in related human services fields, such as child development, education, psychology.  The ideal candidate must be dependable and have reliable transportation

Who to contact/how to submit an application:

If interested in applying or finding out more about the position, please contact Christine Conken at (251) 479-4900 or cconken@ucpmobile.org or Elizabeth Gatlin at egatlin@ucpmobile.org

Employer: United Cerebral Palsy of Mobile and Central Alabama

Early Intervention Program: Bright Beginnings

Position: Service Coordinator

Deadline: October 6, 2014

Brief Description of Duties:

United Cerebral Palsy of Mobile has an immediate need for a full time Service Coordinator for our Early Intervention program for Pike, Henry, Houston, and Geneva Counties.  Will be working as part of a multi-disciplinary team coordinating early intervention services for infants and toddlers birth to 3 years.  Must have Bachelors in related human services fields, such as child development, education, psychology.  The ideal candidate must be dependable and have reliable transportation

Who to contact/how to submit an application:

If interested in applying or finding out more about the position, please contact Christine Conken at (251) 479-4900 or cconken@ucpmobile.org or Elizabeth Gatlin at egatlin@ucpmobile.org

Employer:  United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Birmingham

Department: UCP's Early Intervention Program

Position: Occupational therapist

Brief description of duties:

The occupational therapist is responsible to conduct initial and annual re-evaluations for participants.  Additionally, OT will prepare therapy evaluation reports, participate in IFSP/IEP conferences as needed and coordinate/lead/conduct group and individual treatment sessions, and consult with parents as needed, and other duties, as assigned.

Education/experience:

  • Minimum of two years experience in OT is preferred; however, new graduates will be considered
  • Minimum of BS degree in occupational therapy
  • Alabama license (or eligible to take the examination) from Alabama State Board of Occupational Therapy
  • Certification by National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy Inc.
  • Valid driver's license and ability to use own vehicle for business, if needed

Salary range:  $46,000 - $55,000

Who to contact/how to submit an application: Marlo Saunders, senior HR consultant with HRM Inc., marlo@hrmasap.com

Employer: United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Birmingham

Department: UCP's Early Intervention Program

Position: Service coordinator      

Deadline: September 2014

Brief description of duties:

The service coordinator will coordinate the program and service activities for each child in the caseload.  The service coordinator will work closely with other team members in designing each child's individualized program and monitoring their progress.  Additionally, the service coordinator will participate on the interdisciplinary team, assist in decisions regarding individual children and program direction. 

Education and/or experience:

  • BS Degree or higher in health/human service field required
  • Eligible to meet requirements for providing targeted case management services under Alabama Medicaid Agency
  • Eligible for "special instructor" training through the State Early Intervention System
  • Must have valid driver's license and be able to use personal vehicle, if company vehicle is unavailable.
  • A minimum of three to five years of experience working with young children, preferably children with disabilities

Salary range:  $33,000 - $40,000

Who to contact/how to submit an application: Marlo Saunders, senior HR consultant with HRM Inc., marlo@hrmasap.com

Employer: United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Birmingham

Position: Speech Language Pathologist  

Deadline:  September 2014

Brief description of duties:

The speech language pathologist is responsible for providing either direct or consultative intervention for clients within the area of speech and language development.  Provides direction in terms of therapeutic intervention and serves as a functioning member of transdisciplinary team.  Also responsible for consulting with program personnel and family on individual programs for clients, conducting arena and/or individual evaluations of functional skills, providing evaluation data for preparation of IFSP/IEP, and other duties as assigned.

Education/experience/requirements:

  • Minimum of two years' experience in SLP is preferred; however, new graduates will be considered for CFY year
  • Master's degree in speech language pathology
  • Certification in speech language pathology with Alabama licensure
  • Certification by National Board of American Speech Language Hearing Association
  • Valid driver's license and ability to use own vehicle for business, if needed

Salary range:  $40,000 - $50,000

Who to contact/how to submit an application: Marlo Saunders, senior HR consultant with HRM Inc. marlo@hrmasap.com