A knowledgeable systems thinker to serve alongside dedicated educators, administrators, and care coordinators to deliver on the New Hampshire Department of Educationâs commitment to building the capacity of all New Hampshire families with young children to become part of the system of support to meet the needs of children. Play a key role with educators, care coordinators, and parents to build capacity in child development by creating access to resources, bridging agencies, and researching potential gaps in service or duplication of services. The position is employed through UNH but work will be completed at the New Hampshire Department of Education and in collaboration with the Department of Health and Human Services. The grant-funded position will end on December 30, 2022, with the possibility of a one-year extension based on funding availability.
Masterâs degree and two years of related experience or Bachelorâs degree and three years of pertinent work experience in early childhood, education, special education, family/child welfare, public policy, or related field.Knowledge of management/administrative principles, practices, methods and techniques.Strong communication skills, both verbally and in writing, and capacity and experience in working as a member of team; strong proofreading and editing skills.Demonstrated time management, prioritization skills and organization skills; capable of completing tasks with a minimum of oversight.Ability to interpret valid and reliable quantitative and qualitative data; ability to visualize and communicate data and information so that it is easily understood by a variety of audiences.Demonstrated ability and commitment to quickly develop and sustain diverse partnerships and collaborate across program, organizational, sector, and community boundaries towards goal, activity, and outcome alignment and success.Proficiency with office-related software including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.Willingness to learn new skills as required to meet the needs of the department and PDG.
The University of New Hampshire is an R1 Carnegie classification research institution providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs of distinction. UNH is located in Durham on a 188-acre campus, 60 miles north of Boston and 8 miles from the Atlantic coast, and is convenient to New Hampshire's lakes and mountains. There is a student enrollment of 13,000 students, with a full-time faculty of over 600, offering 90 undergraduate and more than 70 graduate programs. The University actively promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives, life experiences, and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry.