9774 Senior Community Dev Spc 1 Impact Hub Regional Coordinator

Bay Area Quality Early Learning Partnership

Recruitment #PEX-9774-082914


Position Description:

The Bay Area Quality Early Learning Partnership is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Regional Coordinator. This position is responsible for the development, coordination of collective efforts, and implementation of the Impact Regional Hub for Quality Rating and Improvement System serving San Francisco, Alameda, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Contra Costa, San Benito, Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties. The Regional Coordinator plays a vital role in the achievement of the Consortium’s goals for improving the quality of care for children ages birth-to-5 across the region.

Appointment Type:

Permanent-Exempt (PEX) Appointment. This position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive civil service examination process and shall serve at the pleasure of the appointing officer.

First 5 Bay Area:

Guiding Vision: The consortia in the Region 4 Hub, known as the Bay Area Partnership for Quality Early Learning Systems (the Bay Area Partnership), have a unified approach to enhancing the systems that impact early learning outcomes for children throughout the region. The Bay Area Partnership promotes collaborative, strategic decision-making that:
- builds on the unique strengths and needs of local consortia
- creates a culture of continuous quality improvement
- creates efficiencies and leverages regional resources
- strengthens communication within local consortia and across the region
- produces measurable impacts
- influences policies and broader systems changes that improve child outcomes

Key Areas of Responsibilities:
The Regional Coordinator’s responsibilities will follow First 5 IMPACT’s Six System Functions of Comprehensive Early Childhood Systems:

• Coordinate the Regional QRIS Consortium activities. Organize regular meetings of the Consortium.
• Facilitate close and effective coordination and collaboration between Consortium partners, ensure high quality documentation of QRIS activities and ensure grant result areas are achieved.
• Facilitate shared learning among Consortium partners and other relevant stakeholders.
• Prepare and present regular updates on the implementation of the QRIS Regional Plan, including lessons learned and recommendations for improvement
• Represent the Consortium at public functions and local, county, regional, and state meetings; provide presentations, reports, and updates as needed

• Ensure contractual obligations are followed and funding guidelines are adhered.
• Monitor grant budgets and expenditures. Prepare grant narrative reports.
• Identify and understand funding streams that can be matched or leveraged.
• Partner with regional partners for cost-saving and efficiencies in implementation of QRIS.

• Provide expert knowledge of QRIS tools and resources
• Support the alignment, modification, and layering of existing quality improvement work with the QRIS system.
• Create materials to provide an overview of our regional model including key indicators of quality

• Work with Consortium partners and identified local partners to engage early learning sites in QRIS.
• In collective effort with county partners, develop strategic communication and efficiencies to increase cultural and linguistic diversity of participation across early learning settings
• Facilitate the creation of Bay Area QRIS materials to promote and support QRIS participation
• Work with Consortium partners and community stakeholders to create a regional QRIS outreach and communication plan to disseminate information to parents and the public about quality.

• Work with consortia members, local QRIS leaders and county identified individuals to map and to build the capacity of the assessor, rater and coaching workforce.
• In concert with hub partners, identify regional efficiencies in the areas of Assessment and Professional Development.
• Facilitate regional learning communities which are identified by the Consortia.

• Participate in designing, conducting, monitoring and reviewing data protocols and evaluations
• Monitor Consortium progress in achieving the regional QRIS plan and grant requirements
• Working with the Data System Coordinator, utilize internal databases and other tools to monitor and collect demographic data and other information for reporting purposes
• Prepare detailed reports as required by funding sources and as desired by the Consortia, correspondence, and presentations using MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
• Assist in contract revisions, maintenance of files, records and databases for all participating Consortium partners and early learning sites

Minimum Qualifications

1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university AND three (3) years of administrative/professional experience in community development, or children/youth work; OR

2. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a major in one of the following fields: public or business administration, urban planning, government, social work, education, finance or criminal justice AND two (2) years of administrative/professional experience in community development, or children/youth work; OR

3. Possession of a Master's degree from an accredited college or university in public policy, planning, social work, public administration, finance, education, criminal justice, or business administration; AND one (1) year of administrative/professional experience in community development or children/youth work; OR

4. Possession of a Juris Doctor degree from an accredited college or university AND one (1) year of administrative/professional experience in community development, housing and/or housing development, workforce development, finance, education, social work, children/youth work, or criminal justice.

SUBSTITUTION: Verifiable administrative/professional experience involving community development or children/youth work may substitute for the educational requirement in Minimum Qualification #1 on a year-for-year basis.

Desirable Skills and Qualifications:
• Work together as a team with Consortium partners and have a positive approach to all situations and requests.
• Be able to handle the demands and pressures of a fast-paced environment, handle detail-oriented tasks and have the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
• Expert troubleshooting skills with clear ability to prioritize and resolve issues in a timely and thorough manner.
• Outstanding communication skills. Positive attitude, approachable, courteous and respectful and maintains professionalism under pressure.
• Demonstrates initiative and can work independently. It is expected that all tasks will be performed efficiently and accurately, with discretion, judgment, and a minimum of instruction and supervision.
• Willing to adjust to changes in job requirements and scheduling.

Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.

How To Apply

A resume and cover letter are required with your application. You can electronically attach your resume and cover letter during the electronic application process or may send to First 5 directly. If sending through postal mail, address your submission to: First 5 San Francisco, 9774 QRIS Recruitment, Attn: Kahala Drain, 1390 Market St, Suite 318, San Francisco, CA 94102. You may also fax your resume and cover letter to 415-554-8404 or send via email to Kahala.Drain@First5sf.org.

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are being accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.

• Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information
• Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”
• Follow instructions on the screen

Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.

Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date. Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter. To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, @first5sf.org, @famsf.org, @ccsf.edu).

Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.

All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower evaluations.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the recruitment analyst, Heather Johnson, by telephone at (415) 557-4922, or by email at Heather.Johnson@sfgov.org

All applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point in the application, examination and /or departmental process. Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco. For additional information regarding verification, refer to this web URL: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#verification

Conviction History

As a finalist for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a finalist. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:

  • Candidates applying for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
  • Candidates applying for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.

Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.

If you are selected as a finalist, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.

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All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.


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Applicants should keep copies of all documents submitted, as these will not be returned.

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Issued:  December 8,2017
Micki  Callahan
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID Number: 082914
CFC/ HJ/ 415-557-4922


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