Other Job Opportunities

Fiscal Manager

Position Type:             Full Time – (FTE = 1.0)

Department:                Eastern Oregon Head Start

Application Deadline: 11/3/17 by 5:00 pm

Description:

Set up and maintain an accounting system in accordance with Federal and State regulations to track all funds received by the agency; Maintain fiscal integrity through the implementation of internal controls; Prepare required federal, state and local financial reports; Assist Director in development of program and project budgets; Supervise clerical staff and participate in the clerical, administrative and business support activities of the office; Ensure implementation of USDA requirements.  Participate in strategic planning and program development

Minimum Qualifications:

A candidate must be a certified public accountant or has, at a minimum, a baccalaureate degree in accounting, business, fiscal management, or a related field. Thorough knowledge of the principles of financial management and strong full cycle accounting skills including familiarity with regulated fund accounting and ability to apply accounting theory and processes in daily practice; Experience working with federal and multi-source funding; Knowledge of federal and state regulations governing grant administration, and ability to apply them in the administration of Head Start funds; Strong computer and computerized accounting skills (word processing, spreadsheets, accounting software); Strong budget preparation skills; Working knowledge of legal and regulatory obligations, including familiarity with wage and hour law; Strong organizational skills, the ability to work under pressure, and meet strict deadlines; Good verbal and written communication and human relations skills; ability to edit documents for consistency, format, meaning, spelling, punctuation and grammar.

Additional Comments:

Prior to beginning work, the successful candidate must provide documentation of a valid Oregon Driver’s License and adequate insurance coverage, Social Security Card, enrollment in the Oregon Child Care Division Criminal History Registry. Results of an initial physical exam, that includes communicable disease  will be required within 30 days of hire

Compensation:

Beginning Salary Range: $19.82 through $21.46 per hour

Full Benefit Package Available

To complete the application process, include:

  • A written statement of your desire to be considered for the position;
  • The completed Employment Application (all 4 pages);
  • Affirmative Action Data Sheet (Optional)
  • You may be asked to provide additional information.

Applications may be submitted to:

Eastern Oregon Head Start

Ackerman Hall Room 016

Eastern Oregon University

One University Boulevard

La Grande, OR 97850

Fax – 541-962-3794

Email – jgoodric@eou.edu

If you are the successful candidate for a position, you must provide documentation of enrollment on the Oregon Child Care Division Criminal Registry (available at http://www.employment.oregon.gov/EMPLOY/CCD/state_plan.shtml).

All job offers are contingent on approval by the Head Start Board and Region 10.

 

Head Start Part-Time Teacher Assistant

Position Type:  Resource Employee: 19 hours per week

Department:      Eastern Oregon Head Start – La Grande Office (afternoon vacancy)

Application Deadline: 11/3/17 by 5:00 pm

Description:

Assist the teacher in the following:  provide high quality, safe learning experiences in the Domains of Approaches to Learning, Social and Emotional, Language and Literacy, Cognition, Perceptual, Motor, and Physical Development for children ages 3 to 5, in a full day program; collect on-going child observations and assessments, and implementing activities to support individual child goals; create positive connections with students and families. Implement self-regulation and school readiness strategies and support transitions to kindergarten.

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or equivalent; CDA or AA in Early Childhood Education or Child Development required within 2 years of hire; Good oral and written communications skills; Experience working with children in a calm, gentle manner, and a willingness to learn appropriate classroom techniques and strategies in working with children.

The successful candidate must have the physical ability to maintain visual and auditory supervision of children, interact actively with preschool children in the classroom and on the playground, and lift or move up to 50 pounds.

This position involves working closely as a team member and frequent interaction with parents and community members. Strict confidentiality and attention to detail in record-keeping, reporting and data entry is essential.

This position provides additional hours for participation in Conscious Discipline training and additional program training, as assigned.

Additional Comments:

Starting date November 13, 2017  through May 29, 2018

19 Hours/Week

  • Provide documentation of verification (i.e. Passport, Driver’s License, Official ID Card, Original Birth Certificate, Social Security Card)
  • Must be enrolled in the Oregon Child Care Division Central Background Registry or provide verification of application for enrollment. https://www.oregon.gov/OCC/Pages/On-line_application_informationpage.aspx
  •  Free from Communicable Disease Verification from a qualified Health Care Provider, Pediatric CPR/First Aid certification and a current Oregon Food Handler’s Card will be required within 30 days of hire.

Beginning Salary: $10.42 – $11.12 per hour

 

Head Start Part-Time Program Assistant

Position Type:  Resource Employee: 19 hours per week

Department:      Eastern Oregon Head Start – La Grande Admin. Office

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Beginning Salary: $12.00 per hour

Description:

Create edit and file various word processing documents.

Work with administration and management staff on special projects or assigned duties.

Produce final drafts of documents, reports, manuals and handbooks.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Thorough knowledge of general office procedures
  • Accurate editing and keyboarding skills (45 words per minute)
  • Strong working knowledge of computers, Windows and Microsoft Office Software; web page experience desired
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to perform basic math skills, including percentages; grant accounting would be useful
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a professional manner both independently and with others in a team environment
  • Enter A/P in Banner

Additional Comments:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Good oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to perform assigned duties in a safe and efficient manner
  • Occasional lifting of up to 25 pounds
  • Daily sitting working at a computer and standing to operate various office equipment
  • Daily repetitive hand and wrist motions for production/copying, keyboarding, phone work
  • Ability to accurately comprehend assignments, determine and prioritize workload, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Frequent in person, electronic and phone contact with staff and public, often involving confidential information
  • Ability to problem solve

You will be required to provide documentation of verification (i.e. Passport, Driver’s License, Official ID Card, original Birth Certificate and Social Security Card).

Enrollment in the Oregon Child Care Division Central Background Registry or provide verification of application. https://www.oregon.gov/OCC/Pages/On-line_application_informationpage.aspx

 Application Information

To find an application, please visit  http://www.eou.edu/hdstart/ and scroll to the bottom of the page.

To complete the application process, include:

  • A written statement of your desire to be considered for the position;
  • The completed Employment Application (all 4 pages);
  • Affirmative Action Data Sheet (Optional)
  • Transcripts, if applicable

Submit Applications to:

Eastern Oregon Head Start

Ackerman Hall Room 016

Eastern Oregon University

One University Boulevard

La Grande, OR 97850

Jan Goodrick, Director

Fax – 541-962-3794

Email – jgoodric@eou.edu

Phone—541-962-3506

 

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