On My Way Pre-K Manager – State Coverage, Central Indiana
Indianapolis, IN OMW Pre K
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Title:  On My Way Pre-K Manager – Central State Coverage: Warren, Tippecanoe, Fountain, Montgomery, Boone, Clinton, Howard, Tipton, Madison, Henry Randolph, Wayne, Union, Marion, Rush.

Purpose:    The On My Way Pre-K Manager is responsible for maximizing the number of On My Way Pre-K scholarships issued to eligible families by connecting intake services, families, and programs in a creative and respectful manner that is authentic to the local community while increasing the number of and providing quality improvement and compliance supports to eligible programs.

Position Location: Field Staff. This position works from a home office.


Area Coverage:    State Coverage


Position Status:    Full Time/Exempt



1. Demonstrated passion that aligns with the Office of Early Childhood and Out of School Learning’s and IN AEYC’s mission and vision for children and families in the state of Indiana.

2. Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood/Child Development, Social Work, or a related field; Master’s preferred.

3. Minimum of five years experience in the early childhood profession and three years in a supervisory position.

4. Experience in community-building initiatives.

5. Good communication skills; both oral and written.

6. Demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office.

7. Demonstrated ability to build relationships and support a diverse client population, located in various settings to provide effective and efficient caseload management, and complete assignments with minimal supervision.

8. Must have a reliable automobile, a valid driver’s license, and the ability to travel throughout the state, spend nights away from the home office, and attend evening meetings.

9. Must be able to travel statewide 40% of the week.

10. Applicant will be subject to a criminal history check as required by the OECOSL.

11. Ability to stand or sit for long periods.

12. Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

13. Ability to treat the information on Indiana Association for the Education of Young Children clients (individual people and organizations), staff, and Board members and that of the Office of Early Childhood and Out of School Learning/Indiana Family Social Service Administration in a confidential manner.




Key Responsibilities:


1. Engage in state and local Pre-K training and meetings, identify areas for improvement, and share feedback with the state.

2. Increase On My Way Pre-K awareness among families, programs, and communities by designing and distributing consumer education materials approved by OECOSL.

3. Establish/Continue relationships with intake, eligible and prospective programs, and family-serving agencies to align and coordinate innovative and creative family recruitment opportunities, family enrollment activities, and program engagement


4. Provide family support for completing child enrollment and program selection.

5. Partner with and make referrals to the local Child Care Resource & Referral Agency and the TA vendor to provide program support by growing the understanding of the eligibility and application process, identifying needs and available resources including, but not limited to family engagement, child assessment, curriculum, child health and wellness, nutrition, and child and family well-being.

6. Track data on barriers to and effective recruitment, enrollment, and retention of families and children.


The Indiana Association for the Education of Young Children (IN AEYC) is an equal opportunity employer. IN AEYC is committed to the practice of fair employment, compensation, and promotion without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, ancestry, age, status as a veteran, or any other category protected by Federal, State, and local laws.