Title: T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® INDIANA Advisor of Bachelor and Special Scholarships
Purpose: The T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® INDIANA Advisor of Bachelor Scholarships is responsible for case management of special projects, such as the Early Childhood Bachelor’s Degree Scholarship Project. The T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Advisor of Special Scholarships reports to the Senior Director of the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® INDIANA project.
Position Status: Full Time/Exempt
Reports To: T.E.A.C.H. Senior Director
1. Master’s degree in Early Childhood/Child Development or related Human Services field.
2. Minimum of three years’ work experience in the childcare profession,
3. Including one year of administrative responsibilities.
4. Good communication skills and ability to work well with a diverse client population.
5. Ability to work well with a diverse client population.
6. Ability to assume responsibility for the completion of assignments.
7. Computer literate, preferably Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access experience.
8. A reliable automobile at her/his disposal and a valid driver’s license.
9. Able to Travel throughout the state and to attend evening meetings.
1. Work with the Advisors and Senior Director of T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® INDIANA on the development, implementation of Bachelor and Special Scholarships projects. Supply the T.E.A.C.H. staff with current appropriate information to enhance professional development in the early childhood field.
2. Will assist with associate degree caseload when assigned.
3. Coordinate activities with the T.E.A.C.H. Senior Director to ensure the Indiana Bachelor and Special Scholarships projects are delivered with clear, concise, and uniform communication of information.
4. Assist Indiana AEYC Executive Director and T.E.A.C.H. Senior Director in implementing Indiana AEYC Early Childhood Higher Education Forum goals and objectives.
5. Assist T.E.A.C.H. Senior Director in staffing, marketing, implementation, and evaluation of the project.
6. Provide up-to-date documents and records related to Indiana status on articulations.
7. Assist Senior Director and Assistant Director in Advisory Committee meetings and tasks related to the group.
8. Respond to information requests.
9. Treat information on Indiana Association for the Education of Young Children clients (individual people and organizations), staff, and Board members in a confidential manner.
10. Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus
11. Other duties as assigned
Early Childhood Bachelor’s Degree Scholarship Program:
1. Develop and maintain informational materials about this program.
2. Recruit potential participants and sponsors through the distribution of these materials, community colleges, and universities, and participating four-year institutions.
3. Recruit potential participants and sponsors by explaining what TEACH is and the benefits of participation in the program.
4. Assist the T.E.A.C.H. Senior Director in the recruitment and participation of four-year colleges/universities and community colleges and in the facilitation of the relationship between the appropriate officials at these organizations and the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® INDIANA Project.
5. Review applications and make awards after consulting with the T.E.A.C.H. Senior Director.
6. Regularly and accurately use the T.E.A.C.H. database.
7. Promptly reimburse and process claims following INAEYC procedures.
8. Build and maintain relationships with higher education.
9. Facilitate communication between the scholarship recipients and the participating four-year programs.
10. Ensure that records are maintained on scholarship recipients and that payments are made in a timely fashion.
11. Recognize recipients’ success as they reach benchmarks.
12. Collect stories from recipients for purpose of reporting and advocacy.
13. Prepare regular and routine reports.
T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® INDIANA is a licensed program of Child Care Services Association and is a project of the Indiana Association for the Education of Young Children, Inc. The Indiana Association for the Education of Young Children is an equal opportunity employer. Indiana 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.