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ZERO TO THREE National Center for Infants, Toddlers & Families is hiring a Remote Director, Grants and Contracts

SUMMARY

The Director, Grants and Contractsis a key role within the Finance Department reporting to the Senior Director of Procurement and Business Administration (SDP). The position oversees ZERO TO THREE’s portfolio of publicly and privately funded grants and contracts, provides pre-, and post-award administration of those grants, contracts, sub-awards, as well as proposal development for new business opportunities. Oversees grant management, financial planning, budgeting, and reporting as well as ZERO TO THREE’s earned income budgets and financial activities. Manages a team of two financial analysts who are responsible for an assigned portfolio of projects. Responsible for the day-to-day financial management, budgeting, forecasting, and monitoring of expenses of an assigned portfolio of projects, Leads the development of the annual organizational budget and regular forecasting activities. Works closely with the Development team to prepare proposal budgets and narratives.

Assures project activities are in compliance with ZERO TO THREE’s policies, as well as specific funder requirements, as applicable.

ABOUT ZERO TO THREE

Founded in 1977, ZERO TO THREE works to ensure that babies and toddlers benefit from the early connections that are critical to their well-being and development. Our mission is to ensure that all babies and toddlers have a strong start in life. At ZERO TO THREE, we envision a society with the knowledge and will to support all infants and toddlers in reaching their full potential. Our Core Values Statement: We believe that how we do our work is as important as what we do. To learn more about ZERO TO THREE, please visit our website at zerotothree.org.

OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY

ZERO TO THREE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive hiring, advancement, and professional development. It is dedicated to diversity in its work, its staff, and with community partners. This is an exceptional opportunity for a professional who shares our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and supports our mission to enhance outcomes for all children.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Project portfolio management and oversight:

  • Works with the SDP to manage the organization’s portfolio of grants, contracts, awards, and earned income areas from a financial management perspective.
  • Supervises the day-to-day work of two financial analysts.
  • Oversees the full financial award cycle for ZERO TO THREE’s portfolio of grants and contracts from award setup, forecasting, budget modifications, funder reporting, compliance, billing, and closeout.
  • Manages an assigned portfolio of grants and contracts and represents and liaise with program counterparts on behalf of the Finance team via regular meetings.
  • Designs and maintains a document filing system in Sharepoint for approved and new awards and projects.
  • Approves close-out analysis and other related financial and compliance documents prepared by the financial analysts and prepares regular financial reports required by funders.
  • Monitors all financial data related to grants and contracts, identifying potential issues with spending patterns, subrecipient underspend issues, burn rate discrepancies, and monitors and verifies allowable costs.
  • Access to compensation data is necessary to complete the tasks associated with this position.

New business development:

  • Leads proposal budget development and works with the financial analysts and project leads to prepare high quality budget narratives.
  • Reviews proposal budgets for reasonableness of assumptions and viability of the proposal, including full cost recovery.
  • Maintains proposal budgeting templates in Sage Intacct and translates them to funder templates.
  • Leads scenario analysis exercise in Sage Intacct to generate viable options for project team to consider.
  • Collaborates with program staff and with ZERO TO THREE’s Development team during proposal planning and submission, and review grant applications to ensure compliance with guidelines, policies, and financial goals of ZERO TO THREE.
  • Manages the grant renewal process for major awards, establishing key submission deadlines, communicating with Project leads, modeling financial scenarios for allocation between prime and sub-recipients, and compiling the renewal narrative package for review.
  • Assists the Development team with gathering supporting documentation as required by potential funder.

New awards and grants:

  • Reviews new awards for compliance requirements, understands terms, and conditions and provides feedback to SDP and CFAO prior to execution of new award.
  • Prepares a summary of new grant terms and compliance requirements for the SPD, CFAO, and Project Directors.
  • Convenes the new award kick-off meeting for project and finance team participants.
  • Advises on compliance with grant agreement and program objectives.
  • Sets up new projects in Sage Intacct including entering the approved budget, ensuring appropriate IDC rate calculations are correctly set up, labor hours are properly allocated, human resources are assigned, and billing rules are configured per funder requirements.

Budgeting:

  • Leads the organizational budgeting and budget review/forecasting process including developing the timeline, preparing the underlying assumptions in conjunction with relevant Finance and Project team members.
  • Prepares, updates, and maintains budget worksheets in collaboration with the CFAO for the annual fiscal year organizational budget exercise.
  • Assesses the efficiency of the current budget process and provides recommendations for improvements.
  • Actively participates and contributes to the configuration and implementation of Sage Intacct Budgeting and Planning module (SIBP).
  • Trains and assists other SIBP users, recommends process improvements after launch.
  • Creates new grants, awards and contracts in Sage Intacct, serves as one of two admins on the platform.
  • Creates, modifies, updates, monitors, and maintains project budgets within their portfolio and oversees all other project budgets in Sage Intacct.
  • Monitors and reconciles revenues and expenses, provides oversight of labor, contractual and other expenses for assigned portfolio of projects.

Financial reporting, forecasting and analysis:

  • Prepares monthly reconciliation reports and variance analysis, labor allocation charges, spend and revenue analysis for organizational and project budgets.
  • Prepares monthly budget vs actual report for organizational budgets.
  • Coordinates with financial analysts and Development team to build and maintain the organizational pipeline opportunity report.
  • Meets with project leads regularly to review forecasts and assess the need for budget revisions, obtains funder approval as needed.
  • Calculates quarterly budget forecasting reports and presents them to the SDP, CFAO and Project Leads.
  • Monitors spend rate in relation to burden rate recovery and projections.
  • Participates in earned income pricing strategy activities and prepares break-even and profit margin analysis.
  • Provides financial analysis including return on investment and profitability calculations for earned income areas.
  • Contributes to indirect rate and fringe rate calculations and associated negotiation exercises.
  • Provides ‘what if’ scenario analysis and resource planning as well as ad hoc reports and analysis as needed.
  • Monitors and maintains data accuracy in Sage Intacct Budgeting and Planning module.

Procurement:

  • Reviews and approves procurement requests with special attention to budget, reporting requirements and funder compliance requirements for their assigned portfolio of projects.
  • As part of project close out, ensures subcontracts/vendor contracts have ended and project deliverables have been completed.
  • Works closely with the Procurement team on subrecipient monitoring, risk assessment, financial reporting and invoicing requirements.

Compliance:

  • Understands and reviews grant terms and requirements for ZERO TO THREE’s portfolio of projects.
  • Performs desk audit of invoices and financial requests for allowable/unallowable costs.
  • Reviews and approves purchase or other spend requests and associated invoices for assigned projects.
  • Collects and prepares documents needed to support program and financial external audit.
  • Reviews and approves funder required financial reports and sends them to funder as assigned.

Other duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Ability to manipulate, analyze, interpret, and visualize financial data and design financial models.
  • Knowledge of financial management principles, accounting rules, and standard contract clauses necessary.
  • Proven ability to manage grants portfolio supported by various types of funders: federal and state governments, foundations, private donors.
  • Knowledge of financial management principles, accounting rules, Federal statutes and regulations (Uniform Guidance 2 CFR 200, 48 FAR),State and local regulations,and the meaning of standard contract clauses necessary.
  • Demonstrated experience in MS Office with ability to produce reports, data manipulation, presentations.
  • Ability to design financial models, proposal budgets and other financial reports.
  • High proficiency with excel data dumps, data manipulation, pivot tables, vlook-ups.
  • Must possess keen attention to detail and be extremely well-organized and able to work under pressure to meet frequent deadlines.
  • Ability to translate financial concepts to non-financial project managers both verbally and orally through effective graphic presentation of data.
  • Demonstrated experience using large financial and business management software, knowledge of Sage Intacct, Adaptive or similar platform.
  • Must be able to exercise good judgment and maintain confidentiality.

ESSENTIAL QUALITIES

  • Encourages and practices critical thinking.
  • Priority within one’s workload when handling multiple tasks, including the flexibility to adapt to changing conditions and systems.
  • Recognizes the influence of workplace relationships on outcomes, is self-reflective and emphatic.
  • Maintains a respectful and accepting approach to others, functions as an effective team member.
  • Collaboratively and creatively supports the work efforts of colleagues at all levels and in all areas of the organization.
  • Excellent communication skills and strong interpersonal skills such as customer service, professionalism, a calm and practical approach to resolving conflict.

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s or advanced degree in finance, accounting, or business administration and/or a combination

of 7 years of relevant experience managing financials for non-profit organizations and for-profit business accounting.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is frequently required to use finger dexterity and sufficient hand dexterity to use a computer keyboard and be capable of reading a computer screen. Also, they may need to remain seated for extended periods, can perform repetitive motions, and reach for objects. An employee is frequently required to hold a writing instrument, communicate verbally, and hear well enough to detect nuances and receive detailed information. They may be required to grasp objects, push, and pull objects, bend, stand, walk, squat, or kneel. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision for data preparation or analysis, and expansive reading. May need to lift up to 30 pounds.

WORKING CONDITIONS

The work conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounter while performing this job. Depending on work location, the incumbent will typically work indoors in a heated and air-conditioned office, with a mixture of natural, incandescent, and fluorescent light with low to moderate noise levels or be subject to working conditions conducive to a home environment. When travel is expected, the incumbent will be exposed to outside environmental conditions during those times.

 

           ZERO TO THREE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

of Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity

or national origin.

 

 

 

 

 

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ZERO TO THREE National Center for Infants, Toddlers & Families is hiring a Remote Director, Strategic Operations

SUMMARY

The Policy Center at ZERO TO THREE (ZTT), a nonpartisan, research-based resource for policymakers and advocates on the unique developmental needs of infants and toddlers, is seeking a Director, Strategic Operations to serve as ZTT’s Chief Policy Officer’s advisor on all aspects of operations and strategy implementation.  The Director is a mission-focused, strategic, and process-minded leader with experience in organizational change management, fiscal and project management, and commitment to supporting the success of a group of diverse and talented team members. The Director, Strategic Operations serves as a senior leader in the ZTT Policy Center.

ABOUT ZERO TO THREE

Founded in 1977, ZERO TO THREE works to ensure that babies and toddlers benefit from the early connections that are critical to their well-being and development. Our mission is to ensure that all babies and toddlers have a strong start in life. At ZERO TO THREE, we envision a society with the knowledge and will to support all infants and toddlers in reaching their full potential. Our Core Values Statement: We believe that how we do our work is as important as what we do. To learn more about ZERO TO THREE, please visit our website at zerotothree.org.

OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY

ZERO TO THREE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive hiring, advancement, and professional development. It is dedicated to diversity in its work, its staff, and with community partners. This is an exceptional opportunity for a professional who shares our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and supports our mission to enhance outcomes for all children.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Strategy and Execution

  • Co-develop planning processes with the Chief Policy Officer to guide the strategic direction of ZTT’s policy portfolio
  • Lead efforts to translate vision and goals into actionable steps and plans required for execution, including processes for tracking, and reporting on success and challenges
  • Conduct regular and ongoing analysis of internal processes and structures and supports to ensure operational effectiveness of the Policy Center, and make recommendations to the Chief Policy Officer where needed
  • Maintain continuous lines of communication within the Policy Center and across ZTT, including keeping the Chief Policy Officer informed of all critical issues
  • Prepare progress reports on the status of priorities and key initiatives for internal and external use
  • Maintain working relationships with other divisions of ZTT and identify opportunities for cross-cutting work and alignment on ZTT strategic priorities
  • Oversee the development and implementation of the Policy Center’s racial equity, diversity, and inclusion priorities

Operations

  • Supervise the Policy Center’s Senior Program Associate who is responsible for supporting policy center office operations, including but not limited to administrative support for the Chief Policy Officer, contracts and invoicing, scheduling and logistics for internal meetings and external events, as needed
  • In partnership with the ZTT finance team, prepare the Policy Center’s annual budget and support efficient fiscal management
  • In partnership with the ZTT development team, advance growth opportunities aligned with strategic goals and priorities, and oversee the proposal and reporting processes for all Policy Center grants
  • Support the development and regular review of standard operating procedures
  • Oversee activities related to the planning and execution of Policy Center meetings, including agenda development, facilitation, and follow up
  • In partnership with the ZTT communications team, support planning and execution of policy-related communications, key activities, and act as a Policy Center liaison for organization wide communication’s work
  • Perform other duties as assigned to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the Policy Center

Team Development/Leadership

  • Oversee and organize activities that drive towards a culture of high performance, continuous improvement that values learning and growth, and that is grounded in ZTT’s commitment to racial equity, diversity, inclusion, and mission and core values
  • In partnership with ZTT HR team, support new staff recruitment and on-boarding activities, setting and monitoring staff development goals, and support for supervisors in annual performance management process
  • Work with the Chief Policy Officer to support the overall functioning and effectiveness of the Policy Center Leadership Team, including by planning and implementing activities that foster team cohesion and leadership development, shared planning and execution of cross-cutting work and shared priorities, and processes to support shared approaches to project management and collaborative functioning of the department

Qualifications/Skills

  • At least 5 years in a leadership position with project management experience in consulting or client-service environment and a track record of successful project and team management, demonstrated success with long-term planning, strong operational mindset and skills; able to keep lots of simultaneous trains running on time with an attention to detail and execution
  • Strong people management track record- recruitment, development, engagement and performance; should be widely viewed as possessing the competencies to support and sustain high-performing teams
  • Experience with online communications and team software and survey tools
  • Ability to read and interpret budget balance sheets and financial reports
  • Ability to build relationships and influence others by interacting with a diverse range of stakeholders with different interests and needs
  • Ability to work effectively in culturally diverse environment, and understanding of how different forms of oppression operate on interpersonal, institutional and structural levels
  • Exceptional reasoning, problem-solving and strategic thinking skills
  • Highly effective at communicating orally and in writing to a range ofaudiences
  • Ability to work proactively in a dynamic, fast paced environment
  • Focus on results- committed to achieving team and organizational goals and supporting the Policy Center to ensure infants, toddlers and their families have what they need to thrive
  • Maturity, humility, strong work ethic, sense of humor and can-do attitude

ESSENTIAL QUALITIES

  • Encourages and practices critical thinking
  • Is self-reflective and empathic
  • Recognizes the influence of workplace relationships on outcomes and results
  • Maintains a respectful and accepting approach to others
  • Awareness of the influence of the larger context on individual behavior
  • Collaboratively and creatively supports the work efforts of colleagues at all levels and in all areas of theorganization

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s degree. Advanced degree (MBA, MPA, JD, MPH, MSW) preferred

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is frequently required to use finger dexterity and sufficient hand dexterity to use a computer keyboard and be capable of reading a computer screen. Also, they may need to remain seated for extended periods, can perform repetitive motions, and reach for objects. An employee is frequently required to hold a writing instrument, communicate verbally, and hear well enough to detect nuances and receive detailed information. They may be required to grasp objects, push, and pull objects, bend, stand, walk, squat, or kneel. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision for data preparation or analysis, and expansive reading. May need to lift up to 30 pounds.

WORKING CONDITIONS

The work conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounter while performing this job. Depending on work location, the incumbent will typically work indoors in a heated and air-conditioned office, with a mixture of natural, incandescent, and fluorescent light with low to moderate noise levels or be subject to working conditions conducive to a home environment. When travel is expected, the incumbent will be exposed to outside environmental conditions during those times.

 

ZERO TO THREE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employerof Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identityor national origin.

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ZERO TO THREE National Center for Infants, Toddlers & Families is hiring a Remote Data Analyst, HealthySteps

Summary

The Data Analyst will support the evaluation team in collecting, analyzing, and reporting data received by the HealthySteps National Office from medical practices implementing the HealthySteps model. A primary focus of work for the Data Analyst will be visualization and presentation of network-wide data analyses.

HealthyStepsis a national, evidence-based primary care model that embeds a child development professional into the universal, non-stigmatizing experience of pediatric care. The HealthySteps National Office monitors and supports implementing sites located throughout the country. The Data Analyst will work within the Research & Evaluation team (and liaise with other teams as needed) to support the two annual national data collection efforts of the National Office. The major focus of the Data Analyst will be to support the distribution, analysis, visualization, and dissemination for the two major data collection efforts at the National Office, focusing on network-wide takeaways

About the Organization

Founded in 1977, ZERO TO THREE works to ensure that babies and toddlers benefit from the early connections that are critical to their well-being and development. Our mission is to ensure that all babies and toddlers have a strong start in life. At ZERO TO THREE we envision a society that has the knowledge and will to support all infants and toddlers in reaching their full potential. Our Core Values Statement: We believe that how we do our work is as important as what we do. To learn more about ZERO TO THREE, please visit our website at www.zerotothree.org.

Our Commitment to Diversity

ZERO TO THREE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring, advancement, and professional development and is dedicated to diversity in its work, its staff, and with community partners. This is an exceptional opportunity for a professional who shares our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and supports our mission to enhance outcomes for ALL children.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Administer annual reporting process for HealthySteps sites, which involves each sites submitting data to the National Office through an online platform
  • Develop and administer web-based surveys using online survey platforms such as Qualtrics
  • Data cleaning and quality assurance, including consultation with HealthySteps sites to ensure that their annual data submissions are complete and accurate
  • Flag issues in sites’ annual data submissions that may require intervention from the National Office training and technical assistance (TTA) team
  • Design and maintain Microsoft Excel and SPSS data sets
  • Analyze quantitative data, including running basic descriptive statistics, frequencies, and correlations in a quantitative analysis program such as SPSS
  • Develop data visualizations (graphs, tables, infographics, static and interactive data dashboards) using Excel or data visualization software such as Microsoft Power BI, Piktochart, or Tableau
  • Assist in preparing overall summary of findings from sites’ annual data submissions
  • Conceptualize and program a data dashboard that summarizes key data from sites’ annual data submissions
  • Support ad hoc requests for specific data analyses
  • Conduct literature reviews of evaluation/research articles and reports, and prepare summary reports that highlight key findings
  • Conduct evaluation of TTA provided by the HealthySteps National Office, including preparing summaries of feedback on specific TTA events as well as cross-event analyses
  • Participate in standing, regular ZERO TO THREE, HealthySteps, and evaluation team meetings, as well as ad hoc meetings
  • Support other Research and Evaluation team activities as assigned

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Experience running descriptive statistics in Excel or more advanced quantitative analysis software (SPSS preferred), and some experience in qualitative analysis
  • Ability to create data visualizations for non-research audiences using tools such as Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power BI, Piktochart, Infographia, or Tableau
  • Experience with Salesforce and other relational databases
  • Experience with programming languages such as Python a plus
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a wide range of audiences
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to explain and present complex information in simple language
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Detail-oriented
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time to effectively contribute to multiple data collection efforts simultaneously in an efficient manner
  • Ability to be flexible in responding to emerging data and evaluation needs
  • Strong knowledge of program evaluation and social science research methods
  • Knowledge of early childhood programs, particularly in pediatric settings
  • Experience in performance management and continuous quality improvement (CQI) a plus

Essential Qualities

  • Encourages and practices critical thinking
  • Is self-reflective and empathic
  • Recognizes the influence of workplace relationships on outcomes and results
  • Maintains a respectful and accepting approach to others
  • Awareness of the influence of the larger context on individual behavior
  • Collaboratively and creatively supports the work efforts of colleagues at all levels and in all areas of the organization
  • Commitment to social justice & racial equity: recognizes role of race, gender, and other identities in shaping health disparities, is driven to improve conditions, and proactively learns re: race, equity, and identity

Education

Bachelor’s Degree in public health, program evaluation, social sciences research,or related field; Master’s preferred.

Physical Requirements

While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is constantly required to use finger dexterity as well as sufficient hand dexterity to use a computer keyboard and be capable of reading a computer screen. Also may need to remain seated for long periods of time and have the ability to perform repetitive motions, push objects, reach for objects and grasp objects, including a writing instrument.  Employee is frequently required to walk, communicate verbally, and hear well enough to detect nuances and receive detailed information. The employee may be required to bend, stand, pull objects, squat, or kneel. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision for data preparation or analysis, and expansive reading. Must have the ability to lift up to 30 pounds.

Working Conditions

The work conditions described here is representative of those an employee encounters while performing this job. Depending on work location, the incumbent will typically work indoors in a heated and air-conditioned office, with a mixture of natural, incandescent and fluorescent light with low to moderate noise levels or be subject to working conditions conducive to a home office. When travel is expected, the incumbent will be exposed to outside environmental conditions during those times.

 

 

ZERO TO THREE: National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families is proud to be anEqual Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected

Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities

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ZERO TO THREE National Center for Infants, Toddlers & Families is hiring a Remote Senior Manager Regional Field Specialists

Summary

The Senior Manager, Regional Field Specialists provides management and leadership to the team of Regional Fields Specialists (RFS) located around the country. With input and guidance from the Director of Practice and Field Operations, this position will supervise, guide, and manage the work of the RFS team to ensure effective implementation of the Safe Babies Court Team™ Approach (SBCT) in states/sites across the country. This position will manage the functionality of the RFS team, with effective integration in the overall work of the National Resource Center for the Infant Toddler Court Program. (NRC) 

 

About the Organization

Founded in 1977, ZERO TO THREE works to ensure that babies and toddlers benefit from the early connections that are critical to their well-being and development. Our mission is to ensure that all babies and toddlers have a strong start in life. At ZERO TO THREE we envision a society that has the knowledge and will to support all infants and toddlers in reaching their full potential. Our Core Values Statement: We believe that how we do our work is as important as what we do. To learn more about ZERO TO THREE, please visit our website atwww.zerotothree.org.

The ZERO TO THREE’s Infant Toddler Court Program applies the science of early childhood development in meeting the urgent needs of infants and toddlers and strengthening families Our goal is to advance the health and well-being of very young children and their families, so they flourish. The National Resource Center for the Infant-Toddler Court Program provides training and technical assistance to any dependency court, family treatment court, child welfare agency or statewide effort to support effective implementation of the Safe Babies Court Team™ approach. To learn more about the Infant Toddler Court Program, please visit www.zerotothree.org/our-work/the-national-infant-toddler-court-programwww.zerotothree.org

 

Our Commitment to Diversity

ZERO TO THREE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring, advancement, and professional development and is dedicated to diversity in its work, its staff and with community partners. This is an exceptional opportunity for a professional who shares our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and supports our mission to enhance outcomes for ALL children.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintains Regional Field Specialist staff by recruiting, selecting viable candidates, orienting, and training new team members.
  • Maintains alignment in bi-directional communication with ITCP messaging across key decisions, relevant resources, and the development of curriculum materials.
  • Maintains staff by providing coaching, counseling and discipline through regular individual supervision, guidance within site visits and identified training and technical assistance for site/states on topics related to early childhood development, trauma and the SBCT approach.
  • Coordinates withITCP Practice and Field Directorto define project timelines and TA objectives to evaluate trends and options, chooses a course of action, and evaluates outcomes to supportquality improvement efforts.
  • Coordinates with ITCP Practice and Field Director to develop agendas for regular meetings and the annual retreat with RFS Team, in addition to participation in meetings with full ITCP staff.
  • Develop personal growth opportunities for RFS staff to support the infrastructure of the NRC.
  • Assist in development of curriculum materials and ensures that all court team staff can provide basic training on the SBCT™ approach
  • Manages strategic goals through a reporting system and coordinated information sharing of key resources to ensure policies, procedures and productivity standards are met.
  • Works closely with the Regional Field Specialist team, other ITCP staff, partnered organization and consultants to provide leadership in the development and implementation of communities of practice. (COP), Site Leadership Team meetings and representation of the Program when requested across states/sites implementing the SBCTapproach.
  • Contributes to the evaluation of the ITCP including tracking RFS performance data, sharing observations of lessons learned in the planning and delivery of TA,
  • Maintains the healthy and effective functioning of the RFS team through establish team norms, rules, and operations for successful outcomes
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed toensure the efficient and effective functioning of the project.

Manager Qualifications / Skills:

  • Performance management
  • Experience supervising teams
  • Systems oriented
  • Results driven
  • Developing standards
  • Fostering teamwork
  • Public speaking and group facilitation
  • Ability to collaborate with individuals representing a range of backgrounds, diversities, and skill levels
  • Collecting, organizing, and analyzing data
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Handling pressure
  • Giving feedback

Essential Qualities

  • Systems oriented
  • Organized
  • Adaptive 
  • Encourages and practices critical thinking
  • Self-reflective and empathic
  • Recognizes the influence of workplace relationships on outcomes and results
  • Maintains a respectful and accepting approach to others
  • Awareness of the influence of the larger context on individual behavior

Education and Experience  

  • From 8-10 years of documented professional experience related to Child Welfare, Juvenile Dependency Courts, Early Care and Education, Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health (IECMH) and Early Intervention systems
  • Experience in operations and project management.
  • Familiarity with the impacts of:
    • The intersection of trauma, maternal alcohol and drug abuse, fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD), abuse and neglect on the social-emotional development of infants and toddlers.
    • The Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2016
    • State and federal policies related to abuse/neglect of young children and CARA implementation
    • The Family First Act

Master’s degree preferred in child development, public service, social work, program operations, project management or related field.

Physical Requirements

While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is constantly required to use finger dexterity as well as sufficient hand dexterity to use a computer keyboard and be capable of reading a computer screen. Also, may need to remain seated for extended periods of time, have the ability to perform repetitive motions and reach for objects. Employee is frequently required to hold a writing instrument, communicate verbally, and hear well enough to detect nuances and receive detailed information. They may be required to grasp objects, push, and pull objects, bend, stand, walk, squat, or kneel. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision for data preparation or analysis, and expansive reading.

Working Conditions 

The work conditions described here is representative of those an employee encounters while performing this job. Depending on work location, the incumbent will typically work indoors in a heated and air-conditioned office, with a mixture of natural, incandescent, and fluorescent light with low to moderate noise levels or be subject to working conditions conducive to a home office. When travel is expected the incumbent will be exposed to outside environmental conditions during those times.

ZERO TO THREE: National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities

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ZERO TO THREE National Center for Infants, Toddlers & Families is hiring a Remote Annual Fund Manager

Summary

The Annual Fund Manager works closely with the Director of Individual Philanthropy to oversee ZERO TO THREE’s annual giving program, focusing on broad-based appeals to donors who give up to $5,000 annually. The Manager develops and implements an annual calendar of print and digital appeals, stewardship initiatives, and other donor-facing deliverables and communications. The Manager works closely with other members of the Development and Communications teams to execute these tasks and strategies.

About the Organization

Founded in 1977, ZERO TO THREE works to ensure that babies and toddlers benefit from the early connections that are critical to their well-being and development. Our mission is to ensure that all babies and toddlers have a strong start in life. At ZERO TO THREE we envision a society that has the knowledge and will to support all infants and toddlers in reaching their full potential. Our Core Values Statement: We believe that how we do our work is as important as what we do. To learn more about ZERO TO THREE, please visit our website at www.zerotothree.org.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Annual Fund Management

  • Designs and drafts an annual calendar of print and digital appeals, stewardship pieces (Growth Chart newsletter, Annual Report), and other “touchpoints”
  • Collaborates with the Director of Individual Philanthropy on strategy, written copy, cadence, and goals
  • Creatively segments existing lists (donors and prospects/non-donors) to target messaging and track performance
  • Tracks performance metrics, including retention rates, Pardot metrics (engagement scores, open rates, click-through rates), and ROI for the program
  • Maintains relationships with external vendors to ensure that appeals are accurately created and delivered on-schedule
  • Generates and sends thank-you letters and acknowledgements for gifts

Written Appeals and Stewardship Pieces

  • Writes and designs written appeals and stewardship pieces, including the Growth Chart donor newsletter and periodic solicitations
  • Plans and ensures that direct mail packages are organized, aesthetically pleasing, and motivate donors to give
  • Manages relationships with external vendors to secure availability of supplies and production timelines

Digital Fundraising

  • Writes and designs digital appeals and stewardship pieces, working closely with the Communications team on segmentation, delivery, and media
  • Manages and promotes crowdfunding initiatives, including employee giving, the annual Academy of Fellows campaign, and other “peer-to-peer” initiatives
  • Tracks giving online, using Fundraise Up and Stripe to monitor incoming gifts and ensure that they are appropriately recorded in Salesforce
  • Thinks creatively to strategically use digital fundraising elements across the ZERO TO THREE webpage, social media, and e-mail

Internal Development Team Support

  • Supports the Director, Individual Philanthropy and the Chief Development and Strategy Officer as needed with their work with funders, including attending internal meetings, and managing schedules
  • Anticipates and understands the goals of the department, paying close attention to changing priorities and programs in advance of their execution
  • Monitors and performs wealth screens on donors with potential to make a major gift
  • Meets regularly with the Director, Individual & Major Gifts and Communications’ digital team members to ensure congruency on digital strategy

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in individual giving, preferably including experience with direct marketing and/or appeal writing
  • Technical aptitude and proficiency with Salesforce (preferred), Pardot (preferred), and Microsoft Office. Experience working with other fundraising technologies, vendors, and services a plus
  • Must have strong organizational skills, oral and written communication skills, and attention to detail

Essential Qualities

  • Encourages and practices critical thinking
  • Is self-reflective and empathic
  • Recognizes the influence of workplace relationships on outcomes and results
  • Maintains a respectful and accepting approach to others
  • Awareness of the influence of the larger context on individual behavior
  • Collaboratively and creatively supports the work efforts of colleagues at all levels and in all areas of the organization

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in a related field/discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • CFRE a plus but not required

Physical Requirements

While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is constantly required to use finger dexterity as well as sufficient hand dexterity to use a computer keyboard and be capable of reading a computer screen. Also, may need to remain seated for extended periods of time, have the ability to perform repetitive motions and reach for objects. Employee is frequently required to hold a writing instrument, communicate verbally, and hear well enough to detect nuances and receive detailed information. They may be required to grasp objects, push, and pull objects, bend, stand, walk, squat, or kneel. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision for data preparation or analysis, and expansive reading.

Working Conditions

The work conditions described here is representative of those an employee encounters while performing this job. Depending on work location, the incumbent will typically work indoors in a heated and air-conditioned office, with a mixture of natural, incandescent, and fluorescent light with low to moderate noise levels or be subject to working conditions conducive to a home office. When travel is expected, the incumbent will be exposed to outside environmental conditions during those times.

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ZERO TO THREE National Center for Infants, Toddlers & Families is hiring a Remote Development Associate

Summary

The Development Associate works closely with the Chief Development, Strategy Officer, Director, Development, Grants and Contracts, and other staff members. The Development Associate is responsible for supporting various development activities of the organization, focusing on institutional donors, restricted giving, and other departmental administrative and strategic processes. The position includes entering, updating, and analyzing donor and giving data and records; assisting, coordinating, and executing stewardship activities – including contributing to proposals, reports, and acknowledgments, and coordinating follow up activities; researching current and prospective donors and funders; coordinating and organizing workflow of large projects; and assisting in virtual and in-person event planning and execution.

About the Organization

Founded in 1977, ZERO TO THREE works to ensure that babies and toddlers benefit from the early connections that are critical to their well-being and development. Our mission is to ensure that all babies and toddlers have a strong start in life. At ZERO TO THREE we envision a society that has the knowledge and will to support all infants and toddlers in reaching their full potential. Our Core Values Statement: We believe that how we do our work is as important as what we do. To learn more about ZERO TO THREE, please visit our website at www.zerotothree.org.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Institutional Funder Support

  • Proactively monitor and research prospects (in Foundation Directory, Grants.gov, and others) for restricted funds for various projects and initiatives
  • Contribute to analysis of prospect “fit” for programs
  • Maintain and update calendar of deadlines for all institutional funders/prospects (private and public)
  • Coordinate internal processes and workflow deadlines on major applications/reports
  • Coordinate compilation of required applications/report attachments; generate templates for online submissions as needed
  • Generate/maintain contact lists for strategic stewardship communications
  • Maintain organized donor files and database records

Database Management

  • Updates the fundraising database in a timely manner to reflect giving, information on current and prospective institutional donors), and other records
  • Assists the Annual Fund Manager in ensuring that donors receive timely acknowledgements
  • Provide data and analysis reports on prospects, grants/contracts, and pledges as requested

Support of the Department

  • Supports the CDSO, Directors, and other leads as needed with their work with institutional funders, including attending internal meetings, assisting in grant reporting processes, tracking deadlines, and managing schedules
  • Understand the departmental goals, paying close attention to changing priorities and programs in advance of their execution; translate this understanding to anticipate departmental support needs
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of the organizational development plan, including tracking internal and external deadlines, coordinating, and overseeing workflow.
  • Assists with scheduling and coordinating meetings with internal/external entities as needed

Donor Engagement Activities

  • Assists with logistics and materials for donor cultivation/stewardship events and communications – including but not limited to generating lists of invitees for in person/virtual events, connecting with vendors and comparing quotes, event logistics, etc.
  • Monitors RSVPs, responses, assists with attendee questions

Miscellaneous

  • Research public and private institutional prospects
  • Compiles roster of institutional supporters (public funds, foundations, corporations, sponsorships) for the annual report; outreach to funders as needed
  • Assists with pulling and updating contact lists for Development communications
  • Performs other job-related duties as needed and supports the Development Team on administrative tasks as requested

Essential Skills and Experience 

  • Minimum 2-4 years of non-profit development experience or in a related administrative or relationship management role.
  • Technical aptitude and proficiency in Microsoft Office, Salesforce (strongly preferred), and Foundation Directory Online and Grants.gov (preferred, similar databases considered). Experience with/working with other fundraising technologies, vendors, and services a plus.

Essential Qualities

  • Encourages and practices critical thinking
  • Is self-reflective and empathic
  • Recognizes the influence of workplace relationships on outcomes and results
  • Maintains a respectful and accepting approach to others
  • Awareness of the influence of the larger context on individual behavior
  • Collaboratively and creatively supports the work efforts of colleagues at all levels and in all areas of the organization

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in a related field/discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Requirements

While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is constantly required to use finger dexterity as well as sufficient hand dexterity to use a computer keyboard and be capable of reading a computer screen. Also, may need to remain seated for extended periods of time, have the ability to perform repetitive motions and reach for objects. Employee is frequently required to hold a writing instrument, communicate verbally, and hear well enough to detect nuances and receive detailed information. They may be required to grasp objects, push, and pull objects, bend, stand, walk, squat, or kneel. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision for data preparation or analysis, and expansive reading.

Working Conditions

The work conditions described here is representative of those an employee encounters while performing this job. Depending on work location, the incumbent will typically work indoors in a heated and air-conditioned office, with a mixture of natural, incandescent, and fluorescent light with low to moderate noise levels or be subject to working conditions conducive to a home office. When travel is expected, the incumbent will be exposed to outside environmental conditions during those times.

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ZERO TO THREE National Center for Infants, Toddlers & Families is hiring a Remote Development Database Coordinator

Summary

The Development Database Coordinator collaborates closely with the Director of Individual Philanthropy to support and coordinate the information needs for the Development team. This position is responsible for maintaining the accuracy and integrity of the ZERO TO THREE development fundraising database (Salesforce), file storage systems (SharePoint), and for being able to manipulate data to support departmental operations and planning.

About the Organization

Founded in 1977, ZERO TO THREE works to ensure that babies and toddlers benefit from the early connections that are critical to their well-being and development. Our mission is to ensure that all babies and toddlers have a strong start in life. At ZERO TO THREE we envision a society that has the knowledge and will to support all infants and toddlers in reaching their full potential. Our Core Values Statement: We believe that how we do our work is as important as what we do. To learn more about ZERO TO THREE, please visit our website at www.zerotothree.org.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Database Management

  • Proactively maintains the integrity and accuracy of the fundraising database (Salesforce), working collaboratively with IT, Communications, and Development staff to ensure that donor communications, data, and giving records are recorded accurately and kept up to date
  • Provides data and analyseson donors, grants, contracts, donations, and pledges as requested
  • Records and tracks relationships and fundraising activities both in Salesforce and in internal file storage
  • Thinks strategically to find innovative ways to track trends, connections, and patterns in the database
  • Responds to database requests from Development staff, manipulating and generating data reports to satisfy internal inquiries
  • Proactively identifies and reports issues and idiosyncrasies in the database, working with IT to address and solve them
  • Participates in monthly donation reconciliation meetings between Development and Finance departments

Individual Donor Solicitation Support

  • Generates lists and segments for mailings (digital and direct mail) and completes mail merges, printing, and mailing for smaller appeals and gift acknowledgement letters
  • Tracks responses to mailings and campaigns and assists with follow-up communication to donors
  • Provides analysis of appeals and campaigns’ effectiveness
  • Maintains organized donor files and database records

Internal Development team support

  • Supports the Director of Individual Philanthropy and the CDSO as needed with their work with funders, including attending internal meetings, assisting in reporting processes, tracking deadlines, and managing schedules
  • Anticipates and understands the goals of the department, paying close attention to changing priorities and programs in advance of their execution
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of the organizational development plan, including tracking internal and external deadlines and coordinating and overseeingworkflow

Miscellaneous

  • Conducts regular capacity screenings and elevates donors to prioritize for growth
  • Compiles roster of donors for the annual report
  • Assists with pulling and updating contact lists for Development communication
  • Performs other job-related duties as needed and supports the Development Team on administrative tasks as requested

Essential Skills and Experience

  • At least 3 years of experience using CRMs for fundraising or in a closely related CRM-management role
  • Technical aptitude and proficiency with Salesforce (required), Pardot (preferred), and Microsoft Office and/or experience working with other fundraising technologies

Essential Qualities

  • Encourages and practices critical thinking
  • Is self-reflective and empathic
  • Recognizes the influence of workplace relationships on outcomes and results
  • Maintains a respectful and accepting approach to others
  • Awareness of the influence of the larger context on individual behavior
  • Collaboratively and creatively supports the work efforts of colleagues at all levels and in all areas of the organization

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in a related field/discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • CFRE a plus but not required

Physical Requirements

While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is constantly required to use finger dexterity as well as sufficient hand dexterity to use a computer keyboard and be capable of reading a computer screen. Also, may need to remain seated for extended periods of time, have the ability to perform repetitive motions and reach for objects. Employee is frequently required to hold a writing instrument, communicate verbally, and hear well enough to detect nuances and receive detailed information. They may be required to grasp objects, push, and pull objects, bend, stand, walk, squat, or kneel. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision for data preparation or analysis, and expansive reading.

Working Conditions

The work conditions described here is representative of those an employee encounters while performing this job. Depending on work location, the incumbent will typically work indoors in a heated and air-conditioned office, with a mixture of natural, incandescent, and fluorescent light with low to moderate noise levels or be subject to working conditions conducive to a home office. When travel is expected, the incumbent will be exposed to outside environmental conditions during those times.

ZERO TO THREE: National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families is proud to be anEqual Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities

 

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ZERO TO THREE National Center for Infants, Toddlers & Families is hiring a Remote Email Marketing Specialist

Summary

You are a trendsetting email marketer eager to experiment with the latest tools to convert web traffic and email engagement into meaningful action. The Email Marketing Specialist is responsible for developing and executing email campaigns to mobilize our diverse audience, including early childhood professionals, policymakers, advocates, parents, and donors. You will manage our Pardot marketing automation platform and work cross-departmentally to ensure consistency of voice, quality control and prioritization in email communications. Additionally, you will be responsible for ensuring key integrations with Pardot across our digital and data management platforms.

About the Organization

Founded in 1977, ZERO TO THREE works to ensure that babies and toddlers benefit from the early connections that are critical to their well-being and development. Our mission is to ensure that all babies and toddlers have a strong start in life. At ZERO TO THREE we envision a society that has the knowledge and will to support all infants and toddlers in reaching their full potential. Our Core Values Statement: We believe that how we do our work is as important as what we do. To learn more about ZERO TO THREE, visit our website atzerotothree.org.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create and execute dynamic and data-driven email marketing campaigns, including drip marketing campaigns, membership retention/reactivation campaigns, lifecycle emails, and engaging welcome series
  • Build user segmentation, developing a deep understanding of our constituents and their lifecycles; Work with internal teams to set up automated emails such as pre- and post-event communications
  • Manage integration of Salesforce CRM and Pardot marketing automation platforms, including creating email templates, segmented marketing lists and lead generation forms
  • Develop and maximize use of editorial calendar, ensuring the organization’s 10+ monthly external newsletters are well-coordinated and timed
  • Ensure design and layouts of emails are optimized, user and mobile-friendly
  • Maintain and update automated emails with new promotions and content                   
  • Assist cross-departmental end-users with email strategy, troubleshooting and formatting, using HTML and graphic design to ensure quality content that increases open rates, click-through rates, and list growth
  • Collaborate closely with the social media and digital marketing specialists to develop coordinated campaigns and inform digital advertising strategy
  • Work collaboratively and creatively and with internal clients to proactively create and revitalize new and existing email content
  • Document processes and report KPI’s, including analysis of A/B test results and measurable impact of digital marketing promotions

Skills and Experience

  • Three to five years of experience in digital communications, digital marketing, or related role
  • Experience managing a robust CRM and marketing automation software such as Salesforce, HubSpot, Marketo or Pardot. Pardot experience required
  • Proven track record of managing effective and engaging digital marketing campaigns with measurable results
  • Ability to advise and implement best practices
  • Proficiency with Google marketing products including AdWords, Analytics and Search Console
  • Understanding of and experience with social and digital media (Facebook, Twitter, blogging)
  • Creativity and an “out of the box” approach
  • Strong project management skills
  • Content creation and publications experience (digital, video and/or print) a plus
  • Knowledge of HTML and/or CSS
  • Analytical
  • Spanish fluency a plus

Essential Qualities

  • Exercises independent discretion and judgement
  • Can work under deadline pressure while maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • Encouragesand practices critical and strategic thinking
  • Collaboratively andcreatively supports the work efforts ofcolleagues at all levels and in all areas of the organization

PhysicalRequirements

While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is frequently required to use finger dexterity as well as sufficient hand dexterity to use a computer keyboard and be capable of reading a computer screen. Also, may need to remain seated for extended periods of time, have the ability to perform repetitive motions, grasp objects, including a writing instrument, kneel, communicate verbally, and hear well enough to detect nuances and receive detailed information. The employee may be required to walk, push, or pull objects, bend, squat, reach, or stand. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision for preparing and analyzing data, transcribing, and expansive reading.

Working Conditions

The work conditions described here is representative of those an employee encounters while performing this job. The employee is expected to travel and will be exposed to outside environmental conditions during those times. The incumbent typically works indoors in a heated and air-conditioned office, with a mixture of natural, incandescent, and fluorescent light with low to moderate noise levels.

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ZERO TO THREE National Center for Infants, Toddlers & Families is hiring a Remote State Innovation Specialist

Summary

The State Innovation Specialistwill promote priorities identified at the federal and state level to support best practices and policy advocacy by providing technical assistance to states to assist them in making improvements to policies and systems to better support infants, toddlers, and their families. Through contributions to the development of written materials for state audiences; tracking of promising state initiatives and promotion of partnerships with other national centers, targeted support will be offered to foster cross sector learning opportunities that contribute to the overall work of ITCP.

About the Organization

Founded in 1977, ZERO TO THREE works to ensure that babies and toddlers benefit from the early connections that are critical to their well-being and development. Our mission is to ensure that all babies and toddlers have a strong start in life. At ZERO TO THREE we envision a society that has the knowledge and will to support all infants and toddlers in reaching their full potential. Our Core Values Statement: We believe that how we do our work is as important as what we do.  To learn more about ZERO TO THREE, please visit our website at www.zerotothree.org.

The ZERO TO THREE’s Infant Toddler Court Program applies the science of early childhood development in meeting the urgent needs of infants and toddlers and strengthening families Our goal is to advance the health and well-being of very young children and their families, so they flourish.   The National Resource Center for the Infant-Toddler Court Program provides training and technical assistance to any dependency court, family treatment court, child welfare agency or statewide effort to support effective implementation of the Safe Babies Court Team™ approach.  To learn more about the Infant Toddler Court Program, please visit www.zerotothree.org/our-work/the-national-infant-toddler-court-programwww.zerotothree.org

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Facilitates a variety of technical assistance offerings including cross state learning opportunities, strategic planning support for the development of a state structure, site visits to support implementation of the SBCT™ approach to state leaders, including advocates, policymakers, state agency staff, and public-private coalitions.
  • Maintain an ongoing knowledge of infant-toddler policy issues and best practices, particularly related preventative strategies for at risk families involved with child welfare, maternal and child health, home visiting interventions and their role in the broader early childhood and family support systems.
  • Track and monitor promising state policies, practices, financing, and system-building efforts related to federal and state policy priorities, with a focus on those related to expanding comprehensive two-generation programs.
  • Promotion and guidance in the utilization of written materials such as policy briefs, articles highlighting innovative state efforts, and technical assistance tools for state-level audiences.
  • Plan and facilitate cross-state meetings, webinars, conference calls, communities of practice, and other mechanisms for states to advance their policy and systems work through networking and cross-state learning.
  • Collaborate with the ZERO TO THREE Policy Center and key partners from other national advocacy organizations to jointly meet project deliverables.
  • Develop and strengthen relationships with leaders in states and partner organizations.
  • Contribute to grant proposals and reports to funders.
  • Perform other duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the Infant Toddler Court Program

Skills & Experience

  • Knowledge and experience with state policy/financing/system levers impacting Child Welfare and Juvenile Dependency/Neglect Court practices
  • Deep understanding of state level cross sector collaborations and partnerships necessary to improve service quality, strengthen access equitable health care to support the well-being of very young children and their families
  • Experience planning, coordinating, and providing technical assistance or coaching.
  • Excellent group facilitation and public speaking skills.
  • Excellent analytic and writing skills.
  • Strong project management skills, organization, and the ability to manage multiple responsibilities effectively.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively with individuals representing a range of backgrounds and skill levels.
  • Comfortable working as a member of a remote team.
  • Self-motivated, ability to work as part of a team and independently.
  • Ability to travel, including occasional overnight stays (note – all travel is currently prohibited by the organization due to COVID-19).
  • Minimum of five years relevant work experience.

Essential Qualities

  • Encourages and practices critical thinking
  • Is self-reflective and empathic
  • Recognizes the influence of workplace relationships on outcomes and results
  • Maintains a respectful and accepting approach to others
  • Follow through on all requests
  • Is curious and interested in exploring various ways of attacking problems and opportunities
  • Is committed to racial equity and inclusion
  • Awareness of the influence of the larger context on individual behavior
  • Collaboratively and creatively supports the work efforts of colleagues at all levels and in all areas of the organization

Education

Bachelor’s degree in public policy, social work, early childhood, or a related field required. Master’s degree preferred.

Physical Requirements

While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is constantly required to use repetitive motion, finger dexterity as well as sufficient hand dexterity to use a computer keyboard and be capable of reading a computer screen. Also, may need to remain seated for long periods of time, can perform repetitive motions, and hear well enough to detect nuances and receive detailed information.  The employee may be required to walk, grasp objects, push or pull objects, bend, squat, reach, stand, or kneel. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision for preparing and analyzing data.

Working Conditions

The work conditions described here is representative of those an employee encounters while performing this job. Depending on work location, the incumbent will typically work indoors in a heated and air-conditioned office, with a mixture of natural, incandescent, and fluorescent light with low to moderate noise levels or be subject to working conditions conducive to a home office.  When travel is expected, the incumbent will be exposed to outside environmental conditions during those times.

Our Commitment to Diversity

ZERO TO THREE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring, advancement, and professional development and is dedicated to diversity in its work, its staff and with community partners. This is an exceptional opportunity for a professional who shares our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and supports our mission to enhance outcomes for ALL children.

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ZERO TO THREE National Center for Infants, Toddlers & Families is hiring a Remote Director of Professional Development

Summary

The Director of PD oversees the development and delivery of high quality, interactive, state-of the-art virtual learning experiences across NCECDTL’s national and regional TTA. Working closely with the Sr. Director, Training and Quality, and the Director of TTA Integration, this position supports the overall plan for effective TTA to grantees, childcare partners, regional TA specialists, and NCECDTL’s other national audiences by designing and executing innovative and effective virtual TTA delivery strategies. The Director of PD is responsible for planning, executing, and marketing, implementation, and post-event assessment of all virtual events and web-based PD within the NCECDTL, including learning collaboratives. The PD is also the NCECDTL content liaison for virtual PD delivered through Office of Head Start’s LMS and works closely with NCECDTL’s LMS Administrator, and Instructional Designer to ensure content integration across all virtual learning products for the Center. The PD also sets the vision and executes a work plan to secure NCECDTL’s presence on the Office of Head Start’s MyPeers communities and workgroups. This position works with the Senior to design and oversee professional development.

 

About the Organization

ZERO TO THREE works to ensure that babies and toddlers benefit from the early connections that are critical to their well-being and development. Our mission is to ensure that all babies and toddlers have a strong start in life. At ZERO TO THREE, we envision a society that has the knowledge and will to support all infants and toddlers in reaching their full potential. Our Core Values Statement: We believe that how we do our work is as important as what we do.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the planning marketing, and execution of the Annual Virtual PD Workplan including coordination with the Office of Head Start (OHS), Office of Child Care (OCC), vendors, and trainers:
    • Manage a portfolio of trainers and vendors who provide support for executing virtual PD events, including the development of contracts for consultant virtual PD presenters
    • Develops budgets and works with Senior Director, Training and Quality to forecast needs and changes in workplan
    • Works with Senior Director, Training and Quality, Director, TTA Integration and Events OHS, and OCC to identify priority areas for virtual PD
    • Creates an annual schedule of virtual learning events designed to meet the PD needs of prospective audiences
    • In collaboration with OHS/OCC, markets virtual events to all applicable attendees
    • Ensures timeliness of e-blasts and other marketing strategies
    • Oversees vendor relationships for virtual related technology delivery for professional development such as Live Streaming Conference On-Demand, interpretive service needs, and overseeing the Center’s needs related to executing virtual PD events and learning collaboratives
    • Performs other duties as assigned for the purposes of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the project.
  • Leads the delivery of consistent high-quality virtual PD:
    • Works closely with the Sr LMS Administrator and the Instructional Designer to ensure that DTL content transformed into iPD courses and learning modules is consistent with TTA resources and trainings developed by the broader NCECDTL team and aligned with evidenced-based practices related to the development and learning of children birth – 5
    • Develops and project manages a portfolio of virtual based regional training including learning collaboratives
    • Maintains consistent evaluation approach and sharing with the Evaluation Team
  • Leads the development and ongoing support for MyPeers Communities and Workgroups
    • Identify prospective audiences and/or topics for which a MyPeers Community or Workgroup should be formed
    • Identify facilitators and administrators for new MyPeers Communities/Workgroups
    • Work with each developing MyPeers Community/Workgroup facilitator/administrator to prepare engagement plans
    • Oversee the process for developing new MyPeers Communities/Workgroups
    • Provide T/TA for MyPeers facilitators/administrators to ensure ongoing interactivity and success of Communities and Workgroups

 

Skills and Experience

  • At least 7 years of experience in managing professional development events both in person and virtual.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong meeting/event planning skills.
  • Strong and engaging project management skills.
  • Expertise in distance learning and educational uses of social media.
  • Expertise in continuing education processes.
  • Computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at one time.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team.
  • Availability and ability to travel as needed.

Essential Qualities

  • Encourages and practices critical thinking.
  • Is self-reflective and empathic.
  • Recognizes the influence of workplace relationships on outcomes and results.
  • Maintains a respectful and accepting approach to others.
  • Awareness of the influence of the larger context on individual behavior.
  • Collaboratively and creatively supports the work efforts of colleagues at all levels and in all areas of the organization.
  • Innovation is a core value.

Education

Master’s degree in early childhood, adult learning, or a related field is preferred. Bachelors in related field early childhood, adult development, or a related field is required.

Physical Requirements

While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is frequently required to use finger dexterity as well as sufficient hand dexterity to use a computer keyboard and can read a computer screen. Also, may need to remain seated for long periods of time and can perform repetitive motions and hold objects. Employee may be required to hold a writing instrument, communicate verbally, and hear well enough to detect nuances and receive detailed information. The employee may need to push or pull objects, bend, squat, reach, stand, or walk, kneel. Frequently must be able to lift at least 20 pounds, and occasionally up to 60 pounds.

Work Conditions

The work conditions described here is representative of those an employee encounters while performing this job. Depending on work location, the incumbent will typically work indoors in a heated and air-conditioned office, with a mixture of natural, incandescent, and fluorescent light with low to moderate noise levels or be subject to working conditions conducive to a home office. When travel is expected, the incumbent will be exposed to outside environmental conditions during those times.

 

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ZERO TO THREE National Center for Infants, Toddlers & Families is hiring a Remote Data Analyst

Summary

You thrive on using data to understand audience behavior and inform strategic decision making. ZERO TO THREE is seeking a Data Analyst to join as an integral member of the Communications team to help deliver timely reporting and actionable insights on our communications and marketing activities. You’ll collaborate with stakeholders across the organization to inform KPIs and drive results through requirements gathering, project management, data visualization, reporting, and insight generation.

About the Organization

Founded in 1977, ZERO TO THREE works to ensure that babies and toddlers benefit from the early connections that are critical to their well-being and development. Our mission is to ensure that all babies and toddlers have a strong start in life. At ZERO TO THREE we envision a society that has the knowledge and will to support all infants and toddlers in reaching their full potential. Our Core Values Statement: We believe that how we do our work is as important as what we do. To learn more about ZERO TO THREE, please visit our website atzerotothree.org.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Generate insightful analysis, reporting, and data visualizations to measure communications and marketing effectiveness, answer critical business questions, proactively identify trends, and communicate business performance
  • Prepare concise, compelling written communications to present findings and recommendations to internal partners and document methods for transparency and continuity
  • Ongoing reporting on multi-channel campaign performance and identifying optimization opportunities to improve KPIs
  • Collaborate with communications and marketing managers to develop an ongoing and detailed A/B testing plan to help the continuous improvement of key metrics
  • Build dashboards for tracking key metrics in real time. Collaborate with IT to support data integration across systems such as Salesforce and Pardot
  • Produce timely and useful data intelligence reports on communications and marketing initiatives and campaigns
  • Support teams with understanding how to connect data findings to create audience engagement strategies and drive impactful results

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree is required with a focus in business, economics, math, statistics, or data science
  • At least 5+ years of relevant work experience in data analytics
  • 2+ years of experience in applying data science techniques to drive communications and marketing campaign planning and effectiveness
  • Demonstrated analytical skills to work through complex problems, manipulate and analyze large data sets, and produce actionable business insights
  • Experience analyzing CRM data (e.g. Salesforce) and web tracking (e.g. Google Analytics)
  • Experience with marketing funnel reporting and industry KPIs, including advertising platforms (e.g. AdWords, Bing) and reporting on standard digital marketing KPIs
  • Proficiency in data visualization
  • Strong ability to communicate complex concepts to diverse audiences, and crafting clear and compelling data stories
  • Experience in scoping and planning projects with stakeholders and driving technical execution
  • Thrives in a fast-paced

Essential Qualities

  • Critical thinking skills
  • Self-reflective and empathic
  • Recognize the influence of workplace relationships on outcomes and results
  • Maintain a respectful and accepting approach to others
  • Awareness of the influence of the larger context on individual behavior
  • Support the work efforts of colleagues at all levels and in all areas of the organization collaboratively and creatively

Education

Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in advertising, communications, journalism, creative writing, English, or related field

Physical Requirements

While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is frequently required to use finger dexterity as well as sufficient hand dexterity to use a computer keyboard and be capable of reading a computer screen. Also may need to remain seated for long periods of time, have the ability to perform repetitive motions, and hear well enough to detect nuances and receive detailed information. The employee may be required to walk, grasp objects, push or pull objects, bend, squat, reach, stand, or kneel. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision for preparing and analyzing data. 

Working Conditions

The work conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing this job. The incumbent typically works indoors in a heated and air-conditioned office, with a mixture of natural, incandescent and fluorescent light with low to moderate noise levels.

Our Commitment to Diversity

ZERO TO THREE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring, advancement, and professional development and is dedicated to diversity in its work, its staff and with community partners. This is an exceptional opportunity for a professional who shares our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and supports our mission to enhance outcomes for ALL children.

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ZERO TO THREE National Center for Infants, Toddlers & Families is hiring a Remote Product Director, Technology

Summary

The Product Director for Technology will drive the vision, strategy and delivery for HealthySteps technology products and initiatives.  HealthySteps is a unique, evidence-based pediatric primary care program that seeks to transform the promise of pediatric primary care by promoting nurturing parenting and healthy development for babies and toddlers, so they are prepared for school and life. This position will be part of the HealthySteps Leadership Team and work closely with ZERO TO THREE’S Chief Technology Officer, Sr. Director of Professional Innovations and contracted developers to implement technology solutions. The Product Director will also be responsible for the market success, potential monetization of technology products and the development lifecycle of such products.

About the Organization

Founded in 1977, ZERO TO THREE works to ensure that babies and toddlers benefit from the early connections that are critical to their well-being and development. Our mission is to ensure that all babies and toddlers have a strong start in life. At ZERO TO THREE we envision a society that has the knowledge and will to support all infants and toddlers in reaching their full potential. Our Core Values Statement: We believe that how we do our work is as important as what we do.  To learn more about ZERO TO THREE, please visit our website at www.zerotothree.org.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise a Product Manager and Senior Product Manager in the development, operation and maintenance of multiple technology-based productsintended to support the HealthySteps affiliate health system network as well as the HealthySteps National Office oversight of the network.
  • Work closely with HS Senior Director of Quality to ensure smooth processes are in place to monitor NO and network level quality and to ensure data collection and reporting activities are effectively embedded in the HS Site onboarding and performance management processes.
  • Oversees the development and operations of a HealthySteps Customer Success portal and management system
  • Coordinates the integration of hybrid e-learnings withing Learning Management System
  • As a member of the HealthySteps Leadership team ensure impact, scale and sustainability of the HealthySteps affiliate network and sustainability of the National Office.
  • Develop strategies and roadmaps for existing products that simplify day-to-day tasks, promote high quality data capture and make the products more user friendly and productive.
  • Oversee licensure of client level data tools and establishment of Business Associate Agreements.
  • Provide higher-level perspective on product lifecycle, informed by continuing knowledge of evolving industry trends and innovation, and understanding of business goals.
  • Create multi-release product roadmaps and communicate internally, noting the stages and timelines for various work.
  • Analyze the scope of the product and make decisions about the actions needed and how to proceed to realize the outcomes outlined in the product strategy.
  • Identify product gaps and define requirements to fill the product gaps.
  • Provide additional analysis for new initiatives; gather information, stakeholders feedback and experiments to reduce uncertainty.
  • Work closely with Chief Technology Officer to ensure that technology products are appropriately integrated with ZERO TO THREE technology platforms. 
  • Work closely withSr. Director of Professional Innovations in building a potential revenue generating model for technology-based tools.
  • Contributes to work conducted on staff diversity recruiting and retention strategy-building for the HS National office
  • Performs other duties as assigned to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the program.

Executing on products with a cross-functional team:

  • Lead a multi-disciplinary team comprised of product developers, content generators, consultants and partners.
  • Ensure that Developers and Designers build a product that meets the expected outcomes and market needs.
  • Work with both Architects and Engineers to understand design or technology implications in solution ideas.
  • Work with program leadership to recommend the best course of action to achieve intents.
  • Understand product dependencies and negotiate the trade-offs with the appropriate team members.
  • Participate in scrum meetings (i.e. daily stand-up, sprint planning, readouts and retrospective.)
  • Lead market, technology and customer research to identify trends, customer pain points and opportunities.
  • Apply user-centric design and service-oriented principles (UX) to deliver intuitive solutions.
  • Work collaboratively with program leadership to develop marketing plans, positioning, core messaging, differentiators, presentations, demos and tools to support the launch, adoption and potential sale of new products.
  • Lead product releases and production launch process.
  • Performs other duties as assigned to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the program.
  • Manages external vendors and consultants to ensure deliverables remain in scope, on time and within budget.
  • Coordinates the work between NO staff and that of external vendors or consultants to ensure efficient streamlining of products and processes.
  • Identifies NO product and operational needs and vets and contracts with external vendors, resources, consultants ensuring cost efficiencies and quality service and product delivery

Essential Skills and Experience

  • 5-10 years ofprogressive experience in a product management and emerging technology, with at least 5 leading a product and or program management team
  • History of leadership focused on collaboration, innovation, and visionary thought leadership that resulted in superior user experiences
  • Experience building and managing technology products, ideally within the healthcare space.
  • Experience with EHRs, data integration, and/or pediatric primary care a plus
  • Strong experience visualizing data in accessible formats and data visualization software
  • Strong teamwork, facilitation skills, and cross team/cross discipline coordination.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to explain complex information in simple language
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Experience presenting to stakeholders and/or demoing products

Essential Qualities

  • Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment
  • Encourages and practices critical thinking.
  • Is self-reflective and empathic.
  • Recognizes the influence of workplace relationships on outcomes and results.
  • Maintains a respectful and accepting approach to others.
  • Awareness of the influence of the larger context on individual behavior.
  • Collaboratively and creatively supports the work efforts of colleagues at all levels and in all areas of the organization.

 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required; MBA preferred.

Physical Requirements

While performingthe responsibilities of the job, the employee is frequently required to use finger dexterity as wellas sufficient hand dexterity to use acomputer keyboard and be capable of readinga computer screen. Also may need to remain seated for long periods of time, have the ability to perform repetitive motions, stand, walk, communicate verbally and hear well enough to detect nuances and receive detailed information. The employee may be required to grasp objects, push or pullobjects, bend, squat, reach, or kneel. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision for preparing and analyzing data, and expansive reading.  May need to lift up to 30 pounds.

Working Conditions

The work conditions described here is representative of those an employee encounters while performing this job. Depending on work location, the incumbent will typically work indoors in a heated and air-conditioned office, with a mixture of natural, incandescent and fluorescent light with low to moderate noise levels or be subject to working conditions conducive to a home office. When travel is expected, the incumbent will be exposed to outside environmental conditions during those times.

 

 

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Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities

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ZERO TO THREE National Center for Infants, Toddlers & Families is hiring a Remote Director, Training and Technical Assistance Integration

Summary

The Director, Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Integration is responsible for leading the coordination of regional T/TA efforts of the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching and Learning. This position provides leadership as the assigned Integrated Services Team (IST) member with the Office of Head Start and a critical member of the NCECDTL management team. As the Center’s IST, the position is expected to oversee and meet regularly with OHS and senior level staff to ensure a coordinated approach to assigned regions and for regional TTA delivery by the Center. Working closely with the Senior Director, Training and Quality, this leadership position ensures the Center attends to and implements all ACF priority areas and builds sustainable collaborations with regions, National Centers, and supports the Center in forecasting responsive training. The Director of TTA Integration operationalizes Center wide collaborative efforts, inclusive of consortium partners, to efficiently implement the Center’s annual TTA workplan.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee and lead training and technical assistance efforts of the NCECDTL, including implementation, tracking, ongoing improvements and regular reporting of DTL’s regional TTA efforts
  • Serve as NCECDTL representative on the OHS Integrated Service Team; participate in regularly scheduled calls; interface with assigned regional office leadership to support ongoing professional development planning; broker plans with regional representatives and negotiate PD planning efforts across National Centers for assigned regions; develop and offer PD and strategic planning for RO federal staff as requested
  • Create and execute a NCECDTL communication and coordination strategy across Center to support timely and responsive regional TTA delivery
  • Co-lead training team meetings and provide guidance including forecasting regional trends and using regional data to tailor trainings
  • Develop, implement and track a standard approach and implementable processes for cross National Center collaboration
  • Oversee and lead the development of the Center’s contributions to annual regional PD plans
  • Input and synthesize timely PD data from assigned regions into OHS tracking systems
  • Work in collaboration with the Sr. Manager, TTA Delivery to support regions in efforts related to regional PD
  • Ensure ongoing and regular communication with Director of Virtual PD and Sr. Manager, TTA Delivery to engage and coordinate regional office needs and deliver consistent communication with regions
  • Lead the coordination of ongoing communication with regional federal staff, and regional T/TA staff to ensure that each receive timely and accurate information on NCECDTL resources.
  • Represent DTL on relevant ACF workgroups and OHS TTA Network Steering Committee
  • Oversee and provide direction for the learning program at the biannual OHS TTA Network Professional Development meeting
  • Support the consortium wide annual NCECDTL project planning meeting with management team including participating in the design of an annual TTA academy for NCECDTL TTA staff to support the delivery of NCECDTL’s annual PD offerings.
  • Supervise staff that support regional TTA efforts
  • Participate in regularly scheduled center management team meetings; Center staff meetings; project planning meetings; weekly calls with OHS
  • Contributes to training as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the project.

Skills and Experience

  • At least 10 – years’ experience in early childhood development
  • Strong knowledge of Head Start program development, the Head Start Program Performance Standards, and training and technical assistance network and processes at the regional level;
  • Strong track record of project management and collaborative skills across a set of diverse partners;
  • Strong supervisory experience;
  • Deep knowledge of adult learning principles and methodologies;
  • Strong experience with organizing, developing and providing training and technical assistance resources to a variety of audiences in the early childhood field;
  • Experience with organizing, developing and integrating a system that encourages quantifiable collaboration;
  • Ability to interpret and analyze data and complex documents;
  • Strong commitment and excellence in ongoing communication;
  • Excellent conceptual, written and oral skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks;
  • Effective time management skills;
  • Ability to be flexible;
  • Ability to travel

Essential Qualities

  • Commits to open and clear communication as a foundational value
  • Encourages and practices critical thinking
  • Is self-reflective and empathic
  • Recognizes the influence of workplace relationships on outcomes and results
  • Maintains a respectful and accepting approach to others
  • Awareness of the influence of the larger context on individual behavior
  • Collaboratively and creatively supports the work efforts of colleagues at all levels and in all areas of the organization

Education

  • Minimum of Masters degree in Early Childhood or related field required

Physical Requirements

While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is constantly required to use finger dexterity as well as sufficient hand dexterity to use a computer keyboard and be capable of reading a computer screen. Also may need to remain seated for long periods of time, have the ability to perform repetitive motions and reach for objects.  Employee is frequently required to hold a writing instrument, communicate verbally, and hear well enough to detect nuances and receive detailed information.  The may be required to grasp objects, push and pull objects, bend, stand, walk, squat or kneel. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision for data preparation or analysis, and expansive reading.

Working Conditions

The work conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing this job. Depending on work location, the incumbent will typically work indoors in a heated and air-conditioned office, with a mixture of natural, incandescent and fluorescent light with low to moderate noise levels or be subject to working conditions conducive to a home office.

 

 

 

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ZERO TO THREE National Center for Infants, Toddlers & Families is hiring a Remote Policy Analyst

About the Organization

Founded in 1977, ZERO TO THREE works to ensure that babies and toddlers benefit from the early connections that are critical to their well-being and development. Our mission is to ensure that all babies and toddlers have a strong start in life. At ZERO TO THREE we envision a society that has the knowledge and will to support all infants and toddlers in reaching their full potential. Our Core Values Statement: We believe that how we do our work is as important as what we do.  To learn more about ZERO TO THREE, please visit our website atwww.zerotothree.org.

Our Commitment to Diversity

ZERO TO THREE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring, advancement, and professional development and is dedicated to diversity in its work, its staff and with community partners. This is an exceptional opportunity for a professional who shares our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and supports our mission to enhance outcomes for ALL children.

Summary

The Policy Analyst will support the Director, Policy and Financing in providing policy research and analysis support to the Infant Toddler Court Team Program (ITCP). The position will be a part of the National Resource Center for the Infant-Toddler Court Program, which is operated by ZERO TO THREE.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct research and provide written analysis on federal and state policy trends impacting infants, toddlers and families in or at risk of entering the child welfare system, including upstream prevention and family strengthening efforts.
  • Create a formal process for tracking and vetting best practice policies for supporting families in or at risk of entering the child welfare system, including creating a policy bank of examples that can be used to support ongoing advocacy and policy work in states and communities.
  • Analyze and interpret data from federal databases to inform policy briefs, presentations and other communications.
  • Write policy briefs on issues related to policy, and practice for infants, toddlers and families in or at risk of entering the child welfare system, including upstream prevention and family strengthening efforts.
  • Conduct research and provide written analysis on federal, state and/or local funding streams that can be used to support any of the key components of the Safe Babies Court Team (SBCT) approach, as well as wraparound services for infants, toddlers and families.
  • Provide support on webinars or trainings on issues related to policy and/or funding to support infants and toddlers in the child welfare system.
  • Maintain an ongoing knowledge of infant-toddler policy issues and best practices, particularly related to child welfare, public health and other early childhood systems.
  • Collaborate with other members of the Infant Toddler Court Program and other ZTT teams including the state and federal policy teams, to ensure our policy messages are aligned and accurate.
  • Perform other duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the Infant Toddler Court Program.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • At least 3 years of experience related to public policy research and analysis.
  • Experience conducting policy research for use by decision-makers in state, local, federal government or the non-profit sector.
  • Experience in analyzing and interpreting qualitative and quantitative data to inform policy.
  • Experience writing policy briefs, white papers, or other types of reports for publications, including policymakers as well as practitioners in health and human services.
  • Experience in making presentations and facilitating meetings.
  • Knowledge of health and human services (either from policy research and/or practice) such as child welfare, early childhood development and education, health, mental health, substance use treatment and prevention and basic needs (e.g., housing, food assistance).
  • Knowledge and experience of federal, state and/or local funding for human services.

Essential Qualities

  • Encourages and practices critical thinking.
  • Is self-reflective and empathetic.
  • Recognizes the influence of workplace relationships on outcomes and results.
  • Maintains a respectful and accepting approach to others.
  • Awareness of the influence of the larger context on individual behavior.
  • Collaboratively and creatively supports the work efforts of colleagues at all levels and in all areas of the organization.
  • Exhibits work behaviors consistent with the organization’s core values.
  • Is committed to racial equity and inclusion.
  • Analytical thinker able to balance thorough research, analysis and writing with time-sensitive deadlines.
  • Strong writer; able to convey information clearly to a wide range of audiences.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work collaboratively with individuals representing a range of backgrounds and skill levels.
  • Comfortable working as a member of a remote team.
  • Self-motivated, ability to work as part of a team and independently.

Education

Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy, Psychology, Social Work, Public Health, Early Childhood or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.

Physical Requirements

While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is frequently required to use finger dexterity as well as sufficient hand dexterity to use a computer keyboard and be capable of reading a computer screen. Also, may need to remain seated for long periods, have the ability to perform repetitive motions and hold objects.  Employee may be required to hold a writing instrument, communicate verbally, and hear well enough to detect nuances and receive detailed information.  They may be required to grasp objects, push and pull objects, bend, stand, walk, squat or kneel. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision for data preparation or analysis and expansive reading. Must have the ability to lift up to 30 pounds.

Working Conditions

The work conditions described here is representative of those an employee encounters while performing this job. Depending on work location, the incumbent will typically work indoors in a heated and air-conditioned office, with a mixture of natural, incandescent and fluorescent light with low to moderate noise levels or be subject to working conditions conducive to a home office. When travel is expected, the incumbent will be exposed to outside environmental conditions during those times.

ZERO TO THREEis proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

 

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