Careers at CCRN

The employees at CCRN value integrity, reliability, collaboration, excellence, and community. We are self-described as a family-friendly culture. If you would like to work in an environment of passionate individuals dedicated to community child care, our open positions are listed for your information and application.

 

Administrative & Marketing Assistant -Part Time

Child Care Resource Network

1000 Hertel Ave Buffalo NY 14216

 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Under the direction of the Vice President of Operations, the Administrative and Marketing Assistant is responsible for general marketing, and administrative support to the agency, and will be responsible for executing a social media plan with the Marketing and Communications Specialist. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1.Generate ideas for and write weekly blog posts

2.Manage membership files and database 

3.Assist in the development and maintenance of social media and email blast calendars

4.Assist in the maintenance of marketing materials

5.Assist in planning and setting up for annual fundraising events

6.Provide support as needed to the administrative team

7.Understand duties of Agency Program Assistant well enough to back-up in that person’s absence.

8.Serve as member of the staff team and attend meetings and trainings as required.

9.Carry out other duties as needed.

 

 

Competencies:

1.Social Media experience (1 year) 

2.Familiarity with Adobe software (Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator) preferred

3.Administrative experience in a professional environment

4.Proficiency in Word, Excel & Power Point

5.Ability to prioritize and manage shifting responsibilities 

6.Excellent verbal and written communication skills

7.Excellent Customer Service 

8.Ability to prioritize, pay attention to detail and effectively handle multiple tasks and projects.

9.Working knowledge of computers and computer software 

10.Excellent human relation skills as well as the ability to communicate, orally and in writing, 

11.Cultural Sensitivity

12.Ability to carry out assignments without direct supervision. 

13.Knowledge in early care and education a plus. 

 

Qualifications:

1.Associates Degree in Business, Human Services, related field or equivalent in job experience.

2.Will accept two years work experience in an office setting.

 

Physical Demands: 

1.Able to receive and convey detailed information

2.Communicate frequently with executives and employees

3.Manual dexterity and coordination for over 50% of the work period while operating equipment such as computer keyboard, mouse, calculator and similar machines

4.Able to remain in a stationary position

5.Able to stand for 2 or more hours at a time

6.Able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs.

7.Able to ascend and descend stairs

8.Able to position self in small chairs or on floor to communicate with children

9.Able to drive locally, day or night

 

Legally Exempt Enrollment Specialist 

Child Care Resource Network

1000 Hertel Ave Buffalo NY 14216

 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Under the direction of the Director of Legally Exempt, the Legally Exempt Enrollment Specialist is responsible for enrolling, re-enrolling, inspecting and monitoring Legally Exempt child care providers as defined by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities are listed in descending order starting with those anticipated to require the greatest percentage of your time.

1.Act in accordance with the agency’s mission, vision and values

2.Enroll and re-enroll a case load of Legally Exempt child care providers to include: 

a.Processing applications and enrollment updates

b.Conducting Child Welfare, Sex Offender Registry, Criminal and Day Care Enforcement background checks, Statewide Central Register Database Checks, Approving NYS Fingerprinting in the Child Care Facility System, and the New York State Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs (Justice Center)

c.Conducting Criminal History reviews for persons identified with a criminal history

d.Verifying compliance 

e.Making accurate enrollment decisions

3.Monitor Legally Exempt child care providers to include:

a.Conducting inspection visits and follow-up inspection within 90 days from the time of enrollment 

b.Conducting complaint investigations

c.Overseeing Corrective Action Plans 

4.Facilitate Legally Exempt quality improvement projects which may include but are not limited to:

a.Planning and Implementing a Legally Exempt Orientation

b.Administering Health and Safety Grants

c.Maintaining accurate data in the Child Care Facility System 

5.Conduct trainings for Legally Exempt providers

a.Specialist are required to conduct classroom training to Legally Exempt providers on matters pertaining to Health and Safety and Early Childhood Development 

b.Specialist will be required to assist in providing support for additional trainings 

6.Provide technical assistance and support to potential and enrolled Legally Exempt providers

7.Meet all Legally Exempt contract performance standards 

8.Maintain accurate and complete electronic and paper files

9.Maintain ongoing, professional, and accurate communication with partnering agencies/programs, including but not limited to the Buffalo Regional Office, Local Department of Social Services and New York State Office of Children, Family Services and USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program

10.Serve as a member of Child Care Resource Network team and attend meetings and trainings, as required

11.Carry out or assist with other tasks in addition to the duties listed on this job description, in accordance with the agency’s team philosophy

 

Qualifications and Competencies:

1.Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Human Services, Early Childhood Education related field and three years of relevant office experience; or Associates Degree and six years of experience; or High School graduate and nine years of experience; or Minimum three years office experience, including data entry; case management experience a plus

2.Experience efficiently organizing and managing a wide range of assignments with a thorough attention to detail and follow through 

3.Experience with Legally Exempt child care and/or registered family child care a plus

4.Working knowledge of the following is preferred:

a.Social Service Law 390

b.NY Codes, Title 18 NYCRR 415.1 and Title 18 NYCRR 415.4

c.State issued Release Notes and Memorandums, Guidelines and Policy Statements

d.Child Care Facility System (CCFS)

5.Working knowledge of computers and computer software including Outlook, Word, and Excel

6.Excellent human relation skills as well as the ability to effectively communicate, orally and in writing, with a wide range of people including the current predominant linguistic, racial and ethnic populations of Erie County

7.Ability to analyze information and make sound decisions

8.Willingness to regularly travel within Erie County

9.Available to work occasional evenings and weekends 

10.Fluent in Spanish or another language that would support servicing our customers a plus.

 

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

 

Valid NYS Driver License and a vehicle with current registration and insurance

 

Physical Demands: 

1.Able to receive and convey detailed information

2.Communicate frequently with executives and employees

3.Manual dexterity and coordination for over 50% of the work period while operating equipment such as computer keyboard, mouse, calculator and similar machines

4.Able to remain in a stationary position

5.Able to stand for 2 or more hours at a time

6.Able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs.

7.Able to ascend and descend stairs

8.Able to position self in small chairs or on floor to communicate with children

9.Able to drive locally, day or night

 

Legally Exempt Enrollment Specialist (bi-lingual English & Spanish)

Child Care Resource Network

1000 Hertel Ave Buffalo NY 14216

 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Under the direction of the Director of Legally Exempt, the Legally Exempt Enrollment Specialist is responsible for enrolling, re-enrolling, inspecting and monitoring Legally Exempt child care providers as defined by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services, and will assist with communication needs with our Spanish speaking clients.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities are listed in descending order starting with those anticipated to require the greatest percentage of your time.

1. Act in accordance with the agency’s mission, vision and values

2. Enroll and re-enroll a case load of Legally Exempt child care providers to include: 

     a. Processing applications and enrollment updates

     b. Conducting Child Welfare, Sex Offender Registry, Criminal and Day Care Enforcement background checks, Statewide Central Register Database Checks, Approving NYS Fingerprinting in the Child Care 

         Facility System, and the New York State Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs (Justice Center)

     c. Conducting Criminal History reviews for persons identified with a criminal history

     d. Verifying compliance 

     e. Making accurate enrollment decisions

3. Monitor Legally Exempt child care providers to include:

     a. Conducting inspection visits and follow-up inspection within 90 days from the time of enrollment 

     b. Conducting complaint investigations

     c. Overseeing Corrective Action Plans 

4. Facilitate Legally Exempt quality improvement projects which may include but are not limited to:

     a. Planning and Implementing a Legally Exempt Orientation

     b. Administering Health and Safety Grants

     c. Maintaining accurate data in the Child Care Facility System 

5. Conduct trainings for Legally Exempt providers

     a.Specialist are required to conduct classroom training to Legally Exempt providers on matters pertaining to Health and Safety and Early Childhood Development 

     b. Specialist will be required to assist in providing support for additional trainings 

6. Provide technical assistance and support to potential and enrolled Legally Exempt providers

7. Meet all Legally Exempt contract performance standards 

8. Maintain accurate and complete electronic and paper files

9. Maintain ongoing, professional, and accurate communication with partnering agencies/programs, including but not limited to the Buffalo Regional Office, Local Department of Social Services and New York State Office of Children, Family Services and USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program

10. Serve as a member of Child Care Resource Network team, attend meetings and state trainings, as required. 

11. Carry out or assist with other tasks in addition to the duties listed on this job description, in accordance with the agency’s team philosophy

 

Qualifications and Competencies:

1.Fluent in Spanish

2.Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Human Services, Early Childhood Education related field and three years of relevant office experience; or Associates Degree and six years of experience; or High School graduate and nine years of experience or Minimum three years office experience, including data entry 

3.Experience in case management or home visits a plus

4.Ability to analyze information and make sound decisions

5.Experience efficiently organizing and managing a wide range of assignments with  a thorough attention to detail and follow through

6.Experience with Legally Exempt child care and/or registered family child care a plus

7.Working knowledge of the following is preferred:

a.Social Service Law 390

b.NY Codes, Title 18 NYCRR 415.1 and Title 18 NYCRR 415.4

c.State issued Release Notes and Memorandums, Guidelines and Policy Statements

d.Child Care Facility System (CCFS)

8.Proficient in the use of computers and computer software including Outlook, Word, and Excel

9.Excellent human relation skills as well as the ability to effectively communicate, orally and in writing, with a wide range of people including the current predominant linguistic, racial and ethnic populations of Erie County

10.Willingness to regularly travel within Erie County

11.Available to work occasional evenings and weekends 

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

 

Valid NYS Driver License and a vehicle with current registration and insurance

 

Physical Demands: 

1.Able to receive and convey detailed information

2.Communicate frequently with executives and employees

3.Manual dexterity and coordination for over 50% of the work period while operating equipment such as computer keyboard, mouse, calculator and similar machines

4.Able to remain in a stationary position

5.Able to stand for 2 or more hours at a time

6.Able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs.

7.Able to ascend and descend stairs

8.Able to position self in small chairs or on floor to communicate with children

9.Able to drive locally, day or night

 

 

 

 

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