Child Care Resource & Referral is seeking to fill an immediate position for a full-time Data Specialist. We are seeking a vibrant, self-starter, energetic individual to maintain various databases and record keeping systems ensuring all information is updated and accurate.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintain all agency databases and data systems in accordance within all CCR&R programs (IDHS, EHS, etc.)
Provide statistics on agency programs, services and community collaborations per agency policies and procedures
Research, record and analyze data in relation to Early Care & Education needs of CCR&R.
Creation and implementation of Community Needs Assessment in all counties.
Create requested reports as required to support agency programs and services.
Develop program evaluations and grant impact report tools to ensure compliance, impact, growth and awareness.
Maintain required job skills and core professional competencies by attending and participating in staff development programs and all program staff meetings.
Participate as needed with relative fund development and advocacy activities.
Accept other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree in Social Services with 2 years experience in working with data and research.
Experience in Education, Early Childhood and Family Consumer Science highly desirable.
Must possess strong written, verbal communication skills.
Demonstrated computer, data entry, statistical analysis experience.
Ability to adapt to change and adapt to change in policies in a positive manner.
Ability to work cooperatively with individuals from various educational, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds.
Ability to travel locally and attend Agency related weekend and evening events.
May be required to carry, lift, or move equipment, materials, or supplies up to 40 lbs.
Child Care Resource & Referral is the most comprehensive child care and early childhood education resource in Will, Grundy, Kendall and Kankakee Counties. Child Care Resource & Referral is a trustworthy partner for families, educators and employers with an experienced and dedicated staff helping match needs with the appropriate services, and facilitating access to any available financial assistanc...e. The result is greater peace of mind and confidence that families are receiving the best possible early childhood resources.