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Geauga County Job and Family Services

12480 Ravenwood Drive; Chardon, OH 44024 

Job title:
Geauga Family First Council Coordinator/Program Administrator

Position type:
Full time, classified civil service 

Base rate:
$26.67 - $28.80 hourly based on qualifications and experience 

- Friendly, motivated, and productive work culture
- Paid vacation, sick leave, and personal days 
- 10 paid holidays per calendar year  
- No-cost life insurance coverage 
- Excellent rates on medical, dental, and prescription coverage (or waiver option) available 

Hours of work:
8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. and evening/weekend hours as required 
Geauga County Job and Family Services is seeking a dynamic team player to join our Administrative team. The primary purpose of the Geauga Family First Council Coordinator is to coordinate a collaborative of local agencies and family representatives who work together to support and strengthen Geauga County families through a continuum of prevention and treatment programs developed and funded by Geauga Family First Council. The position oversees the funds pooled to support Council programs, monitors the evaluation of these programs, and serves as the liaison for the state vis-à-vis Council activities. The Council Coordinator also serves as the contract manager for Help Me Grow’s (HMG) Early Intervention (E.I.) Program. In this capacity the Coordinator is responsible for all state grant applications, quarterly reports, and contracts, and in addition serves as Geauga’s liaison to Ohio’s Department of Developmental Disabilities (DODD) for the provision of the HMG program in Geauga County.  Strict adherence to deadlines and budget requirements is a must along with professional communication and writing skills. The successful candidate is resourceful, comfortable in crisis intervention, and able to quickly engage and build rapport with others.   
- Bachelor’s degree or higher in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, or a closely related field 
- 5-year (s) experience in program administration
- 2-year (s) supervisor experience 
- Valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, and good driving record 
- Ability to pass pre-employment drug screening and FBI/BCI&I background checks 
- Prefer Master’s degree involving administration and community planning and two years          
 experience working with public systems (Mental Health, Job & Family Services, Juvenile Court, Children’s Services, Health District, DODD)
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