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Join a team of dedicated, knowledgeable, and diverse professionals all working toward the common goal of serving and advancing the interests of young children in Michigan. We offer an energized, professional environment that supports individual growth, competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package. 

POSITION: Database Specialist
  The Database Specialist develops and maintains the customer relationships management platform, including customizing the product as needed to support program implementation and evaluation. This position will implement data governance and management practices to ensure quality data collection. 
   
  To access this application, please click here. Applications must be submitted online to be considered. 
   
POSITION: Early Childhood Specialist - Infant/Toddler specialty
  The Early Childhood Specialist - Infant/Toddler specialty will primarily work to support the Infant/Toddler projects as part of the Great Start to Quality work funded through Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) grant. As such, these projects are part of a collaborative team focused on promoting innovative, high-quality, research-based early childhood practices and policies across the full continuum of early care and education programs and settings for children birth through age 8, with a special focus on Infants and Toddlers. Responsibilities will include: interfacing with Resource Centers staff across the state; supporting a learning community made up a network of Quality Improvement Consultants, identified as Infant/Toddler specialists; implementing identified projects, activities, and tasks all with a special emphasis on Infants and Toddlers and the programs and providers who care for them; writing and communicating for a variety of audiences about early childhood content, focusing on Infants and Toddlers; contributing to project management, grant report writing, and proposal writing; and forming partnerships with other relevant organizations as needed, including local, state, and national partners. A strong knowledge and/or experience in state quality rating and improvement systems, infants and toddlers, effective coaching, mentoring, and adult learning strategies are required for this position.
   
  To access this application, please click here. Applications must be submitted online to be considered.
   
POSITION: License-Exempt Provider Coach
 

The primary purpose of this position are: 

  • To support license-exempt child care providers (formerly known as unlicensed subsidized providers) to successfully complete newly required on-site health and safety visits that will occur in the child's home within the required timelines.
  • To connect providers and families to local resources, programs and services for children and families. 
  • To assist and encourage providers to participate in local trainings and peer networking opportunities to increase their social connections and knowledge of child care development and care. 
   
  To access this application, please click here. Applications must be submitted online to be considered. 
   
 POSITION:  License-Exempt Project Manager
  The License-Exempt Provider Project Manager will provide overall guidance, execute the scope of work in a timely and efficient manner, and ensure strong communication related to license-exempt provider health and safety visits. This position will also work across projects as part of a collaborative team focused on promoting innovative, high-quality, research-based early childhood practices and policies across the full continuum of early care and education programs and settings. This position will supervise a team comprised of one Technical Assistance Specialist and up to 10 Coaches located throughout the state, and ensure the goals of the project are implemented. 
   
  To access this application, please click here. Applications must be submitted online to be considered. 
   
POSITION: Project Manager
  The Project Manager for a Practice-based Coaching (PBC) model, funded through the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) as part of the Hope Starts Here Project in the city of Detroit, will provide overall guidance, oversight of the contract and scope of work, and ensure clear communication related to the practice-based coaching model with staff, partners and lead agency. This position will also work across projects as part of a collaborative team focused on promoting innovative, high-quality, research-based early childhood practices and policies across the full continuum of early care and education programs and settings. This position will supervise a team of one Project Specialist and up to five Coaches to ensure the goals of the project and organization are implemented. *This position will primarily be located in the Detroit area with occasional meetings in Lansing. 
   
  To access this application, please click here. Applications must be submitted online to be considered. 
   
POSITION: Project Specialist
  The Project Specialist for a Practice-based Coaching (PBC) model, funded through the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF), as part of the Hope Starts Here project in the city of Detroit, will provide overall support to the Project Manager to help ensure clear communication related to the practice-based coaching model with staff, partners, and lead agency. This position will also work across projects as part of a collaborative team focused on promoting innovative, high-quality, research-based early childhood practices and policies across the full continuum of early care and education programs and settings. This position will report to a Project Manager and help support ongoing work of up to five Coaches to ensure the goals of the project and organization are implemented. Strong knowledge and/or experience in early childhood screening, assessment, and curriculum tools is required. In addition, strong knoweldge and/or experience in state quality rating and improvement systems and project management are preferred for this position. 
   
  To access this application, please click here. Applications must be submitted online to be considered. 
   
POSITION: Shared Services Project Manager
  The Shared Services Project Manager will oversee coordination of a high-impact statewide strategic initiative, providing entrpreneurial project management expertise, developing resources and partnerships, and ensuring clear communication related to the Shared Services initiative for early care programs and providers and collaborative stakeholders in Michigan. This position will also work across projects as part of a collaborative team focused on promoting innovative, high-quality, research-based early childhood practices and policies across the full continuum of early care and education programs and settings. The Shared Services Project Manager will be responsible for working with the platform developer and the Director of Systems and Assessment to maintain the customized web-based platform for Michigan's early childhood system, including development and identification of materials and resources related to child care licensing and Great Start to Quality, Michigan's Quality Rating and Improvement System.
   
  To access this application, please click here. Applications must be submitted online to be considered. 

 

The Early Childhood Investment Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer which is committed to equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, or sexual orientation; and seeks to recruit, hire and retain a diverse workforce with employees whose knowledge, skills and abilities support the Investment Corporation's standards of excellence.