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Health Coordinator at Mayville State University Child Development Programs

Job Posting Date: March 6, 2017

Application Review Date: March 20, 2017 at 4:00pm

Job Title: Health Coordinator

Location: Grand Forks, ND

Compensation: $33,209

Competitive fringe benefit package to include:

  • Employer paid full family coverage for health insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Education tuition waiver benefits
  • Additional benefits can be found by clicking here.

Position Details: 12 month; full-time (40 hours/week)

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Who can apply: Internal/external candidates eligible to work in the United States

Job Description: Mayville State University Child Development Programs is hiring a Health Coordinator who is responsible for coordinating the health component area. The coordinator must have great communication and organizational skills to assist the manager in ensuring all health regulations and requirements are adhered to. Duties include, but are not limited to: child health screenings, facility safety, and USDA protocol. Applicants may receive financial assistance in obtaining continuing education. CDP employees may qualify for student loan forgiveness.

Must be willing to become a First Aid/CPR Certified

Instructor Position is officed out of the Grand Forks site, but requires travel to the Hillsboro site 2-3 days per week; a state fleet will be available for use.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Degree in public health, nursing, health education, maternal and child health, or health administration along with training and experience
  • One (1) year of experience in a supervisory/management position
  • Valid Driver’s License

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience working with children birth to age 5 and their families
  • Experience with Head Start/Early Head Start regulations
  • Experience working with community partner agencies

Applicants should submit the following materials:

  1. MaSU Employment Application
  2. A letter of application
  3. A current resume
  4. The names of 3 professional references and 1 personal reference (labeled accordingly) with each person’s position, e-mail address, and telephone number
  5. Copy of transcript

Send application materials to: Crystal Beggs, Human Resource Office, 330 3rd Street NE, Mayville, ND 58257 or email to

For specific questions regarding this position, contact JoAnna Nielson, MSU CDP HR/Program Coordinator, at (701) 788-4661. Current/former MSU CDP parents that meet qualifications are encouraged to apply. Employment is contingent upon Policy Council approval, ability to pass criminal record check, and ability to pass a Health Exam and TB Test.

MaSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from diverse candidates and candidates who support diversity. ND veteran’s preference laws apply to this position. Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability. The state of North Dakota has an open records law; therefore, your application could be subject to review upon request. A criminal history background check must be satisfied prior to employment.

ND Relay:


Director of Head Start at Grand Forks Public Schools



QUALIFICATIONS:   Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or related field plus coursework or degree in education administration.  Master’s degree preferred.  Minimum of 3 years of related work experience in administrative/supervisory capacity.  Strong organizational and interpersonal skills, grant-writing skills, and fiscal procedure skills.

REPORTS TO:            Head Start Executive Director

SUPERVISES:             Full Administrative responsibilities for all Head Start staff, children and families in Grand Forks, Grand Forks Air Force Base and Grafton.


The role of the Director of Head Start is to supervise the overall operation of the Grand Forks Head Start program by providing direction and supervision, developing and implementing Federal and school district policies, and carrying out the directives of the Superintendent of Schools and Head Start Policy Council.  The responsibilities include:


  • Implement facility planning of all Head Start centers.
  • Develop emergency plans for all Head Start buildings.
  • Be responsible for all Head Start operations as designated by the Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Attend the monthly Policy Council meetings.
  • Attend Head Start parent committee meetings.
  • Develop and coordinate the school calendar for all Head Start sites.
  • Attend the NDHS Directors and board meetings, Region VIII and National Head Start Conferences.
  • Renew ND Department of Human Services childcare licenses for all Head Start sites.
  • Attend all events at the centers to include evening conferences and parent classes.

Curriculum and Instruction

  • The director will be knowledgeable of all HS curriculums and oversee the implementation with fidelity.
  • Collaborate with Special Education Department and other agencies to provide services for Head Start children.
  • Develop staff training in cooperation with the Head Start coordinators and maintain in-service training.
  • Be a leader on educational issues and remain up-to-date with Head Start Performance Standards and research.
  • Review, and revise when necessary, the Program Design and Management Plan by November of each program year with appropriate input from staff and parents with approval from Policy Council and the Grand Forks School Board.
  • Provide necessary training on Head Start in the Fall and throughout the program school year.


  • Implement the policies of Grand Forks School Board and Head Start.
  • Plan budgets and approve expenditures related to the Grand Forks Head Start Program.
  • Supervise expenditures of grant funds.
  • Supervise Head Start staff at following sites: Grand Forks, Grand Forks Air Force Base and Grafton.
  • Apply for food USDA applications for all Head Start sites.
  • Conduct staff meetings on a regular basis to ensure effective communication among staff members.
  • Submit monthly activity/budget reports to Policy Council for review and approval.
  • Be responsible for all new grant applications to the Federal Government for Grand Forks Head Start programs.
  • Complete local, state, and federal reports.
  • Be the Human Resource contact for Head Start. This includes working with GFPS HR department to ensure proper implementation of all policies and procedures, posting job openings, selecting the interview team, conducting the interviews and necessary follow up.
  • Be responsible for the selection and employment of all Head Start staff, with the approval of the Policy Council and the grantee.
  • Oversee the files of all Head Start families.
  • Oversee the files of all Head Start staff.
  • Oversee the evaluation of the Grand Forks Head Start Program to include the yearly self assessment, parent evaluations, community assessment and the T/TA plan.
  • Oversee and prepare staff for all federal monitoring reviews.


  • Directly supervise the selection of all Head Start staff.
  • Conduct a review with a written evaluation of all Head Start staff annually (due March 15).
  • Ensure training of all Head Start staff in First Aid/CPR/Choking, AED and require current verification certifying their status.


  • Maintain communications with Grand Forks School District personnel, community organizations, media, and collaborate with other service agencies in the community.
  • Advocate for Head Start and be knowledgeable about current Head Start issues and as appropriate, share that information with Head Start staff and parents. Be available as a speaker to community groups.
  • Work in collaboration with community agencies and Grand Forks School District.
  • Attend Grand Forks County Interagency Team Meetings.
  • Serve on Community Advisory Committees as invited.
  • Provide appropriate written communications for the Head Start Policy Council and Grand Forks School Board.

Salary to be determined per 2017/2018 Directors negotiated agreement.

Primary Location Head Start
Salary Range Per Year
Shift Type Full-Time
Applications will be accepted
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 12:00 AM  –
Friday, March 31, 2017 11:59 PM
(Central Standard Time)