Category

Research and Planning

Reports to

Director of Research and Planning

Date of Posting

Description

This position is responsible for managing multiple aspects of the Broward Children Strategic Plan (“BCSP”) including but not limited to, supporting the special needs community via the Special Needs Advisory Coalition (SNAC) to ensure seamless systems of care for children’s physical, developmental and behavioral health needs and their families; supporting the BCSP committees and sub-committee meetings and activities; aligning various efforts and strategies across committees to “connect the dots”; conducting Results Based Accountability (RBA) training, coaching and technical assistance; assisting in the preparation of the Turn the Curve Reports, meeting scheduling, meeting minutes, action steps, website and cross committee opportunities; etc. In addition, the Strategy Manager will support internal CSC strategic planning work. This position will work collaboratively with CSC staff, as well as all relevant external organizations and agencies.

Cover letters and resumes for this position will be accepted until 5:00 PM EST on Friday, January 28, 2022 via the link above. EEO-ADA


Please be aware that resumes and related information may be subject to public disclosure in accordance with Florida public records laws.


Major Duties and Responsibilities

Support the community’s Special Needs Advisory Coalition (SNAC), including representation at Broward Days, Children’s Week and assist with other legislative and advocacy events as appropriate. Actively support the special needs subcommittees and infuse other community committees and work groups to ensure quality services, education, and alignment of policies and resources.
Assist with development of collaborative relationships to maximize resources available through but not limited to the School District, the Florida Inclusion Network, the Agency for Health Care Administration (ACHA), the Department of Children and Families, the Agency for Persons with Disabilities, Vocational Rehabilitation, the behavioral health managing entity for mental health services and other national, state, and local entities.
Work with community partners to integrate behavioral health services into the special needs continuum of care.
Initiate and coordinate system of care enhancements and improvements and identify strategies to address unmet needs.
Provide backbone support to the Broward Children Strategic Plan (“BCSP”) and its committees and sub-committees. This includes co-coordinating the Leadership Coalition meetings, assisting with the facilitation of the Chairs meetings, identifying mutually reinforcing activities and strategies across sectors to maximize results, and providing clear communication within all levels of the committees, CSC, and the stakeholder community.
Assist with the design and facilitation of Results Based Accountability (RBA) and Collective Impact training to members of the committees, sub-committees, stakeholder community and CSC staff. This includes providing RBA/Community Impact related coaching and technical assistance to Children Strategic Plan committees, stakeholder community work groups, and internal CSC staff.
Surface and support community engagement strategies to increase youth, family, and the community voice and agency in the Children’s Strategic Plan.
Identify and share opportunities for cross-committee work to committee chairs.
Promote use of Children’s Strategic Plan website and interactive tools.
Identify committee needs such as data, results-based accountability and collective impact training, potential partners, fiscal mapping, research, policy, and environmental issues, etc.
Maintain calendar of committee/sub-committee meetings. Send out meeting notices to participants and maintain accurate database of contact information, as needed.
Produce meeting minutes for meetings and assist with updating Turn the Curve reports and action step documents, as needed. Post current documents on Children’s Strategic Plan website, as needed.
Attend committee/sub-committee meetings.
Follow federal and state laws, in addition to implementing programs, policies and procedures in accordance with CSC’s priorities.
Conduct oneself in the best interest of the County’s constituents and in support of the CSC’s mission statement.
Perform other related duties as assigned.

Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Bachelor’s degree in the Social Sciences, Education, Public Health, Public Administration, or related field and five (5) years or more relevant experience in planning, training/coaching, and online work environments OR Associate’s degree in Social Sciences, Education, Public Health, Public Administration, or related field and seven (7) years or more relevant experience in planning, training/coaching, and online work environments. Master’s degree preferred.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Knowledge of current computing technologies and software applications as appropriate for the position’s job responsibilities.
Must possess valid driver’s license and vehicle insurance or have other means to enable travel locally and non-locally, including getting to work and going to other locations during the day for meetings, etc.

Physical Demands & Working Conditions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

The employee performs work in a normal office setting within a reasonable environment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to perform local and non-local travel.

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Strategy Manager - Special Needs

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