Pt-time Data and Compliance Specialist, Congreso de Latinos

Posted by Congreso de Latinos Unidos on March 21, 2016

Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc., a dynamic nonprofit, is currently seeking a part-time Data and Compliance Specialist to work within its Education and Workforce Services (EWS) division. This position is responsible for providing support to the Next Step program and assist with data collection and entry, quality assurance, file maintenance and WIOA audit compliance. This position will work closely with the Adult Education Data Coordinator and the Next Step program’s management team to ensure timely and accurate data entry, adherence to WIOA compliance standards, filing for clients enrolled in the Next Step program and assist in achieving the program’s outcomes and long-term goals.

About Congreso
Congreso is a multiservice nonprofit organization whose mission is to strengthen Latino communities through social, economic, education, and health services; leadership development and advocacy. Founded in Philadelphia in 1977, Congreso has grown into a national thought leader on nonprofit performance management with an expert focus on the Latino community. Congreso is anchored by its innovative Primary Client Model (PCM™), and provides direct services to residents of the Philadelphia region while providing consult to other nonprofits and government systems nationally.

Essential Responsibilities
 Monitor all program activity in CWDS and ETO (PYRAMID, UNIDAD)
 Perform data entry duties as assigned and work with Micro Soft Office software for record keeping and outcome reporting
 Troubleshoot data entry issues with Adult Education staff to resolve discrepancies and assist team in meeting data entry deadlines
 Work directly with clients to obtain accurate and complete program forms and records
 Run weekly progress reports and generate comprehensive program scorecards from internal and external databases
 Assist the Next Step team with preparing for funder audits and ensure that files and databases are continually audit-ready throughout the year
 Compile data and validation paperwork needed for monthly performance-based invoicing
 Attend staff meetings and internal training events as required
 Participate in the formulation of long-range goals and objectives for Adult Education dept.
 Assist Adult Education department team with special projects periodically
 Attend and actively participate in all funder and agency training
 Perform other related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications
 High School Diploma or GED
 1-2 years of work experience with data entry, reporting and compliance in a similar or related program environment required
 Strong computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite: Excel and Word

Preferred Qualifications
 Associate’s or higher degree in Education, Psychology, Social Work or related field highly preferred
 Proficiency with Access, ETO, CWES or other database systems preferred
 Experience with WIA/WIOA funding compliance standards
 Bilingual (Spanish/English)

A Career with Congreso: Your talent and passion + our mission = outcomes

Come grow our reputation. Employees come to Congreso because they hear the positive things our clients, employees, and supporters say about us. Congreso has served the neighborhoods of eastern North Philadelphia since 1977. We have built our reputation on trust and high-quality human service delivery. And now our expertise in client-centered, outcomes-informed service delivery is extending our reputation beyond local borders to regional and national renown.

Come serve the community. Employees come to Congreso because of their passion to work directly with members of a vibrant and diverse community towards greater self-sufficiency. We have grassroots in Philadelphia’s Puerto Rican community and a commitment to strengthen all who live in the communities we serve. Our campus is located in the heart of the Eastern North Philadelphia neighborhoods we serve and includes a charter school that houses college courses at night.

Come celebrate culture. Employees come to Congreso because of the diversity of our employees,
clients, and community we serve. We seek to serve all clients through practices that show inclusion, empathy and understanding regardless of cultural identities.

Come be part of our “familia.” Employees come to Congreso for a working culture that reflects our family-centered service approach and our commitment to balance work and family. Our “mi casa es su casa” welcome extends to employees and all who seek services from us. Our employees value the feeling of being “like family” and the close and supportive relationships they have with co-workers.

Come grow professionally. Employees come to Congreso to gain experience, learn new skills, and grow professionally. Our Primary Client Model™ provides employees with continuous education and professional development in client-centered, data-informed, and culturally appreciative service delivery. We recognize supervisors as leaders and an essential link between retention and service quality. All supervisors engage in regular professional development and organizational strategy conversations with Congreso’s President/CEO. Congreso has a reputation for leadership development, with many former employees now in leadership positions at the local, regional and national level.

To Apply
To apply for this position please submit a cover letter, resume and salary requirements here.

For more information about Congreso and other career opportunities please go to

Congreso is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Congreso is strongly committed to providing equal
employment opportunity for all employees and all applicants for employment. All employment decisions at Congreso are made without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability or military/veteran status, or any other protected class as set forth under applicable State, Local and Federal Civil Rights Laws.

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