STARS Specialist, Public Health Management Corporation

Posted by on October 29, 2012

STARS SPECIALIST, SOUTHEAST REGIONAL KEY, Public Health Management Corporation
Posted on: September 28, 2012

STARS Specialists are a core component of the Keystone STARS program. Through the use of the Keystone STARS Standards, the Specialist is responsible for guiding and directing early education and school- age practitioners towards achieving quality by engaging them in a Continuous Quality Improvement process. This position is responsible for recruitment and promotion of participation in Keystone STARS, as well as, upward movement in the system. The Specialist acts as a resource providing practitioners with information and support assisting them to develop and implement appropriate plans to achieve the goals of Keystone STARS. The Specialist works in conjunction with Grants Specialists to enable providers to access Keystone STARS grants and awards. The primary task of the Keystone Stars Specialist is to receive and review applications; interpret the Keystone STARS Standards, guide programs through the process of understanding the intention behind the Standards; act as an expert on available resources; and make recommendations to the early education and school-age practitioners enabling them to move through the STARS process, submit grants in a timely fashion, and annually project professional development plans. Keystone STARS Specialists report to either the Keystone STARS Manager or Coordinator. They work closely with the Grants Coordinator, Grants Specialists and STARS Designator, and collaborate where appropriate, so as to enhance services to early care and school-age practitioners. The position is full time, 100% FTE. The position of Keystone STARS Specialist operates from PHMC’s main offices at 260 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA though this position requires travel throughout Delaware, Philadelphia, and Montgomery counties. This job includes the normal physical demands associated with office work. This position requires participation in daytime, evening and weekend meetings. This position requires a current driver’s license and a dependable, fully insured vehicle. This position will require current Criminal Checks and Child Abuse Clearances. This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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