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University of Rochester Health Project Coord - 228204 in Rochester, New York

Health Project Coord Job ID 228204

Location The College Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 053 Psychology-Children's Inst


8 AM-5 PM




To provide coordination for a broad range of projects related to supporting child and youth-serving organizations in their efforts to address whole child health. In particular, to deliver training, consultation and coaching services to educators and youth development practitioners in their efforts to integrate a whole child focus in classrooms, schools, districts, early care and education settings and youth development programs. In addition, this position will manage training requests and develop tools, resources, and materials to support implementation of whole child health practices.


  • Deliver training, coaching, and other services to child-serving organizations (i.e., schools, out-of-school time programs, early care and education centers) on topics related to whole child health including, but not limited to: social and emotional learning, physical and emotional wellness, resilience, equity, school climate, school-wide practices, building relationships, and promoting healthy habits. Coaching support may be provided one-on-one to teachers, child care professionals and out-of-school time staff as well as to the leadership and administration of school districts, individual school buildings, child-care center directors, and out-of-school time program directors. 65%

  • Develop training and coaching resources, tools, and materials for dissemination to clients and partners in person or online. 25%

  • Other duties as assigned 10%


This position will have minimal authority on the overall organization. However, the individual in this organization will contribute thinking, ideas, and recommendations for the development of the organization's training and coaching services and supports. The individual will have authority to develop contracts with prospective clients and partners as well as work with leadership to develop a fair and appropriate compensation system for per diem trainers.


This position will maintain contacts with administrators at schools, child-serving organizations, and out-of-school time organizations in order to develop contracts for and schedule services rendered. These relationships will be ongoing and frequent throughout the year. The individual will serve as a representative of the organization and be responsible for developing positive relationships and interactions with potential clients.


  • No comments (there is no incumbent)

  • The most important duties of this position are developing relationships with potential clients, helping those individuals or organizations to determine what supports and services they need, and then delivering those services in a high quality manner. Services might include training or coaching but also might include consultation (in-person or online/phone) or use of tools and materials.

  • The employee in this position will receive weekly supervision from his or her manager. In these meetings, the employee will have an opportunity to discuss upcoming tasks, ask questions, and receive support for time management, task prioritization, and professional knowledge building. These meetings will also provide an opportunity for the staff member to make suggestions and recommendations and receive feedback on performance in an ongoing manner.



This individual should have a bachelor's degree or equivalent in a relevant field (education, human/youth development, etc.).

Specialized or Technical Knowledge:

This individual should have a strong knowledge of one or more whole child health domains (social, emotional, physical, or cognitive health). In addition the individual should have knowledge of social and emotional learning, resilience, youth development, and/or child development. The ideal candidate will understand the operation of and management of one or more of the following: schools, early education centers, out-of­school time organizations. Finally, the individual should have strong communication and people skills including strong verbal and written communication skills, the ability to develop relationships, and the ability to work with both senior level and front-line staff from a variety of sectors.

Kind and Length of Experience:

The individual should have 3-5 years of professional experience working in a child-serving organization such as a school, early education center, or out-of-school time program. The individual will also have extensive experience delivering training to child-serving professionals. Experience with project management is a plus.

Required Certifications, Licenses and Registrations:


How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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