Do you enjoy developing and implementing research projects?
Does a career in public service excite you?
If so, read below & apply today!
The State of Connecticut, Office of Early Childhood (OEC), is now accepting applications for an exciting Birth to Three Data Analyst (Associate Research Analyst) role in Hartford, CT. This opportunity is full-time 8:00am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday, with alternative/flex work and telework schedules available.
Our Mission: To partner with families of young children to advance equitable early childhood policies, funding, and programs; support Department of Administrative Services Connecticut State early learning and development; and strengthen the critical role of all families, providers, educators, and communities throughout a child’s life. We will assertively remove barriers and build upon the strengths of historically disenfranchised people and communities to ensure fair access to OEC resources.
Our Impact: The earliest years of a child’s life have a huge impact. They shape who that child will grow up to be, affecting their future health, education, and success. That’s why the OEC focuses on children from birth into grade school. Helping young children learn, develop, and overcome barriers will have benefits that last a lifetime. The Birth to Three System nationally and in Connecticut is continually evolving and as such the selected candidate must be open and adaptable to change.
What We Do: The OEC is a state agency that oversees a network of programs and services that help young children and families thrive. A key part of that work is supporting the providers, teachers, and other professionals who’ve dedicated their careers to caring for and educating children. OEC works hard to support and strengthen families in Connecticut. New parenthood and early childhood are extremely important moments in a person’s life and nurturing or harmful experiences during this time can have significant and long-lasting impacts. OEC acts on the overwhelming evidence that intervention early in life, is the most promising way to break the cycle of poverty. At OEC, we:
- Help parents find and pay for high-quality licensed childcare and camps.
- Inspect and license childcare programs and camps, so parents can trust that their children are in good hands.
- Offer trainings and resources to help parents build their parenting skills.
- Oversee programs for families with children who have developmental delays and disabilities.
- Help protect children and prevent child abuse Help early childhood professionals.
- Guide providers through the licensing and background check process.
- Offer trainings, scholarships, and development opportunities to professionals to build their careers.
- Provide funding to programs that offer services to families.
The Role: As part of a dynamic and energetic team you will:
- Assist with the administration of all aspects of Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) including developing the State's system of general supervision, monitoring programs, identifying noncompliance, and working with the General Supervision Coordinator to track the timely correction of noncompliance.
- Act as the lead on completing reports required by the US Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs as developed and revised from time to time.
- Provide technical assistance to Early Intervention Service (EIS) programs and staff, managing the public facing website and blog content.
- Develop Birth to Three systems, procedures, and guidance documents/tools.
- Create data visualizations to present statistical program information, including graphs, bar and pie charts.
- Present program information to various groups of stakeholders.
*This salary range may increase effective July 1, 2022. New State employees start at minimum of range.
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