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Health and Disabilities Advocate 012102 - Human Sciences-Early Years Network Harrison County
The Health and Disabilities Advocate (HDA) will work as a member of a team whose primary role is to engage families to partner with us to promote children’s healthy development and school readiness. In their specialized role, the Health and Disabilities Advocates are responsible for working with their team members and the Health and Nutrition Coordinators to assure that all children in their assigned Centers are up to date on EPSDT requirements, receive health follow up on acute and chronic conditions, and have medical and dental homes. They will also provide individualized support to a caseload of families whose children have chronic health and nutrition conditions and special needs. In this role, they will collaborate with Health and Nutrition Coordinators and Early Learning Disabilities Specialists/Disabilities/MH Coordinators to assist with family support, care coordination, goal setting and follow up to align home and school interventions and enhance families’ capacity to meet their children’s special needs. This position has been established to strengthen our Head Start program’s ability to provide tailored, individualized support to a subset of families whose children’s health conditions and special needs often require enhanced knowledge and capacity to navigate community based medical, mental health and special education systems. In addition, the Health and Disabilities Advocates serve a critical coordinating function between service areas in our program by assuring that all staff have the information needed to support the children’s health and well-being.
Family Services Coordinator 012102 - Human Sciences-Early Years Network Harrison County
The Family Services Coordinator is primarily responsible for achieving the following outcomes for the Head Start program: • Work in collaboration with the Health Coordinator and network family services leadership to develop, implement and refine Mississippi State University – Extension family service approach in order to promote family outcomes that support children’s school readiness and well-being • Coach and provide supervisory guidance to Family Service team members in order to strengthen staff capacity and move staff towards mastery in core competencies included in the Family Advocate Success Rubric • Build a team that works collaboratively with early learning, MH and Disabilities and Health and Nutrition staff in order to enhance family life practices and circumstances that promote child development and well-being • Maintain qualitative and quantitative quality improvement and monitoring systems in order to assure that program strategies are executed with reliability, fidelity and quality
Cook - Headstart 012102 - Human Sciences-Early Years Network Harrison County
The Cook is responsible for the implementation of food services in a Head Start program serving children ages 3-5. Responsibilities include preparing attractive, USDA-approved meals; keeping the kitchen clean and sanitary according to Health Department ordinances; and maintaining adequate food stocks, kitchen supplies, and food service records. The Cook will ultimately be evaluated on a combination of skills, dispositions and behaviors, some of which are related to the specific service area of this position and others that represent general expectations of all Mississippi State University – Extension Head Start Program employees.
Assistant Cook- Headstart 012102 - Human Sciences-Early Years Network Harrison County
The Assistant Cook is responsible for assisting the Cook with production/preparation, food purchases, and service of meals in accordance with established United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and State guidelines and standards of nutrition, health, and sanitation. This employee will assist in the planning of nutritious meals and snacks for Head Start students, parents and teachers and perform administrative tasks in support of the food preparation process, including documentation maintenance of records. Noise level could be moderate to loud in the center and kitchen and employee must be able to work in close quarters.
Educational Leader/ Center Director 012102 - Human Sciences-Early Years Network Harrison County
The Center Director serves as the educational lead for one or more centers in the Head Start program, with responsibilities including the following: Ensures full implementation of all aspects of MSU-ES early learning system, policies/procedures and tools, with the goal of supporting all children to achieve School Readiness Goals. Supervise all teaching staff. Provide ongoing coaching to teaching staff to support them in successfully fulfilling all aspects of their role, including but not limited to effective practices in the following: CLASS™ Teacher-Child Interactions Learning Environments Curriculum Child Assessment Meeting All Children’s Needs Working with Families Professional Growth and Collaboration Work with teachers to implement program curriculum with fidelity. Work with teachers to implement child assessment system reliably, including understanding child outcomes data and using them to plan and individualize. Non-Essential Duties: • Performs any and all other duties as assigned.
Center Operations Coordinator 012102 - Human Sciences-Early Years Network Harrison County
This position serves as a Center Operation Coordinator for the Head Start program. The Center Operation Coordinator serves as the operational lead for the center, ensuring compliance with all program policies/procedures and Head Start, licensing or other regulations. The Center Operation Coordinator is primarily responsible for achieving the following outcomes for the Head Start program: 1. Education 2. Family Partnerships 3. Human Resources & Supervision 4. Communication & Service Coordination 5. Record Keeping & Reporting 6. Ongoing Monitoring & Self-Assessment 7. Operations & Facilities 8. Program Governance & Leadership 9. Uphold the shared mission and values of MSU-ES
Assistant Director of Family Services, Health, and Nutrition 012102 - Human Sciences-Early Years Network Harrison County
This position serves as Assistant Director of Family Services Health and Nutrition for the Head Start Partner Program and is chiefly responsible for full implementation of all aspects of the Head Start program’s family engagement approach, Mississippi State University – Extension Head Start Program Families, with the goal of executing high-quality two-generation strategies to support the families of young children, build nurturing environments to promote their children’s school readiness and healthy development. Through direct supervision, coaching, professional development, monitoring and other tasks, as needed, the Assistant Director of Family Services, Health, and Nutrition provides expertise in all aspects of family assessment, engagement and support which includes four core strategies: promoting family life practices to close the achievement gap, identifying and providing more intensive support for vulnerable families, promoting family self-sufficiency and supporting families of children with chronic health conditions and special needs. The Assistant Director will have a central office location and travel will be required to travel to each of the centers.
Health Coordinator 012102 - Human Sciences-Early Years Network Harrison County
This position serves as a Health Coordinator for a Head Start program. The Health Coordinator plans and collaborates with other coordinators and staff in the Head Start program to ensure the health and well-being of all children in the Head Start program. The Health Coordinator will ultimately be evaluated on a combination of skills, dispositions, and behaviors, some of which are related to the specific service area of this position and others that represent general expectations of all Mississippi State University – Extension employees. Health Services: Integrates knowledge of evidence-based practices to promote child and family health and wellness to build a health program that: • Helps staff and families understand the relationship between child and family health and children’s school readiness outcomes • Develops strategies to address the health disparities in low-income communities, particularly related to common chronic health conditions such as asthma, obesity and lead exposure • Engages families as leaders in building a program environment that promotes health and wellness • Develops community partnerships to assure that children and family’s preventive and health treatment needs are met, and that secures long-term relationships for families to providers who will support their children’s long term health and well-being The Health Coordinator’s responsibilities chiefly fall under the following core functions, although s/he may perform other tasks as needed: • EPSDT Adherence • Family Engagement and Support • Health and Wellness • Service Coordination • Community Collaborations and Partnerships • Health and Safety Monitoring in the areas of Medication, Health Concerns, and First Aid • Planning and Analysis • Record Keeping and Reporting
Family Support Advocate 012102 - Human Sciences-Early Years Network Harrison County
The Family Support Advocate (FSA) will work as a member of a team whose primary role is to engage families to partner with us to promote children’s healthy development and school readiness. In their specialized role, the Family Support Advocate will provide individualized, intensive support to the most vulnerable families in our Head Start program. Families on the Family Support Advocates’ caseloads will include families experiencing a significant crisis, families who are recently homeless or whose children are in foster care, as well as families impacted by substance abuse, family violence or mental health concerns. In order to effectively support these families, the Family Support Advocate will be expected to establish and maintain relationships with community providers to provide the resources, counseling, treatment or other interventions needed to assist them to stabilize their circumstances and enhance their overall well-being. The Family Support Advocate’s responsibilities primarily fall within the following core functions, although s/he may perform other tasks based upon program needs: • Promote Family Environments that Enhance Children’s Development • Support Vulnerable Families • Maintain Internal and External Service Coordination • Assure Accurate and Timely Record Keeping and Reporting
Family Engagement Advocate 012102 - Human Sciences-Early Years Network Harrison County
The Family Engagement Advocate (FEA) is responsible for working as a member of a team whose primary role is to engage families to partner with us to promote children’s healthy development and school readiness. The Family Engagement Advocate uses knowledge of the principles of family engagement to support families in their roles as their child’s primary educator, encourage parent/child interactions that promote children’s school readiness and healthy development and enhance family well-being. In their specialized role, the Family Engagement Advocate takes the lead to build social networks among families to promote self-sufficiency and enhance family leadership and advocacy skills. The Family Engagement Advocate’s responsibilities primarily fall within the following core functions, although s/he may perform other tasks based upon program needs: • Promote Family Environments that Enhance Children’s Development • Support Families to Meet Self-Identified Goals • Engage Families To Support One Another • Enhance Program Collaboration • Maintain Accurate and Timely Record Keeping and Reporting
ERSEA Assistant 012102 - Human Sciences-Early Years Network Harrison County
The ERSEA Assistant assures that the program maintains full enrollment serving the community’s highest need children. This position must be held by an individual who can fully understand the Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment and Attendance (ERSEA) Head Start Performance Standards and is able to implement them accurately at all times. The ERSEA Assistant will be evaluated on a combination of skills, dispositions and behaviors, some of which are related to the specific service area of this position and others that represent general expectations of all Mississippi State University – Extension employees. The ERSEA Assistant’s responsibilities primarily fall within the following core functions, although s/he may perform other tasks as needed: A. Recruitment B. Eligibility, Selection and Enrollment C. Attendance D. Service Coordination E. Record Keeping and Reporting
Building Maintenance Technician/Bus Driver 012102 - Human Sciences-Early Years Network Harrison County
The Building Maintenance Technician/Bus Driver supports the maintenance of high-quality Head Start classrooms and overall facilities. Responsibilities include maintaining compliance of facilities and other services with Head Start Performance Standards and other state and federal regulations. The position is also responsible for the operation of the Head Start transportation program ensuring the safe and efficient transport of children and parents between program activities and home. The Building Maintenance Technician/Bus Driver will ultimately be evaluated on a combination of skills, dispositions and behaviors, some of which are related to the specific service area of this position and others that represent general expectations of all Mississippi State University – Extension Head Start Program employees
Floater/Bus Aide - Headstart Preschool 012102 - Human Sciences-Early Years Network Harrison County
This position serves as a Floater/Bus Aide for a Head Start center. S/he will work collaboratively with the Teacher to ensure the successful operation of a classroom of children. This position works with a team of other classroom Assistant Teachers and family members to implement the curriculum to achieve outcomes for children of all abilities. This Floater/Bus Aide is also responsible for assisting with the transportation of children and parents/families between program activities and home or bus stops including field trips and helping to keep the vehicle clean and in safe operating conditions at all times.
Bus Driver/Custodian 012102 - Human Sciences-Early Years Network Harrison County
The Bus Driver/Custodian is responsible for the overall operation of the Head Start transportation program ensuring the safe and efficient transport of children and parents between program activities and home. The position also acts as a resource to assigned locations regarding custodial services operations, supply inventory and ordering of supplies, emergency calls, etc. This is a “safety-sensitive” position.
Business Coordinator 520193 - Student Housing - Administration Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Provides administrative support in maintaining a general accounting system for a division, department, or other separately budgeted unit by performing a variety of accounting duties.
Postdoctoral Research Associate 060803 - Ctr for Advanced Vehicular Systems Main Campus - Starkville, MS
The Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems (CAVS) at Mississippi State University is an interdisciplinary center comprised of research, engineering design & development, and technology transfer teams for industry and government partners. Our overall effort is focused on developing superior computational, engineering, manufacturing, design, and information technologies relevant to Mississippi and regional industries. This is accomplished by bringing together world-class technologists and technologies to solve complex problems.
Laboratory Technician 011900 - Biochem,MolBio,Entmology&Plant Path Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Laboratory Technician who will, in the lab, prepare insect traps in the lab for several invasive insect pest survey programs and assist with sample and specimen preparation, and perform miscellaneous administrative duties. The Technician will also assist student workers with lab activities.
Agricultural Assistant 013200 - Delta Research and Extension Center Stoneville, MS
Provides support and assistance to the Cotton Agronomy program to facilitate research activities in the field, laboratory and greenhouse.
Resident 183900 - CVM Pathobiology/Population Med Dep Main Campus - Starkville, MS
The College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, invites applications for a Resident in Anatomic Pathology
Coordinator, Rec Facilities 411505 - Sanderson Center Main Campus - Starkville, MS
The primary function is to assist the Assistant Director in management of the department of recreational facilities. This includes program development, fiscal management, and supervision of personnel administering those programs.

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