Gads Hill Center, a social service organization established in 1898, creates opportunities for children and their families to build a better life through education, access to resources and community engagement.
At Gads Hill Center we envision a community in which all children benefit from healthy, financially stable households that support their early learning and growth. We invest in the potential of children and families through early childhood education, youth programs, and mental health supports. Ultimately, Gads Hill Center builds a community where all families can help their children have access to quality education in order to succeed in school and life.
The Data Management Aide will improve and manage the quality of early childhood data record keeping and reporting at the agency level. Will collaborate closely with Children’s Services Managers to maintain quality of program services and to ensure that data is gathered and entered accurately in COPA and Salesforce in a timely manner.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Updates the COPA data management system at the agency level for all early childhood programming.
Serves as an agency point of contact for CSD re: COPA data requests, training and reports.
Supports the implementation of the universal pre-school application.
Forms part of a consistent citywide pool of COPA high level users which will help in data integrity and collection efforts.
Discreetly handles (while adhering to confidentiality standards regarding staff, families and children’s records) sensitive information.
Works with Health Aide to ensure health data is accurately entered in the COPA data management system.
Supports Home Visiting Manager to ensure Prevention Initiative data is entered in COPA and Salesforce.
Supports all sites with entering and maintaining eligibility data to ensure accuracy.
Assists Compliance Manager with data integrity and maintains integrity controls.
Establishes and maintains files, records and reports.
Works cooperatively with others.
Understands and follows oral and written directions.
Meets schedules and timelines.
Plans, organizes work and manages time.
Assists in preparing data requests and reports.
Works confidentially and with discretion.
Ability to follow rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Participates in trainings that include, but not limited to:
COPA training on all modules
Information technology certification program
In addition to the responsibilities listed above, all Gads Hill Center employees are responsible for the following:
Participating in agency outreach and recruitment events, including evenings and weekends.
Participating in supervision meetings and workshops within the agency and outside (if applicable).
Participating in civic engagement activities that advance the mission of Gads Hill Center.
Advancing parent leadership development.
Performing other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or GED
Possess good communication skills
Desire to continue career advancement
Must have a valid Driver’s License and be willing to travel locally.
Experience with multi-cultural programming preferred.
Excellent interpersonal communication and organization skills.
Ability to pass a criminal record and child abuse/neglect registry check.
A passion for the mission of Gads Hill Center.
Entry Salary Range: $13.00/hour
Schedule: Full time
Location: 4236 S Archer Ave, Chicago, IL
To apply, send resume, cover letter and transcripts by e-mail to:
Human Resources Manager
Additional Salary Information: Free Basic Life, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
Free Short Term Disability Insurance
Free Long Term Disability Insurance
403B Retirement Plan and match after 2 years.
10 paid Holidays
About Gads Hill Center
Gads Hill Center serves families in the communities of west and southwest Chicago with programming that provides early childhood education, academic support and enrichment, social-emotional development and family support. Our programs include home visiting for pregnant mothers and young children, center-based early childhood education, after-school academic support, middle school mentoring and STEM-focused college readiness for high school students.
Family support and parent engagement are key components of Gads Hill Center’s programs. Our staff supports parents in identifying their needs and setting goals. Through comprehensive community partnerships, we then connect them to the resources necessary to meet their needs, achieve their goals and strengthen their families. Our programs are designed to empower parents in their role as their child’s first teacher and support them as lifelong learners.
Our vision is that all individuals, regardless of where they start, will achieve their full potential. We execute this vision by providing programs that respond to the changing needs of the families and communities that we serve. Since 1898, Gads Hill Center has continued to expand and grow to better serve children, youth and families.