Central Office Location:
Old Roberts School Building
534 East First North St.
Morristown, TN 37814
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1218
Morristown, TN 37816
Toll-Free Phone:
866-631-4120

Position Openings

Postig Date: 2/10/16 ___________________________________________________________________________________________
Job Title: Data Specialist/Purchasing
Location: Education Center
Program: Education Center
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Associates degree with experience in purchasing procedures preferred.
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good communication skills mandatory
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and data entry is a must
  • Flexibility and organization skills required
  • Have a valid Tennessee drivers’ license and proof of automobile insurance

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Tracks supply requisitions, obtains purchase order numbers, and orders supplies requested by approximately 25 staff members located within multiple counties.
  • Primary contact for multiple vendors.
  • Receives and distributes supplies to appropriate staff. May travel within service area to deliver supplies.
  • Maintains inventory for multiple grant programs/multiple sites.
  • Front office duties, such as reception, answering multi-line telephone, mail and/or filing.
  • Is able to seek accurate answers to difficult or complex questions and provided follow-up information in a timely manner.

Hours and Benefits: Position is Full-time; Non-Exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: Ed Center Data Specialist, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.

 


Job Title: Summer Program Instructor
Location: Carson Newman
Program: Upward Bound
Job Summary: Instructors will provide appropriate instruction within specific academic subject areas and/or areas that correspond with the appropriate program strategies, e.g., academic motivation, college preparation, career exploration, etc.
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with certification in grades 9-12 and 3 years teaching experience preferred.
  • Experience and understanding of the problems and concerns of low-income, first-generation and minority students.
  • Ability to motivate students in an academic subject matter or related instructional area that corresponds to study skills.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and instruct students assigned to classes;
  • Provide continuous feedback of students’ success/weakness to Director/Lead Educational Advisor;
  • Deliver programs and services on schedule and in a manner which effectively motivates changes in students and promotes favorable attitudes;
  • Maintain current awareness in field of expertise;
  • Comply with all rules, policies and procedures of the Agency;
  • Maintain confidentiality of client and Agency information.

Hours and Benefits: Non-Exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: Summer Program Instructor, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.

 


Job Title: Summer Program Facilitator
Location: Upward Bound
Program: Carson Neman
Job Summary: Facilitators will provide the direct supervision of students during all aspects/activities of the summer residential program, including dorm supervision. Facilitators will also provide instruction within specific academic/elective subject areas and/or areas that correspond with the appropriate program strategies such as tutoring, ACT prep, financial literacy, academic motivation, college preparation, career exploration, etc.
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Facilitators may consist of upper level college students (30 or more credit hours completed required) with demonstrated experience/maturity to supervise high school students, handle classroom instruction, and experience/understanding of the problems and concerns of low-income, first generation and minority students.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct supervision of students during all aspects/activities of the summer program;
  • Reside/provide supervision of the student residence halls
  • Supervise and instruct students assigned to classes
  • Provide tutoring
  • Provide continuous feedback of students’ success/weakness
  • Deliver programs and services on schedule and in a manner which effectively motivates changes in students and promotes favorable attitudes
  • Participate in appropriate in-service training
  • Maintain appropriate student records
  • Comply with all rules, policies and procedures of the Agency

Hours and Benefits: Non-Exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: Summer Program Facilitator, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.

 


Job Title: Night Shift Supervisor
Location: Carson Newman
Program: Upward Bound
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Night Shift Supervisors may consist of upper level college students (30 or more credit hours completed required) with demonstrated experience/maturity to supervise high school students, and experience/understanding of the problems and concerns of low-income, first generation and minority students.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct supervision of students and facilitators at night
  • Monitor hallways and lobbies of dorms to ensure students are in their rooms and the area is clear of other people.
  • Complete room check offs to ensure students are in their rooms.
  • Report issues such as maintenance, safety concerns etc. to Upward Bound staff.
  • Help students line up for breakfast, then walk them to the cafeteria
  • Complete breakfast check off and make sure all students are accounted for.

Hours and Benefits: Non-Exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: Night Shift Supervisor, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.

 


 

 

Child Care Aid – part-time, averages 28 hours/week, school year
Blount County: Mary Blount Head Start
         
Degree in Early Childhood Education or CDA preferred, High School Diploma or GED required. Assists in carrying out all educational, developmentally appropriate activities for preschool children; and provides supervision of children in the classroom, the playground, and on field trips. May work at any center in the county.  Professionalism in regard to Confidentiality is essential. EOE

Teacher Assistant – full-time, averages 30 hours/week, school year
Hamblen County: Learning Center

Prefer ECE degree or CDA; individual enrolled in a program leading to CDA or degree or a degree in any area considered; High School diploma or GED and immediate ability to obtain CDA or degree in accordance with the Head Start Act required. Assist teacher with supervision and interaction with children. May assist with home visits and parent-teacher conferences; help organize classroom and maintain a safe and healthy learning environment. Will act as immediate supervisor in the teacher’s absence. For centers with bus routes: must have valid TN driver’s license; be at least 21; been driving for 5 years; able to pass a DOT physical; and able to obtain a commercial driver’s license (CDL) following employment- will act as bus monitor and drive bus on occasion. Professionalism in regard to Confidentiality is essential. EOE.

Benefits include: vacation, sick, holidays, 403b; in addition full-time benefits include partially paid health insurance and retirement. Pay based on education and experience. EOE.

Reply to: Personnel Manager, Douglas Cherokee Head Start, 127 Cedar Street, Morristown, TN 37814. Applications at www.douglascherokee.org cut-off to apply for internal applicants is 4 PM 2/12/2016 or until position is filled.

 

Listing Date: 2/1/16

Job Title: Program Director
Location: Central Office
Program: WIOA Out of School Youth
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in education, human or social services or other related field.
  • Two years experience designing, implementing and evaluating programs for disadvantaged youth and young adults.
  • Two years experience in building/sustaining community collaborations with supportive services, employers and in supervision.
  • Ability to make sound decisions and delegate appropriately.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have valid TN driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile.
  • Proficient with computer.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervises WIOA staff, administers program fiscally and programmatically, collaborates with the WIOA Career Center staff and the Smoky Mountain Workforce Board.
  • Works with staff to recruit participants, recruit/screen/train mentors and provide services as needed in Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Greene, Hamblen, Jefferson, Sevier and Union counties. Meets regularly with staff.
  • Develops the evidence-based mentoring program and assists Youth Services Coordinators to recruit, screen and train mentors.
  • Develops written program and financial policies, procedures and forms governing aspects of the program’s operation.
  • Designs and oversees implementation of all program elements to insure accordance with WIOA Youth regulations and all local, state and federal laws. Establishes and maintains WIOA approved data collection and recordkeeping system. Oversees data collection, tracking/monitoring/reporting on participant and any other information which may be required by funding source, Agency or any other regulation.
  • Works with Work Experience Coordinator to establish and maintain community and employer support for providing work experiences and hiring OSY youth.
  • Manages program budget.
  • Prepares program reports as required to the Smoky Mountain Workforce Board staff, DCEA’s Executive Director and the Board of Directors. Also provides information for the DCEA NPI report.

Hours and Benefits: Position is Full-time; exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: WIOA Program Director, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.

 


Job Title: Youth Services Coordinator
Location: TN Career Center Locations
Program: WIOA Out of School Youth
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, human/social services or other related field.
  • 2 years previous experience delivering educational, career, post-secondary readiness and personal development services to disadvantaged youth with barriers to employment and education.
  • Proficiency in Spanish and English preferred for coordinators in Hamblen and Sevier counties.
  • Must have valid TN driver’s license and proof of insurance on automobile.
  • Proficient with computer.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works with Career Center’s Career Specialist to recruit participants and provide services for out of school youth.
  • Prepares Individualized Services Strategy plans for participants. Meets regularly with WIOA staff, provides or ensures the provision of services in the ISS plan. Maintains budget for services of each participant. Prepares and maintains secure, confidential case file for each participant, including activities, progress and outcomes.
  • Coordinates, schedules tutors and monitors activities. Recruits, screens, trains and supervised adult mentors.
  • Assists participants in selecting occupational skills training, supportive services and provides services as necessary. Also provides follow-up services.
  • Provides financial literacy, entrepreneurial and leadership skills training.
  • Monitors and documents all program activities. Maintains participant and program records as required by WIOA. Prepares reports as required by Program Director, WIOA Career Center staff, workforce board and DCEA.

Hours and Benefits: Position is Full-time; non-exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: WIOA Youth Services Coordinator, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.
Job Title: Tutor
Location: TN Career Center Locations
Program: WIOA Out of School Youth
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or a STEM field.
  • Must have valid TN driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide tutoring in math, reading, English and other subjects required to improve participants’ academic skills as determined by their need and the Individualized Services Strategy.
  • Assess participants’ progress weekly and provide feedback to participants and to the Youth Services Coordinator.
  • May assist in providing financial literacy education.
  • Provide reports as requested on participant activities and outcomes.
  • Participate in program evaluation activities.

Hours and Benefits: Position is Part-time; non-exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: WIOA Youth Services Tutor, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.


Job Title: Administrative Assistant/Data Manager
Location: DCEA Central Office
Program: WIOA Out of School Youth
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Prefer Associates degree or certificate in business or computer related field.
  • Prefer experience in nonprofit or workforce development setting.
  • Must have valid TN driver’s license and proof of insurance on automobile.
  • Proficient with Word, Excel, Access and Internet required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in maintenance of confidential participant records, time sheets, invoices and budgeted amounts for services.
  • Maintains invoices and other documentation for submission to WIOA for reimbursement.
  • Review participant timesheets for accuracy prior to submission to Program Director.
  • Retrieve and compile data for reports to the funding source and DCEA.
  • Performs routine office functions.

Hours and Benefits: Position is Part-time; non-exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: WIOA Youth Services Administrative Assistant, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.


Job Title: Work Experience Coordinator
Location: TN Career Center Locations
Program: WIOA Out of School Youth
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • High School diploma required.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in employer engagement and job development. Excellent communication and organizational skills. Prior experience with low-income job seeker.
  • Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of insurance on automobile.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and internet.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works directly with employers to develop potential worksites for enrolled WIOA OSY participants. Also works with Career Centers and employers to find jobs for participants. Maintains current knowledge of jobs in area.
  • Communicates regularly with Youth Services Coordinators to match participants with job openings. Assists in developing academic/job skills training plans.
  • Completes worksite agreements with all parties. Conducts work experience orientation for supervisor and participants.
  • Provides support and guidance to participants as needed.
  • Assists Youth Services Coordinators in maintaining/documenting participant activities, progress and outcomes. Participates in program evaluation.

Hours and Benefits: Non-exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: WIOA Youth Services Work Experience Coordinator, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.


 

 

 

 

 

Date Posted: 1/11/16
Job Title:
On-Site Maintenance
Location: Kingston- Lakewood Village
Program: Rental Management
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in light maintenance work such as plumbing, electrical, painting and carpentry repairs.
  • Possess a good general mechanical aptitude and prior experience in apartment maintenance.
  • Minimum of high school diploma or GED.
  • Must have and maintain a valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile.
  • Ability to deal tactfully with staff and tenants, make good decisions and give careful attention to work.
  • Must live on site in apartment provided at complex.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs light maintenance duties such as plumbing, painting, electrical or carpentry repairs.
  • Changes return air filters on regular basis and light bulbs as needed.
  • Mows grass on property as necessary. Trims plants and shrubs as needed, may use weed eater.
  • Rakes leaves, removes limbs, debris, and cleans sidewalks as needed in all seasons.
  • Picks up trash around buildings. May clean gutters.
  • Cleans, sweeps, mops and empties trash in office building area.
  • Prepares apartment for new tenant after previous tenant moves out. May involve painting, cleaning, and minor repair.
  • May accompany pest control or other contracted service workers as needed.
  • Responds to after-hour emergency calls if present on property.

Hours and Benefits: Position is Part-time; Non-Exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: Kingston On-Site Maintenance, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.


Listing Date: 1/7/2016

Job Title:
Site Coordinator
Location: Union County- Maynardville Elementary
Program: 21st Century
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or similar field with a minimum of two years teaching and/or administrative/supervisory positions related to program’s goals and objectives.
  • Demonstrated ability and experience in organizing and managing an educational/enrichment program.
  • Commitment to assisting students and parents achieve their full potential.
  • Ability to work effectively with children with physical, developmental or learning disabilities.
  • Should also have experience in designing/modifying existing educational curricula and materials to meet unique learning needs of individuals.
  • Ability to work effectively with principals, teachers, program staff, volunteers, parents and students.
  • Computer literacy is a must. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel helpful.
  • Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversees and/or manages daily operations at project sites.
  • Works with County Coordinator to plan activities, recruit volunteers, supervise and train staff and volunteers.
  • Acts as liaison between school and project.
  • Works cooperatively with regular school staff and lead tutors to obtain information about academic and behavioral needs and progress.
  • Requisitions supplies and materials to support activities.
  • Collaborates with school teachers to prepare customized learning programs.
  • Assists program lead tutors in conducting program services and serves as fill-in staff as needed.
  • Coordinates the school year and summer component requirements (record, eligibility, USDA Food Program, etc.) plan and activities with school personnel, parents and community groups.
  • Collects data and continuously monitors progress/improvement.
  • Completes monthly reports in a timely manner.
  • Seeks accurate answers to difficult or complex questions and provides follow-up information in a timely manner as needed.
  • Works cooperatively with a wide variety of community service providers in a manner which respects the capacity of all organizations.

Hours and Benefits: Position is Part-time; Non-Exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA Education Center, Attn: Union Co. Site Coordinator, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.





Job Title:
Hancock Co. Program Coordinator
Location: Hancock County
Program: TPP
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in education, health education, psychology or related field; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Two years’ experience in planning and implementing positive youth development programs working with at-risk youth required.
  • Knowledgeable of adolescent development and current issues impacting teens while exhibiting support and acceptance of teens.
  • Strong public relation skills, energetic, enthusiastic, self-motivated and good communication skills.
  • Demonstrated success building and managing partnerships within a community.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven staff management experience and the ability to cohesively form and direct a team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities include planning, implementation and management of the day to day operations and supervision of the Teen Pregnancy Prevention federal grant.
  • Assists with hiring program staff, provides staff training, oversight and daily supervision of the program.
  • Provides coordination among community partners and integration within DCEA’s existing operations.
  • Works with DCEA Education Center’s Director  to develop the program’s strategic and implementation plans, analyze program challenges and/or limitations and identify needed solutions to ensure program success.
  • Provides fiscal management and oversight with the support of the DCEA Education Center Director and the Fiscal Officer.

Hours and Benefits: Position is Full-time; exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: Hancock Co. Coordinator, 409 E. Main St., Morristown, TN 37814. EOE.








Job Title: Tutors
Location: Grainger & Union Counties
Program: 21st Century
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Must be a 16 year or older High School student; possess a High School Diploma or a GED. Preference will be given to individuals holding an Associate’s Degree and/or experience in working with students in an academic setting.
  • Must have a valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile.
  • Spanish bilingual preferred in some programs.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists Site Coordinator in planning and conducting after school tutorial activities following program guidelines and protocol.
  • Provides continuous feedback of student’s success/weakness to Site Coordinator throughout tutorial/parenting activities.
  • Collects data for evaluation as required by Site Coordinator.
  • Delivers programs and services on schedule and in a manner which effectively motivates changes in students and promotes favorable attitudes.
  • Conducts on-going working relationships with teachers of enrolled students to ascertain academic and social skill weaknesses.
  • Is non-judgmental and has a respect for and understanding of the Appalachian and/or Hispanic culture as relative to target group.
  • Is able to deliver accurate educational workshops/tutoring services in a way which is easily understood by target audience.

Hours and Benefits: Position is Part-time; non-exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: Tutors, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.

 


Job Title: Certified Teacher Tutors or Substitutes
Location: Grainger & Union Counties
Program: 21st Century
Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in education along with a State Teacher’s Certification. A minimum of two years teaching experience preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively with principals, teachers, program staff, volunteers, parents and students.
  • Must have a valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists Site Coordinator in planning and conducting after school tutorial activities following program guidelines and protocol.
  • Provides continuous feedback of student’s success/weakness to Site Coordinator throughout tutorial/parenting activities.
  • Collects data for evaluation as required by Site Coordinator.
  • Delivers programs and services on schedule and in a manner which effectively motivates changes in students and promotes favorable attitudes.
  • Conducts on-going working relationships with teachers of enrolled students to ascertain academic and social skill weaknesses.
  • Is non-judgmental and has a respect for and understanding of the Appalachian and/or Hispanic culture as relative to target group.
  • Is able to deliver accurate educational workshops/tutoring services in a way which is easily understood by target audience.

Hours and Benefits: Position is Part-time; non-exempt.

To Apply: Send resume to: DCEA, Attn: Certified Teacher Tutor, P.O. Box 1218, Morristown, TN 37816. EOE.














 




Job Title: Tutors
Location: Grainger, Hamblen, Monroe, Scott and Union Counties
Program: 21st CCLC and LEAP
Job Description: Assists Site Coordinator in planning and conducting after school tutorial activities following program guidelines and protocol. Provides continuous feedback of student’s success/weakness throughout tutorial/parenting activities. Collects data for evaluation as required. Delivers programs and services on schedule and in a manner which effectively motivates changes in students and promotes favorable attitudes. Conducts on-going working relationships with teachers of enrolled students to ascertain academic and social skill weaknesses. Is non-judgmental and has a respect for and understanding of the Appalachian and/or Hispanic culture as relative to target group.
Education/Experience Qualifications: Must possess a High School diploma or GED. Preference will be given to the individuals holding an Associate’s Degree and/or experience working with students in an academic setting. Must have a valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile. Spanish bilingual preferred in some programs.
Hours and Benefits: Part-time; non-exempt.
Please specify which county applying for. Send resume to: DCEA Education Center, Attn: Tutors, 409 East Main Street, Morristown, TN. EOE.

 

Job Title: Certified Teacher Tutor
Location:

Location: Grainger, Hamblen, Monroe, Scott and Union Counties
Program: 21st CCLC and LEAP
Job Description: Assists Site Coordinator in planning and conducting after school tutorial activities following program guidelines and protocol. Provides continuous feedback of student’s success/weakness. Delivers programs and services on schedule and in a manner which effectively motivates changes in students/adults and promotes favorable attitudes. Maintains on-going working relationships with teachers of school children to ascertain academic and social skill weaknesses. Conducts on-going working relationships with teachers of enrolled students to ascertain academic and social skill weaknesses. Is non-judgmental and has a respect and understanding of the Appalachian and/or Hispanic culture as relevant to target group.
Education/Experience Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in education with State Certification in Elementary Education. A minimum of two years teaching experience preferred. Ability to work effectively with principals, teachers, program staff, volunteers, parents and students. Must have valid Tennessee driver’s license and proof of liability insurance on automobile.
Hours and Benefits: Part-time; non-exempt.
Specify which county applying for. Send resume to: DCEA Education Center; Attn: Certified Teacher Tutor, 409 East Main Street, Morristown, TN 37814. EOE.