The Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) is seeking an action and results focused individual to coordinate the daily operations of the Employee Assistance Services for Education (EASE) program.
EASE is an assessment and brief counseling service available to LACOE employees of member districts and their families. In addition, EASE provides consultation to managers and supervisors on dealing with emotional issues in the workplace.
The ideal candidate will be a customer-focused individual with experience in an employee assistance program and the ability to coordinate multiple moving parts of a project simultaneously. They will also use their ability to analyze data to allocate program resources efficiently.
The Well Qualified Candidate Will Possess the Following
Methods in assessing the need for mental health services
Principles and techniques of budgeting and related record keeping and reporting procedures
Federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations related to mental health counseling
Available resources such as free and low-cost psychological and psychiatric counseling and social service providers
Automated accounting systems such as PeopleSoft applications
Analyzing & Interpreting Data – Drawing meaning and conclusions from quantitative and/or qualitative data
Legal & Regulatory Navigation – Understanding, interpreting, and ensuring compliance with laws and regulations
Professional & Technical Expertise – Applying technical subject matter to the job
Using Technology – Working with electronic hardware and software applications
Action & Results Focus – Initiating tasks and focusing on accomplishment
Oral Communication – Engaging effectively in dialogue
Writing – Communicating effectively in writing
Customer Focus – Attending to the needs and expectation of customers
Relationship Building – Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually productive relationships
Allocating Resources – Prioritizing the use of fiscal and material resources to maximize organizational performance
Project Management – Planning and tracking projects to ensure they are on-time, on budget, and achieve their objectives
Cultural Proficiency – Modeling communications and interactions that respect and include all individuals and their languages, abilities, religions and cultures
Required Education and Experience
Education: Three years of experience coordinating the operations of an employee assistance program.
Experience: A bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, family counseling, public or business administration, human resources or other fields closely related to the job requirements of this classification from an institution recognized by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation. Foreign degrees and credit units require translation and equivalency established by an agency recognized by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
Additional Requirements: A valid California driver’s license and the availability of private transportation or the ability to obtain transportation between job sites is required.