Early Childhood GSRP Implementation Specialist

Contact Person: Alicia Beck
Job Location:
Oakland Schools
2111 Pontiac Lake Rd, Waterford, MI 48328

Job Description:

Early Childhood GSRP Implementation Specialist


You will receive, process, and verify data from families and/or Great Start Readiness Preschool (GSRP) subrecipients to ensure alignment with relevant rules, regulations, policies, procedures, standards, and timelines. Maintain accuracy of data and information to meet mandated requirements of Michigan Department of Education (MDE), Oakland Schools, and other stakeholders in regard to the early childhood grant.


● Respond to inquiries and requests for child, family, and/or program level information for GSRP. Analyze and manage information needed from GSRP participants/subrecipients for enrollment, program allocations, service plans, and fact sheets required by MDE. Conduct information screening process to determine if additional data is needed to meet Oakland Schools or MDE compliance requirements. Triage and disseminate information according to the Oakland Schools GSRP flowchart.

● Provide education, support, technical assistance, and coordination regarding GSRP program requirements to stakeholder agencies which include, local education agencies, Public School Academies, Community-Based Organizations, Early Care and Education partners, and others to increase efficiency and reduce duplication while meeting Federal, State, and local guidelines/timelines.

● Review reports and/or documents from grant funders and/or regulatory agencies to identify findings of non-compliance and/or disciplinary actions. Initiate actions to correct significant variances, as necessary. Assist program administration in developing systems to meet, document, and store GSRP requirements efficiently and effectively.

● Maintain databases and generate/analyze data and/or reports from subrecipients. Develop and maintain a secure and confidential process for all activities, including the storage of referrals, requests, documents, emails, etc.

● Conduct GSRP presentations to internal and external stakeholder groups as needed.

● Perform other duties as assigned.


● Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Special Education, Child Development, human services, psychology, social work, community programs, business administration or equivalent.

● Three or more years’ relevant experience with project management, fiscal monitoring, grant management, or program planning.

● Prior experience working in GSRP strongly preferred.

● Ability to use Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and Internet based software.

● Ability to properly operate required office equipment such as a personal computer, fax machine, copier and the like.

SALARY DETAILS: $53,885 – $62,491 based on experience, with a potential of earning up to $67,296 Annually / Exempt Position / 12-month work year


Oakland Schools offers a great benefits package for our employees! What we provide includes:

● The opportunity to enroll in a pension plan to help ensure your financial security

● Quality health insurance, dental, and vision plans

● Generous vacation and leave time so you can have a healthy work-life balance

● OS-paid coverage for life insurance, short and long-term disability, and well-being benefits including access to an Employee Assistance Program for staff and dependents

● The opportunity to buy optional health savings accounts (HSA), flexible spending accounts (FSA), pet insurance, legal insurance, college savings plans, and tax-sheltered annuity (TSA) plans

● This position may be eligible to participate in the Flexible Work Program, which allows eligible employees to perform their job duties from a designated alternative location up to two days per week during a designated period within the months of June – August.

● OS provides the ability to get involved within the organization and advance your skill set with education development


Oakland Schools (OS) is an intermediate school district (ISD) that is focused on providing educational and technology services to local school districts in a cost-effective manner so that they can provide students with a superior education. We also operate our Oakland Schools Technical Campuses (OSTC) and Virtual Learning Academy Consortium (VLAC). Through your work at OS, you will help children have the best learning experience possible! To learn more about us, visit https://www.oakland.k12.mi.us/about HOW TO APPLY: To apply, please use the Oakland County Human Resource Consortium (OHRC) website. You can find it by clicking here. You will need to make an account on the OHRC website to apply. Oakland Schools is a member of the OHRC. Once you create your account, you will be able to apply for positions within our district as well as positions available through other member districts. All applications must be completed on the OHRC website. Please do not email or fax application materials to Oakland Schools. POSITION DEADLINE: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For questions regarding this position, please contact Alicia Beck at Alicia.Beck@oakland.k12.mi.us In accordance with state and federal law, Oakland Schools does not discriminate, nor permit discrimination, on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy or parental status, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, height, weight, marital status, military service, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, in its educational programs and activities, employment, or enrollment. The District also provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. For questions or complaints regarding unlawful discrimination or harassment, employees should contact the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources, Personnel Management and Labor Relations at (248) 209-2429 or HR@oakland.k12.mi.us. Students and others should contact the Civil Rights/Title IX Coordinator at (248) 209-2590 or Jacqueline.Zablocki@oakland.k12.mi.us.

Closing Date for Job:  06/28/2024

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