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Our mission is to plan, develop and coordinate services designed to combate conditions related to poverty.

Data Systems Specialist, Head Start – Defiance

Perform various administrative support duties including data entry for the NOCAC Head Start/ECE program. The primary duty is entering enrolled child/family information into the Child Plus system.

Must be fully vaccinated (COVID-19).

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8-4:30. 40 hours per week

Starting Wage:  $12.29 – $13.72, based on educational qualifications


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Two years’ experience required in the field of data entry/computer science.
  • Experience with the Child Plus system, preferred.
  • Must be able to sit and work at a computer for periods at a time.
  • Must be proficient in use and knowledge of computer systems.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Head Start experience preferred.


  • Must have a valid Ohio driver’s license and maintain state minimum amount of automobile liability insurance and be insurable through NOCAC’s vehicle insurance carrier.
  • Pre-employment and ongoing job requirements as specified by the funding source and/or NOCAC policy including: background screening, drug/alcohol screening, and employment physical.
  • Must maintain professional boundaries, ethics and confidentiality; be sensitive to the needs of low-income individuals and be able to work with individuals of all cultural backgrounds and ages.

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