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Site Coordinator

Company: Communities In Schools of Eastern Pennsylvania
Location: Macungie
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Description

A Site Coordinator is a school-based professional who implements the Communities In Schools evidence-based model of integrated Student Supports through coordinated efforts with the principal and leadership team. The Site Coordinator conducts a school-wide needs assessment; plans school-wide, group-level, and individualized supports to address identified needs; monitors the effectiveness of provided supports and adjusts them accordingly; and tracks student and school data and reports on outcomes.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create an inventory of needs and assets within a school community by collecting objective data and surveying students, families and school staff.
  • Collaborate with school administrators and staff to plan school-wide, group-level and individual student supports that address the most highly prioritized needs with the school.
  • Establish a School Support Team compromised of various school staff who can meet regularly to support the coordinator and delivery of the planned programs and services.
  • Partner with volunteers, nonprofits, government agencies within the community to bring vital resources into the school, where students and families can access them.
  • Case manage students identified as at-risk of dropout, based on their attendance, behavior, course performance and identified risk factors.
  • Strengthen relationships between school and the parent/guardians through meaningful communication and family engagement events.
  • Collect, track, and report data regarding school-wide, group level, and individual student outcomes using the CIS web-based data management system.
  • Administer annual surveys to assess effectiveness of student and family programs.
  • Deliver quarterly progress reports to School Support Team and CIS administration.
  • Research and apply best practices from other Communities In Schools sites and from local and national educational and service programs.
  • Participate in CIS training and professional development.
  • Attend CIS events and school events as required.
  • Serve a well-informed ambassador in furthering the CIS mission, its goals and programs.
  • Additional Responsibilities.
    Additional Responsibilities
    • Remain mission focused and student driven.
    • Be an ambassador of CIS.
    • Seek and recommend solutions and improvements.
    • Deliver upon schedules and plans.
    • Comply with agency policies and procedures and promote agency values and culture.
    • May provide off-hours support.
    • Perform other duties as may be assigned- this position is expected to evolve over time.

      Requirements

      • Ability to work effectively with a broad range of representatives from public and private service organizations, public education, neighborhood organizations, parent/guardian groups, and local government.
      • Knowledge of local human service networks and community resources
      • Ability to manage details and work in team environment
      • Highest degree of personal integrity
      • Courteous, respectful, and collaborative approach.
      • Personal initiative and resourcefulness
      • Top quality standards for own work.
      • Bilingual in Spanish preferred
        Qualifications and Requirements
        • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or related field, Masters preferred
        • A minimum of 1 year of relevant experience, more experience preferable
        • Experience in case management, youth counseling, oral and written communications, advocacy and negotiating, networking and team building, information gathering and data collection.
        • Experienced leadership for on-site coordination of service providers, volunteers, parents, students and school staff
          Position Structure
          • Full-time, exempt
          • Schedule may vary according to programmatic needs, events and activities
          • On-going employment in this capacity is dependent on availability of funding
            Reports to: Program manager

Keywords: Communities In Schools of Eastern Pennsylvania, Allentown , Site Coordinator, Professions , Macungie, Pennsylvania

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