Site Coordinator

Employer
Communities In Schools of Georgia
Location
2600 Radium Springs Rd Albany, GA 31705
Salary
Up to $33,000 per year + benefits
Posted
May 07, 2019
Closes
Jun 06, 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Bachelors
Willingness to Travel
25 - 50%
Experience Level
Professional

Job Summary:  Coordinate and facilitate the provision of appropriate community resources to identified students to help them stay in school and graduate; encourage parent/caretaker involvement in the educational process of their student; provide individualized support to students and families.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Build and Maintain Effective Relationships

Develop good working relationships with school staff, parents, volunteers and community partners

Provide orientation and training for school staff, volunteers and community partners as needs are identified

Complete and implement an Annual Site Operation+ plan with the school site team – appropriate school staff, Graduation Coach, and major partners and service providers

Communicate with school principal or designee on a regular basis to seek input and report on program progress

Partner with all school staff that focus on student support services

 

Coordinate Needed Services for Students and Families

Assist in seeking resources for the school community and connecting resources to meet identified needs

Coordinate with CIS and school staff to identify the social service, educational, vocational and cultural needs of students and families

Design, implement, and coordinate an array of programs, services and resources that will benefit students at risk as well as the entire student population (Tier I, Tier II and Tier III Integrated Student Supports)

Provide and document short-term, crisis intervention service on an as needed basis

 

Provide Case Management Services

Provide case management to students with multiple identified needs/risk factors (Tier II and Tier III Supports)

Conduct home visits and hold school conference to build one-on-one relationships with students and families

Check attendance and contact parents of absent students

Provide appropriate referrals to outside agencies for students and families

Maintain a case file on each student case managed (Student Support Plan)

 

Collect, Report and Analyze Data

Collect data, compile and complete required reports utilizing the approved data management system (CISDM)

Utilize available data to adjust Annual School Support Plan as appropriate

Retain records for all services and activities provided and enter into CISDM (data management system)

 

 

Other

Attend meetings, training events, and other meetings as requested by Executive Director or school principal

Participate fully in orientation and training, meetings, and other activities as required.

Carry out other duties as determined by the Executive Director and/or Board of Directors for the successful operation of the program

 

SUPERVISION AND ACCOUNTABILITY:

 

Supervision is the shared responsibility of the Communities In Schools Executive Director and the School Principal per the CIS/__ALBANY_________ County School District Letter of Agreement.  The Site Coordinator will have reporting responsibilities to each. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree in social work, social sciences, education, or a related field, master’s degree preferred

Three or more year’s experience in working with schools and/or families and children

Basic computer skills in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Excellent interpersonal skills

Strong management and organizational skills

Familiarity with education, health and human services, juvenile justice, and other family support services

Able to work independently, meet deadlines, have the ability to multi-task, possess innovative and creative  

problem-solving abilities, be resourceful and function as an effective team member

 

Valid Georgia driver’s license and proof of vehicle liability insurance

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear

The employee frequently is required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms

The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk

The employee must be willing to travel in various types of weather

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus

The employee will utilize basic office equipment such as computers, copiers, printers, fax machines, etc.