POSTING DATE: 10/04/2019
VACANCY NUMBER: 002263
POSITION: RHA Community Projects Coordinator/Advisor
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
SUMMARY: Serves as a liaison between RHA high school students and members of the community to develop student-led community service projects and conducts college counseling for students within the Rogers Honors Academy.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES. Other duties may be assigned.
- Works with RHA director, RHA counselors and students to determine community service projects and connects student projects to appropriate community needs.
- Participates in community events, recruits community resources such as college alums, professionals to serve on information panels, host student interns, and participate in informational interviews.
- Recruits and works to retain community partners.
- Serves as liaison between community members and RHA staff and students and ahigh school administration to distribute information regarding available community opportunities.
- Trouble-shoots and resolves issues on community sites.
- Works closely with students to coordinate the community service work at each site.
- Makes presentations to community and civic organizations as needed.
- Meets with students seeking information regarding community service projects.
- Holds informational meetings for parents of students interested in learning more about community projects and helps disseminate information about the college application process to interested parties.
- Participates in College events sponsored by the RHA.
- Meets with students and connects them with community members, facilitates partnerships between student projects and community needs.
- Creates a database of community resources and community needs or projects.
- Coordinate and communicate events to expose students to different careers and college options.
- Conducts programming concerning community service.
- Establishes and maintains a network of community resources to assist students and parents when needs arise; makes referrals as needed.
- Meets regularly with students and community sites to monitor progress on service projects
- Organizes and produces a thank you event for our community partners annually.
- Communicates with school administration, staff regarding community service projects, student attendance and completion.
- Accompanies students on college visits, as needed. Note: These college trips may involve weekend and overnight availability.
- Liaison with community members to organize community service projects and coordinate scheduling, logistics, timeframe and expectations with students and high school administration.
- Visit community partners to assess needs and evaluate student work.
- Documents community projects through written and visual means.
- Counsels groups or individual students through the development of educational, college and career plans.
- Counsels small groups and individual students; refers students to tutoring and/or to Community Resource Coordinator or to other necessary resources.
- Counsels/guides students and parents in use of test results for education/career planning.
- Attends and/or facilitates informational meetings and other programs and evening parent meetings as necessary.
- Assists in student assessments and interprets values, strengths and other assessments.
- Is responsible for computerized management of student data: achievement tests, interest inventories, learning styles inventories, etc
- Meets with each student in the assigned caseload a minimum of five times each semester.
- Aids students in course and subject selections.
- Works to discover and develop special abilities of students.
- Makes recommendations to colleges for admissions and scholarships.
- Confers with parents whenever necessary and appropriate.
- Travels with students on college visits, often involving overnight and weekend travel.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This job involves supervising students at community service sites, as needed.
MINIMUM EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Bachelors degree required; expertise in planning and implementing; public relations skills; proficiency in spoken and written English. Strong desire to help students make a difference in their community coupled with an appreciation for creative endeavors, entrepreneurship. Excellent attention to detail and follow-through in a timely manner required.
OTHER INFORMATION: Because this position is funded by a grant, it will be a one year position with the possibility of an additional year.
APPLY TO: Must submit an online application and submit a resume to: THIS EMAIL
SALARY: $40,000 - 51,000 based on prior Community Liaison/Educational experience; salary prorated for actual days worked.
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START DATE: ASAP 2019
HOW TO APPLY:
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Rogers Public Schools
Equal Opportunity Employer