Site Coordinator I
Communities In Schools of Nevada Las Vegas, NV
- Posted: over a month ago
IT TAKES A COMMUNITY.Our Story, Our Mission
In Nevada, approximately 6 out of 10 children under the age of 18 live in poverty – and shoulder more than they should. Communities In Schools works directly inside schools, building relationships and coordinating services that empower students to succeed inside and outside the classroom. Affiliated with a national organization founded more than 40 years ago, Communities In Schools is the nation’s leading dropout prevention organization. Now in 26 states, CIS helps students in elementary, middle school, and high school stay in school and achieve academically and throughout their lives. We bring resources, services, parents, and volunteers together to meet the needs of students by overcoming barriers to success.
In Nevada, CIS is a single non-profit with three dependent affiliates serving over 75,000 high poverty students at 75 sites across the state. Our mission: To surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life, and to grow quickly.
Responsible for leading or co-leading a school site team in the implementation of the CIS Model at a comprehensive CIS of Nevada site. Serve as a liaison between the CIS of Nevada comprehensive site school leadership team and the CIS of Nevada leadership team. Responsible for developing, planning, implementing and supervising the tasks associated with the annual School Support Plan to include Tier I, Tier II and Tier III services. Work closely with school staff, parents/families, community agencies and students to assure coordination of services for the benefit of the students and their families. Perform any and all reasonable and work-related duties assigned by CIS of Nevada Leadership.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Assess the current campus needs with administration, teachers, school staff, parents/guardians and students, and coordinate community resources where possible to provide the needed services.
- Evaluate special campus/student problems and coordinate resources to meet the needs.
- Plan and implement special events and guest speakers for students with pre-approved programs when part of the CIS School Support Plan or CIS Academy class.
- Plan parental involvement activities and engage parents when part of the CIS School Support Plan or CIS Academy class.
- Assist CIS of Nevada Leadership in collaborating with community agencies and fostering new community resources.
- Collaborate with school staff to provide or broker appropriate services to address attendance, behavioral, course performance, and physical or social services for students in need and ensure compliance with school district policies and procedures.
- Recruit and enroll in Tier II and Tier III integrated student support services with consent of Parent/Guardian through a signed Parent/Guardian Consent Form.
- Coordinate and complete an individual Student Support Plan for all Tier II and Tier III case managed students.
- Supervise attendance, behavior, and/or course performance goals for each student.
- Complete all forms and documentation according to program guidelines and timelines.
- Provide and document all services per program requirements.
- Keep all documentation current, which is within 30 calendar days of the service delivery.
- Access and coordinate community health and human service agencies for services delivered for the benefit of CIS of Nevada students and their families.
- Enroll students for Tier II and Tier III integrated student support services sufficient to meet required program caseload requirements as set by CIS National TQS and CIS of Nevada guidelines.
- Complete case management documentation in the required format, within established timelines.
- Complete monthly reports in the required format, within required timelines.
- Complete required correspondence and communication, including telephone and e-mail correspondence.
- Respond to and complete special reports as required by CIS of Nevada Leadership.
- Report to CIS of Nevada Leadership issues affecting school relationships and emergency information.
- Complete enrollment of all new students into the data entry system as required.
- Enter service data for all CIS of Nevada students in the data entry system, within 30 days of the service delivery.
- Proactively report all problems with the data entry system to the CIS of Nevada Data Manager, immediately.
- Enter all progress data quarterly and end of year data as required.
- Promote cooperation between school staff, administration and the CIS of Nevada team, whenever possible.
- Collaborate with school staff in order to integrate the CIS of Nevada Tier I, Tier II and Tier III services, and keep informed about pertinent activities occurring at the school and in the community.
- Provide desired feedback to the school and agency personnel.
- Network with school staff to create and maintain positive image of the CIS of Nevada.
- Communicate regularly with the school administration and staff.
Meetings, Training, and Professional Development
- Attend all CIS of Nevada Site Coordinator meetings.
- Participate in CIS of Nevada personal and professional development trainings.
- Complete SCLP certification through CIS University within required timeline.
Qualifications and Competencies
- Experience working with at-risk youth and case management preferred.
- Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communications skills, along with computer and data base skills.
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in the health and human services (or a closely related) field.
- Must be able to pass criminal background check and drug testing required.
- Bilingual in Spanish and English desirable.
Work Environment & Physical Demands
- Ability to sit, use hands and fingers, talk or hear continually. Ability to stand, walk, reach, push, pull regularly and for extended periods of time. Ability to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch regularly. (Site Coordinators frequently move throughout the school campus, so they must be able to maneuver the school campus (stairs, hills, ramps) as well as lift, push, pull, etc. efficiently and on a regular basis. They will often transport items from one site of the campus to the other
- Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
- Close vision required to see computer monitor, read documents, and operate copy and fax machine. Distance vision required to drive an automobile, if driving is a requirement of the job.
- Work environment is indoors and climate controlled. Site Coordinators will be outside on duty or walking from place to place on the campus or during events, so they are exposed to outdoor conditions.
- Moderate noise levels as found in a business office and classroom setting.
This is not an exhaustive document and is subject to change when necessary by Communities In Schools Nevada (CISN). Other duties may be assigned as required.
Each of the items listed is considered an essential function of the position. However, the duties, responsibilities and requirements presented in this job description are intended to be broad-based and high level and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities for the position. CISN reserves the right to alter the duties and responsibilities of the position.It is CISN policy to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act, including by providing reasonable accommodations that do not constitute an undue hardship on CISN. Employees or applicants should direct requests for accommodation to the Director of Human Resources.
Communities In Schools is committed to a workforce that is representative of the varied communities we are privileged to serve. We provide a work environment that does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable law.
Communities In Schools prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.