Job Category
Professional
Exemption Status/Test
Exempt/Professional
Reports To
Director of Family and Community Engagement
Date Revised
09/19/2017
Department
Family and Community Engagement
Primary Purpose
Under general supervision, formulate methods and procedures for effectively involving the home, school
Education Certification

Master’s degree

Special Knowledge/Skills

Knowledge of federal and special program rules and regulations

Ability to interpret data

Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

Experience

Three (3) years prior experience as an administrator on a public school campus and/or in a Central office position with community based knowledge

Major Responsibilities and Duties
  • Develop and implement programs and activities to increase family and community engagement.
  • Coordinate and facilitate a series of family and community activities and programs to increase an understanding of school partnerships.
  • Assist in the recruitment of community resources; i.e. local businesses, corporations, and organizations.
  • Assist in the recruitment and training of community volunteers.
  • Promote family and community engagement initiatives that foster a positive multicultural environment.
  • Serve as a resource for school related organizations, including Parent Teacher Association, etc.
  • Provide technical assistance to district staff to achieve a broader understanding of the student community and school partnerships.
  • Work with appropriate community agencies to alleviate problems adversely affecting student attendance and learning.
  • Work with the Student Services department to effectively address student, parent, and community concerns that are not directly related to discipline, including choice of school, enrollment, communication, etc.
  •  Inform parents and students through a variety of forums including face-to-face and community meetings and online forums.
  • Expose students to and inform parents of district and community activities, i.e., cultural events, the arts, college and career awareness activities, educational events, etc.
  • Produce and disseminate materials and formation pertaining to the Family and Community Engagement program to its various publics.
  • Establish partnerships with community and business volunteers and disseminate information to campuses about potential community and business partners/volunteers.
  • Conduct district/campus professional development in-service as requested to promote positive campus/staff/volunteer/partner relationships.
  • Performs all other tasks and duties as assigned by the Family and Community Engagement Director.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  •  Supervises secretary to community liaisons.
Tools/Equipment Used
Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals
Posture
Regular sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Lifting
Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 10 pounds)
Environment
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate; travel is integral to this position to school, department locations, and throughout the community.
Mental Demands
Maintain emotional control under stress