Communities In Schools of Central Texas
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Site Coordinator San Antonio Area-Potential Opening
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Communities In Schools of San Antonio was established in 1985 to address our city's high dropout rate. The founders' vision was to provide a positive environment for at-risk students, insuring their success to educational opportunities, social services and support services. We are seeking a passionate, committed, and value oriented individual for the position of Site Coordinator. The Site Coordinator will be part of an team oriented staff and must possess professional level knowledge.
The Site Coordinator will coordinate the provision of social services within a public school setting. The target population will be students and their families facing obstacles to academic and personal success. The Site Coordinator will work directly on the school campus providing professional, accessible services to at-risk students and their families.
- Minimum Bachelor’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology or sociology.
- Master’s degree in a social work, counseling, psychology or equivalent preferred.
- Experience with at-risk populations and cross-cultural environments
- Proven ability to set priorities and work with minimal supervision
- Ability to articulate program goals in a public setting
- Experience working in a school setting preferred
- Bilingual ability in Spanish and English preferred
- A willingness to follow the philosophy of CIS and operate as a team player
- Possess a valid Texas Driver’s License and have reliable transportation
- Ability to pass a fingerprint based background check under TEA regulations
Please note, the location of these positions are primarily south, east and west of downtown San Antonio. Candidates who are willing to work in these areas and meet our minimum requirements should apply. Candidates who apply and meet the screening criteria will be contacted by our HR Department for an interview.
(The following statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions that may be assigned or skills that may be required.)
- Complete a campus needs assessment by identifying services available and gaps in needed services
- Develop a Campus Service Delivery Plan (CSDP) to address site-specific needs and targets students facing obstacles that impact academic, behavior, attendance and social service needs
- Collaborate with appropriate school staff that focus on student support services
- Provide CIS-SA orientation and training for school staff
- Collaborate with principal and appropriate student support staff to target at-risk students for case management and collect recommendation forms
- Communicate with school principal or designee on a regular basis to seek input and report on program progress
- Monitor and document student progress toward goals
- Gather administrator, parent and student feedback regarding program implementation
- Evaluate campus programming effectiveness
File and Data Maintenance
- Collect CIS-SA paperwork, demographic and academic information for each identified case managed student and enter this data into the CIS approved data entry system
- Establish and maintain accurate and complete CIS-SA participant files with appropriate and up-to-date information/documentation as per program procedures and guidelines
- Obtain sign in sheets for services in accordance with program procedures and guidelines
- Document services from sign in sheets in the CIS approved data entry system
- Maintain data quality by monitoring paper files and data for accuracy and errors
Program Service Delivery
- Design, implement, and coordinate an array of programs, services and resources that benefit at risk students and incorporate the CIS Five Basics and Six Components for service delivery
- Assess and create service plans for case managed students utilizing the CIS Model
- Coordinate, collaborate and deliver school-wide services that meet program requirements and identify school needs.
- Implement individual and group services that address the individualized student assessed needs
- Implement, manage and report on grants and projects assigned to campus
- Broker with outside agencies, businesses, volunteers and interns to provide direct services or referrals that meet student needs
- Coordinate in-kind donations to support student needs and program activities
- Coordinate and oversee volunteers and collaborate with community partners to ensure success of program
- Coordinate and oversee interns assigned to the campus per university requirements
- Provide volunteer, intern and community partner orientation regarding CIS program policies and school-based service provision
Exhibit CIS Core Values:
- Manage time card
- Attend all meetings and trainings as required
- Ensure the completion of required programmatic reports
- Plan appropriate expenditures and maintain budgets
The Site Coordinator should demonstrate competence in all of the following:
- Ethical Decision-Making: Understand ethical behavior and business practices, and ensure that own behavior and the behavior of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization
- Build Relationships: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally, to achieve the goals of the organization.
- Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques.
- Creativity/Innovation: Develop new and unique ways to improve operations of the organization and to create new opportunities.
- Focus on Client Needs: Anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of internal and external clients to meet or exceed their expectations within the organizational parameters.
- Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
- Lead: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization.
- Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization.
- Organize: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information and activities.
- Plan: Determine strategies to move the organization forward, set goals, create and implement actions plans, and evaluate the process and results.
- Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem.
Benefits: CIS-SA provides a comprehensive benefits package in addition to pay.
COMMUNITIES IN SCHOOLS DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, GENDER, RELIGION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, DISABILITY, OR ANY OTHER BASIS PROHIBITED BY LOCAL, STATE, OR FEDERAL LAW.
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Wednesday, June 6, 2018 12:00 AM
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