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Coordinator of Equity, Engagement and Instruction

Jackson County School District #6
Closing date: 
Friday, June 24, 2022

POSITION: Coordinator of Equity, Engagement and Instruction
BUILDING: District-Wide
SALARY: $98,018.66 - $101,050.17, depending upon previous accepted experience

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Job Description
Central Point School District #6

Coordinator of Equity, Engagement and Instruction

Purpose Statement
The Coordinator of Equity, Engagement and Instruction’s purpose is to design and manage programs to engage families at both the school and district levels, as well as foster equitable learning environments and opportunities for all students, especially students of color. The Coordinator of Equity, Engagement and Instruction promotes school and district programs within the community; develops partnerships with local organizations; facilitates open forums; prepares appropriate documents and reports; oversees the new teacher mentor program; facilitates and provides professional development to enhance instruction. The Coordinator also promotes understanding of and manages change related to the District’s equity work among staff and community members.
This job reports to the Director of Education/Student Services Director
Essential Functions

Collaborates with a variety of interna land external personnel (e.g. other staff, community organizations, public agencies, etc.) for the purpose of implementing district programs.
Compiles data on ongoing operations and/or students from multiple sources (e.g., staff, parents, publicagencies,etc.) for the purpose of analyzing issues, identifying program needs,ensuring compliance with established policies and procedures, and/or monitoring program components as part of the district integrated guidance plan.
Creates a variety of opportunities that connect, engage, and sustain families as partners for the purpose of supporting the academic and social emotional well being of all students.
Develops internal and external communication across multiple platforms for the purpose of supporting disengaged families and students with varying needs.
Develops a plan to coordinate the work of the new teacher mentor program and the work of the Student Wellness Specialists in District 6.
Facilitates equity dialogue processes for a variety of stakeholders for the purpose of implementing the District’s equity work.
Facilitates small group sessions (with interpreters as needed) for the purpose of supporting families and their specific needs to improve engagement.
Identifies community resources and outreach programs for the purpose of supporting disengaged families and students with varying needs, including houselessness and those in foster care.
Leads District’s work related to family and community engagement, including what is defined in the District’s Continuous Improvement Plan for the purpose of engaging the community.
Maintains a variety of confidential and non-confidential manual and electronic lists and records(e.g.referrals, student information, etc.) for the purpose of providing required information and/or documentation.
Manages large scale projects related to equity and family and community engagement involving direct reports and other district and school staff for the purposeof leading team engagement.
Prepares a variety of documents, reports and written materials (e.g. reports, logs, memos, handouts,etc.) for the purpose of communicating information to parents, staff; providing written support, developing recommendations and/or conveying information.
Responds to inquiries from a variety of internal and external sources (e.g. staff, parents, communityagencies, auditors, students, etc.) for the purpose of providing information and/or direction as may be required.
Works with and reports regularly to the Superintendent's cabinet and district leadership team for the purpose of collaborating with families, the community and students.
Promotes family and community involvement in school and District activities.
Attends meetings with the Director of Education and/or Director of Student Services with a variety of stakeholders including policy-makers and community organizations to enhance the district’s diversity and multicultural efforts.
Assists with the development of strategic plans for parent and family engagement that considers the role of parents, families and communities in the academic success of their children and that addresses the social, cultural and economic factors affecting the educational readiness of children.
Acts as a liaison between members of communities of color, other diverse groups, and the district.
Supports closing the opportunity gap and the reduction of disproportionate discipline incidents through using disaggregated data, reflective practices, and culturally responsive discipline policies.
Assists in the promotion of a positive, safe, and caring climate for learning that supports diversity of the student population and communities served.
Works with wellness organizations and related stakeholders (e.g. family support, early childhood education, childcare, health and mental health, social services, etc.).
This person will implement, train, and assist building staff in the use of data to identify needs using a variety of programs (i.e., Oregon Data Suite, Synergy and ODE reports).
This position will have a flexible workweek schedule that includes frequent evening commitments with occasional Saturdays.

Other Functions:
Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the activities related to equity, engagement and instruction.

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
SKILLS are required to perform multiple, technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: operating standard office equipment including using a variety of software applications; planning and managing projects; and preparing and maintaining accurate records; operating standard office equipment; conducting meetings; counseling and mentoring employees; facilitating meetings; planning agendas/meetings; uses databases to track data and information.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; read technical information, compose a variety of documents, and/or facilitate group discussions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Specific Knowledge based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: local/state/federal school compliance and reporting requirements; record-keeping practices; concepts of grammar and punctuation; business telephone etiquette; codes/laws/rules/regulations/policies.

ABILITY is required to schedule a number of activities, meetings, and/or events; often gather, collate, and/or classify data; and use job-related equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; analyze data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a significant diversity of individuals and/or groups; work with data of widely varied types and/or purposes; and utilize a variety of job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data frequently requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is moderate to significant. Specific Ability based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adapting to changing work priorities; communicating with diverse groups and individuals; maintaining confidentiality; meeting deadlines and schedules; setting priorities; working as part of a team; and working with detailed information/data; apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional programs; communicate effectively and diplomatically with parents, all levels of personnel, the general public, and the media; plan, organize, assign, and review the work of subordinate staff; use available technology resources (laptop, desktop, etc.); working with frequent interruptions.

Responsibilities include: working independently under broad organizational guidelines to achieve unit objectives; directing other persons within a department, large work unit, and/or across several small work units; Utilization of resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to significantly impact the organization’s services.

Work Environment
The usual and customary methods of performing the jobs functions require the following physical demands: occasional lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally, the job requires 40% sitting, 30% walking, and 30% standing. This job is performed in a generally clean and healthy environment.

Experience: Job related experience within a specialized field with increasing levels of responsibility is required.

Education: Master’s degree in job-related area.

Equivalency: Master’s degree in job-related area or equivalent professional experience.
Oregon Professional Educator License preferred.
Experience demonstrating evidence of working on issues related to promoting educational
equity and/or family and community engagement.