Coordinator Equity and Engagement, Short-Term
Albuquerque Public Schools
 Albuquerque, NM

Coordinator Equity and Engagement, Short-Term

JOB STATUS: OPEN

POSTING DATE: 11/08/2019

CLOSING DATE: 11/24/2019 04:00 PM

POSTING NUMBER: 00040582

LOCATION: 021:OFFICE EQUITY &ENGAGE

POSITION TITLE: Coordinator Equity and Engagement, Short-Term

JOB DESCRIPTION:

To provide expertise and support to District administration, teachers, other District personnel, families and community members related to federal, state and local requirements for nondiscrimination promoting equal opportunity and fair treatment. Maintain, disseminate and advocate current knowledge and understanding of relevant developments, trends, policies and issues within matters related to equitable education access and best practices in K-12 education.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Participates in the development, implementation and administration of departmental programs, services, initiatives and materials to ensure compliance with all federal, state and local requirements for nondiscrimination promoting equal opportunity and fair treatment.
  • Coordinates the collection, compilation and analysis of data; assists with writing, editing and presentation of evaluations, reports and/or summaries to District leadership, schools, family-led groups, community constituents/groups, professional associations and other populations as appropriate.
  • Serves as the department's primary point of contact to designated APS zones and/or schools – provides technical/professional guidance, consultation, support and advocacy for zone/school leadership, staff, families and community constituents in matters related to equitable education access and best practices in equity initiatives, including family engagement.
  • Serves as the department liaison to various internal and external departments and constituencies in equity and family engagement related matters as appropriate. Establishes and/or maintains outreach, partnerships and collaboration to: (1) enhance existing programs and services, or (2) identify gaps and needs to create and implement new programs and services.
  • Develops and/or coordinates training and other instructional/educational programming, aligning methodology, design and materials to the specified needs of students, staff, families and community constituents.
  • Evaluates effectiveness of training and other instructional/educational programming, and utilizes evaluation data to revise and/or recommend changes in instructional objectives and methods.
  • Presents, facilitates and/or supports workshops, seminars, classes and other training methods of instruction in areas related to education equity, access and/or family engagement.
  • May lead, guide and train staff/student employees, interns and/or volunteers performing related work.

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Master's degree or advanced training in an education related field and/or 10 years of progressively related experience in student, staff and/or family supports, engagement and equity initiatives.
  • Advanced training and/or demonstrated years of experience in one or more of the following: (1) research/evaluation; (2) training and instructional design/support; (3) facilitation and conflict resolution; (4) family engagement.
  • Demonstrated years of experience developing collaborative partnerships and building relationships with students, staff, families and community constituents.
  • Bi-lingual

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's degree in education or related field and three years of progressively related experience in student, staff and/or family supports, engagement and equity initiatives.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the unique, personal, economic, social, linguistic and cultural backgrounds of Albuquerque Public Schools' staff, students, families and communities.
  • Knowledge of/experience with family and community outreach and engagement practices.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in diverse communities.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Ability to make competent and informed determinations and judgements on a range of confidential and/or sensitive issues.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize, organize and coordinate multiple projects.
  • Ability to create, compose and edit written materials.
  • Ability to develop and deliver both oral and written presentations.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information and prepare reports.
  • Proficient with word processing, database and spreadsheet software.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Contact: Tanya Campos at / tanya.campos@aps.edu

APPLY TO:

www.aps.edu. District Support Application. A cover letter and resume must be submitted prior to 4:00 PM on the closing date of the advertisement for the application to be considered complete.

ADDITIONAL INFO:

GRADE / LEVEL: 10

SALARY: $52,723

DAYS: 256

HOURS: 8

START DATE: 11/01/19