Job Title: Program Coordinator, Student Support Programs and Services

Reports to:Senior Supervisor of Student Support Programs and Services
Typical Schedule:245 days/7.5 hours
Bargaining Unit:N/A

 

FLSA:Exempt
Job Code:1732
Salary Schedule:MGT08C

JOB GOAL

Responsible for building capacity and providing supports for school communities that are consistent with and supportive of the District’s vision, mission, and strategic goals. This includes overseeing a program for students with disabilities, student services, and/or compliance, while ensuring that all policies and procedures are implemented to meet federal, state, and local regulations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. These statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities required of those in this position.

Students with Disabilities

  1. Coordinate activities related to exceptional student education to ensure quality services are provided to meet students’ needs.
  2. Collaborate with district staff and school administrators to establish and implement research-based instructional and curriculum design for students with disabilities.
  3. Provide leadership to align curriculum, assessment and instruction to district goals and state standards.
  4. Collect, analyze, and interpret data and performance measures for dissemination to improve the delivery of services for students with disabilities.
  5. Support school administrators in identifying and implementing effective research-based strategies and assist with professional development activities aimed at improving student achievement.
  6. Assist with the development of policies and procedures and provide technical assistance to ensure implementation and compliance with federal, state, and local rules, regulations, and statutes that apply to exceptional student education, including Board policies, in the assigned area(s).
  7. Assist with the preparation and recommendation of FTE projections and staffing model recommendations in collaboration with school administrators to maximize FTE.
  8. Assist with the preparation and monitoring of all required reports for federal and state reporting.
  9. Recommend, coordinate, deliver, and evaluate professional development activities in the assigned area and for assigned staff.
  10. Respond to inquiries or concerns in a timely manner.
  11. Recommend cooperative agreements and programs with other county agencies and non-profit groups.
  12. Participate in school advisory, business, and community groups and activities; serve on committees and councils; and develop community partnerships to support the District’s vision, mission, goals and strategic priorities.
  13. Respond quickly to emergency situations and serve as a district representative at emergency shelters as determined by the Superintendent.
  14. May supervise and evaluate assigned personnel through the use of the professional growth system.
  15. Perform other duties as assigned.

Student Services

  1. Coordinate activities related to student services to ensure quality services are provided to meet students’ needs.
  2. Collaborate with district staff and school administrators to research-based student support services.
  3. Leadership to align student support services to curriculum, assessment, and instruction.
  4. Collect, analyze, and interpret data and performance measures for dissemination to improve the delivery of student services.
  5. Support school administrators in identifying and implementing effective research-based strategies and assist with professional development activities aimed at improving student achievement.
  6. Assist with the development of policies and procedures and provide technical assistance to ensure implementation and compliance with federal, state, and local rules, regulations, and statutes that apply to student services, including Board policies, in the assigned area(s).
  7. Assist with the preparation and recommendation of FTE projections and staffing model recommendations in collaboration with school administrators to maximize FTE.
  8. Assist with preparing and monitoring all required reports for federal and state reporting.
  9. Recommend, coordinate, deliver, and evaluate professional development activities in the assigned area and for assigned staff.
  10. Respond to inquiries or concerns in a timely manner. 
  11. Recommend cooperative agreements and programs with other county agencies and non-profit groups.
  12. Participate in school advisory, business, and community groups and activities; serve on committees and councils; and develop community partnerships to support the District’s vision, mission, goals and strategic priorities.
  13. Respond quickly to emergency situations and serve as a district representative at emergency shelters as determined by the Superintendent.
  14. May supervise and evaluate assigned personnel through the use of the professional growth system.
  15. Perform other duties as assigned.

Compliance/Resolution

  1. Coordinate activities related to compliance to ensure quality services are provided to meet students’ needs.
  2. Collaborate with district staff and school administrators to implement and monitor the alignment of instructional and curriculum design, as well as federal, state, and local mandates.
  3. Provide leadership to align student support services to curriculum, assessment, and instruction.
  4. Collect, analyze, and interpret data and performance measures for dissemination to improve compliance with federal, state, and local rules, regulations, and statutes and ensure equal access and equity for students.
  5. Support school administrators in identifying and implementing effective research-based strategies and assist with professional development activities aimed at improving student achievement.
  6. Assist with the development of policies and procedures and provide technical assistance to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local rules, regulations, and statutes.
  7. Assist with the preparation and recommendation of FTE projections and staffing model recommendations in collaboration with school administrators to maximize FTE.
  8. Assist with preparing and monitoring all required reports for federal and state reporting.
  9. Recommend, coordinate, deliver, and evaluate professional development activities in the assigned area and for assigned staff.
  10. Respond to inquiries or concerns in a timely manner.
  11. Recommend cooperative agreements and programs with other county agencies and non-profit groups.
  12. Participate in school advisory, business, and community groups and activities; serve on committees and councils; and develop community partnerships to support the District’s vision, mission, goals and strategic priorities.
  13. Respond quickly to emergency situations and serve as a district representative at emergency shelters as determined by the Superintendent.
  14. May supervise and evaluate assigned personnel through the use of the professional growth system.
  15. Perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of current trends and research in the area of assignment
  • Knowledge of curriculum and instructional techniques, as it applies to the area of assignment
  • Knowledge of related federal, state, and local rules, regulations, statutes, and policies
  • Ability to analyze data and use data-driven decision making to implement effective programs
  • Ability to read and interpret journals, articles, research studies, Florida statutes, State Board rules, and School Board policies
  • Knowledge of assessment systems, as it applies to the area of assignment
  • Ability to plan and manage projects including collaboration, coordination, and facilitation of work groups
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others and facilitate groups to consensus
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences, orally and in writing, including electronic media
  • Knowledge of and experience with personal computers and programs, such as word processing programs, spreadsheets, and databases

EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited institution
  • Three years of related professional experience in the area of assignment
  • Experience in public education

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES & REGISTRATIONS

  • Certification or licensure that aligns with the area of assignment
  • Certification or agreement to earn Educational Leadership, School Principal, Professional School Principal, Certified Nurse Manager and Leader (CNML) credential, or equivalent leadership training or experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Training or experience in administration of instructional or instructional support programs
  • Experience in a supervisory role

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

May be responsible for supervision of personnel. Responsibilities may include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; evaluating performance; rewarding, disciplining; and addressing complaints and resolving problems for assigned personnel.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently. If the use of arm and / or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated as Light Work.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, talk, and hear; stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms. The employee occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds. Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Indoors and Outdoors: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT

  • General office equipment, including personal computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, etc.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT

Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with the District’s approved compensation plan. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be established by the District.

Performance of the job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the School Board’s policy on evaluation of personnel.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Pasco County Schools will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to allow them to perform the essential functions of the job when such individuals request an accommodation.

Program Coordinator, Student Support Programs and Services;   EST: July 30, 2013;   REV: n/a;   Board Approved: July 30, 2013