Urban Specialist II (226 Days) - 2 positions
Dallas, TX
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QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Accredited Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Two years or more experience working extensively with students in an urban environment or strong communication background
  • Knowledge in the area of RTI and positive behavior discipline/management, implementing of Dallas ISD Student Code of Conduct
  • Able to communicate effectively with parents, students, staff and community members and work in cooperation with school administrators to support the district vision
  • Must be able to work some nights and weekends
  • Must have excellent organization, communication, and interpersonal skills

BASIC FUNCTIONS:
  • Serve as a case manager for identified students struggling with attendance, academics, and behavior
  • Identify students who have dropped out of school and assist with re-enrollment and support to graduate with a high school diploma
  • Meet regularly with students, parents, teachers, counselors, principals and other staff to identify methods to ensure all student needs are met
  • Serve on the Student Support Team at identified campuses
  • Serve as a crisis team for identified struggling campuses
  • Assist with after school programs at identified campuses
  • Assist with summer school programs and activities including but not limited to organizing, teaching and facilitating
  • Provide mentoring to students and families
  • Provide on-going training to community liaisons
  • Provide training for campus staff on strategies to overcome issues affecting urban communities
  • Host Site Based Decision Making (SBDM) meetings
  • Host Parent Teacher Association/Organization (PTA/PTO) meetings
  • Host various meetings and trainings for parents, staff and community during the school day as well as evening and weekends
  • Identify and work with community based partners and programs to provide services for students and families
  • Secure donations and services for students and families
  • Assist with uniform assistance for students
  • Assist with the collection and stocking of a distribution center for families in need
  • Develop, coordinate and implement programs to guide identified students and families toward positive paths and encourage their personal, social, emotional, health, academic and career success
  • Provide activities for youth to build leadership skills
  • Cross Function with the following departments to ensure student and family needs are met:
    • Attendance & Truancy
    • Extended Leaming Opportunities (After School & Summer School)
    • Parent Advocacy & Student Success
    • Family and Parent Engagement
    • Social Emotional Leaming
    • Student Advocacy & Youth Outreach
    • Youth & Family Centers
  • Provide services to assist with school safety and violence measures
  • Meet regularly with the Urban Community Manager to provide updates on progress and services provided
  • Submit documentation of all activities related to this project, prepare reports and correspondence to the Urban Community Manager
  • Compile and maintain all required physical and computerized reports, records and other documents.
  • Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education, and district policies
  • Complete other tasks and duties as determined by the assigned supervisor

Minimum $ 49,793


Selected individuals for Dallas Independent School District positions will be placed according to compensation guidelines. A campus-based employee may not assume a new position for which he/she was selected based upon the posting process until the end of the current semester, unless approved by the chief officer - Human Capital Management.

A security check and disclosure of family relationship information is required for all positions.

No telephone calls please.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/H

If interested apply online at www.dallasisd.org
Dallas Independent School District, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by law. The District is required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, The Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, as well as board policy not to discriminate in such a manner (not all prohibited bases apply to all programs).

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