Shelby County Schools

  • Coordinator - Special Project

    Posted Date 1 week ago(10/9/2018 12:14 PM)
    Location Name
    Community Outreach & Parental Engagement
    Salary Min
    USD $50,040.00/Yr.
    Salary Max
    USD $62,550.00/Yr.
    Family and Community Engagement
    # of Openings
    Close Date
  • Purpose and Scope

    The Special Project Coordinator is responsible for the development, oversight and implementation of initiatives that elevate and positively impact Family Community and Engagement (FACE) Programs.  Responsible for  activities associated researching, tracking trends, developing and implementing systems to support the programs.

    Essential Job Functions

    1. Assists in developing and planning community and engagement events ensuring thay are aligned with ESSA (Every Student Succeeds Act) , Family and Community Engagement and Destintion 2025.
    2. Creates surveys and focus groups to ensure the community needs are being met that positively impact student achievement.
    3.  Acts as liason between community partners, parents, and staff to collect and present contributions data in an effort to discuss and determine ways to increase business/community participation.
    4. Acts as liaison between department consultants and district offices in coordinating professional development sessions for projects and routine operations for FACE.
    5. Tracks and identifies the needs and barriers schools and communities are facing and prepares an action plan to overcome the obstacles.
    6. Creates accountability measures and checkpoints with partners to ensure the goals and terms of contracts are being met
    7. Oversees assets and supply inventory, sourcing for suppliers(vendors) and invoice submittals.
    8.  Assists with all aspects of administrative management, directory maintenance, logistics, equipment inventory and storage.
    9.  Coordinates community projects that are aimed to increase parental involvement. Assist in the planning and execution of academic initiatives as provided by the Director of FACE in support of continuous process improvements across the district.
    10.  Prepares project status reports, organizes and conducts project team meetings.
    11.  Performs other related duties as assigned or directed.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Graduation from an accredited university or college with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or related field; PLUS two (2) years of related experience in related field; OR an equivalent combination of related education and experience totaling six (6) years. (PROOF OF EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED).


    Degree Equivalency Formula:

    Bachelor’s Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.

    Master’s Degree= 2 years plus required years of experience. Where Master’s degrees are required, years for Bachelor’s Degrees must be included. 

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    • Knowledge of the principles, methods, or tools for developing, scheduling, coordinating, and managing projects and resources, including monitoring and inspecting costs, work, and contractor performance.
    • Ability to communicate frequently and effectively with internal and external customers throughout the District, using tact and good judgment to complete assigned projects.
    • Ability to make sound, well-informed, and objective decisions, commits to action, even in uncertain situations to accomplish organizational goals causing change.
    • Ability to identify problems, determine accuracy and relevance of information an use sound judgement to generate and evaluate alternatives and to make recommendations.
    • Outstanding leadership skills and ability to build high-performing teams.
    • Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with others; may include effectively dealing with individuals who are difficult hostile, or distressed;
    • Ability to adapt to change, behavior or work methods in response to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles effectively deals with ambiguity.
    • Strong written, verbal communication, analytic and problem-solving skills with the ability to translate complex analysis in easy-to-understand manner and present to a broad audience.


    Physical Requirements and Working Environment


    Physical Demands: Requires sedentary work involving standing or walking for brief periods, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular basis; and some dexterity in operating office equipment; must be able to use hands and fingers


    Unavoidable Hazards:  The position is exposed to no unusual environmental hazards.


    Sensory (ADA) Requirements: The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilities.



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