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Parent Program Coordinator

Company: Chandler Unified School District
Location: Chandler
Posted on: March 9, 2023

Job Description:

CHANDLER UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICTJOB DESCRIPTIONCLASSIFICATION: SUPPORT PROFESSIONALTITLE: PARENT PROGRAM COORDINATORREPORTS TO: CHANDLER CARE CENTER DIRECTORSALARY: SUPPORT EXEMPTJob GoalThe Parent Program Coordinator ensures proper implementation of the Chandler CARE Center's Family Resource Center (FRC) programming, including providing information and resources; leading and assisting with parenting activities; providing referrals one-on-one with families; conducting outreach and recruitment; leading or assisting with workshops and partner coordination; and contract management including data and budget tracking and reporting.This is a grant-funded position, following a 12-month work calendar of July 1 - June 30. Applicants for this position should be aware that the role requires availability for a half-day morning shift an estimated 6 (six) Saturdays each year and some evening hours throughout the year.Minimum Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in early childhood development, education, family studies, social work or a related fieldHave at least two years of professional experience working with families with children birth to age 5Knowledgeable of the stages of child development, developmental milestones and age-appropriate expectations of children birth to age 5Ability to speak, read, and write English and Spanish fluentlyWillingness to foster collaborative relationships and work in a team environment, including both fostering a positive environment with colleagues and with partner agenciesSelf-guided and organized with ability to work independentlyExcellent computer skills, including proficiency in standard software programs (Word, Excel, Outlook)Valid AZ Driver's License and willingness to use personal vehicle when neededSatisfactory background check and current fingerprint clearance card (or willingness to obtain card before beginning employment)Additional Preferred Skills and Qualifications:Experience and desire to work with families of diverse backgrounds, cultures and socio-economic statusKnowledge of community resources preferredComfort with or willingness to learn how to utilize Access database, social media platforms, Canva, and other relevant computer-based toolsCore Job Functions:Lead or assist with program planning, implementation, and coordination including scheduling, facilitating, and teaching early childhood and parenting programs at the CARE Center and CUSD schools;Provide general programmatic oversight and reporting for FRC activities and funding/grants;Collect and input demographic information, maintain resource libraries, and assist with program evaluation;Provide general budget tracking and reporting for any contract and/or funding related to role;Conduct targeted outreach within the Chandler community and participate in community outreach events (weekends and evenings may be included);Work with in-house and community partners to facilitate referrals, plan events, share information, and develop partnerships;Maintain positive and supportive professional relationships with families served in the FRC, colleagues and partners, guided by CUSD's organizational culture values of inclusiveness, respect, equity, and inclusion;Attend meetings and participate in coalitions, collaborations, and workgroups as requested by the Director;Complete required training related to the position and required by funder(s) and employer;Provide support and assistance to other program areas within the CARE Center as directed.Perform other duties as assignedPerform all duties in a safe and prudent manner as directedCore Values/Professional QualitiesPromote positive interactions with colleaguesPromote positive interactions with students, parents, and community membersBe responsible, reliable and punctualBe flexible and adaptable to changePositively accept directionDirect constructive criticism toward improving the districtExercise positive problem solving behavior and conflict resolution skillsAdhere to the dress code appropriate to the site and jobShare sensitive student and staff information on a need to know basisBe a positive role model for studentsAdhere to District and school rules and proceduresPhysical Requirements - OfficePositions in this classification typically require: stooping, kneeling, crouching, standing, walking, sitting, finger or manual dexterity, repetitive finger motion, speaking, hearing, seeing (with correction), focusing ability, or other factors applicable for the job. Employees may be subject to travel, odors, dusts, poor ventilation, workspace restrictions, and loud noises. Employees may be required to lift or exert up to 20 pounds of force to move objects occasionally, and up to 10 pounds of force to move objects frequently. 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Updated 03/06/2023

Keywords: Chandler Unified School District, Chandler , Parent Program Coordinator, Other , Chandler, Arizona

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