Community Learning Centers (CLCs) are partnerships which provide opportunities and support services that lead to improved student learning and development, thriving families and strong neighborhoods.
The Campbell Elementary School After School CLC School Community Coordinator is a full time, salaried exempt position employed by Civic Nebraska and housed in Campbell Elementary School. Hours vary, with some evening and weekends required. School Community Coordinators function as neutral facilitators in neighborhood by a wide array of community organizations and agencies.
Educational Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree, master’s degree preferred.
A minimum of five-years previous experience in a progressively responsible management or leadership position that included fiscal control, program delivery, and management skills.
A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation is required. Hiring is contingent upon approval from the Nebraska Central Registry of Child Abuse and Neglect, Nebraska Adult Protective Services Registry.
Experience: Knowledge of building community partnerships and youth and family development. Proven skills in leadership, group facilitation, marketing, coordinating, communication, advocacy, budgeting and data collection.
Reports to: School principal, CLC Director and Civic Nebraska’s Director of Civic Engagement Programs
Receives guidance from: School Neighborhood Advisory Committee (SNAC), School Community Coordinator peer network, CLC leadership, school administration
- Serve as an advocate for youth, families and neighborhood residents.
- Develop relationships and partnerships with Community Based Organizations (CBOs), Lincoln Public School (LPS) personnel and neighborhood residents that support the goals of CLCs.
- Assist in the development of CLC annual plan.
- Work cooperatively with school administration, CBOs and neighborhood representatives in the development and oversight of the annual site budget.
- Responsible for the oversight of direct service programs related to before and after school and family engagement.
- Frequent planning involving CLC site.
- Provide assistance in directing others and training.
- Responsible for required data collection for evaluation.
- Hire and manage a staff of 6-7 part-time staff.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to plan and prioritize multiple projects while being adaptable in a changing environment.
- Knowledge of general management practices and approaches; knowledge of non-profit organizations including general operations, financial responsibilities, and regulations.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office, Internet, social media, and some related software as needed.
- Ability to problem solve and quickly adapt when needed.
- Excellent communication skills; work effectively as a team (communicate with others, resolve conflicts and offer solutions to problems).
- Ability to interact and communicate effectively with participants of diverse backgrounds.
- Ability to recognize signs of child neglect and/or abuse.
- Act as a representative of CLC initiative at school and community functions.
- Develop integrated advocacy, planning and promotional activities.
- Work to develop the School Neighborhood Advisory Committee.
- Recommend CLC policy and procedures for Best Practice Manual.
- Recommend and oversee contracts / MOUs developed for CLC (site specific).
- Complete necessary reports and maintain statistical records.
- Review and analyze monthly financial reports.
- Initiate expenditures in accordance with policy and procedures.
- Plan, schedule and direct daily routines, activities and operations of CLC.
- Identify and seek to make available programs and services that meet the mission and goals of the CLC in concert with the school and lead agency.
- Maintain community service resource information to promote available opportunities.
- Develop and maintain public relations strategies that increase the awareness and utilization of the CLC activities.
- Implement continuous quality improvement process and strategies into CLC.
- Recruit, orient, supervise and evaluate performance of CLC staff and volunteers.
- Provide leadership, support and growth opportunities for CLC staff, volunteers and other providers who may interact with CLC activities.
- Conduct monthly SNAC site meeting to review goals, progress and other CLC activities.
Compensation: Competitive non-profit junior director level salary, along with full health and dental benefits provided.
Applications due Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 and interviews will be held Monday, May 1st. Position begins on June 1st
To Apply: Email Kent Day, Director of Civic Engagement Programs and Kelsey Liddy, Human Resources and Finance Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com with a resume and cover letter.
Civic Nebraska has a policy prohibiting discrimination against applicants, employees, directors or officers on account of race, color, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or national origin. In addition, Civic Nebraska strictly prohibits retaliation/victimization against an employee for complaining about alleged discrimination and/or harassment.