Coordinator, Youth & Adult Programs- Washburn

Minneapolis Public Schools | Minneapolis, MN

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Posted Date 9/10/2020
Description

Job Title: Coordinator, Youth & Adult Programs- Washburn and Requisition ID number: 69326

Close Date: No established closing date; open until filled

Organizational Unit: Youth & Adult Enrichment (10001102)

Site: Washburn (0368)

FTE: 1.0 FTE; this is based on full-time equivalency with 1.0 being full time

Union: AMP(42)

Functional Area: Administrative

Resume and Cover Letter are mandatory to apply for any position.

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SUMMARY

Under general supervision, develops and administers MPS Community Education Programs (CEP) and facility-use programs to meet the education, recreation and social needs of the community; develops programs according to market trends, community issues, defined needs and available resources.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS -- Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class. Employees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hours. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Supervises daily program operations; evaluates and analyzes program issues, and recommends and implements solutions.
  • Administers and coordinates a variety of CEP support programs, classes, student services, community services, workshops, training programs, adult enrichment, athletics, and after-school programs in support of MPS community education goals; duties will vary according to job assignment.
  • Plans, develops, implements, supervises, and evaluates diversified enrichment activities for you, families, adults, people with special needs or disabilities, and senior citizens; ensures activities meet the current and future needs of the department, district, and community.
  • Assists in managing program staff and operations; trains staff, and prioritizes and assigns projects; provides counseling and guidance on professional responsibilities and technical skills.
  • Oversees administrative functions, including budgets, revenue and expenses, payroll, and financial reports; requisitions supplies and equipment; coordinates ongoing inventories, and maintains records.
  • Promotes lifelong learning and markets programs, develops promotional media, flyers, e-marketing, and public service announcements; participates in community outreach programs and promotes MPS CEP.
  • Manages daily functions of registrations, cancellations, payments, and associated communications with participants and instructors; oversees deposits of cash and checks for fee based programs.
  • Engages, requests, and maintains contracts with community partners.
  • Approves, manages, and organizes the use of facilities for programs, events, activities and community groups.
  • Serves as a liaison between Community Education and other school district staff and programs.
  • Completes and coordinates special projects, grant applications, and research assignments.
  • Creates, maintains, and enacts site safety plans; conducts required drills.
  • Demonstrates courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with students, clients, visitors, and MPS staff; acts in a manner that promotes a harmonious and effective workplace environment
  • Enthusiastically promotes the Superintendent’s goals and priorities in compliance with all policies and procedures.
  • Maintains absolute confidentiality of work-related issues, records and MPS information.
  • Other duties or tasks may be assigned on an as-needed basis
  • At times may be required to work outside normal business hours and work extended hours to accomplish requirements of the position.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education, Training and Experience Guidelines

Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social Sciences, Public Administration or a related field; AND two (2) years of experience working in public education or community programs; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience as determined by Human Resources.

Knowledge of:

  • Applicable policies, procedures and regulations covering specific areas of assignment.
  • Rules and regulations of the Minnesota Department of Education and other governing agencies.
  • Principles and practices of public sector administrative management, including budgets, accounting, purchasing, customer service and employee supervision.
  • Local community resources, regional community services programs, and regional training programs.
  • Personal computers utilizing standard software, and specialized MPS and state agency software applications and procedures.
  • Principles of record keeping and records management.
  • Safety rules and regulations.

Skill in:

  • Understanding and applying CEP program standards and procedures, applicable Federal and state rules and regulations, and MPS policies and procedures.
  • Using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines.
  • Administering educational and school support programs.
  • Identifying problems and opportunities, and developing solutions.
  • Planning, organizing, and coordinating the work of assigned staff.
  • Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands.
  • Providing effective customer service, and dealing tactfully and courteously with the public.
  • Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers, clients and community agencies.
  • Effective verbal and written communication.

LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

A valid Minnesota State Driver’s License may be required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Work is performed in a standard office environment which requires occasionally lifting such articles as file boxes or heavier materials with help from others and/or lifting and carrying light objects frequently. A job in this category may require walking or standing to a significant degree or may involve sitting most of the time with long periods of computer work and heavy phone usage.

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Final candidates may be invited to interview with a committee. Final appointment to this position will be contingent upon passing a criminal background check.

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:

Diversity is one of Minneapolis Public Schools core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first and making them college-ready. Diversity of our workforce provides us with a competitive advantage and allows us to better understand, communicate with and educate our diverse student body. Minneapolis Public Schools will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender or gender identity, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation, age, family care leave status, or veteran status.

Minneapolis Public Schools strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.

Posting Notes: | [No Established Closing Date] | Youth & Adult Enrichment (10001102) | Washburn (0368) | Administrative

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Administration | Education

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