Community Schools Site Director at Kennedy High School

We are seeking a Community Schools Site Director for Kennedy High School in Richmond, CA.


Responsibilities for this position:

  1. Develop positive relationships with and serve as a liaison between Community School Partners, Administration, and District staff.
  2. Recruit, hire, train, develop, motivate, schedule and direct staff and volunteers as needed. Monitor and evaluate staff performance. 
  3. Facilitate on-going assessment of school health-related needs including but not limited to the referral and follow-up systems of: mental/physical health, tutoring/mentoring, youth development/student leadership activities, and family related needs.
  4. Develop and coordinate an integrated service delivery system including internal and external providers that meet student and family needs. 
  5. Co-Facilitate Coordination of Services/Care Team meetings with providers and school administration to make sure services are being provided in a successful and efficient manner.  
  6. Plan and manage the operations of the School Based Health Center. Responsible for all administrative tasks, designing systems, managing the budget and record keeping. 
  7. Create administrative systems to ensure the smooth operation of the program, including space allocation, calendaring, on-going communication with service providers, contracts and Memorandum of Understanding (MOU’s), with agencies to provide support services.
  8. Responsible for appropriate reporting and documentation of the program to both internal and external stakeholders including quarterly reports to the District Office of Community Engagement and monthly reports to site administration.
  9. Develop and maintain referral and case management tracking system. 
  10. Monitor achievement of project outcome goals and objectives. 
  11. Work collaboratively with the School Community Outreach Workers to conduct outreach to students and families about available resources and refer and follow-up as needed.
  12. Support the writing of grants and develop other resources to increase and sustain program services; build alliances and identify resources among community partners to provide supports/opportunities to youth and families that meet identified needs and goals.
  13. Assist in the quarterly update of site-based inventory of services and promotion of resources to students and families. 
  14. Identify service gaps and work with site and District staff in developing a plan for meeting those needs.
  15. Participate in agency, school district, city-related and other meetings as required.
  16. Create opportunities for integration of youth leadership, parent engagement and family support throughout the District.
  17. Provide program evaluation, including data collection, analysis and reporting.
  18. Complete other duties as assigned. 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ Degree required, Masters’ Degree strongly preferred in Education, Public Administration, Social Welfare or a related field
  • Three years of management ep in a non-profit and/or human services setting
  • Experience with school-based integrated services and/or collaborative services including program evaluation
  • A high degree of cultural awareness and competency in cross-cultural practices with children and families
  • Experience working with low-income communities
  • Knowledge and appreciation of the challenges faced by educators
  • Strong interpersonal and supervisory skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to negotiate and mediate to attain win-win situations
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and other computer programs 


What we offer:

  • Full-time, exempt salaried position
  • Excellent benefits package, including employer paid medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, Y retirement plan (100% paid after 2 years of service), employee funded pre-tax health and child care spending accounts
  • Generous paid time off with vacation, sick and holiday leave


We are an equal opportunity employer.


Please submit your resume in a word document to Terry Mitchell at The deadline to apply is 8/9/19.


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