Director of Outreach and Student Activities

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                                 Position:   Director of Outreach and Student Activities
                            Reports To:   Chief of Elementary Schools
     Salary Schedule / Grade:   Administrators Salary Schedule
                      F.L.S.A Status:   Exempt
                                                                                                                                                                                   
 
SUMMARY
 
Director of Outreach and Student Activities coordinates and supervises district and building student and community activities aimed at increasing student achievement and well-being.  The oversight of the program entails implementation of accurate protocols, practices and programs as well as the effective communication with key stakeholders.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
(Incumbent performs a majority of the following duties)
 

  • Develop programs and activities designed to engage families and the community in order to improve student achievement.
  • Assist teachers/staff, families and community partners develop strong partnerships and enhance communication between parents/families and school staff.
  • Work with the school leadership team, plan and implement a family/community partnership-friendly school climate.
  • Nurture relationships with school staff, parents, volunteers and community partners including local churches, schools, and service providers.
  • Work with principals and teachers to maintain accurate data on volunteers, community programs, and parent engagement initiatives/outreach.
  • Develop relationships and partnerships with and between agencies, businesses and schools.
  • Document all organizations working with each school building across the district.
  • Setup and monitor partnerships for each school building in the district.
  • Oversee and work with the district’s Neighborhood School Centers to promote these partnerships
  • Follow the DPS Strategic Plan to build engagement and capacity of the schools to support families in a meaningful way.
  • Work with buildings (K-12) to create after-school programming for students (Extra Curricular)
  •  Organize and monitor multiple student activities across the district such as chess club, poetry club, etc.
  • Creates and tracks student attendance
  • Creates monitoring tools and metrics for programming
  • Conduct monthly parent meetings by quadrant.
  • Support and monitor existing building partnerships (including community connectors).
  • Conduct preliminary and annual assessment to measure growth towards identified goals and develops a report and shares results with the school, families and community.
  • Works closely with principals in the development of student and community activities.
  • Work with the building principal to communicate the priorities and goals of the school, while engaging and developing parent and community leadership in the decision-making process.
  • Provide tools to school staff to develop, implement and evaluate parent and community involvement as well as student and community activities.
  • Assist school to coordinate student, parent, and community involvement activities and services with other agencies and organizations.
  • Assist school personnel to develop skills in how to reach parents and community members to support student achievement.
  • Serve as a resource to schools, parents and community members regarding student activities and academic supports.
  • Assist with the development of the tools/skills used to recruit and train school volunteers.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.
 
CORE BEHAVIORS & COMPETENCIES
 
Job-specific
  • Coping with Stress = think critically and solve problems in difficult situations; capable of handling interruptions effectively
  • Interpersonal Skills = successfully interact and engage with District staff, parents, and partners in the Community
  • Analytical Thinking = ability to analyze and organize data into understandable charts, graphs, and measures for stakeholders; can organize and present information in meaningful ways
  • Adaptability and Flexibility = Willingness to change methods and approaches as appropriate
 
QUALIFICATIONS
 
Requirements
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or have the legal right to work in the U.S.
 
Verifications
  • Master’s degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Current and valid State license.
  • Principal License issued by the Ohio Department of Education preferred
 
 
Knowledge & Experience
  • Demonstrable successful interactions with student’s families and colleagues.
  • Proven ability to work as a member of a team, which includes regular attendance at work.
  • Excellent understanding of school programs and protocols.
  • Knowledge of Dayton community organizations.
  • Possess the ability to utilize and champion technology in the enhancement of student learning.
  • Ability to problem solve and think critically.
  • Strong organizational and management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of a wide range of instructional and intervention strategies.
 
PHYSICAL ATTRIBUTES/DEMANDS
  • Occasional exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and tissue.
  • Occasional operation of a vehicle under inclement weather conditions.
  • Occasional interaction with unruly people.
  • Occasionally lift, carry, push, and pull various items up to a maximum of 40 pounds (100 pounds on wheels).
  • Frequent requirement to sit, stand, walk, talk, hear, see, read, speak, reach, stretch with hands and arms, crouch, kneel, climb, and stoop.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT 
  • Work is performed in a building and classroom setting.

  • Travels to meetings/professional development and work assignments.

Posted By

Dayton Public Schools

4447 Hoover Ave. , Dayton , OH 45417
 

At the following locations

DPS Administrative Office - click website to apply

115 S. Ludlow St. , Dayton , OH 45402



Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$20,190

State Average: $13,686

% ELL Students

6%

State Average: 3%

Student Teacher Ratio

13.90

State Average: 16.87

% IEP Students

20%

State Average: 15%

FTE

2,721

State Average: 294