Student Services and Equity Coordinator
Norman Public Schools
Student Services and Equity Coordinator
Job Title: Student Services & Equity Coordinator
Credentials: Current Oklahoma Teaching Certificate Required; Administrative Certificate preferred or in progress
Education: Bachelor's Degree Required; Graduate Degree(s) in Educational Administration and/or other Relevant Areas - Required
Training or experience required:
Prior work experience in education or a related field; experience with planning, development, and evaluation of professional learning needs that enhance the teaching and learning experience; Knowledge of current trends related to equity, diversity, and
inclusion; Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusivity awareness, education, and advocacy. Previous experience in an administrative position or leadership role in public education/schools.
Site: Administrative Services Center
Reports to: Executive Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Salary Schedule: Off Scale [commensurate with experience(s)]
FLSA Classification: Exempt
Essential Job Functions:
Assisting with the observation, supervision, and performance evaluation of site-level administrators and communicate with them regarding performance and professional growth in an ongoing professional way
Being responsive to administrative issues/concerns as well as parent issues and concerns
Overseeing the work of a clerical employee who also performs clerical functions for other administrators
Receiving and acting on parent concerns related to elementary and secondary schools.
Staying informed about current trends and practices in the various subject matters/core content areas and serving as a leader/liaison for other district leaders – special services, curriculum, operations, personnel, staff development, technology services, etc.
Serving as the district-level hearing chair for student suspension hearings (unless directly involved in the disciplinary investigation and/or consequences)
Serving on internal and/or external committees and boards as a district representative
Assists the executive director of diversity, equity and inclusion on implementing diversity and equity practices and developing a vision and strategy for a diverse and inclusive environment
Provides support with staff and administrative recruitment efforts
Identifies, builds, and sustains community partnerships to support student services and district diversity initiatives including but not limited to projects, plans and events.
Assists with measuring, monitoring and reporting on district data, programs and practices while providing support to various groups
Facilitates district advisories including teacher advisories, parent advisories, the diversity enrichment council, and recruitment cadre
Provides student services support and works with site administrators and parents on student issues/concerns
Encourages and facilitates professional learning and development at school sites
Advises, supports, and provides leadership to underrepresented and under resourced on-campus groups
Provides research-based social/emotional supports for struggling students and families
Assists with compliance, accreditation, state or county regulations regarding student services, Title IX, and/or diversity and equity
Works with district administration to monitor and update communication on our website, social media pages, job descriptions, student literature, and/or other internal documents
Performs other related duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Successful performance of the job requires good customer service/people skills and to handle problems and provide information and technical assistance as requested. It requires complying with safety guidelines and policies to reduce accidents or injury to staff or to students. It requires following school dress standards, proper attendance or leave policies, and other work-habits concerns for staff. It requires creativity, initiative and effective problem-solving, which are all critical to the success of the position. The incumbent will help manage the effectiveness of school district operations. He/she will provide training and support to district staff and perform such tasks to the ultimate benefit of the educational program. An incumbent in this position will utilize discretion, ingenuity and independent judgment due to the complexity of the job. Since there may be several ways to solve a problem, an incumbent is free to choose the solution in collaboration with his/her supervisor and other key employees and/or stakeholders.