Native American Education Program Liaison (Title VI Department - 2 positions available)

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Job Title: Native American Education  Liaison (2 positions available)
Department: Student Services - Federal Programs - Title VI Department 

Job Summary 
The Native American Education Liaison, working under the direction of the Federal Programs Director, will work closely with Native American students of Tooele County School District to advocate, support, and communicate students’ needs within the district/schools.  The  Liaison will promote and implement strategies to ensure the academic success of Native American students.  The Liaison will support inclusive practices for promoting family engagement within the district and schools while also communicating to families and students the services/offerings available through the district and the community. 

Essential functions of the job may include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Promotes positive relationships and fosters improved communication across schools, administrators, and educators with Native American families, tribal community leaders, and community partners.  
  • Share knowledge of the Native American culture with the school community to enhance and support Native American student’s success in the school environment
  • Coordinates activities that support/strengthen Native American students’ cultural identity using culturally-relevant materials
  • Conduct attendance and academic monitoring for Native American students and assist with parental contacts.
  • Plans, informs, and/or facilitates Native American family engagement, educational, and cultural enrichment activities through collaborative work with the tribal community leaders and/or tribal parent committee(s). 
  • Coordinate monthly Native American cultural events for Title VI Native American students and their families-including quarterly cultural events in Wendover/Ibapah. 
  • Meets regularly with Native American students to review, support, and plan for students’ individual academic and graduation progress/success. 
  • Provides on-going research and guidance to students regarding post-secondary options including application and scholarship opportunities. 
  • Encourages Native American students and their families’ participation within school, district, and Student Services activities.  
  • Maintains open communication with administration, school teams and families to work together to improve academic success, school attendance, and social emotional needs of Native American students in Tooele County School District.  
  • Connect with and access community and Tribal resources to enhance services provided by district
  • Holds a yearly Parents Advisory Committee Title VI meeting to incorporate feedback and input from families to improve the overall Title VI program for Native American TCSD students.
  • Attends state USBE Title VI Coordinator Planning meetings and advise administration in Title VI laws, regulations, and procedures. 
  • Partners with local tribes and Native American Education programs.
  • Prepares and submits annual reports to district and state offices. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Federal Programs Director. 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required: 
  • Must be 21 years of age or older; 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license (occasional traveling is required for this position); 
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent; preference towards an associate degree or higher  
  • Experience working with Native American Education programs, diverse cultural populations, or similar multi-cultural organizations; 
  • Previous successful experience working with students and school educational teams; 
  • Proven ability to organize, coordinate, facilitate program activities involving families and/or groups of students; 
  • Maintain consistent presence at assigned worksite and regular work hours
  • Professionally interact with students, staff, and public
  • Comply with all district policies and procedures
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with students, parents, employees at all levels in the organization and with others in the community; 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, understand and follow data privacy rules and regulations related to students; 
  • Ability to be a self-starter, work independently and proactively; 
  • Ability to use a variety of computer programs for data tracking, communications, reporting, etc.; 
  • Ability and proven record of reporting to work regularly and punctually. 
FLSA Status: Exempt 
Support Professional Salary Schedule: O1 from FY24 Support Professional Salary Schedule 
29 hours Per week, Equal Pay 
Not Benefit Eligible 

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Tooele County School District

92 Lodestone Way , Tooele, UT 840748050
 

At the following locations

Student Services Building

555 East Vine Street , Tooele, UT 84074