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Administrative Coordinator - Rum River South 1.0 FTE

Company: Rum River Special Education Co-Op
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Position Type:
Administration/Administrator (Director, Coordinator, Manager)

Date Posted:

Rum River South- Cambridge

Date Available:

Closing Date:
Open Until FilledRum River Special Education Cooperative
Administrative Program Coordinator

General Definition of Work
Administrative Program Coordinator oversees program operations in developing, implementing, and maintaining an effective educational program consistent with state and federal guidelines and the philosophy, policies and goals of the Rum River Special Education Cooperative (RRSEC) Governing Board. Continuous supervision is exercised over all personnel within the building. The Administrative Program Coordinator will ensure program expectations are met with student progress as the focus.

Qualification Requirements
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions
Plans, implements and manages instructional and curriculum programs and building scheduling.
Prepares and administers building budget; maintains building financial dealings records and reports.
Completes performance evaluations and the development of performance improvement plans, if needed.
Recruits, hires and terminates program staff; leads interviews.
Creates, supervises and administers student discipline; establishes conduct guidelines.
Serves as the instructional leader in the building through various activities.
Attends various meetings including Individualized Education Program, RRSEC coordinator meetings, technology committee, etc.
Writes, edits and maintains the student and staff handbooks.
Oversees the day-to-day safety and operation of an efficiently running school; oversees facility and property maintenance.
Plans and supervises fire drills and an emergency preparedness, school safety and crisis management programs.
Monitors due process implementation for compliance of rules and regulations.
Trains and updates case managers in special education due process expectations.
Assists in program initiatives.
Ensures data management is established, maintained and updated.
Oversees that training and professional development programs and plans are created, implemented, monitored and improved.
Complies with state testing requirements and procedures.
Develops and oversees ESY program.
Develops student and staff schedules
Assigns staff to program or RRSEC Executive committees as appropriate.
Other duties as assigned by RRSEC Director.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Thorough knowledge of child and adolescent developmental stages and emotional disorders; general knowledge of behavior modification and other behavioral change techniques; general knowledge of crisis intervention techniques; skill in communicating effectively in both oral and written forms with students, families and district personnel; skill in motivating troubled children and adolescents to change their problem behaviors and reduce the conflict in relationships; ability to communicate effectively with troubled children/adolescents and their families; ability to work closely with program and Cooperative district staff to ensure that the students needs are met; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school officials, associates, professionals, parents, students, vendors and the general public.

Education and Experience
Minnesota Teaching License: Emotional/Behavior Disorder required and Director of Special Education license, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Developmental Cognitive Delay licenses preferred. Minimum of five years experience working with students with challenging behavior, preferably in a separate site or self contained program or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.

Physical Requirements
Ability to work at a desk, conference table or in meetings of various configurations. Ability to stand and circulate for extended periods of time. Ability to see for purposes of reading laws and codes, rules and policies, and other printed matter and observing students. Ability to hear and understand speech at normal speech levels. Ability to communicate so others will be able to clearly understand normal conversation. Ability to lift up to 25 pounds. Ability to carry up to 25 pounds. Moderate to high stress levels. Work is predominantly in school environment. Daily contact with students, teachers, and school staff. Regular contact with parents, community members and outside agency personnel. Hazards: Incumbent may be exposed to contact with individuals displaying physically aggressive, self-abusive, or socially undesirable behavior. Work occasionally requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions and exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may require wearing of personal protective equipment. Locations are generally moderately noisy.

Salary based on Administrative Coordinator contract.
220 Days
Benefit eligible position: medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, life, etc.


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Keywords: Rum River Special Education Co-Op, Minneapolis , Administrative Coordinator - Rum River South 1.0 FTE, Administration, Clerical , Cambridge, Minnesota

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