Routes to School Coordinator
Salary Range: $16- $20 per
hour depending on qualifications and experience.
Community Schools seeks a Safe Routes to School Coordinator to work
collaboratively with individuals from the Dexter, Chelsea and Manchester communities. The position is for
8-12 months at .75 FTE with the potential for additional years based on
funding. A successful engagement will be measured by active Safe Routes to
School programs in all three communities.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Using resources and proven
techniques along with the knowledge provided through the National Safe
Routes to School program, work with the three communities to plan for and
implement specific Safe Routes to School programs. Develop a sustainable SRTS
program that can be continued locally once funding sources are exhausted.Coordinate other funding
opportunities available through the Safe Routes to School program. Develop, implement, and
complete an evaluation process related to the progress of the initiative. Work with county and state
SRTS staff to ensure the program is using best practices.Explore and make
recommendations about the expansion of the program to other local
communities.Work with county and state
SRTS staff to ensure the program is using best practicesConduct local updates to the
community and seek input about avenues to collaborate with local
constituents to advance the work of the initiative.Other duties may be
perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform essential functions.
Bachelor's degree in
planning, geography, public health, public policy, or a related field
required.Experience and skill in
public speaking and presentations.Enjoys working with young
people, district staff, parents and communityExperience in developing and
maintaining effective working relationship with multiple stakeholders to
facilitate partnerships.Strong background in
effective verbal and written communication.Experience in developing and
writing technical assistance materialsSelf-motivated, creative,
detail-oriented and energetic.Organized and able to manage
multiple projects through coordination of efforts
Ability to work with school
administrators, school boards, community governments, and community
members.Ability to develop plans
based on research done on the National Safe Routes to School web site.
Coordinate multiple activities in three communities.Actively advocate and
promote the initiative to move the project forward.Ability to work
independently with minimal oversight and initiate communication related to
progress and needs.Ability to deliver an end
result in a given time frame.
Degree in a related field and 3-5 years experience in project development and
physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by
an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an
employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential job functions.
will be expected to be able to work in a public setting involving staff,
students and community in a safe, professional, and efficient matter at all
times. Work environment may change frequently due to numerous factors
such as unforeseen events, special projects, weather conditions or other