The Student Engagement & Equity Coordinator will
be primarily responsible for working with other KUSD staff to
identify methods to engage students of color as well as assure
that we provide equitable learning opportunities for those
students at the direction of the Assistant Superintendent of
Teaching and Learning.
Knowledge of the promises and challenges of Urban Education.
Effective and efficient time/task management skills including
planning, managing and organizing.
Leadership skills including appropriate organization,
creativity, flexibility and resourcefulness.
Facilitation, consensus building and conflict resolution
Understanding of effective professional development.
Certification requires a Wisconsin Teaching Licensure;
Preferred Wisconsin Educational Administrative License.
Education requires a MA or MS Degree; Preferred - A Master
degree in Social Work (MSW) and/or Counseling.
Experience required is 3 - 4 years Teacher Leadership
Dedication to the mission of Kenosha Unified School District
and the desire to help all children reach their full potential.
Effective communication skills (listening, speaking, writing
and presenting). Strong interpersonal skills including the
ability to facilitate effective meetings and to promote
cooperation and communication among groups. Experience in
teaching/working with educators and other adults through
workshop or formal course instruction. Strong leadership skills
including the ability to work within the organizational
structure to facilitate change.
Operate the District's 21
Century Community Learning Centers with the overall function to
write grants, manage partnerships, maintain budget, and
complete DPI reporting.
Analyze the District needs in the area of achievement of
students of color and make recommendations to resolve
educational gaps. Create and implement subsequent programs and
services. Facilitate the Attendance Improvement Means Success
(AIMS) or a similar truancy/attendance program as it relates to
improved attendance for targeted students.
Serve as an advocate for KUSD's disproportionate population and
collaborate with district personnel and the community to
resolve issues that negatively impact students of color.
Design academic & support groups that focus on utilizing
district and community resources to address students who have
been recognized as needing additional assistance in reading and
math as defined by WKCE scores, MAP testing, grades, and common
Offer and maintain Pre-College opportunities through
collaborations with institutions of higher learning to
under-represented students of color. Ensuring they are aware,
have access to, and the tools necessary to apply for, attend,
and graduate from college.
Provide support to and professional learning activities for
School Social Workers and School Counselors in an effort to
educate them on best practices as they relate to student
engagement and equity for all students.
Use Cultural Competency and/or Beyond Diversity Training for
the purpose of assisting with in-services for District staff.
Facilitate equal access for to District programs for all
students of color.
Organize, promote, and sustain district wide mentoring programs
for K-12. Serve on local, state-wide, and national groups and
associations as deemed appropriate to job tasks.
Participates in other related duties as assigned by Assistant
Superintendent of Teaching and Learning.
External applicants must apply online at
and submit a letter of interest and resume addressing their
education, training and experience in relation to the
qualifications in the preceding paragraphs to Kenosha Unified
School District No. 1, Educational Support Center, Human
Resources Department, 3600 - 52
Street, Kenosha, WI, 53144; or (262) 359-6116 (FAX); or
Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled, with
the first review of materials June 18, 2012.
Internal candidates submitting letters of interest and resumes
are instructed to address their education, training and
experience in relation to the qualifications in the preceding
paragraphs. Minority candidates are encouraged
: Appointment to this position is subject to confirmation by
the School Board and effective thereafter.
The salary for this position is $86,000 - $92,000 depending on
qualifications and experience.