The individual selected for this position is responsible
assisting the AIMS-MS Specialist/K-8 Attendance Officer with
The Support position will provide clerical support for the AIMS
program and work to strengthen the family/school/community
connections by organizing monthly student attendance
improvement acknowledgement awards and implement quarterly
engaging incentive based educational activities for families
involved in the program. Establish appointments and mail
Data collection and other duties as assigned.
The AIMS-MS (Attendance Improvement Means
Success-Middle School) Program is a grant funded program that
works with middle school students identified as habitually
truant or at-risk of being identified as habitually truant from
school. Program elements include intensive case management,
parent skills and asset building, mentoring/tutoring, incentive
based educational activities and strengthening family
connections between home and school.
This position is part-time, 25 hours a week; non-renewable
Grant funded (10 month position 9/1/12-6/30/13)
Candidates for this position must have a High School Diploma or
Associate's degree preferred.
Also, at least one year of relevant work experience required
and/or 2 years of human service experience working with at-risk
children and families preferred.
Proof of Valid Wisconsin Driver's license and Proof of
$100,000/$300,000 insurance liability limits required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Ability to use and manipulate various
software packages (word processing, email, spreadsheet);
effective problem solving and organizational skills; handle
strong organizational skills and the
ability to multi-task; communicate school policy and
procedures; knowledge of current office procedures; ability
to travel between schools.
Strong customer service/advocacy focus,
excellent interpersonal skills; strengths in the area of
effectively communicating and interacting with families under
Social skills that engage children and families; independent
yet a team player; flexible scheduling,
including evening work; positive, creative attitude, focusing
on building family assets and developing creative incentives to
encourage children to attend school regularly.
per hour. Further information regarding this
position may be obtained from the Miscellaneous Compensation
Policy or by contacting the Office of Student Engagement &
HOW TO APPLY
External applicants must apply online at
Internal applicants must submit letter of interest and resume
addressing their education, training and experience in relation
to the qualifications in the preceding paragraphs
to the Office of Human Resources, Kenosha
Unified School District No. 1, 3600-52nd Street, Kenosha,
no later than Monday,
July 2, 2012
Minority candidates are encouraged to apply.