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23-039 Students in Transition Clerk

Marana Unified School District

This is a Full-time position in Red Rock, AZ posted August 4, 2022.

  • 23-039 Students in Transition Clerk JobID: 4329
  • Position Type:
    Secretarial/Clerical/Clerk
  • Date Posted:
    5/12/2022
  • Location:
    Student Services
  • Date Available:
    07/25/2022
  • Additional Information:
    ****This Position is for the 2022/2023 School Year****

    POSITION SUMMARY

    The Students in Transition Clerk will work in partnership with school and district staff and community partners to support students and their families who are in periods of transition, such as those experiencing homelessness or being involved with foster care through child welfare organizations.
    Disclaimer: The following duties are not intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification, only a representative summary of primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional position specific duties.

    PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Collects and maintains documentation and data for the department, district, and state
    • Logs, tracks, and reconciles data using district and state systems/databases (i.e., Synergy, Data Warehouse, Google, etc.)
    • Creates, organizes, and maintains student files as they pertain to McKinney-Vento and Foster Care.
    • Maintains sensitivity and confidentiality in communication and documentation.
    • Disseminates information regarding McKinney-Vento/Homeless Education and Foster Care Education to students, staff, and the community.
    • Provides support and resource information as needed
    • Assists students, families, schools, and agencies, with obtaining needed records and documents.
    • As needed, contacts students, families, and agencies to verify needs, obtain accurate information, and coordinate services.
    • Coordinates services and maintains regular communication with district schools and departments, as well as community agencies. Maintains documentation of communication and meets all required deadlines as they pertain to services for McKinney-Vento and Foster Care.
    • Assists with McKinney-Vento grant applications and related reports.
    • Assists with Foster Care documentation and reports.
    • Assists with documentation for the dispute resolution process.
    • Inventory, assemble, distribute, and assist with the purchase of items (i.e., backpacks, school supplies, books, etc.)
    • Assist with other Student Services items/resources for students and families.
    • Support other Student Services programs and activities as appropriate.
    • Performs related duties as assigned.


    KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    • Must possess sensitivity to homeless and foster care situations.
    • Demonstrates general proficiency in computer programs such as Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook, and the Google Suite.
    • Ability to operate standard office equipment.
    • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
    • Ability to do basic mathematical computations.
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
    • Ability to work cooperatively and courteously with staff, students, parents/caregivers, and community members.
    • Perform all duties in accordance with Federal and State laws, district procedures and Board policies.
    • Ability to handle confrontation and conflict without an emotional response.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • High School Diploma or equivalent. Bachelors degree in social work or sociology preferred.
    • Previous experience working with homeless and foster care populations.
    • Bilingual (English-Spanish) preferred.
    • AZ Drivers License
    • Must have own transportation
    • Any equivalent combination of training, education and experience that meets minimum requirements

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand and walk and operate a motor vehicle. The employee may be required to move ten pounds and could occasionally lift or move up to twenty-five pounds.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    Indoor office environment, and outdoors in all kinds of weather conditions. Exposure to dust, fumes and noise. The noise level in the work environment is generally quiet to moderate and may become excessively noisy at times. Will have contact with students, teachers, parents, staff and the public.

    *****Internal candidates must submit a request for transfer form signed by your site administrator within 5 working days of the posting date. ******

    $14.81/hour (ASRS Retirees will have a lower hourly rate due to the Alternate Contribution Rate)

    10 Month position – 40 hours/week

    EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

    Discrimination against an otherwise qualified individual with a disability or any individual by reason of race, color, religion, sex, age, or national origin, is prohibited. Efforts will be made in recruitment and employment to ensure equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons.