CAREERS

Communities In Schools of Nevada is always looking for talented individuals that want to contribute and make a difference in our community.

Communities In Schools of Nevada works within the public school system, determining student needs and establishing relationships with local businesses, social service agencies, health care providers, and parent and volunteer organizations to provide needed resources. We measure our success by the results we are able to achieve for the young people we serve. We carefully evaluate all aspects of our programs, and use that information to constantly improve. For every one of our success stories, there are dozens of young people who need the help that Communities In Schools provides.


CURRENT OPENINGS:

 

RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR 

If you are interested in becoming a part of our team, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@cisnevada.org.

CORE FUNCTIONS:

  • Statewide Partnerships and Resource Development
  • State Office, Affiliate and Board Relations
  • Special Event Design and Implementation
  • Management of Development Activities and Infrastructure
  • Marketing & Communications

 

STATEWIDE PARTNERSHIPS AND RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT 

Plans, coordinates and executes all fundraising events, fundraising activities and donor relations. Works with the CEO, Affiliate Executive Directors and State Board to develop and execute a broad-based, diversified Resource Development Strategic plan that addresses the resource needs of each of the affiliates and the state office. Assures that the development plan includes multi-tiered funding efforts, which include corporate giving, individual giving, major gifts, and event fundraising.  Provides ongoing facilitation and follow up support to Affiliates to ensure an equitable allocation of potential resources between affiliates and the state office to meet each affiliate’s needs. Cultivates, solicits, manages and retains an expanding cadre of donors throughout each fiscal year.  Provides training support to State Affiliates to ensure opportunities for prospect engagement are maximized.  Assist in organizing, supporting, identifying and training a core group of board member volunteers and non board member volunteers to assist in this and other aspects of development.

 

STATE OFFICE, AFFILIATE AND BOARD RELATIONS 

Works closely with the State Board Resource Development Taskforce to ensure coordination of activities; provides support to Affiliate Executive Directors as needed to develop and implement resource development strategies.  Works with CEO, Resource Development Taskforce Committee and board members, Affiliate Executive Directors and State Staff to ensure that the state office budget is met each year and that a mutually agreeable amount is passed through the state office to each affiliate.

 

SPECIAL EVENT DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION 

Creates, designs and executes State Office fundraisers as outlined in the development plan. Oversees all areas of fundraising events, ensuring events are organized and executed with success. Provides special event, design implementation support to State Affiliates.

 

MANAGEMENT OF DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES AND INFRASTRUCTURE 

Work with CEO to create development department infrastructure; implement systems to support development projects and operations.

 

MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS 

Oversees the Marketing Manager to ensure the development and implementation of marketing and public relations plan for resource development activities, and Affiliate Executive Directors. Participates in the development and implementation of strategies to promote the CIS mission to the community at large.

 

OTHER DUTIES 

From time to time, other duties may be assigned that are out of the purview of this position description.  These duties will not be outside of the scope of core competencies expected for this position.  CIS anticipates that the incumbent will function as an important member of the overall CIS management team, and in this regard, may be asked to assist on allied projects or assignments to assist the team in reaching established goals.

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

Seasoned, experienced management professional with solid resource development experience, bachelor’s degree or equivalent. High level of interpersonal and communications skills a must. Proficient in Microsoft Office products, experience with donor software. Well connected in Nevada’s education, social service and/or business community. Excellent organizational, training, coordination, fundraising, marketing and leadership skills. Sensitivity to needs of youth and diverse ethnic populations.

 

REPORTS TO

CIS of Nevada CEO

 

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COMPREHENSIVE SITE COORDINATOR I (Las Vegas, NV)

If you are interested in becoming a part of our team, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@cisnevada.org.

GENERAL DUTIES 

Responsible for leading or co-leading a school site team in the implementation of the CIS Model at a comprehensive CIS of Nevada site. Serve as a liaison between the CIS of Nevada comprehensive site school leadership team and the CIS of Nevada office. Responsible for developing, planning, implementing and supervising the tasks associated with the annual School Site Support Plan to include Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 services. Work closely with school staff, parents/families, community agencies and students to assure coordination of the community’s services for the benefit of the students and their families. Perform any and all reasonable and work-related duties assigned by CIS of Nevada Leadership.

CAMPUS PLANNING

  • Assess the current campus needs with administration, teachers, school staff, parents/guardians and students, and coordinate community resources where possible to provide the needed services.
  • Evaluate special campus/student problems and coordinate resources to meet the needs.
  • Plan and implement special events and guest speakers for students with pre-approved programs when part of the CIS School Site Services Plan or CIS Academy class.
  • Plan parental involvement activities and engage parents when part of the CIS School Site Services Plan or CIS Academy class.
  • Assist CIS of Nevada Leadership in collaborating with community agencies and fostering new community resources.
  • Collaborate with school staff to provide or broker appropriate services to address attendance, behavioral, course performance, and physical or social services for students in need and ensure compliance with school district policies and procedures.

CASE MANAGEMENT 

  • Recruit students and enroll in Tier 2 and Tier 3 integrated student support services with consent of Parent/Guardian through a signed Parent/Guardian Consent Form.
  • Coordinate and complete an individual Student Support Plan for all Tier 2 and Tier 3 case managed students.
  • Supervise attendance, behavior, and/or course performance goals for each student.
  • Complete all forms and documentation according to program guidelines and timelines.
  • Provide and document all services per program requirements.
  • Keep all documentation current, which is within 30 calendar days of the service delivery.
  • Access and coordinate community health and human service agencies for services delivered for the benefit of CIS of Nevada students and their families.
  • Enroll students for Tier 2 and Tier 3 integrated student support services sufficient to meet required program caseload requirements as set by CIS National TQS and CIS of Nevada guidelines.

DOCUMENTATION AND REPORTING 

  • Complete case management documentation in the required format, within established timelines.
  • Complete monthly reports in the required format, within required timelines.
  • Complete required correspondence and communication, including telephone and e-mail.
  • Respond to and complete special reports as required by CIS of Nevada Leadership.
  • Report to CIS of Nevada Leadership issues affecting school relationships and emergency information.

DATA ENTRY 

  • Complete registration of all new students in the data entry system as required.
  • Enter service data for all CIS of Nevada students in the data entry system, within 30 days of the service delivery.
  • Proactively report all problems with the data entry system to the CIS of Nevada Data Director, immediately.
  • Enter all progress data quarterly and end of year data as required.

SCHOOL RELATIONS 

  • Promote cooperation between school faculty, administration and the CIS of Nevada team, whenever possible.
  • Collaborate with school staff in order to integrate the CIS of Nevada Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 services, and keep informed about pertinent activities occurring at the school and in the community.
  • Provide desired feedback to the school and agency personnel.
  • Network with school staff to create and maintain positive image of the CIS of Nevada.
  • Communicate regularly with the school administration and staff.

MEETINGS, TRAININGS, AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Attend all CIS of Nevada Site Coordinator meetings.
  • Participate in CIS of Nevada personal and professional development trainings.
  • Complete SCLP certification through CIS University within required timeline.

QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in the health and human services (or a closely related) field. Experience working with at-risk youth and case management preferred. Strong interpersonal, written and communications skills, along with computer and data base skills. Bilingual in Spanish and English desirable.

 

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Director of the CIS Academy, Southern Nevada Affiliate

If you are interested in becoming a part of our team, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@cisnevada.org.

GENERAL DUTIES

Responsible for the day-to-day supervision and management of the CIS Academy. Work closely with site staff, community agencies, parents/families, and students to assure coordination of services and initiatives for the benefit of students and their families.

SPECIFIC DUTIES

  • Provide effective leadership to the Academy Team by articulating and promoting high standards of service, ethics and professional conduct
  • Manage the day to day activity of all academy sites
  • Provide effective conduits for regular communication with all Academy staff
  • Build core relationships with CCSD administration, teachers, staff and instructors
  • Implement new instructor and new site coordinator orientation training annually or as needed; assist with appropriate site coordinator training to allow strong coordination between traditional site coordinators and Academy staff working at a site
  • Provide ongoing training, support and troubleshooting to all Academy instructors and Site Coordinators
  • Provide hands-on assistance to Site Coordinators in formulating and implementing Tier II service plans for Academy students as necessary
  • Implement standards that will ensure appropriate data is generated, documented and reported in a timely and accurate manner; work with management to conduct periodic audits and assessments; work with Academy instructors and staff to implement corrective action as needed
  • Conduct mid-year and end-of-year assessments of the Academy programming and operations
  • Lead ICMT meetings, at least quarterly, for the Academy at each site
  • Actively participate in Campus Community Collaboration Team meetings at comprehensive high schools
  • Assist with, attend, and/or chaperone all Academy guest speakers and special events or arrange for appropriate oversight if unable to attend
  • Facilitate the development of long-term growth strategies and operations plans specific to Academy; coordinate with Southern NV Affiliate management to integrate plans into the affiliate strategic plan and annual operations plan
  • Develop and implement an Alumni Network for students graduating from the CIS Academy program
  • Ensure all Academy reports are provided in a timely manner; assist as needed
  • Develop community partnerships and external relations to support the strategic plan and growth strategy
  • Assist the CIS of Nevada Director of Grants and Program Support with information, implementing, and collection of data for all Academy and special grants
  • Communicate with the other Nevada affiliates and work with the state office to ensure collaboration on all levels so that the Academy is in concert with the organization’s mission and model

 

MANAGE EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE AGAINST DEFINED GOALS 

  • Continuously monitor Academy staff performance measures to ensure organizational goals are being met
  • Co-supervise the work of Academy site coordinators by regularly visiting each project site, meeting with CIS personnel and directly observing work at site
  • Conduct monthly meetings with all Academy site coordinators [/case managers]
  • Conduct monthly case plan reviews of Level II student files for those enrolled in the Academy
  • Work with High School Program Director on site coordinator annual evaluations

 

PARTICIPATE AS AN ACTIVE TEAM MEMBER OF THE CIS NEVADA TEAM, THROUGH ATTENDANCE AND ACTIVE PARTICIPATION IN MEETINGS, TRAININGS, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, FUNDRAISING ACTIVITIES, AND OTHER ACTIVITIES AS REQUIRED. 

  • Actively participate in all required CIS Southern Nevada staff meetings
  • Participate in CIS personal and professional development trainings
  • Assist at fundraising activities and events when applicable
  • Assist the Southern Nevada Executive Director, the High School Program Director and the Data Manager in the planning and execution of site assessments
  • Provide trainings and materials to site coordinators when appropriate or requested by the Southern Nevada Executive Director and/or the Data Manager
  • Other activities as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social Work, Counseling, or related field
  • Master’s Degree or equivalent job experience a plus
  • Nevada State Teaching License preferred
  • Excellent writing, communication, persuasive presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Experience writing curriculum preferred
  • Previous supervisory or management experience preferred
  • Ability to set goals, meet deadlines and evaluate results
  • Ability to coach and motivate direct reports, manage relationships with various professionals in multiple locations with diverse needs and expectations
  • Knowledge of data collection and proficiency tracking progress within the framework consistent with our programmatic requirements
  • Previous experience working within a school district and along side administration a plus
  • Previous experience working within a classroom a plus

 

REPORTS TO

Executive Director of Southern Nevada

Job Type: Full-time