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.

Our Commitment to Diversity – Communities In Schools is committed to a workforce that is representative of the varied communities we are privileged to serve. We provide a work environment that does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, genetic information or any other basis protected by applicable law. Communities In Schools prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.


CURRENT OPENINGS:

 

Director of Finance (State Office, 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 

Reporting to and directed by the CEO/State Director, the Director of Finance is the executive team member with the role of leading the financial health of the organization. The Director of Finance will be responsible for managing the staff accountant, and working closely with the Board of Directors, CEO and affiliate Executive Directors.  By combining strategic and operational goals, the Director of Finance manages the accounting and economic aspects of CIS of Nevada by enforcing a financial strategy aimed toward long-term growth. The position will include travel within the state of Nevada.

Accounting

  • Ensure the enactment of organization’s monthly financial procedures, including processing donations, reimbursement requests, etc.
  • Analyze and monitor Accounts Receivable; establish follow-up procedures. Analyze and monitor Accounts Payable and generation of payments. Reconcile bank statement.
  • Maintain General Journal entries and ledger. Monitor account balances and perform account analysis including problem resolution. Generate all required month-end journal reports and general ledger reports and close general ledger monthly.

Financial Management

  • Provide assurance that the agency follows Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and that methodology is in accordance with standards for non-profit reporting.
  • Design and produce financial statements with notes and other required reports on a monthly basis. Monitor financial reports for completeness and accuracy.
  • Provide Executive Directors and Board of Directors with financial reports, analysis and review. Attend quarterly Board of Director meetings to report on financial matters as directed by CEO. Assist Treasurer as needed; direct and coordinate finance committee.
  • Manage annual audit, filing of Form 990.
  • Assist Executive Directors in budgeting process, including: design, planning, preparation, and assessment of annual operating and initiative budgets.
  • Assist in the monitoring of grant budgets and the enactment of financial procedures and policies related to specific grants. Provide all required financial reports for grants.
  • Assist CEO and Board of Directors in investments: research, savings evaluation, and implementation of directives. Monitor performance.
  • Assist executive leadership’s design and implementation of the Strategic Plan.
  • Serve as the point of contact for all banking services.  Maintain, evaluate and recommend optimum-banking services required by the organization.
  • Develop new systems to support the financial and accounting needs of the organization, as necessary.
  • Reviews and refines accounting procedures for the organization.
  • Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local legal requirements by researching existing and new legislation, consulting with outside advisors, and filing financial reports. Advises management of actions and potential risks.

Administrative

  • Maintain all grant-related records and documentation.
  • Administer the Organization’s 403b Plan, annual audit and 5500.
  • Develop and maintain contracts/agreements with vendors.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in a business, financial or related field or equivalent work experience.
  • 5 or more years of experience in managing the entire accounting cycle including, cost and general accounting, A/R, A/P, Payroll, Treasury, Reporting, Budgeting.
  • Knowledgeable of GAAP and non-profit financial standards; experience in non-profit organization preferred.
  • Good communication, problem-solving skills and proactive perspective.
  • Experience using QuickBooks and Donor Perfect for non-profits.
  • CPA preferred

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

  • This job works in a professional office environment.
  • Ability to sit, use hands and fingers, talk or hear continually. Ability to stand, walk, reach, push, pull regularly and for extended periods of time.  Ability to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch regularly.  Must be able to lift, push, pull, etc. efficiently and on a regular basis.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs.
  • Close vision required to see computer monitor, read documents, and operate copy and fax machine. Distance vision required to drive an automobile, if driving is a requirement of the job.
  • Work environment is indoors and climate controlled. Maybe exposed to outdoor weather conditions.
  • Moderate noise levels as found in a business office and classroom setting.

REPORTS TO 

CIS of Nevada – Chief Executive Officer

DIRECTLY SUPERVISES 

Staff Accountant

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COMPREHENSIVE SITE COORDINATOR I (Western & Southern Affiliates)

Positions for Site Coordinator I available in Western & Southern Affiliates; Reno and 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

  • Experience working with at-risk youth and case management preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communications skills, along with computer and data base skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in the health and human services (or a closely related) field.
  • Must be able to pass criminal background check and drug testing required.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English desirable.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

 

  • Ability to sit, use hands and fingers, talk or hear continually. Ability to stand, walk, reach, push, pull regularly and for extended periods of time.  Ability to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch regularly. (Site Coordinators frequently move throughout the school campus, so they must be able to maneuver the school campus (stairs, hills, ramps) as well as lift, push, pull, etc. efficiently and on a regular basis. They will often transport items from one site of the campus to the other
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Close vision required to see computer monitor, read documents, and operate copy and fax machine. Distance vision required to drive an automobile, if driving is a requirement of the job.
  • Work environment is indoors and climate controlled. Site Coordinators will be outside on duty or walking from place to place on the campus or during events, so they are exposed to outdoor conditions.
  • Moderate noise levels as found in a business office and classroom setting.

 

REPORTS TO 

CIS of Nevada Program Director