CAREERS

Communities In Schools of Nevada is always looking for talented individuals that want to contribute and make a difference in our community. If you are interested in becoming a part of our team, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@cisnevada.org.

Position available: Site Coordinator, Las Vegas

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 school site.
  • Serve as a liaison between the 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 implementing and supervising the tasks associated with the annual School Site Support Plan including 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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in the health and human services (or closely related) field.  Experience working with at-risk youth and case management preferred.  Strong interpersonal, written and communication skills, along with computer and data based skills.  Bilingual in Spanish and English a plus.  Sensitivity to and interest in needs of youth and diverse ethnic populations.

Clearing a background check and drug testing required.

To apply for this position:

Please e-mail your resume, cover letter, salary requirement and a list of three professional references with Site Coordinator in the subject line to careers@cisnevada.org. Compensation is $18.96/hr – 24.65/hr DOE. 11-month schedule.  No phone calls please.

 

Position available: CIS Academy Program Director, Las Vegas

Objective: To Facilitate the implementation of the CIS Academy (Hereafter “Academy”) Program

  • 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 monthly meetings 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
  • 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 Northern Nevada affiliate 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

Objective: 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

Objective: Participate as an active team member of the CIS Southern 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
  • Passing a background check and drug testing required

Clearing a background check and drug testing required.

To apply for this position:

Please e-mail your resume, cover letter, salary requirement and a list of three professional references with CIS Academy Program Director in the subject line to careers@cisnevada.org. Compensation is $49,645 – $64,539 DOE.  No phone calls please.