City Connects School Site Coordinator

Marian University of Indiana
Indianapolis, IN

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Title:

City Connects School Site Coordinator

Job Description:

As a part of a diverse community of faculty and staff who represent many faith systems and worldviews Marian University is seeking a City Connects School Site Coordinator. This position will promote Marian University’s Catholic Franciscan mission and identity by supporting the operations of the City Connects program.

Marian University Preparatory School is seeking professionals to implement the City Connects program within our school in partnership with Marian University. City Connects, a school-based collaboration among schools, community agencies, and Boston College, is reinvigorating a core function of schools by implementing an innovative model of systemic student support. City Connects assesses the strengths and needs of each student in the school and connects students with a tailored set of supports and resources from inside and outside the school.

Marian University Preparatory School, a faith-focused, private school, provides a flexible learning environment tailored to the individual abilities and interests of each student. Combining the best of virtual education with an option for virtual and face-to-face (hybrid) instruction, MU Prep offers high-quality academics and meaningful work-based and project-based experiences so students can master what they love and learn as they live. The school is set to open in August 2022 with Grades 6-9 and will build upon each year to become a fully enrolled K-12 school.

Job Function:

Marian University Preparatory School seeks one full-time School Site Coordinators to fill a leadership position at the school. The responsibilities of the School Site Coordinators are to:

  • Actively engage the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values and honoring the legacy of the founding congregation through transformative education, unity in diversity, leadership through service, integrating faith and life, and institutional policies.
  • Establish and lead a Student Support team and process within the school that identifies and responds to the strengths and personal developmental needs of each and every child within the school.
  • Connect students to a range of prevention, early intervention and intensive services programs
  • that address the physical, emotional, cognitive, and social development of each student.
  • Develop and enhance community partnerships with varied community agencies to meet the
  • identified needs of students, families, and the school.
  • Collaborate with school staff, including teachers, to implement the City Connects
  • model.
  • Promote the City Connects model of student support to the school community, families and
  • community agencies.
  • Engage families and caregivers in understanding and supporting the education of their children
  • and the ways in which academic outcomes are enhanced by serving the social / emotional and
  • personal development needs of the child.
  • Together with community partners, arrange for the provision of services to address out of school factors as part of the ongoing school student support team
  • Collect data on the implementation of the model and the delivery of services

Required Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in School Counseling or Social Work (or another human services field)
  • Experience working in a school environment
  • Experience in case management and related strong organizational skills
  • Evidence of culturally competent practices
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a diverse staff, a diverse student body and families, as well as a team of professionals at both the school and the university.

The ideal candidate will possess the following experience and background:
  • License or the ability to become licensed
  • Experience and/or knowledge of K-12 education;
  • Communication skills via a second language, especially Spanish;
  • Experience with an organization that uses data to guide practice.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications require a cover letter, a current resume, contact information for three professional references, and responses to the supplemental mission questions.

Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Preferred Qualifications:

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