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Full-Service Community Schools Family Liaison     JobID: 6538

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Position Type:  Program Assistants/Community Education

Date Posted:  12/1/2023

Location:  Robbinsdale Cooper High School

Closing Date:  Open until filled

Full-Service Community Schools Family Liaison
Cooper High School
Job level 4 ($19.71 – $25.38 per hour) optional part-time benefits
Terms and Conditions of Employment for Program Assistants
7 hours per day, which includes 6 hours and 30 minutes of paid time with a 30 minute upaid lunch
46 weeks

The Family Liaison is responsible for supporting family engagement efforts at Robbinsdale Area Schools: Full Service Community Schools. This includes providing information about programs and services available to students and families and information regarding school and/or district activities and procedures. This position also refers families to partner agencies and fosters ongoing partnerships between the home and school.

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills.  This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed.   Performs duties within scope of authority and training, and in compliance with Robbinsdale Area Schools policies; duties will vary according to job assignment. Employees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hours. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Conduct family needs assessments for families with children to identify family strengths and level of need.
Provide or assist parents in locating information and resources available, giving them the power to advocate and choose the best outcome for their children and family, and making them aware of their rights, responsibilities, concepts, rules and languages in the school and other community settings.
Provide support for the Family Resource Room through resource sharing, supports/services, and partner donations.
Assist in bridging connections between parents, school, and other community agencies; support the family-school partnership model.
Provide support for family involvement and volunteer management programs; recruit volunteers and support/services, based on needs assessments.
Assist in reducing language barriers of English Learners; students and families.
Provide parent involvement support for teachers; introducing communication strategies for success.
Maintain updated materials and resources for users.
May conduct home visits as needed.
Maintain family records, data, reports, tracking forms and other data as requested.
Attend meetings and training sessions as required.
Other duties as assigned.

Education, Training and Experience Guidelines
HS Diploma/GED, AND two (2) years of professional experience working with families; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience as determined by Human Resources.
Knowledge of:
Applicable policies, procedures and regulations covering specific areas of assignment.
data collection and evaluation procedures.
Community and family engagement strategies.
Local community resources, regional community services programs, and regional training programs.
Personal computers utilizing standard software, and specialized RAS and state agency software applications and procedures.
Principles of record keeping and records management.
Safety rules and regulations.
Skill in:
Using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines.
Identifying problems and opportunities and developing solutions.
Planning, organizing, and coordinating the work of assigned staff.
Assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands.
Providing effective customer service and dealing tactfully and courteously with the public.
Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers, clients, and community agencies.
Effective verbal and written communication.

A valid Minnesota State Driver’s License may be required.

Work is performed in a standard office environment which requires occasionally lifting such articles as file boxes or heavier materials with help from others and/or lifting and carrying light objects frequently. A job in this category may require walking or standing to a significant degree or may involve sitting most of the time with long periods of computer work and heavy phone usage.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer
Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description.

We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of our qualifications described.

Equity is one of District 281 core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first to ensure college and career readiness. A diverse workforce fuels innovation and allows us to better understand, communicate with, and educate our students. District 281 will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of sex, race, religion, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age, sexual preference, disability, or status with regard to public assistance.

Anh Tran
Human Resources Program Director
Robbinsdale Area Schools
4148 Winnetka Avenue North
New Hope, MN 55427



December 8th, 2023

Posted In: Career Opportunities

Aquatics Program Assistant (.8 FTE)                      JobID: 18695

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Position Type:  Special Staff/Aquatics Program Assistant

Date Posted:  12/8/2023

Location:  Community Education

Closing Date:  12/22/2023

Aquatics Program Assistant
.8 FTE ( 6 hrs./day ) – 12 month
Typically, Sunday through Thursday, 2:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.; varies on program needs
LOCATION: Community Education, Falcon Ridge Middle School

Effective Date of Employment: ASAP

Application Deadlines: December 8, 2023 – 4:00 p.m.

Application Procedures:
All Candidates:  Apply on-line as an EXTERNAL applicant at

High school diploma
Current certification in CPR/PR, First Aid, Lifeguard and Water Safety Instructor and remain current through duration of employment
Experience as Water Safety Instructor Trainer and Lifeguard Instructor or ability to obtain within one year
Two years experience in aquatics program operations preferred
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and give clear direction when necessary
Exceptionally organized and detail-oriented
Experience with regular office software and confidence in working with registration software
Demonstrated ability to collaborate and communicate with diverse, students, staff and community partners and establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Flexibility in work schedule to include nights and weekends

Assist Aquatics Program Coordinator in overall program duties including coordinating classes, special events, recruitment, staffing and registration process.
Serve as primary swim lesson manager.Organize, support and provide leadership to instructors, and lifeguard staff in a team-oriented style.
Communicate effectively with patrons at the pool.
Maintain a safe and healthy pool environment, monitor safety equipment and ensure safety and security measures are followed.
Prepare accurate class materials, handouts and end-of-session data entry.
Assist with coordination of certification training programs including planning, marketing, management of equipment and supplies, teaching courses, maintaining course records and student information.
Assist Aquatic Program Coordinator in planning and conducting in-service training for program staff.
Assist with on-call responsibilities for issues that arise outside of office hours.
Assist with management and inventory of equipment and program supplies.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Responsible To:
Community Education Aquatics Program Coordinator

Special Staff Level 10:  According to contractual agreement.
$44,486.40 based on a .8 FTE, depending on qualifications
plus competitive benefits package
$55,608 – 60,211/year (based on 2023-24) depending on qualifications

In District 196, the sky’s the limit for students and employees. That’s because our committed team of employees is dedicated to the mission of educating, developing and inspiring our students for lifelong success. Our whole child, “Triple-A” approach provides students and staff opportunities to learn, grow and pursue their infinite possibilities in academics, the arts and athletics.

District 196 is a Minnesota public school district of choice, serving more than 29,000 students and 160,000 residents in the cities of Rosemount, Apple Valley, Eagan, Burnsville, Coates, Empire, Inver Grove Heights and Lakeville, and Vermillion township. District 196 is the third largest school district in Minnesota and among the largest employers in Dakota County, with more than 4,000 full- and part-time employees. District 196 has been named to Forbes’ list of America’s Best-in-State Employers multiple times based on a survey asking employees to rate their employer and how likely they would be to recommend their employer to others.

District 196 has 19 elementary schools (grades K-5); six middle schools (grades 6-8); four high schools (grades 9-12); an optional School of Environmental Studies for juniors and seniors; an Area Learning Center high school program; a K-12 special education school for students with special emotional and behavioral needs, and a special education program serving young adults ages 18-22. The district also operates three learning centers that provide early childhood and Adult Basic Education services, and offers extensive community education programs and classes for lifelong learners of all ages.

Equal Opportunity Employer
As required by Title IX and other state and federal nondiscrimination laws, District 196 does not discriminate in employment or in any of its education programs and activities, including vocational opportunities, on the basis of sex, race, religion, color, creed, national origin, marital status, familial status, disability, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, age or genetic information. District 196 provides equal access to designated youth groups.

The Director of Human Resources, Shelly Monson (651-423-7859 – is the designated Title IX Coordinator and has also been designated to respond to employment-related inquiries regarding the district’s non-discrimination policies. The Director of Elementary Education, Jeremy Sorenson (651-423-7782 – and the Director of Secondary Education, Michael Bolsoni (651-423-7712 – have been designated to respond to student-related inquiries regarding the district’s non-discrimination policies. The Director of Special Education, Janet Fimmen (651-423-7629 – has been designated to respond to inquiries concerning the rights of a student with a disability. The mailing address for all directors is 3455 153rd Street W, Rosemount, MN 55068. Title IX inquiries may also be referred to the Assistant Secretary of the US Office for Civil Rights (OCR).


December 7th, 2023

Posted In: Career Opportunities

Youth & Adult Enrichment Coordinator

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Job Description

About STMA Schools
We are a district that serves over 6,000 students and employs 725 employees in a northwestern suburb of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Our district is comprised of one primary school for kindergarten students, three elementary schools for grades 1-4, two middle schools for grades 5-8, and one high school for grades 9-12.

Position Overview & Responsibilities
Responsibilites include program planning for youth and adults.  Implementation and evaluation of programs and instructors.  The candidate must possess excellent communication and marketing skills and experinece in creating seasonal publications.

Start date: ASAP
Contract: 260 days
Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm and occasional nights and weekends.

Requirements & Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Community Education, Education or related field, valid driver’s license.

Salary & Benefits
Competitive salary and benefits package.

Application Process
Please apply online and attention application materials to Cameron Goude,  Director of Community Education at the Community Education Center.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
The St. Michael-Albertville School District is an equal employment opportunity employer who applies veterans preference during hiring in accordance with applicable laws and district policy. The STMA District does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, marital status, sex, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation, age, family care leave status or veteran status

Primary Location – Community Education Center
Salary Range – Salaried Position
Shift Type – Full-Time

November 30th, 2023

Posted In: Career Opportunities

School Age Care Manager            JobID: 5261

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Position Type:  Non-Certified/Community Education

Date Posted:  11/20/2023

Location:  District Wide

Date Available:  2023-2024 SCHOOL YEAR

Closing Date: UNTIL FILLED

We strongly believe that diversity of experience contributes to a broader collective perspective that will consistently lead to a better school system and better results for all students. We are working hard to increase the diversity of our team wherever we can and we actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of it.

Position Type: School Age Care Manager

Location: District Wide

Reports to: School Age Care Coordinator

Job Summary:  The School Age Care (SAC) operations manager provides the overall supervision and leadership of the school-age care support paraprofessionals. They plan field trips and site specials for the district school age care sites and manage and ensure compliance with Department of Human Services Certification standards and District Emergency Procedures. The operations manager will spend time at childcare sites mentoring staff and evaluating programs. They will lead the program when the School Age Care program coordinator is unavailable.

Hours: 40 hours per week

Terms of Employment:  12 Month – 260 days per year, Non Affiliated Contract

Pay and Benefits:  $52,000 – $62,000

Staff Supervision
Recruit, interview, and hire SAC staff.
Supervisor of SAC support paraprofessionals, completing evaluations and addressing performance concerns.
Onboards and trains new SAC support staff and volunteers, including district procedures, check-in meetings, site visits, and in-person training.
Develops new and ongoing professional development directed at support paraprofessionals and volunteers.
Site visits thrice weekly, performing site observations and staff mentoring.
Program Leadership
Plan and implement appropriate field trips and site specials.
Attend site team meetings.
Prepares and distributes non-school day staff schedules three weeks in advance.
Participates in site supervisor meetings.
Communicates, addresses, and resolves concerns from staff, parents, and district personnel while maintaining appropriate relationships and providing customer service.
Provides support to the SAC coordinator and leadership when the coordinator is absent.
Works in the child care program when needed.
Responsible for preparation and ensuring compliance with district, state, and county reports.
Ensure the program complies with emergency procedures and protocols and staff training,  (fire, weather, standard response protocols, easy alert, etc.).
Manages and ensures SAC complies with Department of Human Services Child Care Certification requirements.
Provides on-site leadership for the summer SAC program.
Managerial Duties
Assist in developing, reviewing, and implementing SAC systems, policies, and procedures.
Ensure the security, integrity, and confidentiality of SAC data.
Participates as a member of the SAC Administrative Team.
Manages budget expenditures for field trips, site specials, etc.
Serves as a system operator of program registration software..
Assists with developing and monitoring the budget and program finances.
Responsible for administrative financial procedures (credit card reconciliation, vendor payments, etc.).
Responds to all emails within 48 hours or 2 business days.
Engages in professional development and networking groups.
Provides other general duties to accomplish the objectives of the program.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Bachelor’s degree and/or management training/experience.
Knowledge and experience with child care management and best practices.
Sound fiscal management experience.
Strong public relations skills.
Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
Mentoring, job coaching, and training skills.
Excellent organizational skills.
Excellent supervisory skills.
Must have the ability and proven record of reporting to work on a regular and punctual basis.

Machines, Tools, Equipment, Electronic Devices, and Software Required:
Operate computer, printer, photocopy machine, fax machine, and other electronic or technological equipment required for the specific position.
Proficient in various software systems.
Proficient in the phone system.
Physical Job Requirements:  Physically capable of meeting all performance responsibilities required with caring for childrenEnergy to accomplish numerous tasks and processes.
Lift up to 20 lbs.
Extended periods of sitting during meetings or deskwork.
Repetitive motion keyboarding activities for classroom preparation or grading.
Ability to travel between buildings, within the buildings, and work area.

Mental Job Requirements:
Position includes the need to respond to common inquiries or complaints from parents or members of the community.
Position requires the ability to work with interruptions, handle multiple tasks, and organize and prioritize work assignments.
Position requires conflict resolution skills in dealing with students, parents, and colleagues.
Position requires prioritizing work duties, organizing classroom settings, and taking the initiative to explore new activities and ideas to enhance student learning.

Working Conditions:
Work is primarily performed in an office environment, which typically includes moderate noise from students and computers.

It is the policy, practice, and commitment of District 197 to provide equal employment opportunities for all people without discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance, veteran status, or sexual orientation.Please contact human resources if you need financial assistance for your pre-employment screening.


November 28th, 2023

Posted In: Career Opportunities

*These positions may be eligible to receive a stipend (provided by the Great Start Compensation Support Payment Program through the Department of Human Services.) Stipends are based on the number of hours childcare staff work directly with children.

Childcare Worker

Part-time afternoon position. The pay is $16.25/hour.

Job description: Childcare workers build relationships with students, lead children through the plan of the day, give support to children with special needs, and are responsible for guiding positive behavior with students.

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Group Leader

Full-time/benefits: 32.5 hrs/week. Hourly pay rate based on experience and education.

Job description:
Group Leaders are responsible for planning and implementing engaging activities for Pre-K-5th grade students, building relationships with students, guiding behavior, and giving work direction to part-time staff. This is an Educational Assistant position, 32.5 hour/week, split shift before and after school that is contracted and benefits eligible.

Please follow the link to apply.

November 16th, 2023

Posted In: Career Opportunities