School Partnerships Coordinator, Southeast Philadelphia Collaborative

Posted by United Communities Southeast Philadelphia on November 17, 2014

Position: School Partnerships Coordinator (High Schools)
Department: Southeast Philadelphia Collaborative
Reports To: SEPC Director
Status: Full-time, Non-Exempt
Posted: October 28, 2014
Closing: November 30, 2014

Summary of Southeast Philadelphia Collaborative (SEPC):

The Southeast Philadelphia Collaborative informs, educates and organizes a broad, diverse network of community partners, policymakers and stakeholders to leverage greater access to resources and opportunities that address the needs of youth in Southeast Philadelphia. As an initiative of United Communities, the collaborative encompasses the majority of the agency’s community outreach efforts. SEPC staff work to build partnerships and collaboration among agencies in the neighborhood through a combination of school-based coordination and neighborhood-based substance abuse prevention, the South Philadelphia Prevention Coalition. The School Partnerships Coordinator will be responsible for coordination work at two local high schools.

• Increase the capacity of schools to meet the social and emotional needs of students by filling gaps with existing partners or recruiting new partners
• Identify teachers and share school day needs and resources with partner organizations
• Increase parent and family engagement at schools
• Ensure partnerships are supporting teachers during and after the school day
• Support the maintenance of SEPC’s social media presence, including Facebook and monthly email blasts

Qualifications – Essential:
• Four (4) year college degree in education, social work, or social services
• Ability to network and build relationships with diverse groups of people
• Current PA State Criminal Clearance, DPW Child Abuse History Clearance, FBI Fingerprint, Health Appraisal w/ Mantoux TB Test

Knowledge, Skills & Experience – Essential:
• Experience leading or facilitating meetings, discussions, and/or collaborative projects
• Experience using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook), particularly using Excel to collate data sets and create user-friendly graphs
• Excellent oral and written communication skills

Knowledge, Skills & Experience – Desirable:
• Experience with collaboration and relationship-building
• Basic understanding of data use and statistics
• Experience working with Philadelphia public schools and non-profit organizations

Interested applicants should send cover letter and resume:

United Communities is an Equal Opportunity Employer. United Communities, in its name and its mission statement, affirms its celebration of diversity. It welcomes the employment of a diverse staff and provides equal employment opportunities to all persons qualified by reason of education, training, experience and/or personal character, regardless of age, race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, non-job related disability or military/veteran status. All employees or applicants are treated equitably with regard to hiring, promoting, demoting, transfers, layoffs, terminations, recommendations, benefits, rates of pay or other forms of compensation.

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