Anderson Union High School District
Native American Education Coordinator
  
DEFINITION: The coordinator works with students, teachers, school nurse, school psychologist, community organizations, and other agencies to aid in programs which enhance the self-expectations of Native American students.

TRAINING & EXPERIENCE:

Any combination equivalent to training and experience that could likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to gain the knowledge, skills, and abilities required of this position would be through completion of a high school diploma or its equivalent, two years experience with Native American social and educational issues, and experience as a program coordinator.

KNOWLEDGE OF:

? Native American education, culture and community affairs
? The responsibilities of program coordination
? Keyboarding and basic clerical skills
? Use of modern office equipment

SKILLS & ABILITIES:

? Communicate and work well with students and staff
? Communicate with families and members of the Native American community and other community organizations that enhance the goals of Native American Education
? Keyboard and perform basic clerical duties
? Must possess a valid driver’s license

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

Neat personal appearance, the ability to work effectively with students, fellow employees, and school officials; and the ability to meet the public tactfully and courteously

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORKING CONDITIONS:

? Requires vision (which may be corrected) to read small print
? Performs work which is primarily sedentary
? Is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions
? May be required to use personal vehicle in the course of employment
? May be required to work evenings or weekends
? Must pass Dept. of Justice fingerprint clearance, tuberculosis testing and health assessment

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
The following tasks are essential for this position. Incumbents in this classification may perform all of these tasks, or may perform similar related tasks not listed here:

? Identifies and contacts students who qualify for the Native American Studies Program
? Assists in student need assessment
? Designs and implements a comprehensive scope and broader horizons program
? Strengthens communication between home and school for Native American students
? Organizes counseling sessions with students, parents, and teachers
? Assists in tutoring students
? Attends assigned meetings with the Program Director and the Title VII Parent Committee
? Assists in meeting the reporting program requirements
? Identifies potential program participants
? Assists with employment placement
? Assists with scholarships, financial aide and college placement
? Organizes and conducts local Native American culture activities
? Participates in creation of Native American Education Program
? Participates in parent advisory meetings
? Performs other related duties as required
? Maintains a database on all student participants in the program with regard to counseling, tutoring, or specific referral



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