Director of Student Services - LHS/LPS

Employer
Lewiston Public Schools
Location
Lewiston, ME
Posted
Aug 16, 2022
Closes
Aug 16, 2022
Ref
406362046
Position Type
Director
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
SUMMARY: Director of Student Services - Lewiston High School/LPS.

Salary Range: $86,587 - $105,426

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES. Other duties may be assigned.

* Provides support services for students in the areas of academic programs, team teaching, registration, course planning, school rules and other matters.
* Interprets post-high school opportunities and available information regarding career, college, military and life style decisions.
* Administers tasks and responsibilities for school scheduling, secondary opportunities for students, facilitate leadership opportunities for students, maintains the school to post-secondary portfolio, and others.
* Supports students and families through graduation and post-secondary pathways/preparation.
* Works with school administration on leadership of the school and student supports.
* Coordinates district wide school counselor curriculum, impelementation, and consistency with district leadership.
* Collaborates with school partners and community based organizations to facilitate student opportunities.
* Other tasks as assigned. (see job description)

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Supervises school counselors, aspirations staff and other support staff.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 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 the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Masters Degree in counseling. Specific Course work related to Middle School.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

Valid appropriate Education Certificate. M.S. Endorsement and guidance counselor certificate preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional program. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with students, peers and parents; skill in oral and written communication.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds such as testing material. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.