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Coordinator of Student Affairs - AMIkids Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge, LA
Closing date
Jun 26, 2023

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Position Summary

The Coordinator of Student Affairs roles is responsible for day-to-day operations of the school in a safe and effective manner. The role also handles all student behavior modification issues and reports to the Executive Director.

Essential Job Duties
  • Ensure the safety and supervision of all students in accordance with program operations policies and standards,
  • Assist management with developing staff to achieve program objectives and long-term goals,
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships in the community with key organizations and customer contacts,
  • Develop and train staff members in AMIkids' philosophy of behavior modification,
  • Facilitate and participate in staff meetings and staff training sessions,
  • Role model and provide staff development and motivation through continuing education, training, and performance feedback,
  • Assist in the implementation of new policies and procedures,
  • Serve as advisor and positive role model for assigned students,
  • Assist in the preparation for placement of graduating youth,
  • Prevent and intervene in youth altercations and incidents, using the authorized state mandated training methods,
  • Oversee and structure student activities (e.g. field trips and recreational activities) with the safety of the youth as a priority,
  • Participate in and supervise overnight trips and occasional extended trips that may require sleeping in tents, boats, institutes, etc. under varying weather conditions and may require extended workdays and on-call status,
  • Drive institute vehicles as required in accordance with the Vehicle Policy and transportation standards,
  • Maintain repair and maintenance logs and inventory of program equipment,
  • Write/provide required reports to appropriate parties (e.g. incident reports, attendance, court reports),
  • Administer youth medication(s) in accordance with Rx orders and operation guidelines and standards,
  • Administer first aid and CPR during emergencies in accordance with national standards,
  • Conduct and practice emergency evacuation procedures,
  • Assist with special projects and other duties as needed.

Minimum Education, Training and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field,
  • Minimum 2 years' experience in a related field, preferably working with youth; working within the Juvenile Justice System a plus,
  • Obtain and maintain appropriate crisis intervention and physical restraint training and certification as defined by state requirements, ,
  • Obtain and maintain current CPR and First Aid Certification by nationally recognized organization,
  • Travel may be required.

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