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Admissions Coordinator

Mckinley Children's Center
San Dimas, CA
Closing date
Apr 6, 2024

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McKinley: Youth, Family, and Community are what we are all about! We offer a great working environment and benefits package! McKinley encourages growth so that you can Be your Best H.U.M.A.N.

At McKinley employees share a set of guiding principles: We embrace a culture that is Hopeful, Understanding, Moral, Awesome, Nurturing. - H.U.M.A.N.

The Company: McKinley is a highly respected welfare organization with a comprehensive array of programs and services which touch nearly 1,800 lives annually including short term residential treatment program (STRTP), Foster Care, Adoptions, Mental Health Services, and Special Education. McKinley has 5 locations throughout southern California with our main campus located in San Dimas. We embrace a culture that is H.U.M.A.N.- Hopeful, Understanding, Moral, Awesome, Nurturing. McKinley has created a Hopeful environment, in which we choose optimism in finding the motivation to achieve our greatest dreams. We are a team dedicated to Understanding individual needs and do so by listening and embracing each individuals stories. We strongly embrace our agencys Morals by treating everyone with kindness and respect. At McKinley, we acknowledge our team members and clients Awesome qualities by celebrating what makes each individual unique. We are dedicated to Nurturing a Trauma-Informed Integrated Care approach that has created a unique culture within the organization. We celebrate diversity by our commitment to cultivating an inclusive and affirming environment for all.

The Position: We are looking for an Admissions Coordinator, who is willing to embrace McKinleys mission and H.U.M.A.N values. The Admissions Coordinator is responsible for admitting students into the school program by maintaining admitting guidelines; obtaining student information; screening applicants; completing admissions process; resolving parent/student/district dissatisfactions.

Compensation and Benefits:

The pay range were offering is $18.00- $22.00 hourly depending (Based) on experience.

Our people are the heart of our organization, which is why we offer robust benefits to support your health and wellness as well as your personal and financial well-being.
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance- we offer a company defined contribution of $550/month
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Paid Time Off
  • Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • 403(b) retirement plan with company match up to 3%
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Credit Union Membership
  • Training Opportunities to Further Personal and Professional Growth

  • High School Diploma/GED Required
  • Bachelors Degree Preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working with at risk youth required
  • Possession of a valid California drivers license and be able to provide own transportation in conduct of work assignments (mileage reimbursement)
  • Word Processing; Excel Spreadsheets; Graphing
  • General Office Skills
  • Excellent Oral & Writing Skills
  • Strong Decision Making and Problem Solving
  • Mastery skill in working with others in both authority and non-authority relationships on a routine basis
  • Skill in Personnel Management through coordination and cooperation
  • Must pass pre-employment physical exam, TB and drug screening
  • Ability to commute to various sites
  • Ability to lift 10 pounds for filing
  • Walking, standing, talking, hearing, & crouching
  • DOJ, FBI, Child Abuse Index
  • Insurability under Corporate Automobile Insurance
  • Proof of personal car insurance

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage enrollment and intakes of new students.
  • Interview and track down all information from incoming students for placement
  • Review school's policies and procedures with incoming and current students
  • Obtain and evaluate student data; transcripts and course placement, test results, personal histories, school records, and parent information.
  • Assist with the coordination of State and District mandated testing
  • Coordinate/ Participate and ensure that all Title 1 documents are up to date and submitted.
  • Maintain appropriate student records.
  • Create student cumulative files.
  • Input and update all pertinent information to Praxi-Power
  • Develop close working relationships with residential staff to provide a seamless service to residential students.
  • Take part in strategies that raise the profile of McKinley Children's Center/Canyon View School within the local community, schools and school districts.
  • Attend and contribute in various meetings as may be required (IEPs, parent/teacher meetings, Open House and Back to School Nights, promotions, graduations, athletic events, etc.)
  • Actively facilitate positive links between districts.
  • Maintain all ISAs and Master Contracts
  • Retrieve and distribute breakfast to classrooms.
  • General front desk duties include answering phones and checking in visitors.
  • And other duties as assigned.

Why Should You Apply?
  • Our Mission- work for an organization that makes a real difference in peoples lives
  • Competitive pay
  • Several benefit options
  • Employee tuition reimbursement
  • Great training for staff

Join McKinley to Be Your Best H.U.M.A.N.

McKinleys response to COVID-19: The safety of the families, children, clients we serve as well as our valued team members is our priority. We want to make sure everyone at McKinley feels safe and welcomed. We are taking all the necessary precautions and safety measures to maintain a safe environment throughout our different locations. We are providing PPE to our team members and visitors along with practicing social distancing measures.

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