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Cultural Liaison, Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District

Posted on 2019-12-10 9:13:46 AM

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Start Your Online Application Now<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fburnsville%2FOnlineApp%2FJobPostings%2FView.asp%3FAppliTrackJobId%3D6530&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Caa4f3b19bb6b44923abe08d77d838c4d%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637115876260727797&sdata=yleK1dGHYfQFM1GL37yyPC5xTHOLy%2B7ThBNnogDhItc%3D&reserved=0> * Cultural Liaison.docx<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.applitrack.com%2Fburnsville%2Fonlineapp%2F1BrowseFile.aspx%3Fid%3D105853&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Caa4f3b19bb6b44923abe08d77d838c4d%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637115876260737796&sdata=01Ncxj5G%2BCJEIkQHY5%2BKXHkXkLXA5kv7BhQ6W8anY48%3D&reserved=0> Cultural Liaison ________________________________ Position Summary Hours: 8 hours per day Days: 184 days per year Compensation / Benefits: Per Unit Agreement Description: ISD 191 is a suburban Minneapolis system of 8,500 students comprised of the communities of Burnsville, Eagan, and Savage. District 191's dynamic team is highly committed to working each day to align the work of adults throughout our system, and within our community, around improving the learning of each of our students. We are committed to finding innovative leaders who value working in a collaborative culture with colleagues and staff. Supports American Indian students' academic achievement, retention and attendance by working directly with student support services, teachers, administration, families and community organizations. Assist in facilitation of communication between district and student&#8217;s families. Serve as district liaison to American Indian Parent Advisory Committee. Partner with district staff to support postsecondary preparation, exploraton and enrollment. Work collaboratively with district & site leaders to ensure that curriculum and instruction is relevant to the needs, interests and cultural heritage of American Indian Students. ________________________________ Qualifications The successful Cultural Liaison will be an individual who&#8230; &#8230; firmly believes: * all students can learn and that their learning can be directly influenced by focusing on factors over which we have control * that student learning guides practice and decision-making throughout the school and system * in shared accountability and responsibility through working interdependently * in fostering a commitment among staff and parent communities to create the conditions for equity and excellence resulting in elimination of the achievement gap * in a model that promotes professional reflection and continuous improvement &#8230; has demonstrated: * personal professional learning and development through a strong understanding of literature related to best practices in the education of American Indian students and family outreach & communication * understanding and maintaining tribal relations of Minnesota * flexibility in schedules * coordination of stakeholder meetings including scheduling and facilitation meetings with parent advisory groups * experience with planning large events and managing budgets * success establishing and maintaining community stakeholders and partnerships with remarkable outcomes * success in participating on district and regional committees * the ability to effectively manage and lead change, including changing practices, structures in a school system that may perpetuate inequities based on race and class as seen * outstanding skills in written and oral communication including contibutions to reports to the State Department of Education, and reporting to the district School Board * effective facilitation and personal use of technology as a communication tool to improve student achievement and manage work * the ability to manage dialogue effectively, valuing alternative points of view in planning and decision-making * that he or she is a visible community representative * courage to do what is best for students ________________________________ Application Process * Our online application system offers the opportunity to upload additional information such as a cover letter, resume, references and transcripts. Paper or e-mail copies of these materials will not be accepted. * Interviews will be conducted with candidates that best meet the current needs of the District. * Review of materials will start immediately. * The position will be filled on an undesignated time-frame when, and not until, the right candidate emerges. Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District uses the applicant tracking<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.frontlineeducation.com%2Fsolutions%2Frecruiting-hiring%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7Caa4f3b19bb6b44923abe08d77d838c4d%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637115876260737796&sdata=8bnlQRUUT9TKrimNqMguwd7UFEZCZK9HSjOPBodH7dQ%3D&reserved=0> system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online
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Cultural Liaison

Position Summary

Hours: 8 hours per day

Days: 184 days per year

Compensation / Benefits:  Per Unit Agreement

Description:  ISD 191 is a suburban Minneapolis system of 8,500 students comprised of the communities of Burnsville, Eagan, and Savage. District 191's dynamic team is highly committed to working each day to align the work of adults throughout our system, and within our community, around improving the learning of each of our students. We are committed to finding innovative leaders who value working in a collaborative culture with colleagues and staff.

Supports American Indian students' academic achievement, retention and attendance by working directly with student support services, teachers, administration, families and community organizations.  Assist in facilitation of communication between district and student’s families.  Serve as district liaison to American Indian Parent Advisory Committee.  Partner with district staff to support postsecondary preparation, exploraton and enrollment.  Work collaboratively with district & site leaders to ensure that curriculum and instruction is relevant to the needs, interests and cultural heritage of American Indian Students.  
 

Qualifications 

The successful Cultural Liaison will be an individual who…

… firmly believes:
  • all students can learn and that their learning can be directly influenced by focusing on factors over which we have control
  • that student learning guides practice and decision-making throughout the school and system
  • in shared accountability and responsibility through working interdependently
  • in fostering a commitment among staff and parent communities to create the conditions for equity and excellence resulting in elimination of the achievement gap
  • in a model that promotes professional reflection and continuous improvement
… has demonstrated:
  • personal professional learning and development through a strong understanding of literature related to best practices in the education of American Indian students and family outreach & communication
  • understanding and maintaining tribal relations of Minnesota
  • flexibility in schedules
  • coordination of stakeholder meetings including scheduling and facilitation meetings with parent advisory groups
  • experience with planning large events and managing budgets
  • success establishing and maintaining community stakeholders and partnerships with remarkable outcomes
  • success in participating on district and regional committees  
  • the ability to effectively manage and lead change, including changing practices, structures in a school system that may perpetuate inequities based on race and class as seen 
  • outstanding skills in written and oral communication including contibutions to reports to the State Department of Education, and reporting to the district School Board
  • effective facilitation and personal use of technology as a communication tool to improve student achievement and manage work
  • the ability to manage dialogue effectively, valuing alternative points of view in planning and decision-making
  • that he or she is a visible community representative
  • courage to do what is best for students

Application Process
  • Our online application system offers the opportunity to upload additional information such as a cover letter, resume, references and transcripts. Paper or e-mail copies of these materials will not be accepted.
  • Interviews will be conducted with candidates that best meet the current needs of the District.
  • Review of materials will start immediately.
  • The position will be filled on an undesignated time-frame when, and not until, the right candidate emerges. 


Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District uses the applicant tracking system from Frontline Education to manage employment applications online