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Academic Dean of Students - Columbia Heights Public Schools

Posted on 5/16/2017 1:30:14 PM

Listing expires 6/13/2017

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Academic Dean of Students – High School & Columbia Academy

Posting #1771
196 days/year
1.0 FTE (benefit eligible)
.8 High School
.2 Columbia Academy
Position begins 8/23/2017
Major Responsibilities:
Performs difficult administrative work overseeing and supervising student behavior to maintain a learning environment conducive to learning, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Principal. Continuous oversight is exercised over the student body. This position will require evening hours. 
•      Counseling license required.
External Posting Dates:  May 16, 2017 - until filled
Interested applicants should apply online www.colheights.k12.mn.us
Interviews will be scheduled at the request of the School District.
Questions regarding this position should be directed to Dan Wrobleski, High School Principal at 763-528-4505 or wroblesd@colheights.k12.mn.us




General Definition of Work

Performs difficult administrative work overseeing and supervising student behavior to maintain a learning environment conducive to learning, and related work as apparent or assigned.  Work is performed under the limited supervision of the Principal.  Continuous oversight is exercised over the student body.

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable an individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Functions

Supervises and oversees student body; oversees and supervises halls during travel times, activities and lunchroom during lunch periods to maintain a safe and orderly environment; counsels students on ideal versus actual hall and lunchroom behavior.

Communicates with parents and other interested parties regarding student behavior; provides status updates; supports teachers.

Oversees and coordinates building testing and assessments.

Reviews and tracks student attendance; submits attendance concerns to the County.

Coordinates and facilitates after school tutoring program and various parent leader groups.

Creates daily schedules.

Provides supervision for evening events; coordinates and facilitates ENCORE.

Facilitates communication between staff, students and parents regarding student behavior or attendance issues.

Develops and implements a program of community outreach to increase communications between the building, parents and the district.

Coordinates and monitors student achievement and basic skills teaching teams to improve student achievement.

Assists with the administration of student discipline and the enforcement of district and building policies and procedures.

Serves as the District's administrative representative in special education meetings as assigned by the principal.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Thorough knowledge of district handbooks, rules, regulations, district phone log and office referrals; thorough skill preparing or processing attendance records and staff communications; general skill preparing or processing behavior reports, suspension forms, student files and parent communication letters; general skill operating standard office computer equipment and applicable hardware and software; ability to make arithmetic computations using whole numbers, fractions and decimals; ability to perform some troubleshooting when operating standard office hardware and software; ability to perform job functions under a high level of stress while maintaining collected emotion levels; ability to effectively communicate with staff, students and parents both orally and in writing; ability to establish and maintain working relationships with associates, parents, students and community members.

Education and Experience

Master's degree in school administration, education leadership, or related field and extensive experience working in behavior intervention, building management, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Requirements

This work requires the occasional exertion of up to 10 pounds of force; work regularly requires speaking or hearing, frequently requires standing and walking and occasionally requires sitting, using hands to finger, handle or feel and lifting; work requires close vision and distance vision; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data and observing general surroundings and activities; work occasionally requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions, exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment and exposure to bodily fluids; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic).

Special Requirements

Valid Minnesota teaching license.

Administrative licensure or current attendee in a licensure program.

Experience working in a multi cultural setting and with diverse groups of people preferred.

Alternatives to the qualifications as the Superintendent may find appropriate and acceptable will also be considered.

Valid driver's license in the State of Minnesota.


Last Revised:  3/16/2012



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