Operations / Administration Director- Student Services
SUMMARY Provide leadership to support mental health and academic guidance professionals, with an emphasis on school counselors, in an effort to implement academic and behavioral supports to ensure student success. Implement a Comprehensive Guidance and Counseling Program focused on graduation assurance and post secondary readiness through a six year planning process with students. Serve as a District Leader in supporting the implementation of Response to Intervention (RtI). Serve as the District liaison for Child Protection Services, Mental Health Crisis Response Teams and Student Threat Assessment. Actively involve students, parents and community agencies in the healthy, holistic development of youth in Jeffco schools.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Supervise the implementation of a Comprehensive Guidance and Counseling Program in the Domains of Academics, Career Development and Personal Social Skills.
Oversee the Counselor Leadership Team, New Counselor Induction Program, Counseling Internship and Supervision Programs as well as Counselor focused staff development.
Oversee District social emotional learning programming ensuring alignment with Jeffco Generations Strategic Plan and the Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL) core competencies.
Hire, manage, and evaluate members of the Student Services staff.
Manage the processes to determine and respond to the prevention/intervention needs of students regarding wellness, suicide prevention, substance abuse and violence in the District.
Oversee the development, management, and training of the District 504 program. .
Collaborate with Security and Emergency Management Division regarding crisis response, crisis recovery, safe school practices and threat assessment process.
Coordinate the utilization of community resources to help children succeed in school. Facilitate District and County committees as appropriate. Represent the District in interagency partnerships related to youth and school success. Serve as the District liaison for Child Protection Services and for Mental Health Crisis Response.
Identify and evaluate materials and resources appropriate for the development of mentally and physically healthy students. Monitor student academic and behavioral trends and make recommendations for school improvement strategies through MTSS Problem Solving Process.
Develop budget and accountability plans to utilize District and Grant funds in an integrated way.
Collaborate with all Departments within the Student Success Division including working closely with school social workers, psychologists, wellness personnel and school nurses, to ensure holistic, seamless integration of support services.
Other duties as assigned.
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.
EXPERIENCE 3-5 years’ experience in School Related Mental Health Field and Administrative License. Administrative experience preferred.
EDUCATION AND TRAINING Master’s degree in counseling, administration, or related area
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Valid Colorado driver’s license