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School Coordinator, Full-Service Community Schools (Diboll)

Posted: 03/24/2024

Partners for Rural Impact’s (PRI) ultimate goal is for an America where all kids are successful, regardless of zip code, income, background, or ability.  At PRI, our focus is on ensuring that all children in rural places achieve success. Partners for Rural Impact was born out of our place-based partnership in Appalachia, where we’ve worked for 25 years to create student opportunity and success. 

  

Position Summary 

This is a key full-time, grant-funded position for Partners for Rural Impact and the “Full-Service Community Schools (FSCS) Initiative.” Reporting to the FSCS Project Director, the School Coordinator will work closely with partners and school systems to ensure stakeholders are adequately informed of FSCS activities and services, watching for duplication of services. The School Coordinator will engage in joint planning that entails a full-time commitment and ensures the program is supporting the four FSCS pillars: 1) holistic integrated student supports; 2) expanded, enriched learning time and opportunities from cradle to career; 3) family and community engagement; 4) collaborative leadership and practices. The School Coordinator is charged with coordinating academic, social, and health services through partnerships between a) public elementary and secondary schools; b) the schools’ local educational agencies (LEAs); and c) community-based organizations, nonprofit organizations, and other public or private entities. The position leads and operates with the goal that All Rural Students Succeed.      

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily. The requirements of the position are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required, with regular and predictable attendance essential. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  

  • Provide leadership for a FSCS site while working collaboratively with the school principal to implement the comprehensive program plan 
  • Continually assess needs of students, families, and school, and evaluate the impact of the FSCS program on these groups as well as continually modify services to best meet needs 
  • Serve as primary liaison with all community partners and ensure partners are trained, understand their role, and implement according to their role 
  • Communicate the FSCS mission and vision to community, parents, staff, and students 
  • Participate in school committees and lead school-level Partnership Council 
  • Assist the Project Director in writing and producing required reports 
  • Perform related duties to meet program objectives 
  • Other roles/duties will be assigned as necessary to assist and support in the attainment of our mission, All Rural Students Succeed 
     

Position Location & Schedule 

The position will be located primarily in the assigned school in Diboll, Texas, with local, state, and sometimes national travel required.  The schools in Diboll, Texas are as follows: 

H.G. Temple Elementary School, H.G. Temple Intermediate School, Diboll Junior High School, and Diboll High School.  

 

Normal business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET with in-office, hybrid and/or remote work a possibility. Because of the nature of the responsibility to schools, partners, funders, and to the service region, individual offices or departments may have operating hours that extend beyond this period and may include evening and/or weekend hours. 

 

Minimum Qualifications 

Education required to ensure success in this position: 

  • Associate’s degree and three years of related experience or five years of experience in social services, community engagement or related field 

 

Experience required to ensure success in this position: 

  • 3-5 years of human services experience 
  • Skills and knowledge of coordinating a multi-faceted program  
  • Evidence of effectively coordinating with rural schools and rural communities  
  • Understanding of first-generation, low-income youth  
  • Familiarity with the community school model 
     

Special skillsknowledge and abilities: 

  • Experience working in rural schools or communities 
  • Understanding of first generation, low-income youth and families 
  • A desire to develop innovative approaches to meet outcomes 
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment 
  • Capacity to manage multiple tasks and to meet deadlines and expectations 
  • Event planning experience  
  • Good verbal and written communication skills  
  • A commitment to students from diverse economic, social and cultural backgrounds 
  • Computer skills including data processing and financial spreadsheets; Microsoft Office, Adobe 
     

License, certification, or registration necessary: 

  • Valid driver’s license 
  • Ability to successfully complete pre-employment background check 

  

Additional Company Information  

PRI offers a wide array of benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, and health needs of you and your family. 

  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage. 
  • Flexible spending accounts, plus an employee assistance program. 
  • Life and long-term disability insurance and retirement plan. 
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, and annual holidays, in addition to paid parental leave. 
  • Tuition assistance and professional development for employees. 

 

Partners for Rural Impact is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.  

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