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					                           ELK GROVE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT


CLASS TITLE: PARENT INVOLVEMENT COORDINATOR

BASIC FUNCTION:

Under the direction of the Director-Elementary Education, serve as a program liaison between families and
schools; participate in the planning, organization and implementation of District-wide parent involvement
efforts.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Serve as a program liaison between families and schools; confer with school administrators, parents and
teachers to establish and maintain ongoing parent activities supporting academic achievements.

Serve as an informational resource regarding District-wide family involvement workshops, in-services and
activities; prepare and present oral presentations regarding workshops, activities and in-services; respond
to informational requests from outside agencies and others regarding assigned activities.

Assist parents and guardians to understand their rights and responsibilities which empower them to become
advocates for quality education and contribute to developing a positive emotional climate between the home
and school.

Participate in the development and monitoring of Parent Involvement Program budgets; record and monitor
grant expenditures.

Attend and conduct a variety of meetings; serve as a member of assigned committees such as the Steering
Committee for Parent Involvement Day; coordinate and manage new and exciting Parent Involvement
Program and committees.

Participate in the scheduling and coordination of a variety of special events and workshops; develop and
design flyers, brochures and other materials for special events.

Establish and maintain collaborative relationships with community agencies and the County Office of
Education; represent the District at events as directed.

Prepare and maintain a variety of reports, records and files related to assigned activities; present findings
and reports to the Board of Education and others as directed.

Operate a variety of office equipment including a computer and assigned software; drive a vehicle to
conduct work.
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Provide training and work direction to program and school site staff.

Perform related duties as assigned.


DEMONSTRATED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

KNOWLEDGE OF:
Policies and objectives of assigned program and activities.
Parenting skills and techniques.
Diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds of students and families.
Oral and written communication skills.
Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
Basic budgeting practices regarding monitoring and control.
Record-keeping and report preparation techniques.
Principles of training and providing work direction.
Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures.
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
Operation of a variety of office equipment including a computer and assigned software.
Public speaking techniques.

ABILITY TO:
Serve as a program liaison between families and schools.
Respond to informational requests from outside agencies and others.
Maintain current knowledge of program rules, regulations, requirements and restrictions.
Prepare records and reports related to assigned activities.
Train and provide work direction and guidance to staff.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
Operate a computer and assigned office equipment.
Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
Meet schedules and time lines.
Prepare and present oral presentations.
Work independently with little direction.
Plan and organize work.
Maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance.
Move hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.
Hear and speak to exchange information and make presentations.
See to read a variety of materials.
Sit for extended periods of time.




                                                                                              October, 2001
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EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school and three years of related experience involving
activities and programs promoting family or community involvement.

LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Valid California driver’s license.
Personal transportation for job-related travel.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

ENVIRONMENT:
Office environment.
Driving a vehicle to conduct work.




                                                                                                October, 2001