Staff Specialist - FCE Policy

Baltimore, MD, US
Jul 10, 2019
Staff Specialist - FCE Policy
District Office

District Office - Position - Other

Job Number 8600000546
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The Staff Specialist - Family & Community Engagement Policy Specialist will be responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of Family & Community Engagement policies and regulations. This person will manage, monitor and track the operations of the district's Family & Community Engagement program and ensure that best practices in community engagement are shared at both the district and school level and will conduct research initiatives to ensure that the families' needs are being adequately met.

Essential Functions
  • Develops policies, regulations, and guidance related to Family and Community Engagement.
  • Maintains data-tracking systems on implementation of policies, regulations, and guidance related to Family and Community Engagement.
  • Develops and monitors work plans on outreach and engagement initiatives at district and school levels for families of students with distinctive features including: English Language Learners, Title I, students with disabilities, gifted and talented, foster care, etc.
  • Coordinates support for Family & Community Engagement Specialists on School Support Networks.
  • Coordinates district meetings, trainings and community events with school-based FCE specialists.
  • Coordinates sharing of effective FCE strategies at both the district and school level among support teams, school level staff, organized parent groups, and others .
  • Facilitates collaboration with partners including developing communications and creating partnership strategies.
  • Participates in special projects and studies to analyze and evaluate needs and services related to community engagement.
  • Monitors and works with providers who are contracted to support family and community engagement, such as community-based organizations.
  • Prepares reports, memoranda and other communication documents, procedures and programs as directed by the FCE director.
  • Produces FCE annual reports.
  • Maintains FCE district-level databases.
  • Responds to concerns, complaints, grievances and information requests related to district FCE policies.
  • Represents FCE director in various meetings as directed.
  • Performs and promotes all activities in compliance with equal employment and nondiscrimination policies; follows federal laws, state laws, school board policies and the professional standards.

Maximum Salary 79956.00
Minimum Salary 64616.00
Desired Qualifications
  • Bachelor?s degree in a related field. Degree must be from an accredited college or institution.
  • Three (3) years of related professional and administrative experience including training, system change, community organizing or development in a nonprofit, government or business setting.
  • Experience developing policies, regulations or guidance preferably in an educational environment.
  • Experience working with families and parent organization or comparable community based organizations.
  • Expertise in the use of Microsoft applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and proficiency in other computer applications including database management and web tools.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to write guidance and make effective public presentations.
  • Interpersonal skills that emphasize team-building.
  • Excellent follow through and exceptional attention to detail.
  • Ability to train others.
  • Ability to analyze data and systems.
  • Ability to work effectively in a high paced environment with aggressive deadlines.
  • Ability to balance multiple stakeholder viewpoints.
  • Ability to work with all levels of management to facilitate change, implement strategy and accomplish objectives.

Full time or Part time Full time
Additional Details Qualified candidates for the above position must submit the following:
  • Completed online application
  • Resume that clearly demonstrates the above minimum qualifications. It is important that you include all experiences and education related to the position to which you are applying.
  • Upload copies of all transcripts ?undergraduate, graduate and all MSDE Certifications
  • Must provide three (3) professional references to include: name, title, business address, e-mail address and phone number
  • All documentation/certification necessary (scanned copies accepted) to substantiate minimum qualifications; must be uploaded into application
  • All documentation must be scanned and uploaded to application
Benefits -- This position is eligible for benefits. To review the available options please see the information relevant to the union for this position by viewing the following link:

Baltimore City Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and encourages resumes from bi-lingual or multi-lingual candidates.
Baltimore City Public Schools does not discriminate in any aspect of employment on the basis of race, color, ancestry or national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or age. For inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies, please contact the Equal Employment Opportunity Manager, 200 E. North Avenue, Room 208, Baltimore, MD 21202; 410-396-8542 (phone); 410-396-2955 (fax).

This position is affiliated with the Paraprofessionals and School Related Personnel (PSRP) bargaining unit.

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