Community Relations Assistant I: Bilingual (20 FTE) - Oakland International High School (2018-19)
Oakland Unified School District
Number Openings: (At time of posting)
Length of Work Year:
12 Months, 261 Days, hours as assigned
11/20/2018 11:55 PM Pacific
$35,575.72 - $47,711.25 Annual
8/20/2018 Application Deadline:
11/20/2018 11:55 PM Pacific Employment Type:
Full Time Length of Work Year:
12 Months, 261 Days, hours as assigned Salary:
$35,575.72 - $47,711.25 Annual Number Openings: (At time of posting)
1 Contact: Carmelita Reyes Email: email@example.com Phone:
Job Description / Essential Elements: Print
BASIC FUNCTION: Perform a variety of proficient, advanced duties requiring good bilingual communication skills, including assisting others in the workplace; serve as liaison among parents, students and community members; provide information regarding school or District programs, procedures, activities, rules and regulations; monitor and assist with various attendance and other issues; provide translation or interpretation services for limited and non-English speaking parents, students and others contacted in the course of work.DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:The Community Relations Assistant I is distinguished from the Community Relations Assistant II in that the higher Level II position requires more education and experience, performs more difficult and complex duties, provides work direction to assigned staff, and is required to demonstrate validated test skills at a higher proficiency (see Licenses and Other Requirements). The Community Relations Assistant I performs proficient, advanced duties and works under direction.REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: (Incumbents may perform any combination of the essential functions shown below.
This position description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, knowledge, or abilities associated with this classification, but is intended to accurately reflect the principal job elements).E = Essential Functions Perform a variety of proficient, advanced duties requiring good bilingual communication skills, including assisting others in the workplace; serve as liaison among parents, students and community members; provide information regarding school or District programs, procedures, activities, rules and regulations; monitor and assist with various attendance and other issues; provide translation or interpretation services for limited and non-English speaking parents, students and others contacted in the course of work. EMeet with students and parents regarding student attendance and other issues; inform, advise or direct students and parents on methods of solving attendance issues; refer families and students to community resources and school administrators as needed; contact parents regarding illnesses or absences. ETravel to various locations to visit homes to discuss and interpret educational programs of the school; transport students home as needed; communicate with parents regarding various student problems, attendance and parental responsibilities to assist students to obtain success in school; encourage parents to attend and participate in school and parent activities.
EUtilize superior bilingual communication skills to represent the District; plan and assist in parent orientation and education activities related to specific consolidated programs; conduct parent workshops and other events as assigned. EInterpret materials and school and District policies, programs and activities for parents, school personnel, students, and others as requested. EMaintain positive relationships with students, parents, staff, and community; communicate with students and staff to provide and receive information regarding activities.
EAttend meetings; coordinate field trips and classroom visits as appropriate; assist with other activities including health, attendance, noon supervision, and clerical tasks; and assist in identifying resources and individuals appropriate for student success. EOperate a computer to access a variety of records in the District's software programs; operate various telephone systems and other office equipment. EPerform related duties as assigned.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:TRAINING, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:Any combination of education, training and/or experience equivalent to: graduation from high school, an AA degree and six years of relevant experience.LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:Valid California driver's license.Employment eligibility that may include fingerprints, Tuberculosis and/or other employment clearance.KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:KNOWLEDGE OF:Proficient, advanced methods of District education programs
Procedures, methods, techniques, and strategies utilized in dealing with sensitive school and community problems, issues and concerns
Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, and punctuation
Computers and other office equipment
Superior bilingual communication and interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy
District policies, the State Education Code, and other laws, rules and regulations in regard to assigned duties ABILITY TO:Perform a variety of proficient, advanced duties involving District education programs
Provide information regarding school or District programs, procedures, activities, rules, and regulations
Assure compliance with school and District policies and regulations
Learn, interpret, apply, and explain laws, rules and regulations
Observe and analyze situations and accurately determine an effective course of action
Utilize bilingual skills to communicate clearly with students, parents, staff and others
Understand and follow oral and written directions and work cooperatively with others
Meet schedules and time lines and maintain a safe and orderly environment
Maintain proficient, prescribed records and reports
Utilize computer software programs efficiently and effectively
Complete work accurately and as directed with many interruptions
Work confidentially with discretionWORKING CONDITIONS:ENVIRONMENT: Indoor environment; constant interruptions; driving a vehicle to conduct work.PHYSICAL DEMANDS:Hearing and speaking to exchange information in person or on the telephone; seeing to read a variety of documents; reaching overhead, above the shoulders or horizontally, or bending at the waist; dexterity of hands and fingers to operate standard office equipment; lifting light objects.
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NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICYThe Oakland Unified School District does not discriminate in any program, activity, or in employment on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, gender, sex, or sexual orientation.
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