Dean of Students

SER Metro-Detroit

About the organization

Since 1971, SER Metro-Detroit has consistently maintained a high-performance record in the skills training and placement of consumers into unsubsidized employment in the private sector and in providing employers with a diverse, qualified workforce. The means by which our mission of cultivating a qualified, skilled and adaptable workforce for metropolitan Detroit and the global economy is reflected in our name: Service, Employment, and Redevelopment. SER Metro-Detroit works to give each consumer of services the resources needed to create a life of self-sufficiency and self-fulfillment. SER program mix includes: literacy and education, job readiness skills training, occupational skills training, vocational skills training, job seeker and employer services, welfare reform programming, economic and community development, employment, and extensive youth programming. The services delivery system includes the active participation of the public and private sectors, education, and government.

Duties

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
School Culture and Discipline
• Communicate daily with students, parents, and teachers regarding attendance and discipline matters
• Research, develop and implement programs to improve student attendance and discipline
• Identify, plan, and implement strategies to address barriers to learning including attendance concerns, behavior issues and social adjustment
• Maintain behavioral logs for each student, keeping comprehensive documentation of contacts, actions, and interventions
• Hold monthly school assemblies either collaboratively or at each campus
• Oversees MTTS system at each campus
Attendance
• Monitor the accurate compilation of daily attendance reports and records
• Monitor daily student attendance and administer SLA/SYLA attendance policies
• Ensures that students are contacted daily by the Administrative Assistant at each campus to improve attendance and engagement outcomes
• Assist the Principal in the preparation of county, state, and federal reports related to attendance and discipline
Administering of State and Local Assessments
• Oversees the administration of all State and local assessments

Qualifications

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• Master’s Degree in Education with a Michigan Teaching Certification.
• 5 years minimal experience in an urban learning environment working with high risk youth.
• Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
• Bilingual language skills in English/Spanish (written/verbal) preferred.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access) and online sourcing tool with functional knowledge of internet use for search platforms
• Ability to interact with students, parents and staff in a positive and productive manner.
• Ability to effectively educate and manage students from varying backgrounds and socio-economic levels.
• Experience in effectively handling conflict.
• Valid Michigan Driver’s License. Incumbent must also have reliable means of transportation to travel to each campus and various locations outside of the office.

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must submit resume and cover letter to [email protected] Please include full name and specify job position of interest in subject line.

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