DIRECT STUDENT SERVICES COORDINATOR: THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

DIRECT STUDENT SERVICES COORDINATOR: THE OHIO DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Are you passionate about expanding innovative opportunities for student engagement and success? Join the Ohio Department of Education in assisting districts including community schools in increasing personalized education options. 

Major Responsibilities and Duties: 

Manages and coordinates student support services (e.g., guidance, dropout and other prevention programs, advanced coursework, career pathways, personalized learning, tutoring services, dual enrollment and other related activities): 

• Supports schools and districts in developing and maintaining budgets for federal and state grants aligned with district improvement plans; 

• Coordinates the required expectations of the grant with the competitive grant developers; 

• Evaluates implementation efforts of programs and recommends improvements: 

          o  Establishes data collection and reporting process for the grant awardees; 

          o  Analyzes data to provide improvement recommendations to internal and external entities; 

• Provides technical assistance and support; 

• Develops and maintains list of external student support service providers: 

          o Establishes and maintains monitoring protocols for qualifying service providers including financial capacity, safety regulations and personnel quality; 

          o Stays up-to-date with other states, trends and related research; 

          o Educates service providers on the use of e-grant system; 

• Develops and implements policy related to student support services; 

• Conducts trainings for district and school-based personnel related to policies, procedures, best practices, curriculum and data reporting; 

• Facilitates peer-to-peer network collaborative learning opportunities; 

• Collaborates with ODE offices engaged in collaborative monitoring process including the Offices of Curriculum and Assessment, Federal Programs, Community Schools, Career-Technical Education and Integrated Learning to ensure holistic, seamless integration of support services. 


In alignment with Ohio’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) State Plan, this position will support the work of the Expanding Opportunities for Each Child grant. To view the grant description and related documents, please click on the link below: 

http://education.ohio.gov/Topics/District-and-School-Continuous-Improvement/Expanding-Opportunities-for-Each-Child-EOEC-A 

Minimum Qualifications: 

• Completion of undergraduate degree in one of the following content areas: education (e.g., career tech, education administration, workforce development, evaluation, curriculum and instruction, assessment and evaluation, educational guidance and counseling, higher education); business administration; social sciences; public administration; public policy; 2 years of experience in an educational setting. 

OR Completion of graduate degree in one of the following content areas: education (e.g., career tech, education administration, workforce development, evaluation, curriculum and instruction, assessment and evaluation, educational guidance and counseling, higher education); business administration; social sciences; public administration; public policy; 1 year of experience in an educational setting. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

• Facilitating and/or managing work groups across multiple department levels. 

• Strong relationship building skills including superb communication skills at all levels of an organization and with customers/partners via multiple medium. 

• Development of tools and technical assistance related to program operations. 

• Excellent interpersonal, networking and team-building skills. 

• Working knowledge of state government. 


Additional Information: 

- Requires travel throughout State of Ohio and may require overnight stay. (Must be willing and able to secure a valid driver’s license OR supply your own transportation.) 

- Compensation is negotiable; depends on candidate’s experience and qualifications; salary range for this position is $54,517 - $73,549 annually. 


All qualified candidates should apply at www.careers.ohio.gov no later than October 21, 2018

The Ohio Department of Education does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability (ADA), age or veteran status in employment, programs, or against individuals receiving services.