Job Description

Job Number:2018-3465
Student Placement Services Manager
ERAC-Business Services
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Position Type: Continuing
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Salary: $28.79 - $32.11
08/19/2018 - To be considered for this position, please submit a completed
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Professional/Technical (non-rep) LEVEL: 15

: Nonexempt

: 247 HOLIDAYS: 13


Manage and process in-district and out-of-district transfer requests. Assist families through the process of school placement. Communicate with families regarding transfer requests. As part of a team, provides a welcoming Family Center where families and community members can access a variety of information and resources.

Highline Public Schools serves approximately 19,000 students in the communities of Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac, and White Center in Washington State. In 2013, parents, students, community members, and staff at all levels of the district came together to develop a strategic plan that reflects our goals and dreams for our students. The plan was updated in 2018 to guide our work through 2023. The plan’s promise is that every student in Highline Public Schools is known by name, strength, and need, and graduates prepared for the future they choose. The strategic plan is centered on Our Promise. It includes five big goals for Highline students, supported by Our Foundation. * Equity. We will disrupt institutional biases and end inequitable practices so all students have an equal chance at success. * Instruction. We will reduce achievement and opportunity gaps by using culturally responsive, inclusive, standards-based instruction. * Relationships. We will know our students by name, strength and need and have open, two-way communication with students, families and community partners. * Support. We will increase student success by supporting their social-emotional and academic needs.

include the following. This list is meant to be representative, not exhaustive. Some incumbents may not perform all the duties listed while in other cases related duties may also be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. * Manage and process in-district and out-of-district transfer requests. * Manage data, documentation, and communication to families and schools regarding transfers. * Manage student enrollment and seat availability, identifies additional available space when needed and authorizes it for balancing school enrollment * Communicate with schools, staff and public regarding enrollment policies, procedures and calendar events in an effort to promote the enrollment of their school. * Collaborates with other departments and schools regarding student enrollment and transfers the impact on projections and enrollment. * Process assignment transfer appeal decisions; consults school staff and others as appropriate about active appeals. * Assist families with enrollment, including home school and other related matters. * Maintain a variety of records, prepare reports, and facilitate other student assignment-related processes. * Perform related duties as assigned.


: Education and Experience Associate degree Ability to relate effectively with students, families, staff, and the public in a multicultural environment

Bachelor degree in education, business, or other related field

District policy and procedures for transfers and balancing District policy and procedures for enrollment Community resources and referral agencies Best practices for customer service Navigating through social service agencies School board policies and procedures

Demonstrate empathy while firmly communicating district decisions Communicate effectively verbally and in writing Maintain effective working relationships with individuals and groups in a multicultural and diverse community Operate a variety of modern office equipment including microcomputers and related software De-escalate conflict between families and school staff Interact with families from a broad range of cultures Contribute as a committee member to a learning team environment Maintain records and prepare reports Work independently with minimal supervision Exercise good judgment and maintain confidentiality Comply with school board policies and follow administrative procedures

Reports to the Enrollment Services Manager

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in indoor conditions and regularly works near video display. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Highline Public Schools 81R15SPSM Student Placement Services Manager Page 2 of 3

STUDENT PLACEMENT SERVICES MANAGER Job descriptions are written as a representative list of the ADA essential duties performed by the entire classification. They cannot include, and are not intended to include, every possible activity and task performed by every specific employee.

Revised by Human Resources as outlined by the Chief Policy-Strategy Officer, 2018.07.03 Revised by Human Resources, 2016.01.14 Transferred to new format by Human Resources, 2014.09.29 Updated pay level by Human Resources, 2012/03 Created by Human Resources, 2009/11 Highline Public Schools, District #401, complies with all federal rules and regulations and does not discriminate in admission, access, treatment, or employment in education programs or hiring practices on the basis of race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, marital status, honorably-discharged veteran or military status, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. This holds true for all students who are interested in participating in educational programs and/or extracurricular activities. Any person having inquiries should contact: Age Discrimination Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Affirmative Action, Civil Rights Act (employees), and Title IX: Chief Talent Officer, 206.631.3121,; Civil Rights Act: Executive Director of Student Support and Family Engagement, 206.631.3100, 206.631.3100,; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act- Director of Health and Social Services, 206.631.3011, Highline Public Schools 81R15SPSM Student Placement Services Manager Page 3 of 3

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