The Student Services Coordinator at Geffen Academy will report to the Dean of Students and School Culture to administer a variety of organizational, programming, and student social support tasks addressing the needs of the school's students. This person will serve as the first point of contact for students and their parents/guardians in many instances and will direct students and parents/guardians to the appropriate department/program lead on campus for further support and intervention. They will also complete a variety of tasks related to student-facing policies, student supervision, co-curricular activities, academic, and discipline issues.
Bachelor's degree in education-related or career-counseling field, and/or demonstrated counseling experience in an academic or educational environment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Master's degree in relevant field preferred. Ability to deeply and authentically connect with youth (6th-12th graders) while maintaining appropriate professional boundaries. A passion for leading, coaching, mentoring, or guiding youth through a variety of incidents and moments in their lives. A firm understanding of adolescent development and behavior. Strong conflict resolution skills/experience with restorative and developmentally holistic and appropriate a conflict management with youth. A commitment to advocating for students of all needs, elevating student voices to drive school policies and decisions, and a commitment to advance of culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion at Geffen Academy.
Excellent written, spoken, and non-verbal communication. Strong organizational skills; the ability to maintain a variety of different projects and tasks at one time. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relations with all levels of staff within Geffen Academy, campus units, and outside vendors. Demonstrated skill in analyzing and resolving problems that require both independent thought and action and resourcefulness in consulting others as appropriate. Ability to learn and apply related UCLA and departmental policy and procedures as they relate to travel reimbursement, confidentiality of records, entertainment, procurement, conflict of interest, Insurance and Risk Management (reporting health and safety incidents) and the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Excellent organizational skills; the ability to maintain a variety of different projects and tasks at one time, reply back to various school constituencies in a timely manner; ability to track and organize the work of supervisor and other teammates. A strong understanding of academic and research language for the purposes of talking to students and/or creating workshops for educators. A commitment to administering a variety of tasks as they relate to the function of the school with a positive attitude.
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