PKZ Lead Student Advocate – Mercy Drive Kids Zone
REPOST: PRIOR APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY
Who We Are
Orlando, The City Beautiful
For most of Orlando's history we've been the place everyone wants to visit. Today, we're also the place where everyone wants to live and do business. List after list has Orlando as one of the fastest growing cities in America. We're transitioning from our role as the young upstart to a more mature, global city.
This didn't happen by accident. Together as a community, we developed a shared vision for our city focused on creating partnerships and we've transformed Orlando from a place that was packed with potential into a city on the rise.
Our vision ensures we are an inclusive, compassionate community that is generating jobs, becoming the most sustainable city in the nation, keeping our community safe, making it easier to get around, and increasing the quality of life. Together, we can continue realizing all our city's potential.
Come be part of our community with the City of Orlando.
NATURE OF WORK:
Performs responsible paraprofessional work by promoting the academic, social, and personal success for students; collaborates with Student Advocates and school level designee in devising the tutoring and advising schedule; assists PKZ Student Advocates with the collection of student data; maintains positive working relationships between program and school; provides Student Advocates with an introduction and overview of how PKZ functions within the school campus, culture and with key personnel; supervises one-on-one tutoring/advising meetings and small group topic calendar; plans field trips for Student Advocates and assigned students; perform other duties as assigned. Employee maybe required to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, human development, education, or closely related field and one (1) year experience promoting the social, academic, or personal success of students between the ages of birth through twenty-six required; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Previous experience in the human services field is preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) required. Valid Florida Driver's license is required. Must pass criminal background check and polygraph.
VALID DRIVER LICENSE FROM ANY STATE MUST BE PRESENTED AT TIME OF INTERVIEW. VALID FLORIDA DRIVER LICENSE MUST BE PRESENTED WITHIN 30 DAYS OF HIRE.
City of Orlando Benefits
If this posting indicates a degree is required, the following experience will apply in lieu of any degree as follows:
- Two (2) years of direct experience for an associate degree;
- Four (4) years of direct experience for a bachelor's degree;
- Six (6) years of direct experience for a master's degree; or
- Nine (9) years of direct experience for a doctoral degree
Closing Date/Time: 9/15/2023 5:00 PM Eastern