Primary Purpose of Position: Ensure a safe environment for the students and other employees through effective hiring, development, supervision, and retention of quality AM/PM Program Coordinators and direct care staff. Must be effective and efficient in training, mentoring and supervision of staff.
Position Requirements :
High school diploma or G.E.D., experience working with youth in a professional setting, and a minimum of 1 year professional experience in a supervisory position
Minimum of 21 years old due to state regulation
No criminal convictions within the previous five years which are felonies, crimes against youth, domestic violence, assault, or violation of the Wyoming Substances Abuse Act.
Employee must be capable of participating in physical activities and able to assist in the physical restraint of a student if necessary.
Meet employee annual training requirements of 30 hours annually (must include physical restraint, child abuse recognition & reporting, medication systems, suicide prevention, and safety procedures) and maintain current certification in First Aid and C.P.R.
Essential Job Responsibilities:
Safe Environment -
Positive Normative Culture
Focus on positive norms at a campus level and individual house level.
Promote student positive self-image - cleanliness, participation in extra-circular activities, positive projection, and treating each other with respect.
Implement programming that promote education, life skills, accountability, safety, and facilitate positive behavior.
Support Wolves Club members and encourage non-members to work towards membership
Development of Team (AM/PM Coordinators, Counselor-Educators, and Counselor-Specialists)
Actively participate in the interviewing for openings on team.
Training of team members through proper orientation, ensuring they attend required training, observations and providing feedback and direction based on observations.
Establishing and maintaining a positive professional relationship with team members that produce mutual respect and a commitment for team success.
Communicating information, expectations, and if required needed corrections in a concise, clear, and timely manner.
Commitment for all your team members to be successful and are considered for advancement opportunities.
Team's performance relative to Safe Environment
Team's performance relative to Positive Normative Culture
AM and PM Coordinators performance relative to Counselor-Educators and Counselor-Specialists, relative to individual house normative culture.
- Support students confronting negative behavior
- Use the 6 Steps of Confrontation
- Confront negative behavior following the 7 Levels of Confrontation
- Supervision and/or awareness of students physical location
- Access "read" norms, behaviors, attitudes, potential risks communicating those reads and intervening as needed
- Agency Systems including Medication, Evacuation (building and campus), Other Emergency (Medical, AWOL, Suicide Prevention)
Standards of Performance : The Team Leader's performance is based on:
- Job Responsibilities
- Job Knowledge and Skills
- Personal Relationships and Teamwork
- Initiative and Self-development
- Problem Solving and Decision Making
- Advancement Potential
Sequel Youth and Family Services - 19 months ago