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|JOB DESCRIPTION:||DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF WORK|
The Safe Routes to School Division Coordinator recruits, encourages, and supports safe routes to school programs at the school division level and for individual schools within a division. The position reports to the Health and PE coordinator at the Division Office. Training and support is provided by the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Safe Route to School program.
|RESPONSIBILITIES:||ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK (May not include all duties performed – These are intended as an illustration of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)|
|EXPERIENCE:||REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES|
• Knowledge of the Safe Routes to School program (2 main goals, 5’Es, emphasis on including all stakeholders)
• Knowledge of the benefits of encouraging walking and biking
• Experience volunteering or working with schools at the division or local school level within the last five years.
• Skill in public outreach and marketing
• Skill in event planning.
• Experience maintaining a database, and providing progress reports
• Experience working with students, families, and staff from various cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
• Skill in problem solving to select, organize and logically process relevant information (verbal, numerical or abstract) to solve a problem.
• Skill in written communication to understand written information (including instructions, descriptions and ideas), and to express such information in writing so that others will understand and, at times, be convinced or persuaded.
• Skill in oral communication to understand verbal information (including instructions, descriptions and ideas), and to express such information verbally so that others will understand and, at times, be convinced or persuaded.
• Interpersonal skills to interact with contacts in a businesslike, customer service-oriented manner by establishing and maintaining effective working relationships and working in harmony with supervisors, staff, students and the general public.
• Skill in using a computer and modern office suite software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
• Ability and willingness to work a variable schedule.
|OTHER INFORMATION:||This position is funded from the Federal Safe Routes to School Program, 23 USC Section 1404, along with federal and state partners USDOT, FHWA and VDOT. This is a one-year position funded from the above grant and an opportunity to renew is based upon data showing progress in performance and additional grant funding.|