Mesa Public Schools Mesa, AZ 85201
School Community Liaison
Communications and Engagement
Clerical and Data Entry Test Required at Time of Application
Hourly Rate: $18.36
Salary Band/Grade: B22
Term: 10.25 months
Benefits: Vacation, sick leave, holidays, retirement, workers’ comp,
life, health, dental and vision insurance
The school community liaison designs and implements multiple strategies to build a strong, positive relationship between the school and the community it serves. The liaison will generate and oversee engaging web and social media content, plan and facilitate student enrollment opportunities, identify needs and coordinate social and support services, and promote the unique programming and successes of their school. The liaison will coordinate efforts with school administration and district teams to ensure success.
High school diploma or equivalent required; Associates degree in human services or similar field preferred
Bilingual, spoken and written (Spanish) preferred
Computer proficiency to include use of basic software applications
Demonstrated evidence of managing successful social media accounts, including but not limited to Facebook and Instagram
Ability to effectively engage with the public and provide detailed information about district, program and school offerings
Ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written) with parents, district personnel at all levels, outside organizations and the community
Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with parents/guardians, district personnel at all levels and outside organizations and the community
Ability to organize, prioritize, take initiative and work independently with minimum supervision
Ability to maintain organized, comprehensive records detailing efforts, outcomes and impact
Ability and willingness to work evening and weekend hours as needed
Proactively develop and maintain strong, strategic working relationships between the district and school, and community they serve.
Develop and maintain an active, engaging web and social media presence, including timely posting of pertinent information, sharing stories of interest, and promoting student and staff accomplishments to increase following and impact.
Drive student enrollment through research and analysis of enrollment trends and the development and implementation of strategic outreach and recovery efforts.
Facilitate student enrollment and retention by providing needed resources and support to new and returning families.
Publicize district employment opportunities to families and the community and provide needed information and influence to encourage qualified individuals to apply.
Identify school community needs and work with Community Partnerships to provide appropriate services and resources.
Represent the school and district at community and recruitment events.
Coordinate school support of community events.
Work closely with school leadership to identify unique opportunities to meet the position goals.
Collaborate with other school community liaisons and district departments to develop increased knowledge and share resources and information.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Director, Communications and Engagement
Clerical Test required for this position - Application is considered incomplete and will not be eligible for consideration if clerical test results are not on file with Human Resources by closing date.
Clerical test administered on line:
Please submit your application and a link to our on line test will be emailed.
Testing takes approximately 35 minutes. (Data Entry test -10 minutes)
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY ORGANIZATION: The district does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex or gender, sexual orientation, disability, age or marital status.