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SOUTHWEST COLLABORATIVE SUPPORT SERVICES COORDINATOR

Administration

Location: Palliser Education Center

Competition #: 13090

Open To: Both internal and external candidates

Date Posted: May 3rd, 2021

Closing Date: May 25th, 2021 - 2:00pm

Job Start Date: August 23rd, 2021

Job End Date: June 30th, 2024

Additional Information:

The Southwest Collaborative Support Services Coordinator will work in an interdisciplinary environment with education, human services, and health care professionals.  The Coordinator will develop and maintain strong working relationships with key community partners in order to provide leadership for programs and services.

Working under the direction of the Leadership Team, the Coordinator will:

  • Facilitate access to supports for students;
  • Coordinate regional services between partners;
  • Supervise regional team including Low Incidence and Rehab therapists;
  • Participate in the staffing processes for the regional team members as required, following the direction of the Employer Board Human Resources Lead;
  • Develop a fee-for-service model for non-core partners (Independent, First Nations schools) that want access on a per visit basis. 
  • Serve as an anchor point for service delivery model: a communication centralized contact;
  • Work from a model of continuous improvement,  reviewing processes of service model (ex. referral, intake, reporting);
  • Provide service accountability/reporting to core funding partners;
  • Manage operations, financial reporting;
  • Facilitate regional meetings (ex. ‘Leadership’, Complex Case Consultations, Mental Health);
  • Liaison with community agencies;
  • Potential to explore funding / grant opportunities on a regional basis.

Qualifications for position:

  • Masters degree preferred in Education, Health or Human Services (a combination of education and experience would be considered); 
  • Minimum of 3 – 5 years leadership experience, with demonstrated change leadership and team development skills;
  • Previous experience or knowledge of multidisciplinary work and structure; 
  • Ability to work in a complex multifaceted, cross sector environment and to deliver results;
  • Ability to solve problems and find solutions that involve navigation of more than one sector;
  • Proven ability to lead teams and build capacity that directly impacts professional practice;
  • A belief in inclusion and the importance of integrated service delivery;
  • A broad understanding of legislation and policy issues;
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and vehicle.

Date to commence work is August 23, 2021.

Terms of Contract/Employment:

  • Part-Time - 0.6 FTE
  • Competitive salary range commensurate with education and experience.
  • Employer: The Palliser School Division, on behalf of Collaborative Service Delivery Team

Applications:

Interested candidates are asked to submit their documents through the “Human Resources” page of The Palliser School Division website at:

http://www.pallisersd.ab.ca/hr/career-opportunities

The following attachments should accompany the online submission:

  • Cover letter directed to Shane Cranston, Director of Learning;
  • Resume summarizing training and experience;
  • Copy of your most recent evaluation;
  • Minimum of three professional references including phone number.

The successful applicant hired will be required to provide a recent Criminal Record Check (completed within the past 3 months) including the vulnerable sector as a condition of employment.

The competition will remain open for application until May 25, 2021.

If you have any questions, please contact Shane Cranston at shane.cranston@pallisersd.ab.ca.

Any questions regarding the application process should be directed to Marliss Norlin, Executive Assistant, Human Resource Services at marliss.norlin@pallisersd.ab.ca

We thank all those who apply, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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