McKinney Vento and Foster Care Project Assistant
Student Support Services
Other - Position - Non-Certified
Job Number 4600148368
Start Date
Open Date 12/22/2017
Closing Date
Reports To Director of Student Support Services
Salary
Support Non-Exempt Salary Schedule, Level 10 (starting at $42, 952)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Qualifications
- Minimum of a high school diploma or GED; Bachelor's degree preferred.
- Strong project management skills.
- Previous experience in an administrative support role required.
- Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with others.
- Data entry experience, particularly with student information systems; Experience and familiarity with eSchool Plus strongly desired.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and Office 365.
Ability to operate a copier machine.
Residency Requirements City of Pittsburgh Residency Required
Essential Job Functions
- Review and make on-going recommendations to the Director of Student Support Services- Social Work & Crisis Response that will enhance the district's procedures for identifying homeless students;

- Process McKinney-Vento applications and provision of services for homeless and foster care students;

- Enter data into a separate McKinney Vento database as required by the Allegheny Intermediate Unit;

- Serve as a liaison between our Transportation department, other school districts, the Allegheny County McKinney Vento Liaison, Allegheny County Department of Human Services (DHS), and affected parents;

- Assist the Director of Student Support Services- Social Work & Crisis Response and Director of Student Support Services- Guidance in facilitating training for Counselors and Social Workers;

- Participate in regional training provided by the Allegheny Intermediate Unit, DHS, and other relevant providers regarding ESSA guidelines for serving McKinney Vento and foster care students served within the statute.
The Pittsburgh Public Schools (PPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its programs, activities, career and technical education programs or employment and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. It is the policy of the Pittsburgh School District to make all services, programs and activities available and to provide reasonable accommodations to persons with disabilities. Please make requests for accommodations at least 72 hours before the scheduled event. For more information regarding accommodations, civil rights grievance procedures, please contact: Dr. Milton A. Walters, Office of Human Resources, 341 S. Bellefield Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 or 412-529-HELP (4357).