MSCR High School Extramural Program Position Announcement

The Madison School District has two positions for the new High School Extramural Program at MSCR. The purpose of this position is to develop, promote and coordinate after school clubs and extramural sports at two regular high school sites and for one alternative high school. Lucy Chaffin wrote: Hi everyone, I would really like to get the word out about these two positions open at MSCR. Please pass along and post at any place you feel is appropriate.

HOURS PER WEEK: 38.75 HOURS OF WORK: 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. w/**Flexibility to cover Saturday morning hours during extramural sports seasons. NORMAL BIWEEKLY STARTING RATE OF PAY: $1478.50. DEADLINE TO APPLY: October 14, 2005. For more information contact Lucy Chaffin, Executive Director, MSCR at 608-204-3015 or go to (for this position or others).
The following responsibilities are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties will be required and assigned.
· Design and implement after-school, evening and weekend enrichment programs at assigned high schools that will appeal to a diverse audience of high school aged students.
· Recruits club leaders, extramural sport coaches and volunteers from within and outside of school staff. Provides staff training in the area of required record keeping, payroll.
· Works with high school staff to schedule facilities for use by clubs and extramural sports.
· Promotes clubs and extramural sports to students and teachers within the school setting. Promotes these activities in the school newsletter on a regular basis. Keeps school administration and secretary informed about clubs and sport activities.
· Conducts club/extramural program visits to monitor program effectiveness, provide feedback to club leaders and coaches, assist in trouble shooting and finding solutions to any concerns.
· Arranges participant transportation as required for programs.
· Establishes a physically and emotionally safe program environment. Ensures compliance with MMSD standards. Ensures compliance with MSCR participant code of conduct.
· Serves as a liaison between MSCR staff and school personnel. Meets regularly with MSCR High School Program specialist and high school staff, including athletic directors.
· Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with club and extramural leaders, participants, parents, community members and school personnel.
· Tracks participation statistics, maintains necessary records, and develops and submits required reports to recreation specialist and/or supervisor.
· Develop and implement program partnerships with area community centers, community agencies and individuals.
· Supervise daily after-school, evening and weekend programs.
· Monitor enrollment & registration of students in MSCR programs.
· Experience working with students and families from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds.
· Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, with diverse students, staff, and community members.
· Experience working cross-culturally and/or commitment to work toward improving one’s own cultural competence, i.e., valuing difference/diversity, recognizing personal limitations in one’s skills and expertise, and having the desire to learn in these areas.
· Bachelor’s degree preferred.
· High school diploma required, with a minimum of two years of post-high school education and two years experience working in programs for high school aged youth and supervising staff and/or volunteers; or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities.
· Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel software.
All applications, including applications for transfer, promotion or demotion and Experience Inventory must be on file in the
Department of Human Resources no later than 4:15 p.m. on the deadline date.
All completed applications on file in the Department of Human Resources as of the due date will be evaluated. Applicants
may also be required to satisfactorily complete a written examination or skills test. The most qualified applicant(s) will be
referred to the hiring authority for an interview.