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Collegiate School Resource Officer/Behavior Specialist - Venice

Posted: 06/20/2021

Collegiate School Resource Officer/Behavior Specialist - Venice Top Message This position provides safety and security services to the State College of Florida Collegiate School (SCFCS) or State College of Florida Venice Collegiate School (SCFVCS) and ensures a safe learning and working environment for its students, staff, and constituents. Serves as a link between law enforcement and the SCFCS or SCFVCS, its administration, teachers, parents, and students. Develops and presents educational workshops, small group behavior management sessions and interventions to insure a comprehensive support program for students. The SCFCS or SCFVCS School Resource Officer serves as a positive role model for the students. Job Description Applicants may be asked to demonstrate any or all of the following duties: 1. Establishes and maintains a close partnership with school administrators and other SCF Public Safety personnel in order to provide a safe school environment. 2. Assists school officials in their efforts to enforce, SCFCS or SCFVCS policies and procedures by focusing on the safety and well-being of all students. Participates in student discipline conferences that involve SCFCS/ Manatee County Code of Conduct or SCFVCS / Sarasota County Code of Conduct, including but not limited to school searches, harassment, improper use of technology, suspension or expulsion. 3. In collaboration with the Director of Public Safety and Emergency Management, assists school administrators in emergency crisis planning and building security. Provides training for school personnel in handling crisis situations. Leads mandatory students/school drills. 4. Recognizes and prioritizes crisis situations and responds appropriately. Manages school searches and/or monitors situations through all steps and follow up. Provides routine emergency assistance to students, employees or visitors. 5. Patrols the SCFCS or SCFVCS campus during assigned shift to provide a visual presence. Observes all activities involving students, personnel, facilities, traffic flow for students drop off and pick up, monitors hallways and utilities operations to ensure safety of all persons and property. Handles all incidents according to SCF and SCFCS / SCFVCS procedures and reports as required. Will provide backup assistance throughout the SCF campus where necessary. 6. Attends and participates in school functions and assigned monitoring duties. Builds working relationships with the SCFCS / SCFVCS staff, students and parent groups. 7. Works in collaboration with the Director of Public Safety & Emergency Management in responding to agencies in the management, investigation and follow-up activities associated with any SCFCS / SCFVCS incident. 8. Develops, designs and presents educational workshops/intervention programs to the student body (i.e. crime prevention, sexual assault, management of aggressive behavior, security awareness, behavior management, self-esteem, the role of public safety in our society, etc.). 9. Oversees SCFCS / SCFVCS discipline procedures and creates tools for reporting student infractions to parents referencing the MCSD or SCSD and SCF Codes of Conduct. Works with SCFCS or SCFVCS administration, teachers and parents regarding student behavior policies and procedures. Works with Head of School regarding specific student discipline. Creates discipline data reports. Works with school counselor to ensure procedures and policies of state and district Mental Health guidelines are being implemented. 10. Serves as a member of the SCFCS or SCFVCS Leadership Team to identify learning and behavioral strategies for improvement of student behavior and academic success. Works collaboratively with teachers and SCFCS or SCFVCS administrators to communicate student progress on behavioral issues to parents. 11. Plans annual initiatives for school-wide education and compliance with the norm/expectations of the school environment. 12. Works with the SCFCS or SCFVCS front desk assistant and the office manager, along with the busing service, to organize and report on the transportation of students. The SRO is the first point of contact for communication regarding student transportation to and from school. 13. Other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications • Education/Experience: Associate’s degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school and three (3) years’ experience in law enforcement, public safety, or military; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be familiar with working with mental health issues. Experience required in developing and presenting workshops/intervention programs. Preferred Qualifications Preferred experience working with children in middle and high school. Special Instructions to Applicants All college searches are subject to compliance with Florida’s Public Records Law and all documents submitted become the property of the college. This position is a career-level position and is eligible for veteran preference. If you qualify, please complete the Veteran Preference section of the application and attach a copy of your DD214. Pre-Employment Screenings Requires successful completion of criminal background screenings and employment reference checks. Department Name: Public Safety Campus: Venice Work Schedule: 12 month Work Hours From: 7:00 AM Work Hours To: 4:00 PM Total Hours Per Week: 40 hours Requested Start Date: ASAP Job Type: Full Time Benefits Eligible: Yes Hiring Range: $14.93 - $18.66 FLSA: Non-Exempt Job Open Date: 05/13/2021 Job Close Date: Open Until Filled: No To apply, visit State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota does not discriminate on the basis of sex, pregnancy, race, religion, age, national origin/ethnicity, color, marital status, disability, genetic information or sexual orientation in any of its educational programs, services and activities, including admission and employment. Direct inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies to: Equity Officer, 941-752-5323, 5840 26th St. W., Bradenton, FL 34207. Copyright ©2017 Inc. All rights reserved. jeid-56dd080ee4476a469a3fd7f0228515fa

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