Diversity Advocate

Ottumwa Community School District

Ottumwa, Iowa

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Date Posted January 25, 2023
Industry K-12: Public Schools
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Job ID #3027

Position: Diversity Advocate
Location: Ottumwa Community School District

Degree from a four-year accredited college or university in education, social work, human services or related field preferred. ?
Bilingual in English and Spanish required.
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
Must be proficient in technology and with Google Docs, Calendar and Sheets.
Must be knowledgeable of community resources.
Must demonstrate the ability to work with groups and/or individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Must have excellent organizational skills.
Must be knowledgeable of data collection processes.
Must be willing work collaboratively with ELL teachers and fellow Diversity Advocates to plan and implement parent and/or family meetings.
Must have the ability to relate to parents, students and community members who come from diverse backgrounds.
Must be willing to travel in-district.
Experience working in a public-school setting preferred.
Knowledge of language acquisition and district-level assessments
Demonstrate ability to collaborate with district staff and community agencies.
Ability to develop effective working relationships with migrant and ELL students and their families, district staff, and community.
Demonstrate initiative and creativity and willing to work flexible hours to accommodate the needs of migrant and ELL students and families.
Such alternatives to the above qualifications at the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.

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The Ottumwa Community School District has an established policy of equal employment opportunity with respect to race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, age or disability. The district also has an established policy of taking affirmative action in recruitment, appointment, assignment, and advancement of women, minorities, and disabled. We expect the administration to make certain that no employee or applicant for employment be discriminated against because of race, color, national origin, gender (sex), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion or creed.