Grant-funded Family & Community Partnership Liaison – 30 hr/wk


JOB TITLE: Family and Community Partnership Liaison (Grant-Funded Position)
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full-time (30 hours/week)
Certificated or Classified
REPORTS TO: Superintendent or Designee

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Under general direction, the Family and Community Partnership Liaison works with local school district personnel and local community agencies in their ESC regions to build networks of streamlined resources, partners and support services for vulnerable youth and families. The Liaison may work with local school districts to develop processes to assist with the identification, enrollment, transfer of student records and delivery of additional services and supports for vulnerable youth. Lastly, the Family and Community Partnership Liaison provides professional development to enhance the capacity of local school districts to deliver effective family engagement.

• Bachelor’s degree in education, social work, public administration, or similar field or a similar level of experience and education;
• Knowledge of and ability to work with local community organizations;
• Ohio Department of Education licensure or permit;
• State and Federal Background checks free of infractions as required by Ohio law and Board Policy;
• Ability to provide appropriate references;
• Ability to obtain and maintain certification in crisis prevention intervention and de-escalation techniques;
• Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality;
• Willingness and ability to work as a team member and with the public;
• Ability to exercise independent judgment;
• Computer expertise appropriate to the position;
• Effective and demonstrated problem solving, critical thinking, analytical, oral and written communication, and organizational skills;
• Valid driver’s license and/or provide own transportation;
• History of strong work record, including good job attendance; and
• Documented evidence of participation in mandatory annual trainings (i.e. SafeSchools).

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. An individual employed by the Clermont County Educational Service Center in this job is expected to perform the following essential functions and duties, however, this list is not exhaustive, and the employee is required to perform any other duties assigned.
• Administer a needs assessment to identify local needs of vulnerable youth and families due to COVID19.
• Participate in trainings based on local needs and deliver resources to school districts and community partners based on identified needs.
• Identify and build relationships with local community partners to develop a network of supports and services for students and families.
• Facilitate resource and information sharing between local school district personnel and local community
partners to build their capacity to provide services for vulnerable youth.
• On an as-needed basis, work directly with families to assist with connections to local community partners.
• Analyze and apply best practices in family engagement to local programs and school districts.
• Design and deliver trainings and professional development to local school district personnel.
• Measure and assess effectiveness of work on an ongoing basis.
• Maintain records as required by law, school policy and administrative regulations;
• Provide support to district liaisons responsible for implementing Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
requirements for students experiencing homelessness, students in foster care, adjudicated youth and
English learners; however, the liaison will not provide direct technical assistance related to the ESSA
• Complete required paperwork in a timely fashion;
• Attend in-service programs or workshops related to maintenance of position;
• Engage in crisis prevention intervention and de-escalation strategies as necessary;
• Operate office machines, technology and equipment appropriate to the position;
• Maintain high standards of ethics, honesty and integrity in all matters;
• Comply with all Board Policies and Administrative Guidelines;
• Arrive on time to work each regular work day;
• Be in attendance every regular work day, excluding long-term illnesses, medical leaves, and other unique
• Maintain strict confidentiality regarding all district, personnel and student information as required by federal,
state and local policy;
• Be able to be adaptable and flexible with changes, updates, processes, and procedures; and
• Perform other tasks, consistent with the position, as may be assigned by Superintendent and/or designee.

• Engage with the Ohio Department of Education’s vulnerable youth services team.
• Serve as a role model for students in how to conduct themselves as citizens and as responsible,
contributing members of society.
• Help instill in students the belief in and practice of ethical principles and democratic values.
• Respond to routine questions and requests in an appropriate manner.

Knowledge of: Available social services, supports and resources; child development, public education, board policies
and procedures, building policies and procedures, staff handbook, Ohio Statewide Family Engagement Center,
Licensure Code of Professional Conduct for Ohio Educators, Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and other
appropriate school law, and requirements of the Ohio Department of Education.
Ability to: Interpret policies, procedures and regulations; follow instructions; communicate effectively; provide
consultation; collect and analyze data; plan; schedule; organize; operate office equipment and other related
technologies; move/lift moderate amounts of weight up to 50 pounds, and maintain equipment.
Skill in: Project management; coordination of social services; facilitation of trainings or professional development;
relationship-building between systems and providers; effective written and verbal communication; use of computer
and appropriate software applications (Microsoft Office or equivalent), printer, and other customary equipment.

Computer and/or tablet, printer, scoring tools, scanner, filing cabinets, telephone, copier, fax machine, laminator,
shredder, calculator, and other related equipment.

Occasional: Stooping, kneeling, crouching/squatting, bending, twisting/turning, reaching above shoulders, math; and
moving/lifting amounts of weight up to 50 lbs.
Frequent: Standing, sitting, walking, and typing/keyboarding.
Continuous: Reading, writing, problem solving, concentration, attention to task, task completion, memory, hearing,
seeing, regulating emotions, organizing/planning and following directions.

Occasional: Inclement weather driving conditions, travel between job sites, exposure to loud noise, offensive odors,
blood borne pathogens, contagious diseases, bodily fluids and tissue, aberrant and dysfunctional behaviors which
could be potentially harmful; and exposure to students with challenging behavior.
Employees are required to follow all district safety rules and procedures, and participate in school safety training
when requested.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while
performing the essential functions of this job.
The employee shall remain free of any alcohol or non-prescribed controlled substance in the workplace throughout
his/her employment in the Center.

Staff shall be evaluated in accordance with Board Policy.

This job description in no manner states or implies that these are the only duties and responsibilities to be performed by
the position incumbent. The incumbent will be required to follow instructions and perform the duties required by the
incumbent; supervisor, appointing author or designee. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

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