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Serve as installation (region as applicable) School Liaison Officer (SLO) as subject matter expert and representative for issues involving schools (K-12) and their relationships to the community. Responsible for leading the integration of military children into local school systems. Receives and processes complaints from installation personnel and their family members regarding area schools and refer into appropriate agency. Develop actions plans for accomplishment of community/school support goals. Plan, develop and coordinate joint installation/community/school activities. Primary installation advisor to commanders, installation leaders, parents and educators on all education matters impacting military associated children in grades K-12.
Subject matter expert to Installation Commander and key installation staff on all matters relating to schools (K-12). Coordinate the integration of all installation activities relating to matters of concern to commanders, parents, students, and local school officials. Establish an interchange of ideas and issues among installation personnel, local community leaders, civic groups, etc. concerning problems in local schools that may negatively impact the installation activities. Represent the Installation Commander on school boards, councils, and advisory groups. Meet regularly with school principals, teachers, guidance counselors, superintendents and other school staff. Serve as the installation point of contact for home school issues and initiatives. Evaluate local media to identify potential problems and works with installation public affairs on methods to resolve them.
Function as an intermediary and advocate between parents, school administrators and installation child and youth programs. Attend installation meetings (Town Hall) and presents concerns, solutions, and suggestions to school officials. Assist parents with locating points of contact in the schools and makes referrals as appropriate. Maintain resource materials to assist parents in understanding the policies and procedures of local schools. Provide assistance as needed in school enrollment and in/out processing. Educate parents on how to be the best advocate for their child's education. Inform installation leadership and parents about the importance of Impact Aid to schools. Participate in all installation relocation assistance efforts (Newcomer Orientation, Youth Sponsorship). Create and maintain collaborative partnerships with relevant installation and community organizations (e.g., Fleet & Family Support, Child & Youth Programs, chaplains, medical, EFMP, military/civilian personnel offices, military units).
Informs local school officials on base programs, policies, and activities. Write news releases, fact sheets, base newspaper articles, flyers, and feature articles to help educate the base population regarding school programs and policies. Plan, coordinate, and conduct installation tours and orientations for school administrators. Prepare and present briefings to installation personnel about school issues. Maintain records and statistics, such as number of volunteer hours devoted to school activities and other data necessary to support program evaluation.
Performs administrative duties related to school liaison officer program. Maintains program information and prepares a variety of reports or feeder information as required. Establish and maintain suspense dates in order to submit required documentation for programs and follow-up as appropriate. Prepares, distributes, and tabulates needs assessments to determine the educational needs of the military community. Complete required documentation and ensures information such as public, private and home school information are available for review by installation leadership or for briefings to installation populations. Develops an annual budget, projects and monitors program expenditures.
A complete list of duties and responsibilities will be provided at the time of hire.
Occasional travel - May perform travel on a frequent basis
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