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Job Opening details:-
Company Name :-
University Prep Schools
Position Name :-

Company Location :-
Detroit, MI
Job Category :-
General

Full Job Description :-
About U Prep Schools:
If you are dedicated to a pursuit of excellence both in yourself and our students; if you are self-motivated; if you are an innovator and if you want to play a key role in changing young lives—we are looking for U. Our mission: to give students the courage to pursue a future full of possibilities. Our students come to our network of schools looking for a rewarding and fulfilling education. Composed of three public charter school districts; University Preparatory Academy, University Preparatory Science and Math and University Preparatory Art and Design; we educate over 4,500 students in the burgeoning city of Detroit. Help us to prepare our students for success in life and be a part of U.
Summary:
The U Prep Attendance Agent will be responsible for enforcing the rules and policies of the district for proper school attendance.
The Attendance Agent position has been established for the purpose of collecting and maintaining student attendance information at the assigned sites (UPA High School, UPAD High School and UPSM High School); meeting district, state and federal requirements relating to attendance processes. These include but are not limited to: parent notification; preparing and distributing attendance reports and materials; providing clerical support at school sites; and communicating various information regarding activities
The Attendance Agent shall also work cooperatively with teachers, counselors, social workers, school administrators, and parents to ensure compliance with attendance laws and regulations, and other related duties as required. U Prep is looking for someone dedicated to a pursuit of excellence both in self and our students. A self-motivated innovator that can play a key role in changing young lives.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Confer regularly with School Operations Managers, School Directors or their designees regarding matters related to student attendance and welfare.
Essential functions involve communicating with parents, students, staff, etc. in person, by telephone or letter for the purpose of providing information on a variety of attendance issues and meeting district and state absence notification requirements
Maintain a variety of attendance records, schedules, and files (manual and computer) (e.g. contact and telephone logs, student attendance, school calendars, etc.) for the purpose of providing reliable information in compliance with district policies.
Prepare a variety of reports and written materials (e.g. passes, standardized and special attendance reports, letters to parents, etc.) for the purpose of conveying information regarding school and/or district activities and procedures.
Process documents and materials (e.g. attendance records, student placement, disciplinary and/or suspension notices, etc.) for the purpose of disseminating information to appropriate parties.
Respond to inquiries from a variety of individuals (e.g. staff, parents, probation officers, other schools, and/or students, etc.) for the purpose of providing information and/or directions as may be required.
Recommend pupil referrals to the school principal or designee for such agencies as the child guidance clinics, family services and placement agencies, and to other institutions and school as directed.
Assist the School Director and School Operations Manager with coordinating, referring and submitting the School Attendance Review Board referrals to District School Attendance Review Board.
Participate in in-service training of school personnel in matters related to student attendance and welfare.
Enforce the district’s rules and regulations related to school attendance.
Education/Experience
Associates degree required
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Experience working with children in an educational setting;
Ability to work collaboratively with staff and community.
Working with district/state/federal laws and regulations relating to child welfare and attendance
Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge of youth programs, school and community activities
Computer skills with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.
Office procedures, fax, printer, computer and copier
Interpersonal, Oral and written communication skills
Ability to work well with the community at large, including parents and students
Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing, using proper grammar and vocabulary
Ability to problem solve
Ability to effectively organize, manage, and direct the work of others; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
Demonstrates U Preps Core Values:
We work well by ourselves and teams
We care about people
Our actions have a purpose
We think big and do
Learning is exciting
Detroit 9090 is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination of any kind. All employment decisions with Detroit 9090 are based on district needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military status.

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