Student Services Coordinator

Catholic Schools Office - Multiple Locations - Omaha



Name of Facility: Catholic Schools Office
2222 N. 111th Street
Omaha, Nebraska

Submitted By

Name: Vickie Kauffold, Superintendent of Schools, Archdiocese of Omaha


Department: Catholic Schools Office
Reports to: Superintendent

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Assist the Superintendent and the Catholic Schools Office in coordinating student services’ policies and procedures, professional development and assist schools in the facilitation and the integration of Response to Intervention as a part of the MultiTiered Systems of Support. Assist in the integration of inclusive practices, manage ongoing improvements to the education and services provided to students with exceptionalities for 23 Catholic schools of the Archdiocese of Omaha who fall within the boundaries of Omaha Public Schools. This position is a FT.50 funded by Title IV funds from OPS.
Work with administrators and faculty on developing student services needs assessments
Collaborate with administrators and student services teachers to implement and maintain quality programs and supports for students with exceptionalities
Manage the hiring process of contracted student services teachers who will work in archdiocesan schools to work with students with exceptionalities
Support student services teachers in delivering quality services/programming that conforms to archdiocesan recommendations
Develop programs and locate resources to support schools and student services teachers in meeting archdiocesan goals for inclusive practices
Collaborate with members of the CSO to plan PD opportunities for the purpose of implementing new programs and improving existing programs
Communicate information on available programs, services and legal changes to school personnel and parents, when applicable, as the archdiocesan liaison to public school districts during MDT, IEP, and consultation meetings when necessary.
Maintain archdiocesan recommended policies and procedures for student services
Maintain a high level of knowledge regarding special education, best practice sand educational methods for students with exceptionalities, and changes in applicable laws
Advise the Superintendent of all special education and student services matters
Develop a Student Services Admin Training


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
* Active, practicing Roman Catholic in full communion with the Catholic Church
• Thorough understanding of Catholic school philosophy and the teaching mission of the
Roman Catholic Church
• Demonstrated commitment to the mission of the Church and fidelity to her teachings
• Strong knowledge of Special Education, disability laws, MTSS, RtI and general
best practices of student services as they are applied in the private school setting
• Understanding of data driven instruction to meet the needs of exceptional learners
• Superior written communication skills, public speaking, and public relations acumen
• Excellent organizational skills, capable of overseeing multiple programs simultaneously and ability to prioritize prospects and activities
• Ability to analyze data in various programs and develop strategies for improvement
• Knowledge of elementary and secondary curriculum
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Operating Systems

Education and Experience
• Bachelor’s Degree. Degrees in Special Education required; Administration or Curriculum and Instruction preferred.
• Valid Nebraska Teacher and/or Administrator Certificate or ability to obtain one.
• Previous successful school experience
• 40% of a 20 hour week is spent in the 23 schools

Application Instructions

Interested candidates are to submit, electronically, the following materials:
• Cover letter and resume
• Copy of College Transcripts
• Archdiocesan Application Form
• List of references - References will only be contacted once an applicant has reached
semifinalist standing and with permission of the applicant (to preserve
confidentiality on the applicant’s part)
Materials submitted to Vickie Kauffold, Superintendent of Schools at