Coordinator, Safe Routes to School

Location
Ashburn, VA, Health and Physical Education Office
Posted
Oct 11, 2019
Closes
Nov 09, 2019
Ref
IRC6697
Function
Program Manager
Industry
Education
Hours
Part Time
The Safe Routes to School Division Coordinator recruits, encourages, and supports safe routes to school programs at the
school division level and for individual schools within a division. The position reports to the Health and PE coordinator at
the Division Office. Training and support is provided by the Virginia Department of Transportation• s Safe Route to
School program.

Responsibilities

The following information is intended to describe the overall nature and scope of the work being performed in relation to
the position. This is not a comprehensive listing of all responsibilities or tasks; other work may be assigned when deemed
appropriate:
• Organizes school division activities for Walk to School Day and Bike to School Day.
• Establishes and organizes a division-wide program for regular walking school buses and bicycle trains.
Creates templates and other materials for individual schools to customize.
• Creates materials, templates or standards for individual school use for encouragement events such as Walk
to School and Bike to School Day.
• Organizes safety education for child and adult pedestrian and bicyclist safety, and for motorist safety.
Conducts training, as appropriate.
• Creates materials for and organizes walk and bike audits of areas near schools.
• Coordinates with local transportation engineers and officials on needed infrastructure, especially to support
individual schools.
• Supports and encourages SRTS network among participating schools in the division.
• Helps establish SRTS teams at schools within the division.
• Establishes standards and opportunities for stakeholder and volunteer participation in SRTS activities
division-wide or at each school.
• Coordinates completion of evaluation tactics such as Student Travel Tallies (including participation in the
VDOT-sponsored Student Travel Tally Week) and Parent Surveys. Reports to VDOT on division-wide SRTS
activities.

Qualifications

* Associates degree in education, the arts/sciences, communications or related field
* Knowledge of the Safe Routes to School program (previous grant applicant, organized a walk/bike to school
event); experience preferred
* Experience volunteering or working with schools at the division or at the local school level within the last five
years
* Experience teaching bicycle and pedestrian safety curriculum, or experience presenting on benefits of walking,
biking, or increased physical activity is preferred
* Knowledge of the Safe Routes to School program (2 main goals, 5• Es, emphasis on including all stakeholders)
* Experience with public outreach and marketing; organizing and coordinating events
* Experience in organizing newsletters or other routine communication devices including social media is
preferred; working with media and press is preferred
* Demonstrative experience using Microsoft office and programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); maintaining a
database, and providing progress reports
* Strong organizational and interpersonal skills; excellent written and oratory skills
* Experience working with students, families, and staff from various cultural and linguistic backgrounds
* Experience working with stakeholders to include public health agencies, local law enforcement, local
county/city/town government, PTA is preferred
* Graphic design experience; access to graphic design software is preferred

Physical requirements
The following provides a brief description of physical requirements for this position:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly talking, expressing or exchanging ideas by means of
the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers
accurately, loudly, or quickly. The employee must possess normal cognitive abilities including the ability to learn, recall
and apply certain practices and policies. Frequently sitting and/or remaining in a stationary position for long periods of
time. Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift,
carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

Additional Details

Salary: $33,000
This is an Exempt position

Reports to: Supervisor, Health & Physical Education

The Loudoun County School Board is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and to the provision of equity in its educational programs, services and activities for all students and employees.

Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) does not discriminate on the basis of race, ancestry, color, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, age, religion, national origin, disability, or genetic information in employment or in its programs and activities. LCPS provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Assistant Superintendent for Department of Human Resources and Talent Development
Loudoun County Public Schools
21000 Education Court
Ashburn, VA 20148

Tel: 571-252-1100

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