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December 8, 2021
Weekend Coordinator - Lower Campus
Ojai Valley School is a pre-kindergarten to grade 12 boarding and day school located on two campuses in Ojai, California. The Lower Campus serves students in grades PK-8 and the Upper Campus serves students in grades 9-12.

Summary of Position
Ojai Valley School, Lower Campus is seeking a well-qualified candidate to serve as a Weekend Coordinator. The Weekend Coordinator, under the supervision of the Head of School, Lower Campus, is responsible for planning and executing weekend activities for resident students. The Weekend Coordinator is responsible for the management and care of resident students in their charge.

Ojai Valley School welcomes your interest in our employment opportunities. The school is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and seeks individuals with exemplary character and skills. Preference will be given to individuals who have worked in or attended independent schools, particularly in a boarding school environment, and who understand the independent school philosophy of educating the whole child in a homelike environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Monitors, creates, and implements plans to care for the physical, emotional, and academic development of resident students.
Plans the academic year’s calendar of coordinated events, including objectives.
Organizes all the scheduling for the weekends including scheduling day faculty for shifts to support the resident program.
Plans cultural trips, such as museums, concerts, and plays.
Reserves and checks up on events occurring in the Tri-Counties and Los Angeles areas.
Works closely and communicates with the Business Office, Transportation, Food Services, and the Health Center regarding all excursions.
Checks in and out with dorm parents regarding students’ behavior and academics during the week and explains student problems (over the weekend) to dorm parents.
Is responsible for dorms being locked and for dorms, offices, classrooms, pool area, and stables to be secured at night.
Coordinates with the administration to find out number of students on campus during the weekend and exact travel arrangements. Notifies Food Services and faculty as to student numbers.
Coordinates with teachers to ensure resident students fulfill their academic responsibilities in weekend study hall.
Coordinates with resident staff to ensure laundry and other student hygiene needs are being cared for.
Coordinates with the resident staff and administration to ensure coverage during absence and continuity of program during emergency situations.
Picks up weekend money from the Front Office and distributes it to those staff members needing funds for activities. Collects receipts, keeps track of monies spent, and submits remainder of money to the Head of School.
Is responsible for all discipline on weekends. Coordinates with the Assistant Head of School for discipline problems from the previous week and attends to having students work off marks and work duty on the weekends.
Continuously checks roll, being certain of the location of all students.
Makes students aware of expected behavior on all trips, on the bus, and at all activities. Holds students accountable for their actions.
Coordinates all special events on campus, (i.e., Halloween, Parent Weekends, In-Service Days, etc.).
Communicates with parents on a regular basis if needed.
Is thoroughly advised and clear about roles during fire and disaster procedure.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Four-year degree; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of parents or employees of organization. In addition, the following communications are required.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Current CPR Certificate
California Driver's License required.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Ojai Valley School is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religions, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status. To submit your resume, along with a completed and signed Ojai Valley School job application (https://www.ovs.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/OVS-Employment-Application-20180126.pdf)
Bianca Landworth
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