Campus-wide

Director of Diversity & Inclusion

Qualifications

Village Christian School seeks to hire only employees with a vibrant Christian faith. Other qualifications include: Bachelor’s Degree; experience in education, human resources, and non-profit advocacy work preferred; excellent verbal communication skills; impeccable organization and management skills; proven ability to unite diverse constituencies.

Job Description

The Director of Diversity & Inclusion is responsible for directing the implementation of diversity and inclusion initiatives for the Village Christian School community. Also, the Director will provide guidance and training to cross cultural student/parent and employee committees. This will be a full-time position, integrated with other academic and administrative responsibilities, or a part time position for the right candidate.

Responsibilities

The Director of Diversity & Inclusion is responsible for the following:

  • Support diversity relations between home and school;
  • Maintain a superior-level of confidentiality and sensitivity at all times to allow many voices to be heard and unity to be realized;
  • Serve as the chair for the Multiculturalism Committee of faculty and as a liaison to the cultural diversity parent committees including REDI and the Korean and Chinese Parent groups.
  • Partner with Human Resources in our efforts to become more culturally diverse in the recruitment and retention of Staff/Faculty;
  • Partner with Admissions in our efforts to become more diverse in the recruitment and retention of students;
  • Partner/collaborate with Head of School, Principals, and the Directors of Spiritual Life and Human Resources on diversity issues that arise amongst our school community;
  • Work with Director of Spiritual Life, Associate Head of School for Academic Life, and Principals on developing curriculum to promote multiculturalism and unity;
  • Serve as the resource on diversity initiatives for faculty and staff in their work with students and in their development of curriculum and programs;
  • Coordinate professional development to educate staff on issues relating to cultural diversity and ethnic and racial sensitivity;
  • Support and manage the activities of parent, student, and faculty/staff groups whose purposes and goals are related to diversity issues;
  • Help to the lead The March;
  • Work with Director of Spiritual Life to incorporate diversity and inclusion into chapels, seminars and retreats;
  • Supervision of students during the school day;
  • Academic, spiritual, social emotional, and discipline intervention with students as directed;
  • Comply with conditions as stated in the employee handbook;
  • Model the Christian faith in speech and action; mentor students, employees and parents in Christian practices; and lead others to unity and inclusion;
  • Any other duties as assigned.

This position reports to the Director of Spiritual Life.

To apply for the position, please complete the Classified Application and submit it along with your resume and any letters of recommendation to Kristin Machuca at kristinm@villagechristian.org.


Technology Department
Technician

General Responsibilities

The technician provides general technology help desk support for faculty and staff. Additionally, this person also assists in setups and installations of individual computers, labs, network projects, and other general technology related tasks.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Setup and installation of new workstations.
  • Basic setup and troubleshooting of televisions/video in classrooms.
  • Basic troubleshooting and support for Apple TVs, SmartBoards and projectors.
  • Move equipment as needed.
  • Assist faculty and staff with technology needs as directed.
  • Respond to technology help desk tickets.
  • Answer phone and respond as needed.
  • Contact vendors for warranty and support issues.
  • Communicate regarding inventory movement and liquidations, and when supplies are needed.
  • Assist in maintaining tech office and work areas in a neat an orderly fashion.
  • Change media for nightly backups.
  • Assist in keeping software/hardware organized and stored properly.
  • Assist others on the technology team when needed.
  • Keep abreast of new and recent trends in technology.
  • Participate in self-assessments and personal growth plans as directed.
  • Other duties as assigned by Director of Technology.

Qualifications

Village Christian Schools seeks to hire only employees with a vibrant Christian faith. Successful candidates will possess experience in:

  • Overall competency using computers
  • Good communication skills including ability to work well with many people
  • Ability to troubleshoot software/hardware problems, setup and install computers, and provide routine computer maintenance
  • Good phone skills for working with vendors, support services, etc.
  • Ability to provide regular maintenance and support of Windows and Macintosh OS.
  • Detail-oriented
  • Various technology-related certifications desirable, but not required.
  • High school graduate.

This is a part-time, 25-30-hours-a-week position.

This position reports directly to the Director of Technology.


School Nurse
Part-Time

General Responsibilities

The school nurse is responsible for the healthcare of students and employees, maintaining health records, overseeing the Health Office Assistant and student helpers.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

This is not an exhaustive list of job qualifications. It is intended to be a partial reflection of essential requirements for working in the Health Office.

  • Maintain good working knowledge of the State of California Nurse Practice Act, California State laws as they pertain to schools, immunization requirements, tracking and reporting regulations.
  • Ability to adequately assess and treat individuals who have medical or traumatic illness/injuries.
  • Perform assessments, check vital signs, determine appropriate treatment and outcome for patient disposition.
  • Ability to think quickly, deal with stressful situations, work under pressure, and handle multiple patients at one time.
  • Dispense medications, including over the counter, student prescribed, and emergency medications such as epinephrine and insulin.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with parents, faculty, staff and members of outside agencies.
  • Work closely with administrators and faculty regarding confidential health concerns of students.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding highly sensitive information and records.
  • Maintain records including, but not limited to: accident reports, physical education/attendance excuses, medical history and allergies of students, immunization exemptions and records.
  • Knowledge of school record keeping software RenWeb.
  • General working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Submit audits and reports as required by the State of California, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, or Village Christian School. i.e. immunizations, communicable diseases, child abuse, workers compensation injuries.
  • Perform vision and hearing screening per State of California regulations.
  • Be physically able to walk, stand, bend and lift/carry moderately heavy items. Be able to push wheelchair with student or adult occupant around campus.

Licenses/Certifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Current California State Registered Nurse (RN) license
    NOTE: Village Christian School may consider the hire of Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN)
  • Current First Aid and Cardiopulmonary (CPR) Certification – or proof of experience in area with related skills
  • Current malpractice insurance

Highly desirable candidates will possess:

  • Bachelors in Science of Nursing (BSN) or higher
  • Certified School Nurse Credential
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • First Aid and Cardiopulmonary (CPR) Certification
  • Experience in pediatric and emergency care and treatment

Position Information
Village Christian School seeks to hire only employees with a vibrant Christian faith. This is a part time, 10-month position and reports directly to the HR Manager.


Audio/Visual Coordinator

General Responsibilities

The VCS Audio/Video (“A/V”) Coordinator will be responsible for the audio/visual needs of Village Christian School. The A/V Coordinator will report to the Director of Fine Arts and the Spiritual Life Director in order to manage the calendar and execution of all A/V needs on campus. The A/V Coordinator is a part-time, hourly position for 11 months out of the year.

Specific Responsibilities

Audio

  • Set up: mixer, cables, microphones, mixer, instruments
  • Execution: mic mutes and levels, video cues, music cues for games, etc.

Lighting

  • Programming light cues for each event for various stage/platform/floor positions and actions
  • Execution of all light transitions throughout event

Video

  • Prep: Needs to be proficient with ProPresenter/PowerPoint media.
  • Setup: computer/video transmission from Audio/VisualHQ
  • Execution of all video cues throughout event

Communication

  • Coordinating in advance the needs of teachers, staff, and guests via email/phone
  • Interacting professionally throughout setup and event execution

General Events

  • Weekly Chapels
  • ASB events (Non-fire, pep rallies, outdoor movie night, etc.)
  • Admission & Academic Events (Meet the Teacher, Open House, Graduation, etc.)
  • Fine Arts Academy Musicals
  • Fine Arts Academy Recitals
  • Performing Arts Christmas and Spring Showcases
  • Performing Arts Concerts
  • Theatre Arts Fall Play and Spring Musical
  • Elementary Events (Thanksgiving Assembly, Grandparents Day, Spring Sing, Easter musical)
  • Athletics sound set up (Football Home Games)

Fine Arts Events and Production Responsibilities

  • Assisting outside A/V contractors with location knowledge
  • Supervising and coordinating load-ins of external A/V gear
  • Attending tech rehearsals
  • Wireless microphone setup and preparation
  • Strike, clean-up, reinstall, reset of audio, projection, and lighting systems

Other duties:

  • Maintain schedule of each event in need of tech through ServiceU
  • Correspond with teachers/staff with regard to specific tech needs
  • Identifying repair needs and reporting needed upgrades
  • Maintain and organize audio visual equipment in the following locations: Kendall Pavilion, Auditorium, Chapel, Band Room, and Black Box
  • Ensuring all locations have adequate instructions present
  • Staying up-to-date with software upgrades and latest technology as it relates to your job responsibilities

Hours

This part-time, 11-month job requires approximately 20 hours per week, keeping in mind that certain times of the year will require more (approx. 30-50 hours/week).

For more information, please contact Kristin Machuca at kristinm@villagechristian.org or 818-767-8382.

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