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Residency Officer

  • Classified

Salary range: 29

Reports to: Central Attendance Supervisor

OVERVIEW

Under the supervision of the Supervisor of Central Attendance, investigate and support the implementation and enforcement of District student residency requirements.

QUALIFICATION
  • Equivalent to A.A. degree or higher
  • Progressively responsible experience in public interface; computer and database skills
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Have and maintain valid California Drivers' License.
RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES
  • Coordinate residency verification issues with the Supervisor of Central Attendance
  • Receive and review residency requests
  • Compile information and maintain a variety of records and logs related to home visits and assigned activities
  • Develop, maintain, and manage residency database systems
  • Devise or adapt procedures in response to changing organizational needs
  • Make clear and comprehensive reports and keep records
  • Develop formats and procedures for entering data in the residency database
  • Prepare all materials related to residency verification
  • Assist with the registration process at the District office
  • Develop procedures, protocols and prioritization for residency checks
  • Disseminate information on residence checks to residency team
  • Review documents for residency verification
  • Consult with school site personnel
  • Learn and interpret specific rules, laws and policies and apply them with good judgment
  • Learn District policy and procedures related to residency
  • Maintain current knowledge of State enrollment rules and regulations
  • Distribute and explain reports and correspondence related to student residency
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in written communications
  • Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action
  • Deal effectively with a wide variety of personalities and situations requiring diplomacy, friendliness, poise and firmness
  • Communicate with District personnel and various outside agencies to exchange information and resolve issues or concerns
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of work
  • Analyze situations accurately and make decisions in procedural matters without immediate supervision
  • Meet schedules and timelines
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Understand and carry out oral and written instructions
  • With appropriate training, may be called upon to provide First Aid or CPR
  • Drive a vehicle to make home visits and conduct work; use own vehicle.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form;
  • Basic interviewing and advisement techniques;
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy;
  • Correct oral and written usage of English and a designated second language;
  • Knowledge and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of identified families;
  • Record-keeping techniques;
  • Skill on a variety of computer applications, including word processing, database, spreadsheet and communication software;
  • English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation;
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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 sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms, stand, walk and operate a vehicle. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

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.

Indoor and outdoor work environment. Work environment includes working directly with children. The job entails potential for exposure to adverse weather conditions and temperature extremes; exposure to blood-borne pathogens and communicable diseases; and for interaction with disruptive and/or unruly individuals.

Occasional home visits to meet with families of students. Interruptions and sometimes crisis situations.

Driving a vehicle to conduct work.

Work Year: 12 Months

Revision Date: 03/27/2017

Initial date: 08/03/2006

Equal Opportunity Employer in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and all other applicable federal, state, and local laws.