Rio Rancho Public Schools

S.A.F.E. Program Coordinator- Puesta Del Sol Elementary (21PDS0805)

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Job Details

TitleS.A.F.E. Program Coordinator- Puesta Del Sol Elementary
Posting ID21PDS0805

This is a short term job posting for the 2021-2022 School Year

Puesta Del Sol Elementary School

192 Day Contract

Job Title:        S.A.F.E. Program Coordinator


Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree, related to education or enrichment field, preferably with an emphasis in early childhood, elementary, or community education;
  • Two-three (2-3) years in a supervisory role;
  • Familiarity with budgeting and/or fiscal background related to the New Mexico Public Education Department;
  • Experience working with children in a before and after school program, camp, or school setting.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, related to education or enrichment field, preferable with an emphasis in early childhood, elementary education, or community education;


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Good communications skills, both verbal and written;
    • Knowledge of and experience in developing enrichment programs for elementary aged children;
    • Knowledge of and experience with office procedures;
    • Supervisory and management skills;
    • Budgeting and procurement skills;
    • Ability to organize multiple tasks simultaneously;
    • Must comply with the safety guidelines of the Rio Rancho Public School District.   


Essential Job Responsibilities

The following tasks are primary responsibilities of the position: 

  • Operate and lead the (S.A.F.E.) before and after school program at one elementary school;  
  • Assist with hiring program staff for before and after school program called Students Achieving for Excellence (S.A.F.E.);
  • Train and supervise program staff. Oversight, support, and management of staff, payroll for staff, and financial management; 
  • Supervise S.A.F.E. staff; identify, implement, and monitor enrichment activities within S.A.F.E.;
  • Communicate effectively with principal, school staff, families, and students for appropriate school age programming during non-school hours;
  • Develop and schedule enrichment programming; coordinate with appropriate community volunteers and vendors and the Director of Student Services for execution of proposed activities;
  • Continue to develop a positive district-wide model and coordinate all activities through each S.A.F.E. school’s administration;
  • Develop and manage budgets for all S.A.F.E. program activities;
  • Develop a comprehensive list of programs and activities for children enrolled in the S.A.F.E. program;
  • Work collaboratively and maintain community partnerships with outside vendors and agencies to develop enrichment initiatives;
  • Provide recommendations to supervisor for program changes, innovation, and develop alternative funding sources. Assist in resource development/fundraising and with grant writing; 
  • Maintain records of activities and program participation, and perform clerical duties as necessary. This will include an annual report with surveys to parents, staff, and students;
  • Collaborate with the Director of Student Services and other S.A.F.E. coordinators to develop appropriate policies for the operation of the S.A.F.E. before and after-school programs;
  • Complies with state-approved New Mexico Administrative Code of Ethical Responsibility of the Education Profession and the RRPS Employee Standards of Conduct and upholds and enforces rules, administrative directives and regulations, school board policies, and local, state and federal regulations;
  • Employee may be assigned other duties based on the needs of the district during the term of employment.


Work Hours: Work hours will be before and after school and in accordance with hours determined by the school district.


Application Procedure:

The following documents must be attached to complete this application:

  • One (1) transcript from each crediting college or university if not current in personnel file
  • Resume

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Shift TypeFull-Time
Salary RangePer Year
LocationDistrict Office - Student Services

Applications Accepted

Start Date08/05/2021

Job Contact

NameShelley HavillTitleDirector of Student Services