Local Education Agency Community Project Manager (CPM)

Incumbent will work with assigned schools and lead prevention specialists to establish local level strategic plans



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Job Description:

Incumbent will work with assigned schools and lead prevention specialists to establish local level strategic plans as well as responsible for planning/implementing local grant related activities and ensuring program sustainability in accordance with Pueblo of San Felipe Tribal Administration and applicable federal grant(s). They will serve as liaison to the family, and will be supervised by the Project Director/Lead CPM. All services provided to the students will be administered from the lens of traditional teachings and aligning them with the goals of the students and schools. Incumbent will work collaboratively with all project staff.


  • Work with assigned school to coordinate and implement mental health promotion activities such as Youth MHFA and QPR aimed at increasing awareness of mental illness and decrease stigma; Project Venture to promote resiliency, ensure early identification and referral to behavioral health services.
  • Assist Principle Investigator, Project Director, and Behavioral Health Administrator in establishing referral pathways to ensure student assistance beyond brief intervention.
  • Assist school administrators and care providers to review and update or develop school safety and threat/violence prevention plans for each of the school districts. CPMs will work with CPSWs and school representatives to update and promote policies and review annually to ensure effectiveness.
  • Assist students, staff, teachers, parents and community members with coordination of services (applications for services, transporting parents/students, interpreting technical information, etc) for the purpose of providing and/or conveying information and other services required by parents and teachers.
  • Communicates with parents on behalf of school with matters relative to attendance, class/homework challenges, available programs/services, completing paperwork, etc, for the purpose of ensuring ongoing partnership between the home and school.
  • Coordinate and/or conduct parent meetings as assigned for the purpose of gaining information and/or discussing needs and problems involving students and their families.
  • Confers with teachers, parents, behavioral health and/or appropriate community agency personnel (i.e. San Felipe Education Dept.) for the purpose of assisting in evaluating student progress and/or implementing improved student objectives.
  • Coordinates home visits and parent meetings for the purpose of gaining information and/or discussing needs and problems involving students and their families.
  • Submit routine written reports to Project Director for the purpose of implementing comprehensive data collection to measure program performance, impact and progress.
  • Participate in appropriate meetings, workshops and committees for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information (e.g. academic performance, attendance/truancy, and mental health concerns).
  • Visit families and students in their homes as required for the purpose of assessing situations, improving communication, providing information regarding school policies and programs, and/or providing referrals.
  • Assist Lead CPM in maintaining communication with San Felipe Education department for the purpose of ensuring ongoing partnership.
  • Adhere to all applicable Board and Education guidelines, policies, practices, legislation and regulatory requirements at each school and support agency for the purposes of enhancing levels of student achievement that support well-being.

Additional Responsibilities: Collect, maintain and share data with San Felipe Education Department for the purposes of monitoring and measuring levels of success of implemented support programs.

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties performed by this employee.  He or she will be required to follow any other instructions or to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor.


  • Education:  HS Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Experience/Basic Knowledge: Job related experience is required (e.g. knowledge of statewide and local public education systems, behavioral health systems specifically serving children with mental health needs and their families. Program management and planning experience required to establish local strategic plans. Experience in social services and/or educational program networking.
  • Required Licenses/Certifications: Valid New Mexico driver’s license. Obtain Peer Support Worker certification within one year of employment.
  • Physical Requirements: Must have manual dexterity to enter and retrieve data from a computer. Ability to sit and stand for long periods. Bends and stoops regularly.
  • Preferences: San Felipe tribal member and Keres speaking preference.

Working Conditions:

Works in office. Sits for long periods of time and types.

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