Student Engagement & Recreation Coordinator in Prior Lake, MN at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel and SMSC

Date Posted: 9/4/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/4/2020

Job Description



Job Summary:

Plans and coordinates events and activities for the Education department; along with ordering necessary supplies, and materials. Coordinates snack preparation for the afterschool program, in addition to menu, and meal planning for activities and special events. Maintains a safe and healthy environment.


Budget/Asset Responsibilities:

Maintains documented list of expenses for all activities/events. Responsible for petty cash during events and student activities.



Job Duties:

  1. Prepares and plans short and long term cultural/educational activities that recognize student's potential while staying within approved budget.  Develops and maintains master event calendar for department and Community use. Coordinate all activities/events to include program development, location, transportation and staff. 
  2. Directs and participates in all activities for the students.  Supervises children during special events, field trips and snack time.  Maintains safe environment for students and staff.  Is a mandatory reporter of suspected abuse.
  3. Evaluates recreational activities, programs and special events.
  4. Maintains and utilizes accurate record keeping systems.  Records daily activity attendance.  Maintain files containing records of past activities and events.   Maintains confidentiality of student and family information. 
  5. Communicates with Community members, families, staff and other departments regarding events through email, phone calls, mailings, social media, etc.
  6. Create and prepare reports and proposals for monthly Education meeting.  Prepares announcements and education articles for the Community newsletter, Community Facebook page, etc.
  7. Organizes and maintains the Education department activity supplies, kitchen area and supply room.  Maintains first aid supplies in cabinet, and activity backpack.
  8. Communicates changes to after school program, bus schedules, school schedules, and informs other education department staff as needed.
  9. Assists in evacuation and emergency procedures.
  10. Ensures the release of children to authorized people only. 
  11. Participates and promotes Dakota language and culture through programming, activities and special events.
  12. Monitors, and approves access to the front door. Reports suspicious activity to appropriate education department staff.  Answers telephone; takes messages; provides information and assistance.  Greets and assists staff, students and visitors.

Job Requirements

  1. Associates degree in Education
  2. One year work experience coordinating events and activities
  3. Related work experience with native students and families
  4. Experience planning activities, within the native community
  5. Demonstrated communication skills and ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  6. Proficiency in word-processing, spreadsheets, presentation, database, electronic mail software. 
  7. Valid driver's license with good driving record
  8. C.P.R. and First Aid Certifications or ability to obtain within 90 days of employment.
  9. Must be able to lift 40 lbs.
  10. May work in sub-zero conditions in winter or excessive heat in the summer in a non-climate controlled environment.
  11. Bachelor's degree in Education or related degree preferred.

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