Colchester School District seeks a self-motivated, creative, and energetic individual to serve as the district’s Communication and Transportation Specialist.
This position will provide direct support to the district’s communication director to coordinate timely, accurate, and relevant communication that achieves the district’s goals of informing internal and external stakeholders. Duties may include writing staff and student highlights, updating language on our websites, maintaining the online district-wide calendar and coordinating annual activity dates, composing crisis communication, and creating event notifications. Successful candidates have experience professionally communicating with various stakeholders using traditional methods as well as social media, photography, and video production. This position maintains positive relationships with media, school sites, employees, transportation contractors, and community leaders.
This position is responsible for the coordination of multiple aspects of student transportation (self-performed and contracted) including safety, routing, scheduling, training, resolving transportation issues, and establishing active communication across all stakeholder groups. This position will participate in the strategic planning of transportation delivery and oversee the overall daily operations of transportation in the Colchester School District. The outcome is to enable each student to take full advantage of the complete range of curricular and extracurricular activities offered by Colchester Schools through safe and efficient transportation.
Bachelor’s degree in English, communication, journalism, public relations, or equivalent related experience. Successful candidates must be organized, have attention to detail and problem-solving abilities. They must have the ability to relate and communicate with a diverse community and staff, maintain strict confidentiality, and be able to complete projects independently and as a member of a collaborative team. Candidates must perform responsibilities with the highest ethical integrity while focusing on achieving the goals and visions of the school district.
This is a full-time, full-year position with a generous benefits package.
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