Elk Grove USD in the Sacramento region is looking for a Safe Routes to School Coordinator

Elk Grove USD in the Sacramento, California, region is looking for a Safe Routes to School Coordinator.

This is a new Safe Routes to School program which will help serve an important Northern California community, including the HEAL zone of South Sacramento.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

·         Plan, organize and implement Safe Routes To School programs at all elementary and middle schools; coordinate with school staff, volunteers and parents.

·         Manage the implementation and evaluation of grant-specific activities.

·         Serve as program liaison between students, parents and schools; confer with school administrators, parents and teachers to establish and maintain SRTS activities.

·         Coordinate with public officials, law enforcement, and community organizations on SRTS issues.

·         Provide tools, resources and training, to staff, parents and students at individual schools to identify and overcome obstacles and develop strategies to encourage walking and bicycling.

·         Oversee the completion of walk audits at all included school sites.

·         Deliver pedestrian and bicycle safety information, including the health and academic advantages of active living to school communities.

·         Coordinate with District Transportation, Police Services and Facilities and Planning staffs to identify and prioritize engineering solutions needed to remove obstacles to safe walking and bicycling; promote these projects for appropriate funding and grant submissions.

·         Develop and implement community-wide events such as Walk To School Week (October), Bike Commute Month (May), and other encouragement activities.
Online application due by November 26, 2012, 4 pm PST.

 

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