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128 Soo Line Drive, Suite 102

Bismarck, ND 58501

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Sitting Bull College

Attn: Turnaround Arts

9299 Highway 24

Fort Yates, ND 58538

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900 North Broadway, Suite 300

Minot, ND 58707

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CREA Support Staff Openings

Job Title: MTSS Coordinator

Program(s): Regional, Onsite and Statewide Professional Learning

Reports to: Assistant Director

The MTSS Coordinator is the primary responsible party for all aspects of regional and onsite professional learning for member schools and educators. In addition, he or she will also have responsibility leading and facilitating statewide NDMTSS professional learning in all NDMTSS essential components. The MTSS Coordinator will provide information, resources and professional development to school site teams, regional teams and state teams ensuring delivery of exceptional levels of quantity and quality of effective programming to meet member school goals, agency goals and NDMTSS implementation goals.



1. Program Success: Ensure professional learning initiatives align to the NDMTSS framework, agency’s mission, values and model of professional learning; assess current regional and state-wide needs including programs, systems and procedures to determine appropriate levels of support in training; assume primary responsibility for high-level implementation of professional learning including promotion, coordination, development, delivery and evaluation; monitor evaluations at district, region and state levels; develop knowledge and skill in delivering implementation best practices; train and provide ongoing professional development on the NDMTSS framework. 30%

2. Leadership: Foster collaborative and trusting relationships that ensure program success; develop a multi-year action plan in collaboration with the state-wide NDMTSS Coach and stakeholders to enhance the NDMTSS framework consistently across regions and implemented with fidelity; implement and refine the evaluation process for determining the effectiveness of district-wide MTSS procedures and interventions using the NDMTSS SAND tool; provide employee performance reviews for goal setting and tracking; plan in a timely manner to ensure efficiencies; represent the Missouri River Educational Cooperative in all public venues in a compelling manner. 30%

3. Communication: Promote all events and initiatives in coordination with the Marketing staff, plan effectively and utilizes appropriate modes of communication in a timely and professional manner; actively participate in monthly staff meetings; generate and publish required and/or requested reports and documents for full transparency; maintain ongoing communication with the Executive Director. 20%

4. Financial Management: Adhere to the established financial policies and best practices of the CREA; maintain established program budget; deploy resources in alignment with the mission, values and grant goals; meet funding growth and sustainability expectations.


5. Professional Development: build and extend personal/professional knowledge through professional development activities within the agency and independently. 5%



  • Participate in board meetings and utilize data systems for required agency reports;

  • Engage in strategic planning, performance evaluation, and staff development for the agency;

  • Promote a positive impression to clients, stakeholders, partners and funders;

  • Collaborate with the NDMTSS Advisory Team for planning effective committee and regional meetings;

  • Contribute to the work of the NDMTSS Advisory Team.



  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Education, Education Psychology or equivalent experience required. Master’s degree preferred.

  • Experience: has worked with school age children, families, school systems and community supports within in a proactive and responsive MTSS framework; developed and delivered high-quality professional learning using best practices; ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously while attending to specific detail and managing quality; willingness to engage deeply with schools on the challenges they identify as priority areas; ability to maintain consistent professional composure and exercise excellent interpersonal skills among diverse stakeholders, including principals, teachers, students, funders, internal staff and press; excellent written, oral communication and cultural responsiveness skills; possess humility, positivity, flexibility and a sense of humor to overcome frequent challenges.

  • Financial Management and Analysis: ability to track, analyze and explain budgets; maintain and grow external funding; utilize transparent fiscal management practices and high levels of fiscal responsibility.

  • Technology Skills: ability to use smartphone, standards office equipment, computer, grant reporting programs, internet, multi-media platforms and programs; working knowledge of Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.

  • Professionalism: requires excellent interpersonal communication skills; able to effectively collaborate with diverse groups and develop high performing teams; works with an attention to detail, clear organization abilities and an ability to short and long range plan; develop and deliver effective small and large group presentations for a variety of audiences and have crucial conversations when needed; can handle last minute pressure and keeps calm when faced with competing demands and priorities.


Driver’s License: Required; Travel requirements potentially in excess of 65%, primarily within the region, and 20% state travel.