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Education Coordinator - Learning to Work - 778 Forest Ave

Company: BronxWorks
Location: Bronx
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and is guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences.BronxWorks is hiring (1) Education Coordinator for the Learning to Work Program. RESPONSIBILITIESEstablish a rapport with program participants.Serve as primary college counselor for the Jill Chaifetz Transfer School; supervise post-secondary advisement and documentation of post-secondary plans for all students.Assist students in completing college and vocational program applications and financial aid forms; track and record college application, acceptance, and enrollment data.Prepare and facilitate post-secondary planning workshops both in school and after school.Provide academic support to students by pushing into classrooms and collaborating with DOE teachers.Coordinate day and overnight college visits and in-school presentations by representatives from colleges and other post-secondary training programs.Collaborate with Center for Future Education (Caf-- -) other BronxWorks programs to provide comprehensive post-secondary support to all students.Assist students in SAT preparation and registration.Conduct in-school and after-school workshops for students and their families.Assist students with scholarship registration and support students in their scholarship search. Coordinate college fairs, post-secondary events, alumni panel discussions, and other events as necessary. Perform additional duties as assigned by manager.PROGRAM SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:Coordinate post-secondary counseling program at the Jill Chaifetz Transfer School (JCTS) to ensure that all students receive post-secondary advisement and establish and document post-graduation plans.Supervise the recording and storage of post-secondary plans, assist students with college applications, fee waivers, FAFSA and continuously assess status. Provide follow-up.Document matriculation status in post-secondary educational institutions. Provide academic and post-secondary counseling, including referrals to vocational programs, collaboration with the Internship Coordinator for career counseling, and maintaining contacts with programs that offer non-traditional post-High School education.Conduct in-school and after-school workshops for students and their families.Perform counseling duties consistent with the needs of program participants.Promote a post-secondary culture at JCTS to support the success of JCTS students post-graduation. Escort youth on college visits. QUALIFICATIONSBachelor's degree in a related field of study required.At least 3-years experience providing counseling services required.At least 2-years experience providing post-secondary planning preferred.Demonstrated interest in working with low-income students with significant hindrances to academic achievement Knowledge of positive youth development principles.Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment.Ability to manage multiple priorities and simultaneous projects while meeting deadlines.College/Career advising experience strongly preferred Ability to speak Spanish desired, but not necessaryExperience coordinating direct service outreach event/program planning Experience working with immigrant students and familiesFamiliarity with NYC Department of Education policies and proceduresStrong oral and written communication, time management and organizational skills are necessary.Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and other standard business technology is required.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSAbility to use a computer for prolonged periods.Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.Ability to stand, walk, or sit for long periods of time.Ability to climb five flights of stairs, if required to conduct home visits and/or fieldwork.Ability to bend and retrieve objects and/or documents.Ability to travel in the boroughs of New York City and its adjacent counties via public transportation.Ability to travel for a minimum of 1 mile within a reasonable amount of time and in all types of weather, including inclement weather, if required to conduct home visits and/or field work.Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (i.e., at least 2 weeks after last dose) and, if hired, present proof of vaccination by start date.BronxWorks is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to qualified candidates and employees pursuant to applicable law. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.Keyword: INDEEDHP

Keywords: BronxWorks, New Rochelle , Education Coordinator - Learning to Work - 778 Forest Ave, Education / Teaching , Bronx, New York

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