This is a dynamic position that includes individual advising, group work facilitation, classroom teaching, project management, and developing strategies to continue improving our delivery of college and career services.
-- Manage a small caseload of seniors to provide one-on-one and group advisement on CUNY, SUNY, and Private/Out-of-State school lists and applications, financial aid applications, vocational options, and college /career matriculation.
-- Maintain knowledge and relationships with and of CUNY, SUNY and Private School admissions, SAT/ACT testing requirements, Opportunity programs, and FAFSA and TAP processes to assist students and families in making educated decisions about college.
-- Plan and implement college-related events, including, but not limited to college fairs, college trips, representative visits, CUNY workshops, college Info sessions, etc.
-- Collaborate with Guidance Counselors, Social Workers, and Teachers regarding student information and service delivery
-- Meet with Site Director biweekly and team biweekly and provide updates, challenges, and goals
-- Track all student interactions and outcomes by complying with all data management protocols on a daily and weekly basis
CYD is looking for a candidate who will thrive in a structured, deadline driven, and highly motivated (and fun) college office. We are seeking an individual who also has the following:
-- Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited institution in relevant field and Master's Degree in Social Work required
-- Demonstrated experience in providing college services (at least one year) with a desire and commitment to a career in the college and career access field
-- Knowledge of CUNY/SUNY, the college admissions process and components, and financial aid systems (FAFSA, TAP, CSS, Dream Act, etc)
-- Extensive knowledge of career and vocational opportunities as well as Access-VR in the NYC area.
-- Willingness to develop and maintain additional relationships with career, technical and vocational programs throughout the NYC area.
-- Extensive knowledge of mental health, housing, food assistance and other social services throughout the NYC area.
-- Willingness to escort students to appointments throughout the NYC area and provide timely follow up.
-- Experience in urban schools and/or community based educational organizations required.
-- Strong facilitation skills in small and large group settings a must
-- The ability and desire to work with a diverse student population, including immigrant and undocumented students, ideally with a social justice lens.
-- Enthusiasm, initiative, sense of humor, patience, and creativity
-- Flexible and resourceful team player – must enjoy working on a team!
-- Attention to detail and proven organizational skills required.
-- Must have computer proficiency in Google Suites (Drive, Slides, Forms, Sheets), and Zoom (or similar virtual platforms) – knowledge on Google Classroom a plus!
TO APPLY: Email a one page resume and a separate cover letter to email@example.com with subject line “Student Support Coordinator - [LAST NAME]” as soon as possible. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.