College and Career Advisor
Comprehensive Youth Development
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Post Date: Jul 11, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: August 2022
Salary: 45,000-60,000
Location: US - New York - New York
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-- 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 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, 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
-- Work in conjunction with the career office to refer services, explore career pathways, and more
-- 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 required, Master’s Degree preferred
-- Proof of vaccination
-- Demonstrated experience in providing college services (at least one year) with a desire and commitment to a career in the college access field
-- Extensive knowledge of CUNY/SUNY, the college admissions process and components, and financial aid systems (FAFSA, TAP, CSS, Dream Act, etc)
-- 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)

TIME COMMITMENT: Full Time Schedule
EDUCATION: 4-Year Degree Required
SALARY: USD $45,000 - USD $60,000 / year, Based on experience
BENEFITS: Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance, 403b plan, Transitcheck

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