Job posted by: Columbia University School of Social Work
Posted on: August 27, 2014
Under the supervision of Dr. Jeanette Takamura (the PI) and the Executive Director of the Achievement Initiative, the Program Coordinator will work as a member of a team to provide comprehensive dropout prevention services to students at one of the partner high schools. The Program Coordinator will play a critical role in ensuring a successful high school experience for students and for building a very young program at the partner high school. Primary responsibilities include maintenance of a caseload of students and provision of appropriate service interventions, including individual and group counseling; facilitation of an Advisory curriculum; development and implementation of college, workforce and life skill workshops; development and supervision of a college tutoring program; provision of supervision and field instruction to graduate social work students; and maintenance of program records and data collection.
The Program Coordinator will play a critical role in providing high quality program services and will be required to carry out the following duties and responsibilities:
Supervision of two M.S.W. students. Group Supervision of college undergraduate and graduate students serving as tutors – number unknown at this time but estimate 5-10 students total.
This position is 100% grant funded and continued employement is based on funding.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
All applicants must apply through the Jobs at Columbia website and submit a resume and cover letter in order to be considered by following this link: