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College Success Counselor

DEPARTMENT: College Access Center                                                        REPORTS TO: Cindy Concepcion

JOB SUMMARY: Reporting to the Director of the College Access Center delivers comprehensive advisement support services to the community regarding educational goals and evaluates academic options with them. Will be responsible for organizing events and facilitating meaningful workshops.

 

Job Duties include but not limited to:

·        Advise college students in the areas of academic standing, major and course selection, financial aid concerns and requirements, adjustment to the college environment, balance of school and work, transfer to baccalaureate degree programs, college policies and procedures, graduation requirements, planning for post-college careers and continued development of independence.

·        Build strong and authentic relationships with students attending various post-secondary institutions to provide them with personalized guidance and coaching on academic and non-academic issues that may prevent them from persisting through college.

·        Develop and implement curricula for workshops and events focused on topics of relevance to first-generation college students, such as academic engagement and personal leadership.

·        Build partnerships and effective relationships with college administrative, career services, financial aid, and other offices to advocate for students and assist them in reaching their goals.

·        Track, evaluate and report on student and program performance for on-going program improvement and growth.

·        Stay current on the latest trends in college access and success.

·        Demonstrate commitment to leadership development, community building, and community organizing as strategies for social change

·        Perform other duties as reasonably requested.

 POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

·        Bachelor’s degree required.

·        Strong commitment to strengthening a program and an environment that supports the academic achievement and access to higher education of youth and adults of low income, immigrants and others who will be the first in their families to attend college.

·        Experience advising, mentoring, and/or counseling with young people of diverse backgrounds.

·        Prior experience in higher education a plus.

·        Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with a team.

·        Valid NYS driver’s license, with at least two years driving preferred.

·        Ability to travel to different college campuses in NYC.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Ability to relate to persons of diverse backgrounds
  • Commitment to providing affordable housing for low-to-moderate income population

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

·        The ability to sit, stand, walk and use hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and telephone to talk and hear.

·        The ability to frequently sit and reach with hands and arms.

·        The ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.

 

Working Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

·        Must be able to utilize office equipment such as desktop/notebook computers, copiers, printers, scanners, telephones, and calculators.

·        The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

 

NOTICE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the environment and level of work being performed by this job. This job description in no way states or implies that the duties and responsibilities listed are the only tasks to be performed by the employee in this job. The employee will be required to follow other instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. This job description supersedes prior job descriptions. When duties and responsibilities change and develop, the job description will be reviewed and subject to changes of business necessity.

 

New Settlement is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

To Apply click here:  https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=3931856

DEPARTMENT: College Access Center                                                        REPORTS TO: Cindy Concepcion

JOB SUMMARY: Reporting to the Director of the College Access Center delivers comprehensive advisement support services to the community regarding educational goals and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    October 12, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Benefits

Comprehensive benefits including 401k.

Comprehensive benefits including 401k.

Location

On-site
1563 Walton Ave, Bronx, NY 10452, USA

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