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Fountain House College Re-Entry


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Published 12 days ago

August 3, 2020
July 17, 2020
At least $45

Job Description – Academic Coach, College Re-Entry Program, Fountain House

Fountain House’s College Re-Entry program (www.collegereentry.org) seeks an Academic Coach to support its innovative program for young adults, ages 18-30, who have taken a leave from college due to a mental health challenge. The program positively engages students who have been diagnosed with depression, bipolar, schizophrenia spectrum, or anxiety disorders, while honing executive functioning skills and promoting wellness practices that will serve them in college and beyond. During the program, students develop and practice implementing effective study skills, connect with peers, employ stress management techniques, and cultivate a strong support network.


Degree: MSW or M.S.Ed.

Salary:  45k.  Excellent Benefits Package

Hours: 10am - 6pm M-F with some flexibility to work evenings 

Location: College Re-Entry Center (437 W 47th Street) 

*during closure due to COVID-19 must be able to work from home

Reports to: College Re-Entry Program Manager


Job Functions:

  • Perform individualized academic coaching, including goal setting and educational planning and support,  as well as facilitate communication with student support networks i.e. meetings with families and mental health clinicians.
  • Assess and support students with executive functioning tools
  • Identify student needs and secure additional resources when necessary
  • Facilitate communication between student and class instructors to support student learning
  • Support day to day functioning of program and oversee student experience in the program
  • Develop and facilitate workshops for students, support peer group activities
  • Evaluate and provide feedback on curriculum and program activities to ensure program best meets student needs
  • Provide support to students in activities outside of the College Re-Entry center when needed (i.e.CRE farm trip, local college visits, group service projects, and cultural activities)
  • Maintain appropriate documentation


Requirements:

  • Masters Degree (MSW, M.S.Ed. preferred)
  • Positive, dynamic and engaging personality 
  • Ability to adapt to changing needs of the program
  • Home access to computer and internet (*during COVID-19 closures)
  • Experience working with young adults 
  • Strong understanding of mental illness 
  • Experience working with people with learning disabilities and academics a plus
  • Excellent organization and communication skills 
  • Basic computer skills (Google, Microsoft applications)
  • Ability to employ community building techniques and be a group leader
  • Valid driver’s license preferred


Job Description – Academic Coach, College Re-Entry Program, Fountain House

Fountain House’s College Re-Entry program (www.collegereentry.org) seeks an Academic Coach to support its innovative program for young adults, ages 18-30, who have…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Contract
  • Master's Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

1.     Paid Time Off Accrued for maximum of 23 days

2.     Ten (10) Paid Holidays

3.     Paid Bereavement Leave

4.     Medical, dental and vision plans

5.     Life Insurance paid by Fountain House (2x salary)

6.     Optional Life Insurance

7.     Long-Term Disability

8.     Supplemental Short-Term Disability

9.     Tuition Assistance

10. Flexible Spending Account

11. Health Savings Account

12. 403(b) Retirement Plan

1.     Paid Time Off Accrued for maximum of 23 days

2.     Ten (10) Paid Holidays

3.     Paid Bereavement Leave

4.     Medical, dental and vision plans

5.     Life Insurance paid by Fountain House (2x salary)

6…

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to info@collegereentry.org

Please submit a cover letter and resume to info@collegereentry.org

Location

437 West 47th Street, New York, NY 10036

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