Program Coordinator/Community School Director

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $50,000
Maximum: $55,000



Start Date



New York
United States


BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and is guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences. We have 37 locations throughout the borough providing a variety of programs that offer assistance in the areas of family, children and youth support, educational services, elder care, homelessness, mental health and workforce development. We are an employer of choice for anyone interested in a meaningful career in the social services field.

 The Children and Youth Department seeks a Program Coordinator/Community School Director to oversee the Attendance Improvement Dropout Program (AIDP) at PS 42-Claremont Community School.



  • Oversee day to day operations of Community School and Mental Health Initiative
  • Serve as CBO liaison on the school administrative boards such as School Leadership Team (SLT) and Community School Team (CST)
  • Serve as a liaison for community partnership and help to broker new partnerships that identify relevant service enhancements and expanded learning and enrichment opportunities that aligns with community school goals and needs
  • Work with principal and members of attendance committee to address attendance needs of the school
  • Oversee school’s performance management efforts (developing and analyzing tracking systems, create and review workplan on a quarterly basis to inform programmatic decisions and outcomes)
  • Ensure that programs meet all compliance and safety requirements set forth by the organization, Department of Education (DOE), Department of Health (DOH), Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) and Funders
  • Ensure that new hires have taken required steps prior to beginning work assignments (i.e., DOE background clearance, fingerprinting, attended and completed required trainings, and all required HR paperwork is completed)
  • Build relationships with all stakeholders, including school leadership, parents, students, staff, faculty, the community, and the co-located programs in the facility
  • Promote a culture of continuously improving youth development principles and practice through professional development, collaboration, modeling, and collaborative planning amongst the school faculty and CBO staff


  • Two years related experience working in a school setting
  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of two years’ experience
  • A minimum of two years program and supervisory experience
  • Experience in a supervisory/management position
  • Experience with and knowledge of best practices in youth development preferred
  • Ability to work well with young people, school administrators, community partners and families
  • Program design, curriculum management and implementation experience
  • Excellent communication, writing and interpersonal skills



BronxWorks offers a variety of benefits to full-time salaried employees as well as part-time salaried employees who work at least 20 hours per week year-round.

  • Generous paid time off for personal, vacation, parental, and medical leave
  • 12 paid holidays.
  • Comprehensive medical, and life insurance coverage care for employees and their families, at little or no cost to employees.
  • A pension plan that is 100% employer paid
  • Two tax deferred annuity plans and employee assistance in maximizing the pension plan and tax deferred annuity plans to prepare for retirement.
  • TransitChek – Employees may use TransitChek to have money taken out of their pretax salaries to pay for their public transportation commute.
  • Free and confidential assessment, counseling, and referral service, to assist employees and their families with a wide range of personal problems.

ADDITIONALLY, BronxWorks Offers:

  • A comprehensive monthly training calendar
  • Access to some scholarship opportunities
  • Non-financial support and internship opportunities for employees who return to school, particularly for their Master of Social Work degrees 

BronxWorks seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. We support all aspects of diversity, and in accordance with federal, state and local laws, does not discriminate unlawfully against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, marital status, military status, national origin (including ancestry), predisposing genetic characteristic, race, sex, gender, actual or perceived sexual orientation (including actual or perceived heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality and asexuality), status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law. This commitment applies to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and employee development, placement, promotion, demotion, upgrading, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination

Level of Language Proficiency

Advanced-level professional competency in written and spoken English language is required. Authorization to work in the United States for any employer is mandatory.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree