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Assistant Director of Education

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Supervisor:    Bronx Youth Center Director

Overview: The goal of The Door’s Career and Education Services Department is to support young people in completing secondary education and successfully transitioning into post-secondary education and employment. Programs within The Door’s Career and Education Services Department (CareerED) are designed to help both in-school and out-of-school youth to set and attain their educational and career goals. CareerED services allow a young person to craft a personalized life plan defining the steps he/she will take to achieve those goals while developing the necessary skills for future life success and independence. The Door’s Bronx Youth Center (BYC) aims to prepare out-of-school and out-of-work young people for meaningful placements in college and/or employment through the provision of comprehensive education and career services, which develop potential for economic self-sufficiency.

Who You Are:

  • Someone who is an interpersonal, dedicated and driven individual.
  • Someone who believes in education programming and services for youth.
  • Someone who is a team player and wants to provide hands on leadership with overall management.
  • Managing all education programming and staff is a passion of yours.

What you will be doing:

  • Providing oversight and acting as a liaison regarding contracts.
  • Coordinating and integrating services and activities focusing on HSE curriculum, instruction and testing, college access, academic support, and bridge programming.
  • Providing supervision, training, and support to instructional and college access staff.
  • Monitoring program progress and maintaining participant records in accordance with contractual requirements.
  • Creating and maintaining a network of partners across higher education institutions, local schools, and organizations as related to academic support and college access related initiatives.
  • Creating partnerships with new and existing partner organizations to design and continually expand on postsecondary educational opportunities for young people.
  • Collaborating with Door staff on service delivery and integration.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in social work, human services, counseling or related field
  • 3-5 years of proven excellence in program management, development, staff supervision, and presentation skills
  • Minimum of experience working with high-risk adolescent population a multi-cultural vulnerable young adult population (foster care, court involved, runaway and homeless or teen parent, etc.)
  • Experience working in Youth Development
  • Experience in program design and implementation
  • Ability to closely collaborate with colleagues and function as part of a team to promote successful outcomes for youth
  • Ability to model work readiness skills and appropriate work place behavior at all times
  • Ability to work well in a fast paced environment and multitask while adhering to deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills; strong computer skills required
  • Highly organized and creative
  • Ability to participate as part of an interdisciplinary team

Supervisor:    Bronx Youth Center Director

Overview: The goal of The Door’s Career and Education Services Department is to support young people in completing secondary education and successfully transitioning into post-secondary…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required

Salary

Salary is commensurate based on experience and an extensive benefits package

Benefits

Why you should join our team:

  • You’re part of a mission driven organization that empowers NYC youth
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • 15 vacation days in your first year (20 after the first year)
  • Flexible Spending Account and Pre- Tax Commuter Program
  • 403b retirement plan with up to a 6% employer match

Why you should join our team:

  • You’re part of a mission driven organization that empowers NYC youth
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • 15 vacation days in your first year (20 after the first…

Location

On-site
121 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10013, United States

How to Apply

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Please submit your cover letter and resume to APPLY!

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