Nonprofit

College and Career Advisor

On-site
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
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Published 8 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Full Time
Education
4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level
Intermediate
Salary
USD $55,000 - $60,000 / year
Based on experience

Description

 Organization Overview

For more than two decades, Comprehensive Youth Development has helped to transform the lives of New York City’s young people by empowering them to create rewarding futures for themselves and their families. Comprehensive Youth Development is a nonprofit that provides a range of services to youth ages 14-24 to help them complete high school and succeed in college, advanced training and the workplace. We serve more than 3,500 young people annually at our three partner schools, Manhattan Comprehensive Night & Day High School, The High School for Health Professions and Human Services, and City-As-School, as well as the Career Academy at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, our post-secondary program.

We are currently hiring onsite College and Career Advisors at The High School for Health Professions and Human Services and City-As-School.

Job Description

  • This is a dynamic position that includes individual advising, group work facilitation, classroom teaching, project management, and developing strategies to continue improving our delivery of college and career services. 
  • Manage a caseload of seniors to provide one-on-one and group advisement on CUNY, SUNY, and Private/Out-of-State school lists and applications, financial aid applications, and college /career matriculation.
  • Maintain knowledge and relationships with and of CUNY, SUNY and Private School admissions, SAT/ACT testing requirements, Opportunity programs, and FAFSA and TAP processes to assist students and families in making educated decisions about college.
  • Plan and implement college-related events, including, but not limited to college fairs, college trips, representative visits, CUNY workshops, college Info sessions, etc.
  • Collaborate with Guidance Counselors, Social Workers, and Teachers regarding student information and service delivery
  • Meet with Site Director biweekly and team biweekly and provide updates, challenges, and goals
  • Work in conjunction with the career office to refer services, explore career pathways, and more
  • Track all student interactions and outcomes by complying with all data management protocols on a daily and weekly basis


Position Requirements

CYD is looking for a candidate who will thrive in a structured, deadline driven, and highly motivated (and fun) college office. We are seeking an individual who also has the following:

  • Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited institution in relevant field required, Master’s Degree preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in providing college services (at least one year) with a desire and commitment to a career in the college access field
  • Extensive knowledge of CUNY/SUNY, the college admissions process and components, and financial aid systems (FAFSA, TAP, CSS, Dream Act, etc)
  • Experience in urban schools and/or community based educational organizations required.
  • Strong facilitation skills in small and large group settings a must
  • The ability and desire to work with a diverse student population, including immigrant and undocumented students, ideally with a social justice lens
  • Enthusiasm, initiative, sense of humor, patience, and creativity
  • Flexible and resourceful team player – must enjoy working on a team!
  • Attention to detail and proven organizational skills required
  • Must have computer proficiency in Google Suites (Drive, Slides, Forms, Sheets), and Zoom (or similar virtual platforms) – knowledge on Google Classroom and Naviance a plus!

 Organization Overview

For more than two decades, Comprehensive Youth Development has helped to transform the lives of New York City’s young people by empowering them to create rewarding futures for themselves and their families…

Benefits

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Pre-tax metro cards (Transitchek)
  • Over 10 paid holidays

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Pre-tax metro cards (Transitchek)
  • Over 10 paid holidays

Location

On-site
New York, NY, USA

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