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Student Support Coordinator - CAS

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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 4,000 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.


About City-As-School

City-as-School High School is a 600-student transfer high school that offers a nontraditional pathway to graduation for older, undercredited students ages 17-21. Students spend half the week in the classroom and the other half in internships related to their schoolwork.


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 small 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, vocational options, 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
  • 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 and Master's Degree in Social Work required
  • Demonstrated experience in providing college services (at least one year) with a desire and commitment to a career in the college and career access field
  • Knowledge of CUNY/SUNY, the college admissions process and components, and financial aid systems (FAFSA, TAP, CSS, Dream Act, etc)
  • Extensive knowledge of career and vocational opportunities as well as Access-VR in the NYC area. 
  • Willingness to develop and maintain additional relationships with career, technical and vocational programs throughout the NYC area.
  • Extensive knowledge of mental health, housing, food assistance and other social services throughout the NYC area.
  • Willingness to escort students to appointments throughout the NYC area and provide timely follow up.
  • 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 a plus!

Please note that New York City will require all Department of Education employees to have received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine by September 27, 2021.

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…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

USD 45,000 - USD 55,000Based on experience.

Benefits

Health and Dental, Eye, and 403b plan, Transitcheck

Health and Dental, Eye, and 403b plan, Transitcheck

Location

On-site
New York, NY, USA

How to Apply

Email a one page resume and a separate cover letter to hratcyd@gmail.com with subject line “Student Support Coordinator CAS - [LAST NAME]” as soon as possible. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Email a one page resume and a separate cover letter to hratcyd@gmail.com with subject line “Student Support Coordinator CAS - [LAST NAME]” as soon as possible. Applications will be…

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