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The New Jewish Home Manhattan Campus Manager, High School Program in Manhattan SNF - New York, New York

Since 1848, The New Jewish Home has helped older New Yorkers live full and meaningful lives by providing outstanding health care and innovative programming. The New Jewish Home is a comprehensive, mission-driven nonprofit health care system serving older adults of all faiths, ethnicities, and income levels.

The New Jewish Home also has a workforce development program, SkillSpring. Since 2006, the SkillSpring program of The New Jewish Home has supported New York City youth and young adults from under-resourced schools and areas in pursuit of careers in health care. SkillSpring is training the next generation of high-quality, culturally competent health care professionals while generating excitement and enthusiasm for career opportunities in health care serving older adults.

SkillSpring is currently looking to hire a Manhattan Campus Manager, High School Program. This role is full time and requires some mornings, evenings and Saturdays at multiple sites. Hours, days and locations fluctuate based on seasonal changes which is scheduled out in advance.

Job Summary: The Manager is responsible for supervising, recruiting, training, counseling, and placing of high school program participants. This individual will serve as a liaison between TNJH and partner agencies and will manage and be responsible of a team consisting of a, specialist, teen advisors, interns and volunteers. This position will plan, coordinate and facilitate year round programming. The Manager will serve as a role model to participants enrolled and encourage them to consider future careers in healthcare.

Reports To: Senior High School Program Manager, SkillSpring

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Recruits, interviews, and trains youth from partner high schools

· Lead, plan, schedule and execute year round programming for program participants, including, but not limited to, STEM curricula, SAT preparation, clinical training, internships, intergenerational, recreation and professional development programming

· Responsible for ordering and tracking program supplies

· Responsible for managing assigned portions of program budget

· Develop mutually beneficial relationships with partnering agencies such as schools and program vendors

· Regularly submit reports with program outcomes. Accurately track data on a timely basis.

· Recruit, Train, and Supervise Employees. Coach Employees in Career Planning & Professionalism.

Responsible for the scheduling of temporary and frontline staff

· Provides youth participants with training and orientation to the program

· Provides youth participants with social, emotional and career guidance

· Assists in preparation of reports to partner schools and funders

· Prepares and tracks performance evaluation/competencies for all youth participants

· Supervises program participants on assigned nursing units

· Plans curriculum for enrichment, educational and parent workshops.

· Develops and implements college counseling, college trips and advisement programs as directed

· Schedules and tracks rotating department internships and/or externships

· Performs other related duties as required

Specialized Skills and Competencies:

· Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations

· Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals

· Excellent verbal skills required

· Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public

· Excellent interviewing and interpersonal skills

· 6. Excellent organizational and computer skills

· Must be able to occasionally travel out of state

Age Related Skills and Competencies:

  • Able to satisfactorily relate to the older adult population

Job Qualifications:

· Degree in the field of social work, education, or related field

· Bachelor’s required, master’s preferred

· Experience with underserved, diverse teenagers

· Experience managing teams with multi-layered reporting structure (dotted line reporting)

· Experience with 1-1 and group counseling

· Experience working with parents

· Familiarity with the college admissions process, transfer process, etc.

· Ability to work independently and as a part of a team

· Proficient in Microsoft suite, especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Physical Demands:

  1. Required to stand and talk or hear, walk and sit.

  2. Lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

  3. Travel to multiple divisions when necessary.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising resident/patient/client care.