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Research Foundation CUNY Full-Time Liberty Partnership Program Social Work Coordinato in New York City, New York

Job Title: Full-Time Liberty Partnership Program Social Work Coordinato

PVN ID: HC-2104-003962

Category: Instruction and Social Service


Job Description

General Description

The Liberty Partnerships Program is a New York State Grant Funded initiative and is comprised of approximately 47 programs across the State that link colleges/universities with middle/high schools in order to provide comprehensive stay in school programming to at-risk youth. The Hunter College Liberty Partnerships Program seeks a full-time Social Worker to join the program to provide stay in school programming to high school students at two New York City-based high schools, Vanguard High School and Harlem Renaissance High School.

COVID Considerations:

Given COVID, work is currently remote though NYC DOE/CUNY plan to be fully in-person come Fall 2021.

Summer work may include in-person activities outdoors.

Other Duties

Social Worker needed to coordinate and implement drop-out prevention services for high school students in collaboration with the DOE staff and other CBOs on site. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, individual and group counseling, recruitment, scheduling and supervision of 10-15 college undergraduate and graduate students who are tutors/mentors, the design and implementation of school-based programming including workshops, afterschool programs, college exploration, college advising, workforce development, academic and cultural enrichment. Will also help plan and facilitate positive social activities during holiday and summer breaks. Responsibilities will change with programs needs.

Reports to the Program Director and Field Instructor.


Must meet the following criteria:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work and New York State license (LMSW).

  • School-based collaborative experience and ability to work in host setting

  • Knowledge of New York City Public High Schools and knowledge of college application/financial aid application process preferred

  • Experience in counseling with adolescents

  • Experience in college advising/exploration and workforce development

  • Experience facilitating workshops/groups and working with youth/families

  • Coordinating remote tutoring

  • Experience working with at-risk youth preferred

  • Must enjoy working with adolescent high school population

  • Must be flexible, have strong interpersonal skills, demonstrate cultural competency, be self-motivated and show initiative, and be a team player

Only candidates with an LMSW will be considered

Start Date: Search will remain open until position is filled.

An AA/EO/ADA Employer.

Key Features


StatusFull Time

Annual Salary Range$56,000.00

Closing DateJun 07, 2021 (Or Until Filled)


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