Research Foundation CUNY Senior Education Specialist in New York City, New York
Job Title: Senior Education Specialist
PVN ID: LA-2101-003811
Category: Instruction and Social Service
Location: LAGUARDIA C. C.
LaGuardia Community College is seeking a Senior Education Specialist for the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP), which runs year-round with special emphasis on activity for the young adults during the summer. The SYEP is a dynamic and highly engaging virtual program and offers opportunities to learn new skills, explore potential careers, and earn money in the summer months.
Reporting directly to the Project Manager, the Senior Education Specialist will manage and provide support to the team of Education Specialists and Service Learning Facilitators to deliver a virtual career and work readiness curriculum to SYEP participants.
The Senior Education Specialist’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Supervise, support and evaluate the Education Specialists
Attend DYCD trainings and meetings as required
Co-create and implement a virtual work readiness instructional plan and schedule for all participant cohorts
Inform and educate staff of updates and possible changes to curriculum to ensure they are prepared with workshop materials required for the facilitators to deliver instructional components
Establish and maintain collaborative administrative course delivery functions that may include tracking attendance, receiving participant assignments, resolving issues with virtual platforms, etc.
Collaborate with the Engagement Coordinator or engagement activities and track engagement of all participants.
Provide continuous, constructive and individualized feedback to staff to ensure the successful participant outcomes
Provide guidance to staff to help resolve issues with students when necessary
Monitor and review incident reports
Communicate with families of participants to address any concerns or issues.
Complete all funder required paperwork and reporting, which may include collecting and managing student data
Other duties as mandated by DYCD
Master's Degree required
Minimum of three -five years of experience in education, social work, and/or counseling environment working with youth adults between 14 & 24 years of age.
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
Ability to initiate, plan, organize, prioritize, and implement multiple projects and assignments
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to meet deadlines
Must be proficient in a number of software programs including the Microsoft Office suite
Familiarity with NYC Social Services a plus
Flexible schedule and some evening hours required
DepartmentWorkforce Education Center
Annual Salary Range$60,000.00 - $70,000.00
Closing DateMar 08, 2021 (Or Until Filled)
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