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Bank Street College of Education Counseling Coordinator in New York, New York

Counseling Coordinator Apply Now Liberty Leads Start Date: Oct 1, 2021

Salary: Based on Experience

The Liberty LEADS Program (LLP) at Bank Street College is an out of school time, high school and college access program serving students throughout New York City. We offer a comprehensive program and a wide range of resources for students in grades 5 through 12, Monday through Saturday, for 11 months of the year. Liberty LEADS works to ensure that urban youth with few economic resources have access to the supports necessary to realize their potential, make positive contributions to society, and smoothly make the transition into college or an entry-level career. The program is guided by the principle that all children have gifts, talents, and great potential and can contribute to one another's social and academic growth.

Liberty LEADS seeks an energetic qualified bilingual (Spanish) Counseling Coordinator to join our team. We are looking for someone who will be committed to improving the lives of our students and families. The Counseling Coordinator will play a vital role in our community providing direct service to the LLP families and students as well as engaging in administrative and supervisory tasks.

Working as a member of a team in LLP the Counseling Coordinator will report directly to the Director. Responsibilities include the following,

Direct service responsibilities:

  • Conduct outreach to ensure high familial and student participation and retention

  • Conduct outreach and make a plan with our high risk students and families

  • Monitor, evaluate progress of students/families according to measurable goals

  • Identify counseling referrals for families and students and connect families to said resources

  • Conduct psychosocial intakes of new LLP students and families. Advocate for students and families in schools/community and program. Conduct school visits.

  • Provide ongoing individual and group counseling and crisis intervention services for student and families

  • Develop and facilitate psycho-educational workshops for students and families

  • Plan, implement and evaluate summer, afterschool and summer social emotional learning programs and counseling groups.

  • Develop and facilitate student leadership programming and retreats

Administrative/supervisory responsibilities:

  • Oversee all aspects of counseling programming including Saturday programming

  • Train and support staff on conducting intakes.

  • Maintain systems for family/student psychosocial intakes, student advisement, case management and assessment

  • Recruit, train and supervise staff to conduct social emotional learning/counseling groups and activity-based groups

  • Participate in program wide events

  • Maintain student records

  • Attend LLP meetings

  • Assist in the preparation of reports to State Education Department and other funders


  • Bachelors in Psychology, Social Work or related field and 1-2 years of social service work required

  • Spanish-Bilingual Required

  • Individual, group and family counseling experience necessary

  • Experience working with urban adolescent youth necessary

  • Masters in Social Work or Counseling Degree Preferred

  • Familiarity with peer mediation and conflict resolution preferred

    Notice to Applicant: COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

We appreciate your interest in employment at Bank Street College of Education. We would like to note that the College has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy, which requires all faculty and staff to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination.

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