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Institute for Community Health Promotion, SUNY at Buffalo State 2021 - Counselor for Liberty Partnership Program - Buffalo - A Sponsored Program of The Research Foundation for The State University of New Yor in New York

2021 - Counselor for Liberty Partnership Program - Buffalo - A Sponsored Program of The Research Foundation for The State University of New Yor

Title:Counselor

FTE:Full Time Position

Location:Buffalo, New York

Deadline to Apply:October 11, 2021

Summary of position:

Help students grades 5 through 12 develop both academic and social emotional competence.

Job Functions /Responsibilities:

  • Assist Program Coordinator with both summer and school year activities, including roster development, student recruitment, applications, timesheets, record keeping, data collection, etc.

  • Tutor and/or assist students with assignments and projects either in person or through zoom or other applications.

  • Student tracking—Maintain correspondence and communication with Liberty Students in order to provide data necessary for NYSED reports and tracking. Follow through with case load and keep student informed regarding program requirements and activities.

  • Student workshops--Help design, coordinate, and conduct student workshops on various topics for all students.

  • Develop and maintain mentoring relationship following LPP guidelines.

  • Act as direct liaison with teachers and administration working with LPP.

  • Data Entry- Maintain and track interim and final report information as directed.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bilingual strongly preferred (Spanish+)

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

  • Experience working with children and adolescents.

  • Desire to help both students and parents understand and participate in LPP.

  • Dependable transportation

Educational requirement:

Bachelor’s degree in education, social work, counseling, or similar area of study

Job Related Physical Requirement:

Periodic lifting, less than 40 lbs.

Travel requirements:

Required to travel to target schools a minimum of twice a week.

Ability to travel overnight once or twice a year.

For more information on Liberty Partnerships Program please visit:Liberty Partnerships | SUNY Buffalo State College (https://libertypartnerships.buffalostate.edu/)

This opportunity includes an excellent benefit package and is grant-supported by the SUNY Buffalo State Sponsored Programs Office/Research Foundation. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Research Foundation (RF) is not an agency or instrumentality of the State of New York. Employees of the RF are not state employees, do not participate in any state retirement system and do not receive state fringe benefits. The RF operates under a contract with The State University of New York and receives no directly appropriated state funding.

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