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SUNY Potsdam Adolescent Outreach Advocate/Field Specialist (Teacher's Assistant) in Potsdam, New York

The Research Foundation for SUNY, a private, not-for-profit corporation, seeks a fulltime Adolescent Outreach Advocate/Field Specialist (Teacher’s Assistant) for the Northeast Migrant Education Program at SUNY Potsdam. The successful candidate will assess needs, mentor and tutor teens, provide career education and secondary and post-secondary planning, assist director with networking with families and the community, recruit for summer programs, and arrange trips for youth in grades 7-12 in Franklin County, St. Lawrence and Clinton Counties. Bachelor’s degree preferred, experience working with children required. Candidate must have a valid driver’s license with an excellent driving record, and a cell phone. Some weekend and evening hours will be required. The candidate should have experience working with this age group and should be passionate and enthusiastic.

Salary is $18.50 an hour, 37.5 hours/week with paid mileage with benefits including health, dental, vision and life insurance. Renewal of appointment is subject to The Research Foundation for SUNY policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines, and the availability of annual funding. Send Research Foundation employment application, cover letter, and resume immediately to Laura Burnett, NMEP, SUNY Potsdam, 282 Van Housen Hall Ext., Potsdam, NY 13676 or e-mail . Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The RF is an AA/EO employer.