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SUNY Schenectady County Community College Liberty Partnerships Program (LPP) Program Assistant in Schenectady, New York

Location: Schenectady, NY Category: Professional Posted On: Tue Apr 2 2024 Job Description:

SUNY Schenectady County Community College is seeking a full-time Liberty Partnerships Program (LPP) Program Assistant. This position is a professional (unrepresented) full-time, grant funded, contracted position. Under the direction of the Director of LPP, the Program Assistant is responsible for assisting with program development, student recruitment, student workforce development planning, enrichment activities planning, and collection of relevant student data. They will carry a case-load of students and be responsible for completion of social-emotional assessments and Personal Learning Plans.


  • Provide a physically, mentally, and emotionally safe place for all LPP students

  • Plan activities for students attending the program according to grant outcomes

  • Assist with planning and development, recruitment, and workforce development efforts

  • Recruit students from various partnering schools

  • Work with students in completing Personal Learning Plans and Social-Emotional Assessments

  • Follow and uphold the Student Code of Conduct

  • Assist with Home Visits

  • Hold students accountable for their actions

  • Communicate with parents when necessary

  • Track and submit monthly attendance and service records

  • Assist with summer programming

  • Attend and chaperone LPP field trips

  • Attend regular staff meetings

  • Some weekends and evenings may be required

    Job Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree in Human Services or similar field

  • Experience working with at-promise youth in a school or afterschool setting.

  • Ability to travel to all partner schools, SUNY Schenectady and partnering agencies throughout the Schenectady area.

  • Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to work in a team environment.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Basic computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Google tools (i.e. Google Docs, Google Meet and Google Sheets).

  • Critical thinking skills and sound decision making.

  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to change.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Trauma-informed training and or experience preferred

  • Capable of facilitating or leading activities and lessons

Special Information:

  • VISA sponsorship is not available for this position

  • Some weekends and evenings may be required

  • Offers of employment will be conditional based on the successful completion of a background check and verification of official College transcripts.

    Additional Information:

Salary: $41,000