Good Shepherd Services

Coordinator of Student Affairs: Dewitt Clinton High School

Location : Name Comm. School at DeWitt Clinton HS
Location : Location US-NY-Bronx
Job ID
2022-5475
Base
USD $45,000.00/Yr.
Max
USD $50,000.00/Yr.

About Us

 

 

Good Shepherd Services is a leading multi-service agency with more than 85 programs that serve over 30,000 youth and families each year – and builds on their strengths to help them gain skills for success.  At Good Shepherd we respect the dignity and worth of every person and reject intolerance, inequity and injustice in whatever form it may take. Voted one of the top 100 places to work in NYC by Crain’s New York, Good Shepherd Services offers a fantastic work environment, a collaborative team dedicated to fulfilling our mission, and an amazing array of benefits. Join our team and help make a difference! 

  

NOTE: As a NYC contracted agency all positions at Good Shepherd Services fall under the NYC vaccine mandate. All employees, volunteers and interns must show proof of vaccination upon hire.

 

 

Benefits

For Full Time Employees Benefits/Perks:

  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Generous paid time off (Including 5 Self-Care Days/Floating Holidays, 12 Sick Days, 15 Vacation Days, and 11 Holidays)
  • Healthcare Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision, and Pet Care)
  • 403(b) Plan (GSS contributes 3% of your salary to your 403(b) plan after 3 years of service, with contributions increasing over time) 

Candidates hired in this position will work in person but will have the flexibility to work remotely when program need allows.

Overview

Title:                     Coordinator of Student Affairs, Dewitt Clinton High School

 

Reports To:         Community School Director, Dewitt Clinton High School

 

Location:             100 West Mosholu Parkway South, Bronx, New York 10468

 

Hours:                  35 Hours/Week; Exempt, Monday-Thursday 10am to 6pm, Friday 8am to 4pm

 

Job Summary:          The Coordinator of Student Affairs helps to prepare students for internships and future opportunities. She/He develops and manages internships in sectors that meet students’ interests. He or she works as a team with other GSS community school staff to provide students with educational and career resources, support and guidance.  The coordinator will also work with and assist the summer youth employment team, and help find worksite and conduct site visits. The coordinator will also help lead and plan with the associated student body to conduct events, elections, outings, trips, and ordering for all major events. As well as plan events inside and outside of the building such as prom, grade level trips, and honor roll events. 

 

Major Duties:              

  • Facilitate skill/competency-building employment/internship preparation classes and workshops for students in DWC. 
  • Provide job/ career counseling to students including resume building, interviewing skills, and job readiness.
  • Support students’ growth by providing continuous feedback and resources to meet the student’s needs. 
  • Collaborate with advocate counselors, social workers, and DOE staff.
  • Collaborate with guidance counselors and administration to recruit students for internship opportunities.
  • Monitor internship students to facilitate greater retention on internships. 
  • Develop internships in diverse range of employment fields in coordination with DOE counterparts, to match students’ skills, maturity levels, and experience. 
  • Provide guidance to employers on maximizing internship experiences by working effectively with adolescents.
  • Perform site visits monthly to discuss student progress with site supervisors and observe students at their internships.
  • Address any performance issues that may arise at work site by providing advocacy, mediation, performance contracts, etc.
  • Facilitate workshops on employment/Internship readiness to students. 
  • Plan and execute post-secondary related trips and events.
  • Model professional behavior, communication, and attire at all times.
  • Assist with out-of-school issues and provide crisis intervention as needed.
  • Track, evaluate and report on multiple aspects of program operations. 
  • Input intern timesheets accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Meet regularly with staff from other GSS/DOE sites to share learning, compare approaches and develop new program ideas. 
  • Meet all program and contractual demands.
  • Assist with Community school program needs such as intakes, trips, events, celebrations, meetings, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 

 

Qualifications:   

  • Bachelors’ degree and experience working with adolescents/youth adults in education/employment related fields required. 
  • Strong group facilitation or teaching skills required. 
  • Experience developing internships for youth preferred. 
  • Ability to work with diverse staff and students and network with diverse employer constituents. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication. 
  • Statistical and narrative record keeping accountability required.
  • Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based, youth development perspective. 

Additional Information

Good Shepherd Services is an equal opportunity employer that is proudly committed to becoming an anti-racist and multicultural organization that stands up for justice and equity. We welcome prospective employees from diverse backgrounds, for administrative support and direct service and leadership roles, who will join us on that journey, uphold our values and approach, and believe in our mission. Additionally, we aim to have a racially representative leadership and workforce that is reflective of the communities we work in partnership with.

 

Good Shepherd Services is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, participants, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of our activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and termination of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.

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