College Coordinator

  • Harlem Children’s Zone
  • Harlem, New York, NY, USA
  • Dec 08, 2022
Full time Education

Job Description

HCZ requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.  Accordingly, successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit proof of vaccination prior to commencement of employment.

We are currently seeking a College Coordinator who will be responsible for creating and implementing a comprehensive college and career awareness program for high school students.  The College Coordinator will also develop activities based on the following goals: financial development/economic responsibility, political awareness, and community development. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop a college preparation component that includes college awareness; college financial aid application process; college tours/visitation; partnerships with college advisors and college board; SAT preparation; partnerships with alternative/trade schools; internship opportunities; and other interactive programs
  • Correspond regularly with stakeholders to follow up on past students
  • Create and implement a comprehensive regent prep program
  • Recruit, retain, and revitalize high school students to participate in the program
  • Meet with Student Advocates, Tutors, and Aides through weekly supervisions and component meetings
  • Conduct presentations and outreach to high schools for the development of the program
  • Provide weekly component updates and reports
  • Develop effective working relationships with the teachers and parents of the students participating in the program
  • Review staff case, tutoring notes, attendance sheets, and notes for the system to maintain accuracy with attendance and grouping
  • Create a component calendar and schedule regular parent/participant meetings and events to increase communication with families
  • Design and implement creative programming that addresses the needs of the participants in the program (i.e., trips, workshops, guest speakers, etc.)
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Skills, and Knowledge Requirements

  • A commitment to the mission and programs of HCZ
  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 3 years working in youth development
  • Must have knowledge of the New York City school system
  • Ability to effectively engage students
  • Patient, motivated, well organized, with exceptional communication skills
  • Dedicated to providing positive outcomes for children and families residing in Harlem

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. The compensation range for this position is $50,000-$55,000 per year. To be considered, interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume. No telephone inquiries or recruiters please.  Replies will only be sent to qualified applicants. HCZ is an EOE.