Advertised Summary Job Description: Under the supervision of the Executive Director of the Achievement Initiative, the Program Coordinator will provide comprehensive student engagement services to students at one of the Achievement Initiative partner high schools. Primary responsibilities include maintenance of a caseload of students and provision of appropriate service interventions, including individual and group counseling; development, facilitation and technical assistance provision of an Advisory curriculum; development and implementation of college, workforce and life skill workshops; participation and collaboration in appropriate school-based team meetings; family outreach; provision of task supervision to graduate social work students and mentor-tutors; and maintenance of program records and data collection
General Minimum Qualifications: License and Masters in Social Work degree required (L.M.S.W.) At least 2 years of professional work experience required Experience working with adolescents required Knowledge of youth development principles and the challenges facing low-income, minority youth and families in urban environments Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to communicate with parties at all levels, including students, families, faculty, external stakeholders, etc. Strong computer skills in MS Office Suite, particularly Excel and Power Point, Access and other data management programs. Knowledge and use of the Google Drive application required. Strong organizational and leadership skills Ability to work independently and take initiative Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment Ability to work in complex, fast-moving, challenging work environments
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications: SIFI certified or willing to take the SIFI upon hire Previous experience working in a school-based environment strongly preferred Experience in providing both individual and group counseling, as well as experience and a high comfort level in facilitating group workshops Experience providing task or clinical supervision to others Strong working knowledge of current trends in college financial aid and experience in providing college, financial aid and job application assistance Experience in program development and implementation A working knowledge of proposal writing Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred
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