Please note-this is a part-time position. The schedule varies based on meetings and activities.
The Coordinator will assist eligible HPOG participants to achieve educational success in health care degree programs offered by RIT or other local universities by accessing services designed to prepare them for matriculation into or successful participation in a degree program. The Coordinator will develop an Individualized Service Strategy based on each participant’s strengths and identified needs, and will maintain formal relationships with other HPOG employees at Action for a Better Community (ABC) and other funded partners.
• Master’s degree (or higher) required in a human services or education field and experience in a related field; or demonstrated knowledge and experience providing case management type services • Ability to develop effective working relationships at all levels within and outside of the organization and to work as part of a team • Experience working with diverse populations with a particular understanding of the issues relating to such populations • Experience in conducting community outreach; assessments and service plans for program participants; and demonstrated knowledge of available supportive community resources to assist in information and referral services for program participants. • Excellent customer service skills • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail • Good understanding of issues facing individuals who are low-income and who are eager to move from dependence on public assistance, to independence • Proficient use of all Microsoft Office products • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to the goals of this project
PLEASE NOTE: The individual hired for this position will be required to:
Cover Letter Curriculum Vitae or Resume List of References
In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu.
THE UNIVERSITY AND ROCHESTER COMMUNITY:
RIT is a national leader in professional and career-oriented education. Talented, ambitious, and creative students of all cultures and backgrounds from all 50 states and more than 100 countries have chosen to attend RIT. Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed, coeducational university with nine colleges emphasizing career ...education and experiential learning. With approximately 15,000 undergraduates and 2,900 graduate students, RIT is one of the largest private universities in the nation. RIT offers a rich array of degree programs in engineering, science, business, and the arts, and is home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. RIT has been honored by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” for four years. RIT is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples by our membership in the Upstate NY HERC.
Rochester, situated between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes region, is the 79th largest city in the United States and the third largest metropolitan area in New York State. The Greater Rochester region, which is home to over one million people, is rich in cultural and ethnic diversity, with a population comprised of approximately 16% African and Latin Americans and another 7% of international origin. It is also home to the largest deaf community per capita in the U.S. Rochester ranks 3rd among the best metropolitan regions for “raising a family" by Forbes Magazine; 6th among 379 metropolitan areas as “Best Places to Live in America” by Places Rated Almanac; 1st in Expansion Management Magazine’s ranking of metropolitan areas having the best “quality of life in the nation”; and is among Essence Magazine’s “Top 10 Cities for Black Families.”