Student Advisor

East Side House Settlement - Bronx, NY3.3

Full-time$22 an hour
EducationSkillsBenefits
FLSA-Classification
Non-Exempt

Salary Range
$21.98 per hour;

$40,000 annualized

Reports To
LTW Campus Director and Assistant Director

Program
School-Based Program

Location
Arturo A Schomburg Satellite Academy –

1010 Rev James A Polite Ave, Bronx, NY 10459

JOB DESCRIPTION

Summary/ Objective
The Bronx Regional campus partnership is comprised of both Bronx Regional High School and the Arturo Schomburg Satellite High School, two academically rigorous, full-time New York City Department of Education Transfer Schools designed to re-engage high school students who are over-age and under-credited or have dropped out of high school.

East Side House Settlement is directly responsible for the administration of each school’s Learning-to-Work Program, which enhances the school’s academic component by offering additional academic support, career and education exploration, work preparation, skills development, and internships.

Under the supervision of the LTW Campus Director and Assistant Director, with latitude for independent judgment, advisors will be responsible to perform each essential duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and ability required, but not limited to:

Essential Functions

Conduct intake interviews with students and family members.
Meet with students in a group setting and individually to assist them in their academic, career and personal goals.
Conduct daily attendance outreach and home visits as necessary.
Facilitate group advisory sessions two times per week.
Consult with teachers and provide feedback to students on academic performance using a biweekly assessment.
Maintain student charts and records to ensure milestones are being met.
Refer students to academic and support services as needed.
Attend administrative meetings, program training(s), and staff development.
Educating students and parents about colleges, the college admissions process, trends, procedures, and testing; advising students and families as they go through the process; and helping students and families aspire realistically and choose wisely (Facilitate College Workshops two times per week for students.)
Keeping track of admission decisions, statistics, and making a report to the School Director
Participate in civic and community building efforts and activities as assigned via East Side House Community Development.
Maintain flexible hours and workdays. Some overnight trips required.
Arrange field trips, special events, and extracurricular activities.
Participate in special yearly student-based projects.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Qualifications
Requisite Education & Experience

B.A/ B.S.W. with at least two years’ experience with youth-related work.
Excellent verbal, analytical, writing, communication, organizational skills.
Ability to work in a team-oriented environment and multi-task.
Strong interpersonal skills and time management skills.
Demonstrated knowledge of community service/ development.
Knowledge and experience in WordPerfect/ Microsoft Word and other applications.

Required Clearance

Clearance by the Department of Education (DOE)

Competencies

Customer Service/ Client Focus
Time Management/ Ability to meet deadline/ Arrives to work on time
Teamwork Orientation
Communication Proficiency
Problem Solving/ Analysis

Supervisory Responsibility
The role has no supervisory responsibilities.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:
This is a full-time position. Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Some evenings and weekends required. Workdays/hours subject to change based on ESH’s needs.

Travel
Travel is primarily local during the business day.

Work Environment

Business casual. This job operates in a professional school environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. This is generally a sedentary role; however, some filing and site visits are required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

AAP/EEO Statement
ESH encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women to apply. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.