The Liberty Partnerships Program is sponsored by the New York State Education Department and St John's University. It is designed to provide support services to high school students who are identified as having the potential to pursue a college education but need assistance to complete secondary school. The program provides a broad range of services designed to increase academic skill development, motivation to succeed, and to foster the personal development of the students in the program. These year-round services include: tutoring, counseling, mentoring, developmental courses, and social and enrichment activities.
Under the direction of the Director of the Liberty Partnerships Program (LPP) Director, the Program Coordinator will assist in the daily operations of the program and the supervision of instructional staff, tutors, facilitators, mentors and volunteers. He/she will also be responsible for the oversight and provision of counseling services, both individual and group, to students and their families.
Assists in the planning and implementation of program activities;
Coordinates, implements and supervises the delivery of services to participants;
Conducts outreach, recruitment, identification and verification of eligible participants;
Supervises instructional staff, tutors, facilitators, mentors, volunteers and Graduate Assistants;
Selects, train and coordinate tutoring and volunteer staff;
Counsels students/families on academic issues and conduct outreach services for students and families;
Provides academic guidance, career and personal planning to program participants;
Develops, implements, monitors and evaluates Personal Learning Plans (PLP) for students and monitor student progress toward meeting goals;
Assists project participants in developing and achieving skill areas identified in his/her PLP;
Advises and assists participants with college admission requirements, college financial aid and scholarship applications;
Refers participants to outside supportive services as needed;
Schedules and organizes cultural, educational, and career related field trips;
Ensures accurate completion and updating of participants' data in program files and database;
Monitor LPP participation and progress by overseeing attendance, observing students in classes and maintaining ongoing communication with students and families via phone and email contact;
Supports the Project Director in maintaining program records in compliance with the New York State Education Department (NYSED) guidelines;
Supports the Project Director in the preparation of NYSED and other program related reports;
Assists in the facilitation of Parent Action Committee meetings;
Coordinates and direct the Summer Program;
Selects and supervise the summer staff;
Evaluates on-site services at John Adams High School;
Evening and weekend work requirements;
Other duties as
Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree preferred;
At least three years' experience working with at-risk students in a secondary or higher education setting;
Two years' experience in academic advising, tutoring, counseling, or teaching;
Knowledge of financial aid policies and regulations;
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
I understand that any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John’s University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.
St. John’s offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John’s performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events.
St. John’s University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
St. John's University is Catholic, Vincentian and Metropolitan. We are committed to attracting, motivating, and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce to support our mission of academic excellence and the pursuit of wisdom. Known for over 100 years of proud athletic tradition, our Big East excitement keeps Red Storm fans cheering. Ranked among America's top universities by The Princeto...n Review, St. John's University educates leaders for today's global society through quality academics, high-tech resources and an expanding international presence. With 1,500 Faculty and 1,400 Administrators/Staff, St. John's is a leading Catholic University in the Vincentian tradition, dedicated to making a positive difference in people's lives through active engagement in issues of energy and resource conservation, social justice and global citizenship. These values enhance the academic experience of more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students on three residential New York City campuses in Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan; a graduate center in Oakdale, NY; an international campus in Paris, France and Rome, Italy; and learning centers in other locations worldwide.