COMMUNITY COORDINATOR – GED D79 Alternative Schools [P#005678A] (79X695)

NYC Department of Education

COMMUNITY COORDINATOR – GED D79 Alternative Schools [P#005678A] (79X695)

Posted Date: Apr 28, 2022 Deadline: Jun 30, 2022
Job Details
Job Title: Community Coordinator – GED

Civil Service Title/License: Community Coordinator

Grade/Level (if applicable): N/A

Organization: District 79, Alternative Schools and Programs

Office: GED

Budget Accountability: N/A

Position #: 005678A

Position Summary: The New York City Department of Education strives to ensure that every student has the opportunity to earn a high school or General Education Development (GED) diploma. The Community GED Coordinator at Passages Academy will assist the principals and other staff in collecting, reviewing and entering program support materials at 4 Passages sites: Bronx Hope and Horizons Juvenile Justice Center in the Bronx; Belmont, and Crossroads Juvenile Justice Center in Brooklyn. In addition, the GED Coordinator will support day-to-day community relations, data flow from school-based, and community programs by assisting with analyzing data, identifying trends and patterns, and preparing reports and presentations. This work will also include corresponding with teachers, students and community members for feedback on the daily operations of the program and outreach plans. Performs related work.

Reports to: Passages North and Passages South Principals

Direct Reports: N/A

Key Relationships: School and program-based staff; Community Based Organizations (CBOs); partners; and students.


Participate in the assessment of community recruitment and outreach activities.
Coordinate and administer GED assessment as per NYSED and DOE-Passages Academy guidelines.
Provide students and community members with timely and clear assessment information.
Perform operations tasks related to school based and community driven activities.
Flag questionable data for follow-up by appropriate regional staff.
Confer with teachers, GED regional point persons and field staff to resolve data issues regarding collection, enrollment and community support, as necessary.
Provide reports and feedback relating to the demographics and educational outcomes of students based on set goals for community enrichment.
Liaises with partnership agencies and other Department of Education (DOE) offices on topics related to student outcomes and performance.
Supports program data collection by helping to design protocols and forms to assist with the execution, assembly, and analysis of program outcomes related to student support and community outreach.
Qualification Requirements:


A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two (2) years of experience in community workor community centered activities in an area related to the duties described above; or
High school graduation or equivalent and six (6) years of experience in community work or communitycentered activities in an area related to the duties as described above; or
Education and/or experience, which is equivalent to “1” or “2” above. However, all candidates must have at least one (1) year of experience as described in “1” above.

Passionate commitment to D79’s mission for working with overage, under-credited youth who have gotten behind in their education for a whole host of reasons.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Flexible, with a strong work ethic and willingness to accommodate a high level of responsibility with multiple priorities.
Experience providing ongoing support to field/office staff relating to test administration and data management.
Organized and detail oriented with the ability to multi-task, analyze and drive process improvement.
Experience in New York City public school system or students in an alternative setting is a plus.
Strong project management and implementation experience.
Knowledge of various applications, e.g., Microsoft Excel.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Ability to commute across boroughs as needed.


Application: Please send cover letter and resume, no later than 06/30/2022 to:

Shareef Rashid, Principal

Melissa McClain, Principals Secretary


NOTE: The filling of all positions is subject to budget availability.

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D
It is the policy of the Department of Education of the City of New York to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, sexual orientation, gender(sex), military status, unemployment status, caregiver status, consumer credit history, prior record of arrest or conviction(except as permitted by law), predisposing genetic characteristics, or status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual offenses and stalking, and to maintain an environment free of harassment on any of the above – noted grounds, including sexual harassment or retaliation. For more information, please refer to the DOE Non – Discrimination Policy.

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