The City University of New York (CUNY)
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Non-Teaching Adjunct II – College Now Counselor
Completes non-teaching projects or complex work in support of a Campus or University administrative or academic department. This work is generally of a temporary nature and requires specialized experience or expertise.
CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION
Reporting to the College Now Coordinator at Lehman College, the College Now Counselor will support currently enrolled College Now students in the successful completion of College Now courses by:
meeting with College Now students to advise in areas including, but not limited to, academic performance, time management, workloads, attendance and responsibilities
providing early intervention for students
contacting and/or meeting with parents to support students’ progress
developing and conducting workshops
visiting partner high schools on a regular basis
meeting with high school counselors
preparing reports and maintaining student records
Our mission is to increase the level of academic readiness among New York City public high school students, especially in the Bronx. Lehman College Now program services over 1800 students/year from approximately 60 Bronx high schools. The centerpiece of the Lehman College Now program is the opportunity for qualified high school students to enroll in college credit courses offered on the Lehman College campus. The program is free for students.
Lehman College, of The City University of New York, ranks among the top five institutions in the nation for fostering social mobility. A four-year Hispanic-Serving Institution in the Bronx, Lehman offers bachelor’s, master’s, and advanced degrees and certificate programs in the Liberal Arts, sciences, and professions. The College’s community-driven mission and notable academic programs attract a diverse, international enrollment of over 15,000 students who take courses on its 37-acre, tree-lined campus and online degree programs. Many thousands more community members benefit yearly from its active cultural, educational, health, and economic outreach programs and services.
Bachelor’s Degree required.
Bachelor degree in Social Work or related field required. Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling or related field preferred.
Candidate should also have experience working with target population and be familiar with high school environment.
Background focus on youth and social services a plus.
Must be willing/able to travel to partner high schools throughout the Bronx.
Flexible hours, some Saturdays required.
Strong work ethic and character with high degree of personal integrity and discretion in maintaining confidentiality.
Microsoft skills, including Excel.
Bilingual English/Spanish a plus.
Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.
The rate is $46.49 per hour and the expectation is 12-15 hours per week, not exceeding 225 hrs for the fall semester.
CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.
HOW TO APPLY
Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select “Apply Now” and provide the requested information.
Candidates must attach a resume, cover letter, and three professional references (name, title, organization, and contact information).
In addition to applying via CUNYfirst; submit cover letter with curriculum vitae or resume to:email@example.com.
September 2, 2022
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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. 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.