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New York Program Coordinator

Full Time
Entry Level

Job Category:

Programs/Services

Location:

Manhattan

Job Sector:

Education

America Needs You (ANY) fights for economic mobility for ambitious, first-generation college students. We do this by providing transformative mentorship and intensive career development. ANY operates in New York, New Jersey, Illinois and California. Visit www.americaneedsyou.org to learn more.

 

We care deeply about creating a diverse and inclusive space for our Fellows, volunteers, stakeholders and staff, and strongly encourage first-generation college graduates and talented individuals of all backgrounds to apply. We actively seek to learn from a variety of perspectives and are an equal opportunity employer in accordance with state and federal law. Read more about our Core Values and commitment to Diversity and Belonging here.

 

ANY is currently seeking an ambitious and organized Program Coordinator to implement our Fellows Program in New York. As a Program Coordinator, you will provide career counseling and deliver a series of professional development workshops over the course of two years for a cohort of Fellows (ambitious, first-generation college students) and their Mentor Coaches (accomplished professionals). In addition to delivering workshops, you will be the primary point of contact for Fellows, including supporting them through personal, academic, and professional challenges, and securing internships. The New York Program Coordinator reports directly to the New York Program Director. The position is based in New York and is currently remote.

Our Ideal Candidate:

    Is committed to ANY’s mission of supporting ambitious, first-generation college students
    Is excited about building their skills in facilitation, advising, career counseling and event planning
    Is passionate about data and analytics to improve outcomes for first-generation college students

 

 

We Offer: 

    A warm, collaborative work environment with a rich culture of support and feedback
    A generous benefits package (health/dental insurance, 403(b), FSA, three weeks vacation, etc.)
    Ongoing internal and external opportunities for professional development
    Connections to a large, high-powered professional network

 

 

Key Responsibilities:

    Provide career counseling and professional development to Fellows to ensure they persist in college and attain an internship placement throughout the program
    Ensure Fellows meet all programmatic requirements and expectations, and provide timely interventions and support plans
    Assess Fellows’ skills and assist them in understanding various internship and career options
    Prepare Fellows for successful internship applications and interviews
    Provide Fellows with confidence building, coaching, and crisis management support
    Support academic development for Fellows through study skills, effective use of campus resources, and transfer advisement (for community college students)
    Facilitate workshops, manage logistics, moderate panels, and facilitate group discussions
    Analyze Fellow outcomes by tracking data on internship rates, program standing, attendance, and program retention
    Support Volunteers and provide case management to Volunteer and Fellow pairs
    Plan, prepare, and conduct recruitment sessions, and other events
    Interview and evaluate Fellow and Mentor Coach applicants; track results and supporting robust external communications
    Additional projects and duties as determined by local and national program teams

 

 

Qualifications:

    Between 0-2 years of experience, preferably in career counseling or a related field
    Bachelor’s Degree required
    Ability to work in a fast paced, results-driven environment
    Highly developed verbal and written communication skills
    Strong listening and mediation skills, with a high level of empathy
    Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills
    Desire for continuous improvement and openness to feedback
    Willingness to work approximately 16 Saturdays per year, plus occasional evenings
    Microsoft Office proficiency

 

 

America Needs You offers a competitive salary and benefits package. ANY employees receive ample vacation time and the opportunity to work with a talented team on projects that have a real impact in their community.

 

 

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@americaneedsyou.org (subject line: New York Program Coordinator – Last_Name, First_Name). Please note that your application will not be considered without a cover letter. No phone calls please.

 

Salary for this position is in the mid-$40k range, commensurate with experience.

 

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