Asst Dir, Upward Bound

Pace University

Date: 4 days ago
City: New York, NY
Contract type: Full time
Pace University

Under the supervision of the Program Director, the Assistant Director is responsible for assisting the director with all aspects of administration of the Upward Bound Program. This includes participation in the development/modification of program services, activities, policies, and procedures. The Assistant Director will oversee Upward Bound programming, including the Saturday and summer academies. This position will develop and manage community partner relationships including target schools and CBOs. The Assistant Director is responsible for implementing the college counseling component of the program, in collaboration with the Program Director and Academic College Advisor

Position Duties

  • Oversee Saturday and summer programming including facilitating the Senior Transition to College course, evaluating appropriate class schedules for students, providing support for program instructors, and partnering with the director to develop the program’s academic curriculum.

  • Provide college advising/counseling services to program participants, including 1-1 advising, group instruction, college prep activities/visits, and supporting students and parents with the college application process.

  • Manage on-going administrative tasks such as maintaining student records and student stipend distribution.

  • Participate in all program recruitment activities including school visits, presentations, and parent meetings.

  • Hire, supervise, and evaluate program tutors and summer tutor/counselors.

  • Assist in collecting and analyzing data to document program outcomes and objectives.

  • Performs other such duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in education, social services, psychology, non-profit administration, or other relevant field required; Master’s degree in a related field preferred.

  • Knowledge of the college advising and admissions field.

  • Experience working with students from diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, and ethic backgrounds.

  • Experience working with systems such as Microsoft Access, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Experience in academic administration, counseling, or teaching; fluency in Spanish or other language; familiarity with the NYC/NYS Department of Education graduation requirements; personal experiences/knowledge of the challenges and obstacles facing the target population of program participants preferred.

Work Hours

Full time. This position requires Saturday and evening hours

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About the Institution

Ranked in the top 9% of private US colleges that provide the best return on tuition investment, Pace University transforms the lives of its diverse students—academically, professionally, and socioeconomically. Currently, the University enrolls more than 13,000 students in more than 150 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs. Pace University is at the forefront of creating opportunity. Through the convergence of strong academics, experiential learning, and dedicated advising, Pace University empowers its students and positively impacts its communities

AA/EEO Statement

Pace University is committed to achieving full equal opportunity in all aspects of University life. Pursuant to this commitment, the University does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived sex, gender or gender identity; race; color; national origin; religion; creed; age; disability; citizenship; marital or domestic partnership status; sexual orientation or affectional status; genetic predisposition or carrier status; military or veteran status; status as a victim of domestic violence, sex offenses or stalking; or any other characteristic protected by law federal, state or local law, rule or regulation

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