Binghamton University Whitney Point Community School Coordinator in Binghamton, New York

Whitney Point Community School Coordinator

Category:Faculty

Department:CCPA - Promise Zone

Locations:Binghamton, NY

Posted:Jun 30, '17

Type:Full-time

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About Binghamton University:

Binghamton University is a world-class institution that unites more than 130 broadly interdisciplinary educational programs with some of the most vibrant research in the nation. Our unique character - shaped by outstanding academics, facilities and community life - promotes extraordinary student success.

Binghamton merges rigorous academics, distinguished faculty and state-of-the-art facilities to engage and challenge its 17,000 students. The high-achieving Binghamton student body also represents a great diversity of life experiences, from first-generation college-goers to international students. Beyond their talent, these classmates share a desire to shape the future through technology, insight, intellectual exploration and community service.

Job Description:

Qualifications included:

Bachelor in counseling, human services, education, or related fields required.

Masters Degree in Social Work preferred but not required

Licensed Masters of Social Work (LMSW) preferred but not required

Two years post-graduate experience preferred but not required

Experience working with or in schools preferred, but is not required.

Community School Coordinators work within assigned schools to develop and implement the community school model. Although specific duties are defined by the needs of the school in which a coordinator serves, duties include:

Leadership:

  • Work with school administration to develop and implement the community school model.

  • Serve on assigned school teams representing community school concepts.

  • Provide leadership around tabling and participation in presentations as needed to promote the community school model.

  • Facilitate focus groups of administrators, teachers, school staff, parents, and students identifying areas of strength and challenges within the school.

  • Develop an inventory that outlines resources and gaps in service.

Development of Partnerships:

  • Utilize data from the needs assessment to recruit and organize partnerships to meet school needs.

  • Align community and school resources to ensure coherence without duplication of services.

Family Engagement:

  • Direct family engagement and involvement in collaboration with school staff and administration.

  • Develop opportunities to allow underrepresented parents a voice while providing schools with needed feedback from parents traditionally disengaged from school.

  • Develop and facilitate events that are designed to bring families together for fun and sharing.

Intern Supervision:

  • Supervise graduate and undergraduate students each semester to help develop the community school model

After School Programming:

  • Support after school activities developed by school staff when appropriate.

  • Coordinate and facilitate after school activities as needed maintaining records around consent, attendance, and academic progress.

Summer Programming:

  • Facilitate and develop summer learning opportunities for assigned schools.

Administrative:

  • Maintain records and data necessary for program evaluation.

  • Supervise data collection from interns and volunteers.

  • Facilitate organization and oversight of any necessary paperwork required by the school district.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor in counseling, human services, education, or related fields required.

  • Masters Degree in Social Work preferred but not required

  • Licensed Masters of Social Work (LMSW) preferred but not required

  • Two years post-graduate experience preferred but not required

  • Experience working with or in schools preferred, but is not required.

Additional Information:

The State University of New York is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. As required by title IX and its implementing regulations Binghamton University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the educational programs and activities which it operates. This requirement extends to employment and admission. Inquiries about sex discrimination may be directed to the University Title IX Coordinator or directly to the Office of Civil Rights (OCR). Contact information for the Title IX Coordinator and OCR, as well as the University's complete Non-Discrimination Notice may be foundhere.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

Binghamton University will be a tobacco-free campus effective August 1, 2017.

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should submit the following items electronically tohttp://binghamton.interviewexchange.com: (1) a letter of application addressing the qualifications; (2) curriculum vitae or resume; and (3) contact information for three references who can speak authoritatively concerning the applicant's candidacy. The application process will remain open until the position is filled.

For additional information, contact Luann Kida, Community Schools Director. E-mail:lkida@binghamton.edu.