About LeMoyne College:
Le Moyne College, located in Syracuse, N.Y., is an independent college established by the Jesuits in 1946 to provide students with a values-based, comprehensive academic program designed to foster intellectual excellence and preparation for a life of leadership and service. Today, Le Moyne has evolved into a nationally acclaimed college of liberal arts and sciences that draws students from across the U.S. and abroad.
Le Moyne College is a diverse learning community that strives for academic excellence in the Catholic and Jesuit tradition through its comprehensive programs rooted in the liberal arts and sciences. Its emphasis is on education of the whole person and on the search for meaning and value as integral parts of the intellectual life. Le Moyne College seeks to prepare its members for leadership and service in their personal and professional lives to promote a more just society.
The Student Service Specialist is responsible for supporting the mission and goals of the Le Moyne College Upward Bound program to ensure that all participants meet their academic goals, graduate from high school, and enroll in college. The Student Service Specialist assists with the implementation of Saturday Scholastic Academy and the Summer Program in addition to organizing extracurricular activities, recruiting new participants, and supporting current students.
This is an 11 month position
Weekend work required (Academic Year
Saturdays / Summer
Sunday afternoons and evenings).
Assist in the implementation and supervision of the Saturday Scholastic Academy (25 Saturdays/yr).
Co-coordinate and facilitate the Summer Program.
Coordinate and facilitate the process to identify, recruit and select eligible high school participants.
Coordinate the recruitment, selection, evaluation and supervision of Tutor Counselor staff.
Monitor student attendance at Upward Bound activities, responding accordingly to ensure at least 85% attendance rate from students.
Collect, examine, and analyze 9th and 10th grade student report cards. Prepare report card analysis for Director in order to spot problems areas and recommend appropriate tutorials/ instruction, action plans, etc.
Facilitate academic interventions for 9th and 10th graders.
Monitor student progress and achievement through on-going meetings with guidance counselors, teachers, students and family members. Provide periodic reports to the Upward Bound Director.
Coordinate selected Upward Bound special events, workshops, celebrations, campus visits, extracurricular activities, and community service opportunities in consultation with the Academic Coordinator and Director.
Coordinate and implement home visits for 9th graders and students in need of additional support.
Coordinate NYS Department of Education Summer Food Service Application and implementation process.
Assist in the development and facilitation of staff training and orientation programs.
Co-manage social media, Upward Bound website, and Remind texting service.
Promote an awareness of Upward Bound activities and objectives to the public, local businesses, faith-based community, agencies, etc.
Other duties as assigned by the Upward Bound Director.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in a related field is required. A Master's degree in Education / Counseling or a related field is preferred.
Two (2) to three (3) years experience working with youth in a culturally diverse setting.
Teacher Certification in a college preparatory subject area is preferred.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Computer proficiency / administrative skills (Google Drive / Microsoft Office)
Strong organizational, planning, collaborating, and problem-solving skills.
Ability to manage several projects simultaneously.
Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver's license (off campus meetings / school and home visits).
Experience using social media as a tool to engage students and families.
Le Moyne College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons of color, and Jesuits to apply for employment.
To apply for this position please click the 'Apply Now' button and submit the required materials for consideration:
Cover letter outling your interest in the position
Contact information for 3 professional reference
Preference will be given to applications received by Friday, October 19, 2018. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.