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Site Director, Learn & Earn
Commonpoint Queens - Samuel Field Y
58-20 Little Neck Parkway
Little Neck, NY 11362

Principal Responsibilities:

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Commonpoint Queens is a non-profit, multi service agency with flagship sites in Little Neck, Bayside, Forest Hills and 33 additional sites throughout the community that provides a diverse array of programs and services to over 35,000 mission is to sustain and enhance the quality of family and individual life for all members of our community, regardless of religion, ethnic or cultural background, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual preference, age, or disability, within a pervasive and inclusive environment that facilitates individual growth, meets individual needs and builds community. We accomplish this mission through a broad range of social, educational, and recreational services that reach community members of all ages and backgrounds.

STATEMENT OF THE POSITION

Within our framework of a holistic, strength-focused, and family-supported practice, an individual is hired as Site Director, Learn & Earn in the High School and College Success division and will report directly to the Senior Director of High School and College Success. The office will be based in the Queens High School of Teaching, Bellerose, Queens.

Education & Qualifications

 Master's Degree in Psychology, Child Development, Social Work, or related course of study required.  At least two (2) years' experience working with adolescents in an urban environment providing services that reduce barriers and facilitate educational success and social-emotional wellbeing.

 At least two (2) years' experience providing outcomes-oriented supervision and professional development to a team of youth development specialists.

 Demonstrated ability to establish a strong rapport with an urban adolescent population and their families.  Familiarity with various test prep and social-emotional learning curricula.

 Familiarity with NYS high school graduation requirements and experience with the college application and financial aid application processes.

 Good supervisory skills and ability to work as part of a team

 Conflict resolution and negotiating skills

 Certified in both Responding to Emergencies and CPR

 Computer literate, including experience with all Microsoft Office software packages, local area networks, and the Internet

 Strong organizational skills

 Excellent written and oral communication skills

 Ability to engage in productive supervision


Minimum Qualifications:

Responsibilities

 Report to the Program Supervisor on overall program management, planning and policy making for the.  Recruit students; and conduct intake assessments and interviews. Inclusive of completing the enrollment process in the Federal Government's Participant Tracking System in a timely manner (September deadline) and preparation for DYCD Validation.

 Establish a rapport with all program participants. Assist them in identifying their educational and career goals; help them to formulate future plans.

 Adhere to deadlines and milestone amounts as set forth by DYCD including the organization of WIOA documents to ensure adequate audits and program visits

 Implement and conduct weekly workshops on work readiness, career development, life skills, service learning, student enrichment and parent engagement.

 Work with DYCD Program Managers to meet all requirements of the WIOA Program.

 Monitor the attendance, academic, and career progress of program participants.

 Provide and structure a comprehensive interpersonal group and individual counseling program to meet the varying needs of students.

 Work in a collaborative team, including participation in staff meetings, contractor meetings, and staff development in order to support student progress.

 Monitor and document student progress in various service areas (guidance and counseling, academic support, life skills, work readiness).

 Conduct daily attendance and participation outreach, including home visits if necessary.

 Participate in ongoing (monthly) professional case conferences, schedule site-based training as well as staff meetings, with agendas and attendance sheets.

 Responsible for cultivating competitive Summer Internship Program placements for contract cohorts that align with identified career goals and objectives.

 Monitor the completion and submission of monthly case notes on the tenth (10th) of the month for previous month for current and exit participants.

 Submission of contractual milestones including: Measurable Skills Gain, Attainment of HS Diploma, Q2 and Q4 outcomes.

 Adhere to the Non-discrimination and Equal Opportunity provisions for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) (29 CFR Part 38).

 Attend all required meetings/trainings regarding EO-WIOA.

 Review agency's written policies to make sure policies are nondiscriminatory.  Comply with Section 188/Americans with Disability Act and Section 504.

 Act as the liaison to DYCD/ACCES-VR.

 Orientate staff/participants/linkages/partnerships/employers on the Non-discrimination and Equal Opportunity provisions for WIOA, which include, but are not limited, to the following:  Reasonable Accommodations Policies and Procedures

 Grievance Policies and Procedures

 Discrimination Complaint Policies and Procedures

 Complete and submit all required documents in a professional & timely manner, which include, but are not limited to the following:

 Training Tracking form

 WIOA Interagency Release of Information Form (if applicable)

 Discrimination Complaint Log to be submitted to DYCD quarterly

 Issue, review and obtain signature on the Notice of Rights Acknowledgment Bulletin (NORAB) for staff/participants/linkages/partnerships/employers; maintaining NORAB with original signature on file.

 Share ACCES-VR User Friendly Guide with all participants/employees.

 Prominently post all required postings.

 Publicize the contact information for designated EO/ACCES-VR liaison, staff who handles complaints and staff who has access to confidential files.

 Ensure that DYCD has accurate and up to date information in a timely manner.  Conduct outreach and education about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination requirements consistent with 29 CFR 38.40 and how an individual may file a complaint consistent with 29 CFR 38.69;

 Ensure that the DYCD approved LEP Plan/Babel Notice is shared with participants & employees

 Oversee the implementation of the LEP Plan.

 Partnering to support and ensure success of all Commonpoint Queens programming on-site at the Queens High School of Teaching.

 Coordinating Commonpoint Queens services on-site at the Queens High School of Teaching in absence of the Senior Director.

 Task Supervision and mentorship for Social Work Interns within the Learn & Earn Program.  Conduct regular visits to sites to provide participant support and to keep track of engagement.  Provide necessary referrals and connections to community resources.

General Tasks of All Commonpoint Queens Staff

 Ability to travel to multiple locations required.

 Promote and implement the Core Values of the agency.

 Participation in all staff meetings and staff training seminars.

 Participation in agency-wide programs and program committees, as assigned.

 Active involvement, as a supervisee, in the supervision process.

 Support the mission of Commonpoint Queens.

 Other tasks appropriate to Commonpoint Queens staff, as assigned.

Commonpoint Queens reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.

Commonpoint Queens is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.


Salary:

55,000 - 65,000

Agency Information:

Commonpoint Queens is a non-profit, multi service agency with a flagship site in Forest Hills and 33 additional sites throughout the community that provides a diverse array of programs and services to over 35,000. Our mission is to sustain and enhance the quality of family and individual life for all members of our community, regardless of religion, ethnic or cultural background, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual preference, age, or disability, within a pervasive and inclusive environment that facilitates individual growth, meets individual needs and builds community. We accomplish this mission through a broad range of social, educational, and recreational services that reach community members of all ages and backgrounds.