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College and Career Activities Director & COMPASS HIGH Program Director
YM & YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood
54 Nagle Ave
New York, NY 10040

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Join a broader community of education professionals where you can make a difference in the lives of youth while growing in your career and having fun doing meaningful work!

We are looking for a College and Career Activities Director & COMPASS High Program Director who will oversee the Columbia Secondary School's Guidance Counseling Department, and the Y @ Columbia Secondary School COMPASS HIGH Program located at 425 West 123rd Street, New York, NY 10027.

The Y and CSS' partnership in delivering topnotch educational programs and services provides a great opportunity to grow your career!

The Columbia Secondary School (CSS) for Math, Science, & Engineering is a public, 6th through 12th-grade school that opened in the fall of 2007. A partnership between the New York City Department of Education, the community, and Columbia University, CSS-MSE serves academically talented students who have an interest in a rigorous and demanding program focusing on Math, Science, and Engineering.

The CSS' Guidance Counselling Department is committed to providing a supportive environment that encourages each student to reach their utmost potential. Student success is the goal, and this is obtained by working collaboratively with the entire CSS community, including students, families, teachers, and other stakeholders. The Counseling program is an evolving program that focuses on the three domains of student growth: Academic, Personal/Social, and Career/Postsecondary planning.

The Y @ Columbia Secondary School COMPASS HIGH Program is a DYCD-funded afterschool program that is meant to serve 50 students in cohorts of 9th and 10th grades. The COMPASS High Program is intended to provide encouragement, support, and a sense of community to help participants successfully transition from middle school to high school, stay on track through the tenth grade, and make the most of their high school experience.

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Established in 1917, YM & YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood (the Y) is a not-for-profit organization that welcomes people of diverse ethnicities. We offer a wide range of educational, recreational, and social services programs that enhance the quality of lives of the people we serve.From topnotch early childhood education and youth development programs to innovative senior center services, there is always something for everyone at the Y!