Program Coordinator
Urban League of Rochester, NY, Inc. - Rochester, NY

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The Urban League of Rochester is looking for a Program Coordinator to work in the Afterschool Academy.

Please send cover letters and resumes to Urban League of Rochester, NY, Inc., 265 N. Clinton Avenue, Rochester, NY 14605 ATTN: Director of Human Resources or via electronic mail to hr@ulr.org , or via fax to (585) 325-4864.
Responsibilities Under the supervision of the Program Director will Program Coordinator:
  • Plan and implement after school programming in accordance with the program funder’s guidelines.
  • Plan and implement cultural diversity guest speakers, field trips, SAT/ACT test preparation classes and other enrichment activities.
  • Provide group and one-on-one counseling activities
  • Develop Individual College Preparation Plans with each youth, review and revise these plans monthly to reflect changes in the youths’ academic situations
  • Plan daily lesson plans and lead group sessions after school.
  • Supervise volunteers, especially college students and retired educators
  • Provide case management and counseling to students to help address any unmet needs of the youth and their families
  • Work with program staff in the Afterschool Academy to accomplish overall Academy goals.
  • Administer pre- and post-tests and assist with the tracking of participants’ outcomes for the purposes of program evaluation
  • Under the direction of the Program Director, monitor the program’s progress towards goals and develop plans for corrective action as required.
  • Complete records & reports to track & assure successful program outcomes
  • Participate in training and orientation as required and approved by the Director for effective program operation.
  • Perform such duties as the supervisor may assign.
  • Attend/support Urban League of Rochester events and fund raising functions

Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in education, counseling, administration or related social service field
  • Experience working with youth in an educational setting, especially college bound youth; teaching experience is a plusProven ability to make presentations and lead trainings for groups
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to relate well to youth from diverse backgrounds and to understand the barriers to success that less advantaged youth often face
  • Ability to function effectively as part of a team
  • Knowledge of community resources for youth and families is a plus
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and be available past 5 p.m. on weekdays and on Saturdays
  • Access to reliable transportation