Advisor, Liberty Partnerships Program – Grant Funded 5 views

Job Overview

  • Salary Offer Commensurate with Experience
  • Experience Level Some Experience
  • Total Years Experience 1-2
  • Education 2-year degree

Job Description:

Function of Position:

   The MCC Liberty Partnerships Program On-Site Advisor (OSA) will serve as a liaison between students at their school and the LPP Program Director. The On-Site Advisor will manage a caseload of students in one school building of the Rochester City School District.  The OSA will meet with students to assess their academic performance, track progress toward educational and personal goals based on their resiliency assessment responses, facilitate students attending planned LPP events (e.g. workshops, college visits, field trips) and refer them to other services within the Rochester community as needed.

Examples of Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Recruit and enroll at-risk students in the program by promoting the program in classes, lunches and with school staff.
  2. Obtain and reserve private space at the school for meeting with LPP students.
  3. Communicate regularly with the Program Director regarding each student’s status.
  4. Provide case management services to LPP students participating in LPP, including the following:
    1. Ensure that all required forms are on file for each enrolled student.
    2. Meet with students regularly to define and discuss academic performance and issues affecting their academic performance.
    3. Refer students to tutoring and community-based services as appropriate.
    4. Advise students regarding the college application process and assist with completing application materials and FAFSA as needed.
    5. Collaborate with teachers, school counselors and other school personnel to develop individualized interventions for each LPP student.
    6. Communicate at least monthly with parents regarding their children’s academic progress and to collaborate on identified interventions.
    7. Administer resiliency assessments to each student on caseload.
    8. Create Personal Learning Plans (PLPs) with each student on caseload utilizing assessment data.
    9. Track students’ progress toward educational and personal goals by reviewing report cards, school attendance and PLPs on a regular basis with students.
    10. Review with student their report cards, attendance, and PLPs regularly.
    11. Maintain individual case files, including written case notes.
    12. Maintain accurate records, including monthly contact reporting form.
    13. Make home visits as needed.
  5. Participate in LPP professional development sessions related to the position.
  6. Attend the school’s Student and Family Support Center meetings, and other key meetings at the school.
  7. Supervise the after school tutoring sessions.

MCC Expectations:

  • Adheres to the College Code of Conduct.
  • Contributes to, supports, and maintains an equitable, inclusive, and collaborative College environment.
  • Maintains technological competencies utilized by the College.
  • Commits to the philosophy of a comprehensive community college.
  • Commits to professional growth. which includes seeking ongoing training in diversity, equity and inclusion to better serve students.

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree required with Bachelor’s work in progress in education, social work, counseling or a related field preferred.
  • Knowledge of and experience with an urban middle and/or high school educational environment required.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to collaborate with colleagues, community-based partners, students, parents and LPP staff required.
  • Established contacts/knowledge of community agencies preferred.
  • Case management experience preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual and able to read, write, and speak Spanish or other languages proficiently