Website Le Moyne College

About Le Moyne 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.

Our Mission:

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.

Le Moyne College aims to advance the values of diversity and inclusiveness at the college. To do this, Le Moyne seeks scholars and professionals who bring innovation, creativity, and impact to the campus, and who bring greater depth, breadth, and diversity to our campus community.

Job Description:

The  LPP Academic Coordinator is a vital link between LPP program sites and the LPP Director and Associate Director. The Coordinator will ensure day-to-day activities at the assigned high school site, organize programmatic activities, and work closely with supervisors to achieve grant project outcomes. The Coordinator will serve as the point person between the high school and the Associate Director/Director and in collaboration with Student Advocates. This position requires an outgoing, approachable and self-motivated individual with a passion for assisting high school students from underrepresented groups.

This position is a ten month position and is funded by external sources and is contingent on the continued receival of those funds. 

Job duties specific to this position: 

  • Implement recruitment and retention efforts within each high school; fosters and maintains relationships with high school personnel, administrative team, and staff.
  • Facilitate seminars and programming with the assistance of other LPP professionals that contribute to the goal of advancing student’s academic, personal, and professional growth.
  • Track and evaluate all student contact and program activities and assist with marketing of program events, including social media and the official website.
  • Perform one-on-one meetings with students in the program to assist with short and long-range educational goals.
  • Provide academic and professional counseling including assistance with college application process; and identify students who require additional academic support services.
  • Functioning as a representative for the LPP program.  Activities may include: Collaborating with other programs and organizations to deliver services to students
  • Delivering presentations about program components within the school and community
  • Attending school and community meetings as a LPP representative

Job expectations for all Le Moyne College employees:

  • Demonstrates and role-models all of Le Moyne’s mission-based competencies (collaboration, communication, diversity, integrity, leadership and service) in every interaction with all community members and external parties.
  • Strengthen digital literacy skills through education and the application of digital technologies in order to effectively engage in information gathering, utilization and data management while promoting a security culture.
  • Supports cura personalis by treating all individuals with dignity, professionalism and kindness.
  • Promotes cura apostolica by aligning professional goals, objectives, and performance with college’s strategic goals.
  • Demonstrates excellent work attendance, reliability and work ethic.
  • Attends and actively participates in required meetings and training sessions.
  • Complies and adheres to all of Le Moyne’s established policies, procedures and codes of conduct at all times, including all health and safety requirements and regulations, to promote desired behavior and build awareness.
  • Must complete all required federal, state, institution and department trainings.
  • Engages in a planned program of professional development. Continually maintains skills and knowledge relative to the position and technology industry including best practice, evolving operational requirements, and industry trends.
  • Performs a variety of related duties as assigned.
     

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field required
  • Minimum of two years’ experience working with high school students in an academic or equivalent environment
  • Master’s Degree preferred
    NYS Teaching Certification preferred
    An interest in, and commitment to, academic achievement in high school students
  • An understanding of and comfort with culturally diverse populations
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills-A working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel; general computer knowledge required
  • Flexibility and adaptability are essential
  • Willingness to work occasional non-traditional hours

Hourly Range:  $20/hour. 

Additional Information:

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion job expectations for all Le Moyne College employees:  

  • Demonstrates commitment to promoting a more diverse, inclusive and equitable work environment by supporting the diversity, equity, and inclusion goals of the employee’s unit.
  • Regularly participates in professional development opportunities to become more aware of DEI issues and to consider ways in which their work can be expanded to honor and incorporate the diversity of our community.
  • Works to neutralize institutional bias by analyzing the policies and procedures of their unit and making suggestions to remove barriers for historically underserved people.
  • Promotes open communication across Le Moyne’s community in order to create an inclusive environment, and understanding of others backgrounds, ideas, and perspectives.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Le Moyne College is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.  We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship & immigration or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship.  Le Moyne makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time. 

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position please go to https://lemoyne.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=170537 and click the ‘Apply Now’ button and submit the required materials for consideration:

* Cover letter outlining your interest in the position
* Current resume
* Contact information for 3 professional references