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. Le Moyne College is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, persons of color, and Jesuits to apply for employment.

Job Description:

The Coordinator will ensure day-to-day activities and management at each high school site, organize programmatic activities, and work closely with supervisors to achieve grant project outcomes. The STEP Academic Coordinator will serve as the point person between the high school and the Director in collaboration with high school tutors. This position requires an outgoing, approachable and self-motivated individual with a passion for assisting high school students pursuing STEM pathways from underrepresented groups.

This is a full-time position for in-school hours and hosting learning sessions one to two Saturdays per month (8:30 am – 12:00 pm).

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

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Job duties specific to this position: 

  • Facilitate a variety of opportunities during the summer and academic year, including but not limited to academic enrichment and character development activities, access to college courses, annual statewide STEP conference, college and career visits, community service, tutoring, college admissions counseling, internships and research, mentoring, and regent’s exam and SAT preparation.
  • Provide academic and professional counseling including assistance with college application process and employment applications; and identify students who require additional academic support services.
  • Perform one-on-one meetings with students in the program to assist with short and long-range educational goals 
  • Facilitate seminars and programming with the assistance of other STEP professionals that contribute to the goal of advancing student’s academic, personal, and professional growth.
  • Track all student contact information and program activities for the purposes within the grant and assist with marketing of programs and events.
  • Supervise and manage the STEP space within the high schools ensuring that students are acting in a professional and respectful manner.
  • Implement student recruitment and retention efforts within each high school; fosters and maintains relationships with high school personnel, administrative team, and staff.
  • Be able to work in partnership with building administrations at serving schools and work to provide updates and implement changes within the program.
  • Review the grants RFP (requirements/goals/expectations) each academic year.

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; Master’s degree preferred.
  • NYS Teaching Certification preferred.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience working with high school students in an academic or equivalent environment and/or administrative experience with a higher education opportunity program.
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to and experience with low-income, academic at-risk students.
    An understanding of and comfort with culturally diverse populations
  • Excellent written and communication skills.
    Willingness to work occasional non-traditional hours; this position includes 1-2 Saturdays per month.
  • Competence with basic Microsoft Office Suite skills and technology
  • An interest in, and commitment to, academic achievement in high school students
  • Flexibility and adaptability are essential.
     

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.

Le Moyne Benefits

403(b) Retirement contribution- (9.5% Employer match)
Generous tuition coverage
Health insurance options- (Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts)
Health Savings Accounts- (Partially Employer funded) 
Basic Life & AD&D Insurance- (Employer paid)
Short and Long Term Disability Insurance (Employer paid)
Supplemental Life & AD&D Insurance
Voluntary benefits- (Legal, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, Accident Insurance, Pet Insurance etc.)
12 paid holidays (In addition to paid time off the week between Christmas and New Years)
Generous time off package 
35 hour work weeks

Salary Range: $21.00/hour

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=170119 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