Advertised Summary Job Description: The incumbent will coordinate an existing program that provides secondary school instruction and career development services to "disconnected youth" in Northern Manhattan who have not completed high school and have not obtained employment. The program, managed by the University's Office of Government & Community Affairs (GCA), targets youth and young adults ages 16-24. The incumbent will report to the Vice President for Government & Community Affairs and will work closely with the Associate Vice President focused on education on youth. To achieve program goals and objectives, GCA works with other University entities and offices including Community Impact (http://communityimpact.columbia.edu) and the Columbia Employment Information Center (http://community-jobs.columbia.edu) Responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to: ?Review and analysis of current program in light of university obligations, program objectives and best practices ?Coordination of a revamped Program for Disconnected Youth in all aspects including outreach, community engagement, workforce development & job placement. ?Maintenance of timely communications and productive relationships with program partners ?Development of data collection system so as to track and monitor program outcomes ?Provision of bi-monthly reports and outcomes ?The incumbent may be required to supervise Social Work intern(s) ?Other duties as assigned Minimum Requirement: MSW; LCSW with oMust be licensed and have at least 5 years of experience providing social work/mental health services to youth and young adults within the last five years; oCompletion or intent to complete Field Instruction (SIFI) training; oFamiliarity with the DYCD, NY State Department of Health regulations, NYCHA services is a plus; oManagement experience is a plus; oStrong analytical and problem solving skills; oExcellent presentation, writing and communication skills oBilingual practice experience desirable, but not required.
General Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree; 4-6 years related experience
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Must be licensed and have at least 5 years of experience providing social work/mental health services to youth and young adults within the last five years
Preferred Qualifications: -Completion or intent to complete Field Instruction (SIFI) training; -Familiarity with the DYCD, NY State Department of Health regulations, NYCHA services is a plus; -Management experience is a plus; -Strong analytical and problem solving skills; -Excellent presentation, writing and communication skills; -Bilingual practice experience desirable, but not required.
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