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College Steps

1000 State Street
SPRINGFIELD, MA 01109
Website:collegesteps.org

Company Description:
College Steps is an organization that partners with colleges and universities to support both high school transition and matriculated students with social, communication, or learning challenges, ages 16-26, with their college pursuits. The mission of College Steps is to expand supports for young adults with the functional skills sufficient to transition to a college environment, but who remain challenged to succeed and thrive in this adult learning setting without additional supports.
Salary Range:Location:
$15+ Per Hour SPRINGFIELD, MA
Job Type:Category:
Part TimeEducation/Training
Education Level:Work Experience:
Some College Coursework Completed
Preference: Required
2+
Preference: Nice to have
Description:
JOB TITLE
Assistant Program Coordinator - College Steps at American International College – Springfield, MA
20hrs per week
$16.00/hr

BACKGROUND
College Steps (CS) is a non-profit that partners with colleges to provide individualized college support for students with social, communication, and learning challenges. The primary goal of College Steps is to prepare students for meaningful careers and autonomy after graduation. Therefore, College Steps places a strong emphasis on self-advocacy, employment, and independent living skills in the students we support. We believe in an atmosphere of academic dignity and integration for all students and believe in equal accessibility to college experiences for all. College Steps’ program at American International College supports college students for whom navigating college is challenged by social, academic, or independent living barriers.

BASIC FUNCTION
The Assistant Program Coordinator will assist the Program Coordinator at College Steps’ partnership at American International College. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following: Provision of CS student support and supervision; Program planning and development; Collaboration with state and local agencies; Attendance of IEP planning meetings; Management of student peer mentors; Direct collaboration with faculty and staff at American International College; Forge community partnerships to promote internship opportunities for CS students.



TO APPLY
• Submit CV, cover letter, and two letters of recommendation electronically to Rachael Smith-Ramos, at Rachael@collegesteps.org. Please indicate position to which you are applying in your cover letter.



This general outline illustrates the type of work, which characterizes the job classification. It is not an all-encompassing statement of the specific duties, responsibilities and qualifications of individual positions assigned to this classification. College Steps is an equal opportunity employer. Competitive compensation is provided.
Requirements:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
• Two to four years of relevant experience in special education, adult education or related field.
• Excellent administrative, organizational, writing, and supervisory skills.
• Advanced interpersonal skills.
• Team oriented work ethic.


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