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ESL Program Coordinator for SCPS

Employer
Lehman College I SCPS
Location
New York City, New York
Closing date
May 17, 2024

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Job DescriptionJob Description
The School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) at Lehman College is seeking an ESL Program Coordinator to support the Queens-Bronx Express (QBE): English for Work Initiative at Lehman College. The program provides fast pathways for immigrants and asylum seekers with work authorization into healthcare careers. Reporting to the Director of the Workforce Programs, the program coordinator is responsible for supporting the planning, launching, outreach, recruitment, and contextualized training for the program. The program coordinator is responsible for student support (screening, assessment, case management, referrals, and tracking), culminating in successful student employment. The program coordinator will work closely with the Lehman team, including staff from multiple departments and faculty and other CUNY programs and government agencies.

Responsibilities

• Designing and executing outreach, recruitment, screening, pre-assessment, and enrollment of new applicants to meet program goals of serving at least 150 ESL/CPR students and 75 ESL/C.N.A. students over two years.

• Conducting intake and assessments (English language testing (BEST Plus), computer skills, interviews) to refer candidates to the appropriate SCPS training (ESL, Workforce, CE, etc).

• Collaborating with ESL and Healthcare instructors on curriculum design, scheduling, assessment and classroom performance to ensure successful student outcomes.

• Identifying and leading student workshops on training topics not covered in training such as job readiness (NorthStar).

• Providing case management to selected students which includes creating individual training plans, addressing barriers, referrals to social services and observing confidentiality.

• Identifying and establishing reciprocal referral relationships with similar CUNY programs, other training providers, social service agencies, and local immigrant organizations to meet students” needs.

• Participating in funder update meetings and reporting activities, including the writing of monthly reports on program and student outcomes. Ensuring student records are complete for audit.

• Other duties as required.

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor”s degree

• Minimum 3 years” experience teaching ESL to adult learners

• Experience conducting English Language assessment and student placement

• Superior student service skills

Preferred Qualifications

• Bachelor”s Degree in a related field

• Experience working in program administration (scheduling, staffing, etc)

• Experience managing teachers.

• Knowledge and experience of the CUNY system and/or NYC government agencies.

• Experience teaching contextualize English - Workforce Programs

• Bilingual - Spanish speaker

Preferred Values

• Have a passion for helping immigrant populations.

• Willingness to learn new systems and processes.

• Ability to think strategically, problem-solve, collaborate with team, other colleges/workforce programs, and support organizational goals.

The position is grant-funded until December 2025 with the option of renewal.
Company DescriptionWith more than 60,000 alumni and 12,000 students, Lehman College serves the Bronx and our surrounding region as an intellectual, economic, and cultural center. The College is named after Herbert H. Lehman, who was governor of New York State, a U.S. Senator, and an internationalist. His values of dedicated public service continue to guide the College todayCompany DescriptionWith more than 60,000 alumni and 12,000 students, Lehman College serves the Bronx and our surrounding region as an intellectual, economic, and cultural center. The College is named after Herbert H. Lehman, who was governor of New York State, a U.S. Senator, and an internationalist. His values of dedicated public service continue to guide the College today

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