Student Advisor

Non- Exempt

21.98 per hour
Full-time position

Bronx Haven High School

Reports to
Program Director

333 East 151 Street Bronx, NY 10451

Start Date
February 2019

Bronx Haven High School is a small, academically rigorous, full-time New York City Department of Education Transfer School designed to re-engage high school students who are over-age and under-credited or have dropped out of high school. East Side House Settlement is directly responsible for the administration of the school’s Learning-to-Work Program, which enhances the school’s academic component by offering additional academic support, career and education exploration, work preparation, skills development, and internships.

Under the supervision of the Program Director with latitude for independent judgment, the advisor will be responsible to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and ability required, but are not limited to:

Essential Functions
• Conduct intake interviews with students and family members.
• Meet with students in a group setting and individually to assist them in their academic, career and personal goals.
• Conduct daily attendance outreach and home visits as necessary.
• Facilitate group advisory sessions one times per week, providing an opportunity for students to build on their social -emotional competencies, in a group setting.
• Consult with teachers and provide feedback to students on academic performance outcomes using a biweekly assessment.
• Maintain student charts and records to ensure individual and programmatic milestones are being met.
• Refer students to academic and support services as needed.
• Assist in college applications, FASFA and explore post-secondary options for seniors
• Attend administrative meetings, program trainings and staff development to enhance knowledge base
• Participate in civic and community building efforts and activities as assigned via East Side House Community Development.
• Arrange field trips, special events and extracurricular activities to keep students physically and mentally engaged.
• Collaborate with school staff and agents to ensure safety during transition periods, lunch room and dismissal.
• Participate in special yearly student-based projects.

Other Duties
• Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Required Eligibility Qualification
• Department of Education (DOE)


Education/ Experience:
• B.A/ B.S.W. with at least two years’ experience with youth-related work.
• Excellent verbal, analytical, writing, communication, organizational skills.
• Ability to work in a team oriented environment and multi-task.
• Demonstrated knowledge of community service/development.
• Knowledge and experience in WordPerfect/Microsoft Word and other applications
• Bilingual English/Spanish a plus.
• Salesforce a plus.

• Relationship Building
• Time Management
• Communication Proficiency
• Problem Solving/ Analysis

Supervisory Responsibility
This role has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment
Business casual. This job operates in a professional school environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Travel is expected for this position.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. This is generally a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary.

Position Type/Expected Work Schedule:
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00am – 4:00pm. Maintain flexible hours and workdays, some overnight trips required. Workdays/hours subject to change based on ESH’s needs.

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

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ESH encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.