Provide leadership in the delivery of program services for the STEP/BEST/CSTEP programs, including but not limited to student advising academic services and curriculum development. Ensure the integrity, growth, and evaluation of the advising and academic services and activities for STEP/BEST CSTEP students at NYU. Assist the Senior Director of STEM in the oversight and planning of all program components including the Summer Program and academic year support workshops and programs. Supervise professional and support staff Provide academic, career, financial aid and personal counseling to CSTEP and STEP students. Responsible for the hiring and training of the office's tutor/peer Counselors, Assist in planning, implementing and evaluating program services and activities. Coordinate tutorials and study groups for CSTEP and STEP students. Coordinate and supervise CSTEP/STEP Peer Mentoring program. Assist students in applying for undergraduate, graduate and professional programs of study. Serve as a liaison between students and the University community. Serve as a liaison between STEP and participating secondary schools. Collect and compile data for University and New York State reports.
Required Education: Master's degree
Required Experience: 7 years experience directing the program services and components of an Opportunity Program at the University level. Experience managing budgets and staff supervision, curriculum development and grant writing.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Excellent organizational, planning, negotiating, networking, and interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels both verbally and in writing. Ability to supervise a large diverse staff. Experience working in middle school/high school, and college or university, particularly with students of economically disadvantaged background. Grant writing skills and experience managing a grant funded program is desirable.