Job Title

EDUCATIONAL COORDINATOR – Jill Chaifetz Transfer High School

Job Description

BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and are guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences. We have 37 locations throughout the borough providing a variety of programs that offer assistance in the areas of family, children and youth support, educational services, elder care, homelessness, mental health and workforce development. We are an employer of choice for anyone interested in a meaningful career in the social services field.


BronxWorks is hiring an Educational Coordinator in the Children & Youth Department for its Jill Chaifetz Transfer High School.



  • Establish a rapport with program participants.
  • Serve as primary college counselor for the Jill Chaifetz Transfer School; supervise post-secondary advisement and documentation of post-secondary plans for all students.
  • Assist students in completing college and vocational program applications and financial aid forms; track and record college application, acceptance, and enrollment data.
  • Prepare and facilitate post-secondary planning workshops both in school and after school.
  • Provide academic support to students by pushing into classrooms and collaborating with DOE teachers.
  • Coordinate day and overnight college visits and in-school presentations by representatives from colleges and other post-secondary training programs.
  • Collaborate with Center for Future Education (Café) other BronxWorks programs to provide comprehensive post-secondary support to all students.
  • Assist students in SAT preparation and registration.
  • Conduct in-school and after-school workshops for students and their families.
  • Assist students with scholarship registration and support students in their scholarship search. Coordinate college fairs, post-secondary events, alumni panel discussions, and other events as necessary. Perform additional duties as assigned by manager.



  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field of study required.
  • At least 3-years experience providing counseling services required.
  • At least 2-years experience providing post-secondary planning preferred.
  • Demonstrated interest in working with low-income students with significant hindrances to academic achievement Knowledge of positive youth development principles.
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and simultaneous projects while meeting deadlines.
  • College/Career advising experience strongly preferred Ability to speak Spanish desired, but not necessary
  • Experience coordinating direct service outreach event/program planning Experience working with immigrant students and families
  • Familiarity with NYC Department of Education policies and procedures
  • Strong oral and written communication, time management and organizational skills are necessary.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and other standard business technology is required.



For consideration, submit a cover letter and resume via this website:



BronxWorks offers a variety of benefits to full-time salaried employees as well as part-time salaried employees who work at least 20 hours per week year-round.

  • Generous paid time off for personal, vacation, parental, and medical leave
  • 12 paid holidays.
    Comprehensive medical, and life insurance coverage care for employees and their families, at little or no cost to employees.
  • A pension plan that is 100% employer paid
  • Two tax deferred annuity plans and employee assistance in maximizing the pension plan and tax deferred annuity plans to prepare for retirement.
  • TransitChek – Employees may use TransitChek to have money taken out of their pretax salaries to pay for their public transportation commute.
  • Free and confidential assessment, counseling, and referral service, to assist employees and their families with a wide range of personal problems.

Additionally, BronxWorks offers:

  • A comprehensive monthly training calendar.
  • Access to some scholarship opportunities.
  • Non-financial support and internship opportunities for employees who return to school, particularly for their Master of Social Work degrees.


BronxWorks seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. We support all aspects of diversity, and in accordance with  federal, state and local laws,  does not discriminate unlawfully against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, marital status, military status, national origin (including ancestry), predisposing genetic characteristic, race, sex, gender, actual or perceived sexual orientation (including actual or perceived heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality and asexuality), status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by law. This commitment applies to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and employee development, placement, promotion, demotion, upgrading, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination.

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