SSJP COLLEGE AND EMPLOYMENT COORDINATOR / 40 HOURS / DAY / BWH CCHHE

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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 10/20/2016

Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH) Boston, MA

Company
Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH)
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
3024211
AJE Ref #
576068109
Location
Boston, MA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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GENERAL SUMMARY/OVERVIEW STATEMENT:

Brigham and Womens Hospitals Center for Community Health and Health Equity (BWH CCHHE) advances systems of care and community health programs to eliminate health disparities and elevate the health status of underserved communities. The CCHHE works with a variety of community organizations, health centers, and schools to accomplish this mission. BWHs youth programs are built upon the commitment of the hospital to fostering a diverse workforce in the healthcare field and a strong belief that educational and employment opportunity is a vital ingredient for community wellness. The youth programs work in partnership with local schools and service students from elementary school to college.

Since 2000, the CCHHE has coordinated the Student Success Jobs Program (SSJP), a year round paid internship program for 100 students from 8 Boston public high schools. Students are matched with department mentors, are provided with academic and social supports, and are prepared for college and beyond. The program is nationally recognized and highly successful with 100% of our students graduating from high school and matriculating to college. With 75% majoring in health careers and science, the SSJP program has provided the solid foundation for a skilled and diverse workforce from our surrounding Boston neighborhoods.

The SSJP College and Employment Coordinator will report to the Youth Development Manager and works closely with other youth program staff assisting in program activities spanning from scholarship and college applications for newly graduating seniors to support and guidance for alumni seeking internships and employment.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Program Development and Delivery

Conduct seminars and provide individual guidance for SSJP high school seniors to support their successful transition to college.

Coordinate the SSJP summer college internship program, identifying and cultivating BWH departments and preceptors for college intern placements.

Provide advocacy, connections to resources, and individualized coaching to enable alumni to navigate challenges and maximize college success.

Proactively establish connections and networks both internally and externally to assist alumni with identifying and applying for employment opportunities at BWH and throughout the system.

Ensure ongoing communication with SSJP alumni throughout their college years and provide targeted support to assist alumni with securing employment during or after college.

Remain informed about job trends in the healthcare sector and knowledgeable about qualifications and job requirements.

Participate in network meetings as required in the job and youth development sector.

Contribute to program evaluation and innovation to support the long term success of our students.

Outreach and Administration

Manage the SSJP College Scholarship application and award process including compiling of applications, servicing the scholarship committee and oversight and monitoring of student scholarships.

Cultivate connections with college recruiters and advisors to better inform and assist SSJP students.

Participate actively as a member of the Youth Program Team, attend Team meetings and events, and other Center wide and community meetings as required.

Connect youth programs with the wider mission of the CCHHE and BWH.

Other duties as required to support the mission of BWH CCHHE

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum Required:

Bachelors Degree

Preferred:

Masters Degree

Required: A minimum of 5 years experience working in youth development and/or workforce development is required



SKILLS/ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

Masters degree in education, public health, counseling, or a related discipline is highly desirable-Bachelors degree required

A minimum of 5 years experience working in youth development and/or workforce development is required

Demonstrated ability to assist young people with the transition from high school to college and from college to the workforce

Familiarity with workforce development trends and job searching strategies, trends, networks, etc

Experience working in diverse communities

Strong program planning and administrative skills and ability to prioritize work demands to meet project deadlines

Strong research and writing skills

Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills

Experience working with youth in both academic and non-academic settings

Active interest in social, educational, professional and emotional growth and stability of youth and young adults and sustainable health improvement opportunities for communities

Bilingual a plus

Willingness to attend evening meetings and some weekend events as needed to fulfill the expectations of the role

WORKING CONDITIONS:

The majority of work is performed indoors in an office setting.



FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY:



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HOSPITAL WIDE RESPONSIBILITIES:

Works within legal, regulatory, accreditation and ethical practice standards relevant to the position and as established by BWH/Partners, follows safe practices required for the position, complies with appropriate BWH and Partners policies and procedures, fulfills any training required by BWH and/or Partners, as appropriate, brings potential matters of non-compliance to the attention of the supervisor or other appropriate hospital staff.

Brigham and Womens Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, disability unrelated to job requirements, genetic information, military service, or other protected status.



BRIGHAM AND WOMENS HOSPITAL I CARE STANDARDS



The I CARE Standards guide me in my interactions with patients, family members, visitors, colleagues, and neighbors in my workplace and surrounding community to optimize the Brigham experience and help fulfill my role in our mission of providing seamless, high quality patient and family centered care.



C. I WILL COMMUNICATE MY COMMITMENT TO HIGH QUALITY PERFORMANCE

A. I WILL APPEAR AND ACT AS A PROFESSIONAL

R. I WILL RESPECT ALL INDIVIDUALS

E. I WILL EXTEND MYSELF