Student & Campus Life (SCL) inspires transformation in all Cornell students on their journey of individual, academic and personal evolution. Our division is comprised of leading student affairs experts who support our campus on pressing student life matters including public service, health, wellness, social justice, residential living, food services, sports, recreation, career services, and student activities and organizations including sorority and fraternity life. Our nearly 4,000 staff and student employees who make up SCL embrace the opportunity to represent the division and strive for excellence as we shape the Cornell student experience, one interaction at a time.
The Office of Off-Campus, Cooperative and Graduate Living provides support and resources to eight University-owned Cooperatives as well as a large family orientated living community for graduate, professional, post-doc and visiting scholar residents and their families. Additionally, this team provides education and advisement support to our 15,000+ students who reside in our off campus neighborhoods. The goal of this team is to provide a welcoming, educational and caring community for all of its constituencies.
The Youth and Family Coordinator provides community and program development for partners and families within our Hasbrouck living community; a family/single apartment community comprised of graduate, professional and non-traditional aged undergraduates; post docs and visiting scholars representing at least 20 countries throughout the world. This position fosters growth and builds a community by creating and implementing effective social programs. In addition, this position serves as a liaison for parents and families to connect with Cornell and outside programs and resources to meet their family needs including developing parents and partners groups as needed. The coordinator is responsible for creating an inclusive community and welcoming atmosphere through distributing a bi-weekly newsletter and ensuring public areas of the Community Center are visually engaging and informative.
A successful Youth and Family Coordinator will:
Proactively engage with community residents to better understand needs and develop meaningful and impactful programs and activities to address those needs
Demonstrate a passion for working with children and families in a multicultural setting
Cultivate authentic and meaningful relationships with residents as well as community and university partners in an effort to best leverage and communicate available resources
Support the overall mission and objectives of the Off-Campus, Cooperative, and Graduate Living team through active participation in ongoing projects and initiatives
This is a part-time, 20 hours a week, benefits eligible position
Associate's degree or equivalent in a related field such as student services, communications, human/child development and/or administration as well as a minimum of 2 years of experience in related field; or an equivalent combinations or education and experience.
Proficiency with basic Office software and technology including e-mail, desktop publishing, web research, report writing, database management.
Bachelor's degree in a related field such as human development/child development, education, recreation, psychology or other related field.
Additional experience beyond 2 years in a related field including experience developing programs in the higher education sector
Prior experience teaching or working families in a multi-cultural environment
No relocation assistance is provided for this position. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
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