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REO/Fresh Start Recruiter/Technical Assistant - Grant Funded (PT)

Mohawk Valley Community College
New York, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Aug 24, 2021

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Administrative, Academic Affairs, Cooperative & Experiential Education, Extension Services, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Student Affairs, Counseling, Other Student Affairs
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Full Time
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REO/Fresh Start Recruiter/Technical Assistant - Grant Funded (PT)

Salary: $15.00 - $18.00 per hour

This is a grant-funded position. Grant-funded positions expire either at the end of the stated term or whenever funding for the position ceases.

The part-time REO/Fresh Start Recruiter/Technical Assistant works collaboratively with the Mohawk Valley REO Fresh Start grant-funded project team to build the youths’ leadership skills. Assists youth in the Re-Entry Program with all recruitment and case management related programming, including certifying students with an industry-recognized credential. Provides youth of diverse backgrounds and from the high-needs population of the City of Utica and surrounding area with rigorous academic instruction, occupational skills and training and viable pathways to college and careers.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Works with program participants on “hands-on” projects and provides conceptual and experiential training opportunities within the local community;
  • Supervises program participants during programming to ensure that program participants are following safety precautions and program requirements;
  • Attends necessary trainings that benefit the REO program and participants
  • Participates in project planning and decision making as part of the REO recruitment and case management team;
  • Works with local employers and union representatives to assist trainees in passing union tests and enrolling in apprenticeship/interns programs;
  • Works with dedicated timelines to complete projects in a timely manner with or without active participants;
  • Partners with local agencies on special events and projects;
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Director of the Education Outreach Center.


  • High School Diploma or High School Equivalency (HSE) Diploma with a minimum of one (1) year of recruitment and case management related experience preferred or no High School Equivalency, but actively seeking HSE with two (2) years’ experience in the recruitment/case management field required.
  • Must possess a strong commitment to assisting formerly incarcerated youth succeed in an innovative training program to reorient their lives, nurture their leadership skills and enable them to make a difference in their community.
  • Ability to establish rapport and relate sensitively to a multiracial and multicultural group of youth.
  • Must be understanding of the issues facing youth in the community and a willingness to learn from our youth.
  • Must be team-oriented and with a non-judgmental attitude.
  • Some travel is required for this position. A valid driver license is required at the time of hire and for the duration of employment.
  • A successful three-part background check may be required to fill this position.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Official academic transcripts required upon hire.

Review Start Date: 8/1/2021

Mohawk Valley Community College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer deeply committed to a community of excellence, equity, and diversity. MVCC maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and global worldview. We value the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. We are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in a world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, different abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability.
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