Program Specialist

SEAT Center located on State Street near the Stockade district is proudly expanding its programming team. Since 2015, our work has centered around providing young people with the resources to realize job or college placement. Through training, internships and introductions to local businesses SEAT is changing lives in our community.

You can be a part of something special and help us “do whatever it takes to ensure that our young people have every chance for success” – Jennifer Lawrence Executive Director.

If you are someone who excels at coordinating efforts, is strong at problem solving, coaching, and has a passion for making tomorrow better with community-based services, please consider joining our team. Below is an overview of the position currently open.

With a work culture of team that provides a unique employee experience, you will receive extensive training, top of the line benefits packages and competitive compensation. Immediate access to time off and 12 company holidays in addition to (2) two holiday shut downs per year SEAT showcases an appreciation for work life balance.

SEAT is looking to fill this position in the next several weeks. If you are interested, please send your resume to Sharon Phillips Corporate Services Administrator at SEAT Center at hello@seatcenter.org.

SEAT an equal opportunity employer. We observe the CDC guidelines for a safe work environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  •  Provides comprehensive programming to bring together components of academic, vocational, leadership development and career development.
  • Sets the tone for the day, ensure program culture and assists students with barrier removal, pre-emptive problem solving and life skills.
  • Provides individual and small group life skills coaching.
  • Coordinate and develop, and maintain strong community partnerships to assist students with accessing and advocating resources (emergency food, shelter, clothing etc.)
  • Ensure service delivery, using a youth centered, strengths-based approach.
  • Responsible for individual or group program calendar related to specific Career Training Tracks and scheduling for students.
  • Responsible for implementing new career training tracks as they become available.
  • Promote an environment of inclusion, diversity, and a culture of mutual respect, passion, hard work, and appreciation.
  • Must be highly effective in working objectively with a diverse group of people and must demonstrate organizational, time management and administrative skills;
  • Must demonstrate ethical communication style that expresses a high degree of respect for students and staff;
  • Must be a team player, willing to accept and promote organizational and program goals and accept constructive feedback;
  • Promote an environment of inclusion, diversity, and a culture of mutual respect, passion, hard work, and appreciation.
  • Assist with administrative tasks and reporting that is required by agency and SEAT Center.
  • Enter relevant data into data tracking systems to ensure program compliance and monitor outcomes, implement changes based on data to promote program success.
  • Responsible for entering case notes and maintaining data accuracy
  • Responsible for program calendar related to the identified career training track and scheduling for students.
  • Positively engage with community stakeholders in the work of the organization that promotes SEAT’s mission and work.

Qualifications:

  • Must possess a strong knowledge of community-based services, public assistance and other community resources and have demonstrated skills in accessing these services appropriately.
  • Must be able to manage positive community partnerships and represent SEAT Center effectively.
  • Must be able to navigate flexibility and adapt to an ever-changing environment and go the extra mile to ensure services are provided and be an ongoing learner.
  • Must have a combination of the following: associates degree (preferable in Human Services) and (5) years case management experience; or a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of (2) years case management experience.
  • Must have a deep respect for the ideas, resiliency, and intelligence of young adults and a proven track record in working with young adults who have experienced multiple barriers to success

Requirements:

  • Must be willing and able to conduct regular home visits
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License; regular access/ use of a car.
  • *Schedule: Monday through Friday; 8:00am- 4:30pm with some evenings/weekends required for special events and/or schedules.

For more information or to apply visit Program Specialist - SEAT Center 

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