St. John's established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University's outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John's University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.
A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John's is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.
SJU GEAR UP/NYGEAR UP Programs
Location: Long Island City High School; William Cullen Bryant High School, Various other NYC High Schools (School Based Programs)
Job Purpose: To provide academic, social and college preparedness support to 'at risk' students that will increase their academic performance and preparation for postsecondary education
Provide academic support to high school students during/after school (Math, English, Social Studies, Science)
Serve as mentors for project participants and assist with college preparedness tasks (i.e.- completion of FAFSA, scholarship searches, college applications and research etc.)
Provide college readiness and social emotional workshops
Provide academic advisement to project participants
Assist with the collection of project services data (i.e.- attendance, event sign-in sheets)
Assist with the coordination/implementation of college visits and educational field trips
Facilitate the MAAX program curriculum (SEL) during select courses
Attend program events including educational/cultural field trips, family events, and college tours
A least two years of post-secondary education completed
Minimum of 1-2 years of experience working with high school undeserved student populations; either in tutoring or college readiness programs.
Demonstrated proficiency in the academic area for which tutoring/mentoring is provided (Math, English, Social Studies, Science and College Preparedness)
Strong work ethic
Attention to detail
Excellent computer skills (i.e.- Microsoft Office)
Excellent verbal and writing skills
Commitment to supporting positive youth development
Strong foundation in at least two content areas (i.e. Math, English, Social Studies, Science and College Readiness) preferred
Bilingual strongly encouraged
This is a school-based program
Schedules may vary based on sites/needs (i.e.- you may be based at different sites)
Typically Monday-Friday within the hours of 8:00 a.m- 4:00 p.m
Some Saturdays may be required for special events
Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John's University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.
St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
St. John's University is Catholic, Vincentian and Metropolitan. We are committed to attracting, motivating, and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce to support our mission of academic excellence and the pursuit of wisdom. Known for over 100 years of proud athletic tradition, our Big East excitement keeps Red Storm fans cheering. Ranked among America's top universities by The Princeton Review, St. John's University educates leaders for today's global society through quality academics, high-tech resources and an expanding international presence. With 1,500 Faculty and 1,400 Administrators/Staff, St. John's is a leading Catholic University in the Vincentian tradition, dedicated to making a positive difference in people's lives through active engagement in issues of energy and resource conservation, social justice and global citizenship. These values enhance the academic experience of more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students on three residential New York City campuses in Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan; a graduate center in Oakdale, NY; an international campus in Paris, France and Rome, Italy; and learning centers in other locations worldwide.