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24 Nov 2015

Full-Time Mentoring Coordinator

Bergen Community College – Posted by SACJobs Paramus, New Jersey, United States

Job Description

Bergen Community College has an opportunity for a Mentoring
Coordinator. This grant-funded position will work under the
direction of the Managing Director of the Office of
Specialized Services and will assume an administrative,
planning and supervisory role to provide ongoing training,
administrative oversight and support for the peer mentoring
staff of the Turning Point program. Responsibilities will
include but are not limited to providing counseling to
students with intellectual disabilities regarding personal
issues; teaching students with intellectual disabilities
problem solving strategies and self-advocacy skills;
developing and implementing program policy and procedures
for recruitment, training and matching mentors and mentees;
planning, organizing and coordinating activities, trainings
and workshops for program initiatives; serving as a resource
to faculty and staff on issues pertaining to supporting
students and functioning as a liaison to community based
resources; compiling information to evaluate and adjust
program as needed; maintaining records; responding to crisis
intervention and assessment as needed and additional duties
as assigned.

Required: Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work,
Psychology or a related field and hold appropriate NJ
license (LPC/LCSW). Two years’ experience working with
individuals in a secondary or post-secondary setting is
required. Previous experience working with
adolescents/young adults with intellectual disabilities
required. Crisis intervention experience is preferred.
Familiarity with transitional challenges for young adults
with intellectual disabilities (ID) preferred. Must have
knowledge of state and federal laws and statues relating to
the rights of individuals with disabilities with specific
attention to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the
Americans with Disabilities Act. Must be proficient with
Microsoft Office programs and possess excellent
interpersonal, customer service, oral and written
communication skills. Candidate must be detail oriented and
possess excellent organizational skills. Must be punctual,
reliable and flexible with the ability to multitask. Must
have sound judgment capability and ability to make routine
decisions. Must be a team player, as well as, able to work
independently and ability to work respectfully with a
diverse student and employee population. Ability to work
some evenings as needed.
All interested candidates should send letter of intent
(including the job code G-MENTOR in the subject line)
resume, transcripts, salary requirements, and three
professional references with current contact information.
To ensure full consideration, all requested application
materials must be received by December 7, 2015. Send
materials by email with the appropriate job code in the
subject line to
Bergen Community College
Department of Human Resources
400 Paramus Road, Room A-316
Paramus, New Jersey 07652

EOE/NJ First Act Employer
Smoke-Free and Drug-Free Workplace


Education: Master’s Degree Required
Work Experience: 2-4 Years

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Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Mentoring Coordinator. Salaries: TBD - Based on Experience.


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