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Assistant Youth Coordinator II

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Position Type: Full-Time
Location: Multiple/Other
Experience Level: Mid-Level
Categories: Professional/Technical
Role: Assistant Youth Coordinator II


About ECC:

Elgin Community College serves over 9,000 students at every stage of their educational journeys, including university transfer programs, career and technical education, continuing education classes, and adult basic education. As a community, we pride ourselves on nurturing a welcoming campus where every person—students, staff members, faculty members, and campus visitors—feels valued. The work of each ECC employee is central to the college’s mission, and as an employer, the college fosters a positive environment through professional challenges, excellent benefits, and opportunities for recognition and camaraderie.

Work Schedule:

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.

Rate of Pay:


FLSA Status:


Grant Funded:


Job Summary:

An employee in this classification assists with the recruitment and coordination of services for youth between the ages of 16 & 24. Work involves ensuring compliance with grant and program requirements including development of program materials, workshop facilitation and community based outreach. General supervision is provided by the assigned manager.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

1. Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university in counseling, sociology or a related area; or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
2. Minimum of two years experience working with at-risk youth and/or other low-income populations.
3. Working skill in interpersonal interaction to be applied to a variety of individuals with differing education, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.
4. Working skills in organization, verbal and written communication.
5. Good knowledge of MS Office Suite.
6. Valid Illinois driver’s license and the ability to commute to offsite locations on a frequent basis.
7. Must be available to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends when required by the department’s needs.

Desired Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

1. Bilingual Spanish/English.

Essential Duties:

1. Assist with recruitment, assessment and retention of youth participants.
2. Assist with maintenance of student records. Add case notes of all student activities and youth goals into the required data entry system on a regular basis.
3. Identify and connect community resources and support services that would benefit the participant. Assist with distribution and documentation of bus and gas cards.
4. Create monthly newsletter.
5. Assist with coordination of services and monitoring student success in areas of education, employment and personal development through workshops, supportive services and trainings.
6. Coordinate volunteer opportunities and college tours.
7. Assist coordinator with production of required grant reports as well as development of activates and programming for current and future cycles.                                                                                              8. Keeps up to date on industry trends, regulatory changes and developments by attending workshops, maintaining certification and/or, completing other professional development activities as needed.

Other Duties:

1. Ability to work a flexible schedule which includes days/evenings/weekends as needed by the department.
2. Perform other job-related duties as assigned which pertain to the job description.

Physical Demands:

Sedentary (up to 10 lbs occasionally, sitting most of the time)

Visual Acuity:

Close visual acuity (e.g. computer, assembly)

Work Environment:

Moderate noise

Environmental Conditions:

Typical office or administrative

Current SSECCA Union Member Information:

The initial posting date for this position is 01/08/2020. Elgin Community College Support Staff Association (SSECCA) members that apply by 01/15/2020 and meet the posted minimum qualifications will receive full consideration.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Elgin Community College does not discriminate, or tolerate discrimination, against any member of its community on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender/gender identity, age, religion, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law in matters of admissions, employment, or in any aspect of the educational programs or activities it offers.

In addition, Elgin Community College provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment practices, educational opportunities, and programs and services. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the College’s EEO/AA Officer. Determinations on request for a reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.


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