Field Specialist, Summer Youth Employment Program – ExpandED Schools – New York

About the Position
In our sector focus SYEP allocation, students who complete year round training opportunities are connected to SYEP internships within their sector focus. During the spring, Field Specialists will support the document collection for SYEP participants. During the summer, Field Specialists will conduct 10-15 site visits weekly t0 monitor student’s placements.

Duties and Responsibilities
Track virtual collection of SYEP enrollment documents via Airtable
Track collection and completion of Worksite Agreements
Verify timesheet information for youth payroll
Conduct site visits to in-person worksites
Meet with youth employees (individually and in groups) and supervisors as needed to trouble-shoot, address administrative questions and generally strengthen the relationship between worksites and ExpandED Schools
Write brief site visit reports each week to report observations made during site visits.

Required Qualifications:
Commitment to educational equity
High School Diploma and work experience within the nonprofit sector
Experience working in education and /or youth development; knowledge of principles of youth development
Experience with administering SYEP a plus
Strong interpersonal and excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Attention to detail and high standards for presentation of written materials
Ability to manage multiple deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Proficiency with the Microsoft Suite (Word, Outlook, Excel) is required
Desire to work collaboratively and participate as a member of a diverse team

Part-time, temporary employees are eligible for paid sick time under the New York Paid Sick Leave law. Sick time is accrued at a rate of one hour for every thirty hours worked. After transitioning to full-time status, this position will be eligible for:
Medical, dental and vision plans for employees and dependents, largely subsidized by ExpandED Schools
Health, dependent care and transit pre-tax accounts
Employer-paid life insurance and supplemental disability coverage

How to Apply
ExpandED Schools believes in the importance of being a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization that enables our students and staff to thrive. We are committed to building a talented team that reflects the diverse backgrounds and experiences of our students. ExpandED Schools is an equal opportunity employer, and as such, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to:, Subject: Field Specialist, SYEP. No faxes or phone calls, please. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.