Current Openings in Staff:

  • Director of College Counseling

  • Director of Advancement

  • Corporate Work Study Program (CWSP) Associate

Position: Director of College Counseling

Start Date: Immediate

The Position
The Director of College Counseling position encompasses significant leadership responsibilities in two of the three major stages of the total program of our school. Cristo Rey Brooklyn seeks to foster in our students meaningful college awareness, college access and college success. The Director of College Counseling (DCC) is actively engaged in the work of college awareness and college access. The Director reports to the Principal. 

Major Responsibilities:

College Access: The first constituency of the Director of College Counseling is the senior class, their parents and guardians during the process of exploring, selecting, applying to and then obtaining sufficient financial support to attend college. The Director will have a caseload of seniors and supervise other counselors’ work with the remainder of the class. Track all data of graduate matriculation. Track all scholarship and merit award data and acceptances. 

 

College Awareness: The Director is responsible for promoting awareness and interest in college among students from all grades. The Director is responsible for the ongoing development and implementation of a college counseling curriculum for juniors and seniors, supervises other counselors who teach the course and will also teach sections of the College Counseling course. 

  • The Director and his/her team of counselors will also foster awareness through workshops offered throughout the year to students and their parents. 

  • Coordinate/serve as test coordinator for SAT/ACT throughout the academic year. Serve as SSA Coordinator for students with learning disabilities for SAT and ACT exams. Plan college trips for all grade levels. 

  • Plan and host Instant Decision Days and College Signing Day. 

  • Knowledge of Naviance Software is preferred. 

  • Supervise and develop a staff of three counselors and other volunteers. 

  • Establish and sustain strategic partnerships with colleges and universities, host college fairs and visits by college representatives. 

  • Represent CRB in professional associations of admissions officers. 

  • Serve as a collaborative member of the School Leadership Team and the Academic Leadership Team. 

Position Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in school counseling is required 

  • 4-5 years of relevant experience in college counseling/admissions is required

  • Proficiency in Kreyol and/or Spanish is desirable but not required 

  • This is a 12 month position

Send a cover letter, resume, & list of three professional, supervisory references to: Ms. Deanna Philippe, Principal 

dphilippe@cristoreybrooklyn.org

Position: Director of Advancement

Position Summary:

Working closely with the school President, Board of Directors, and Director of Corporate Work Study Program Business Development, the Advancement Director develops and coordinates fundraising strategies and directs all fundraising efforts, including the day-to-day operations of the school’s Development office.  The Director administers several important aspects of the school’s responsibilities with respect to donor cultivation and fundraising: year-to-year fundraising and short/long-term cultivation efforts; preparation, execution and completion of any capital campaign projects; continuing endowment; and developing a planned/estate giving program.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinates and develops fundraising strategies, focusing on the school’s growth in accordance with the mission and overall marketing strategy of the school.  Works closely with President and members of the Leadership Team to develop and successfully execute the school’s overall marketing strategy across various disciplines and target audiences.

  • Maintains responsibility for the school’s fundraising campaigns, including annual giving, any capital campaigns and other fundraising programs.

  • Organizes and manages fundraising events to bring together potential and existing donors with the President, Board, Young Professionals Committee, staff, faculty and students.  Coordinates volunteer committees that support fundraising events.

  • Develops, fosters, and maintains strong relationships with the foundation community.  Designs, implements, and manages grant application strategy and process. 

  • Develops an annual strategic fundraising plan for approval by the President, and Board of Directors.  Works with the President and staff to proactively implement the approved plan.

  • Insures consistent and clear communication about the mission and programs of the school to current and potential donors.  Represents the school at public functions and develops community relations.

  • Develops, designs, and manages a contact management database and contact management process pursuant to the goals of the Advancement Office and the school.  Maintains regular coordination of contact database process with the office of Corporate Work Study.

  • Provides Management Reporting for President and Board of Directors.

  • Manages production of Advancement-related publications, including The Annual Report, quarterly newsletters and additional marketing communications.

  • Performs other duties and special projects as required.

Position: Corporate Work Study Program (CWSP) Associate

Start Date: Immediate

Salary: $45k

The Position

In addition to being an academically rigorous high school, Cristo Rey Brooklyn provides all students with a unique four-year, work study experience. The Corporate Work Study Program (CWSP) is an innovative educational and financial model that enables students to afford a private, college preparatory education and literally earn their way through high school while simultaneously gaining invaluable work experience to better prepare them for college and the professional workforce. All CRB students attend classes four days per week and work one full day per week in entry-level positions at leading businesses, law firms, higher education institutions and various civic, philanthropic and governmental entities across New York City and beyond.


The Corporate Work Study Program Associate reports to the CWSP Assistant Director and works with the full Corporate Work Study Team to run a robust and efficient program for all constituents. The CWSP Associate is instrumental in coordinating activities of the CWSP, including scheduling, student job training, client relations, and day-to-day operations.

Functional Duties
Client Relationship Management
CWSP staff service clients by proactively providing them with information about the students, responding to inquiries and resolving problem situations. The associate will serve as a primary contact for assigned CWSP sponsors.

• Communicate regularly with supervisors through e-mail, telephone and site visits to understand workplace environment and student worker responsibilities
• Collaborate with supervisors to identify, address, and support areas of growth for student workers to help student excel in the workplace
• Follow up on time card and evaluation comments with supervisors, students and parents/guardians Work with CWSP Assistant Director to develop and lead supervisor engagement, student development and overall program initiatives
Student Training and Development
CWSP supports student worker development through a collaborative relationship with a student’s CWSP placement as well as through our initial Summer Training Program for new students and subsequent ongoing training and workshops to refine and expand the skills and impact of our workforce (=all students).
• Support the planning and teaching of 3-4 sections of our Ongoing Training Program
• Assist in the implementation of retraining and remediation programs for student workers based on supervisor feedback; timecards, site visits and performance evaluations
• Mentor student workers in need of additional workplace support to address students’ areas of growth in meeting program expectations
• Work collaboratively with CWSP team members, the Director of Mission, Ministry & School Culture and Counseling department as needed to support students in the workplace.

Interested candidates should submit a resume, a cover letter that specifically addresses the responsibilities outlined above and two professional, supervisory references to Mr. William Ford, President, at wford@cristoreybrooklyn.org