Our Team

On Point for College’s team comes from a diverse range of backgrounds and includes program alumni, life-long non-profit workers, and former private sector workers. But at the end of the day, we all have one thing in common: we are all committed to helping our students on their journeys to a brighter future.

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Work for On Point for College

Are you passionate about providing opportunity for young people who did not think that a brighter future was possible? If so, you may find a career at On Point for College rewarding! On Point for College is an equal opportunity employer and offers excellent benefits.

Current Opportunities

Title: Career Action Plan Advisor
Status: Fulltime Non-Exempt
Location: Syracuse, NY
Start Date: ASAP

Responsibilities:
Career Action Plan Advisors focus on assisting students and graduates in transitioning to related occupations in the workforce. They provide one-to-one assistance in helping students and graduates align career interests with academic decisions and successfully pursuing career opportunities. Day-to-day activities include assisting students in preparing and revising resumes, assisting students with securing internships/job shadowing opportunities and employment, and conducting career readiness workshops. They visit campuses throughout New York State to present career success strategies and ensure students take advantage of campus career services. They communicate with students and graduates via phone, email, social media, and face-to-face. They also conduct presentations in the community and at On Point for College student events (e.g., pre-college orientation). They perform other related duties as assigned.

Requirements:
Must have a Bachelors Degree and 2+ years of experience working with young adults and/or the unemployed. Experience engaging employers, and/or career coaching may also be counted. Must have valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and be able to travel and work occasional evenings and weekends.

Proficiency with MS Office programs including PowerPoint as well as effective written, oral, and interpersonal communications skills. A passion for On Point for College’s mission is also appreciated.

Title: Career and College Success Advisor
Status: Fulltime Non-Exempt
Location: Utica, NY
Start Date: ASAP

Responsibilities:
Career and College Success Advisors focus on assisting primarily the most at risk population get into college or vocational school, graduate, and transition to a related occupation in the workforce. Provide one-to-one assistance in resolving financial, academic and personal obstacles to starting college or vocational school. Perform retention services on campuses throughout New York State by presenting success strategies and assisting students in taking advantage of campus services. Effectively engage current students through campus visits, phone calls & social media. Connect students with On Point for Jobs resources to align career interests with academic decisions and successfully pursue career opportunities. Interface with all levels of community leaders and college personnel. Conduct presentations in the community and co-present at pre-college orientation program. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Requirements:
Must have a Bachelors Degree and 3+ years of work experience with young adults, financial aid, college admissions, and/or the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP). Must have valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and be able to travel 2 to 3 days a week and work occasional evenings and weekends.

Proficiency with MS Office programs including PowerPoint. Effective written, oral, and interpersonal communications skills.

Interested? Please send resume, cover letter, and three references to theresahadlich@onpointforcollege.org.

Volunteer with On Point for College

Are you a program alumnus/a looking to reconnect or a community member eager to get involved with On Point’s work? If so please check out our alumni information or our volunteer information.