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 and College Success Advisor
Status: Fulltime
Location: Utica, NY

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.

Title: Office Assistant
Status: Fulltime
Location: Syracuse, NY

Job Responsibilities:
The Office Assistant will maintain the office environment by answering phones, filing, and performing special projects such as direct mail campaigns, and other office-related work. Assist in special events planning for students and supporters. Administrative duties including fax, email, copying, orientation materials, new student packets, filing, etc. Greet visitors to office, take in donated items, perform errands that assist daily functions: post office, Staples, FedEx, etc. Enter data into the student database and run reports as requested. Place office supplies purchase orders and maintain office equipment. Help purchase student supplies and maintain an organized inventory of supplies. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Requirements:
Must have an associate’s degree and 2+ years of work experience or the equivalent combination of training and experience performing clerical, administrative and reception duties. Highly organized with enthusiasm and a positive attitude.

Must have valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, may travel and be available to work evenings and weekends for work events. 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.