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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 Openings:

Title: Office Assistant

Status: Fulltime Non-Exempt
Location: Syracuse, NY
Start Date: ASAP

Responsibilities:

On Point for College is looking for an Office Assistant to manage our reception area. You will act as the ‘face’ of our company and ensure visitors receive a heartwarming welcome. You will coordinate all front desk activities, including answering calls, filing, photocopying and faxing. Additionally, you will:

  • Provide support to all departments
  • Create and update records ensuring accuracy of information
  • Enter and update information in our “back-office” computer systems (Giftworks) to maintain donor information and (Phoenix) our student database
  • Assist with special projects such as direct mail campaigns
  • Monitor, stock and order office supplies
  • Ensure proper mail distribution
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Requirements:

The Office Assistant 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. Hands on experience with office machines (e.g., fax machines, printers) is a plus.

The ideal candidate will be highly organized with enthusiasm and a positive attitude. They must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation, as they may be asked to travel and be available to work evenings and weekends for work events. Proficiency with MS Office programs, including PowerPoint, and effective written, oral, and interpersonal communications skills are also required.

This position description is not an exhaustive listing of responsibilities or duties that may be required of persons assigned to this position.  Also, the position description may be modified at any time without notice, at the discretion of management.  All On Point for College employees are expected to understand and comply with applicable policies and procedures.

Apply for the Office Assistant role.

Title: Shuttle Driver

Status: Part-Time Non-Exempt
Location: Syracuse, NY
Start Date: ASAP                                         

Responsibilities:

On Point for College is seeking a Shuttle Driver who will be responsible for the safe and efficient transport of students, staff and parents in On Point for College vans, personal vehicles, or rental vehicles. In this highly visible role, it is important that the Driver maintains a positive attitude and professional appearance at all times. The Driver welcomes each student with a smile as they transport them to campus tours, placement tests and to and from college.

The Driver operates passenger vans safely and efficiently. They reports accidents, safety situations, vehicle condition, or damage to the Program Director. They inspect exterior and interior of vehicles at the beginning of each shift for properly operating headlights, turn signals, brake lights, interior lighting, air conditioning or heating, mirror adjustment, properly inflated tires, windshield wipers, etc. prior to driving the shuttle/van. They ensure that both inside and outside of vehicles are properly cleaned and fueled. They accurately complete student sign in sheets if no advisor is present. Occasionally, they may be asked to also transport supplies, materials, etc. for various On Point events (e.g., Celebration dinner). They perform other related duties as assigned.

Requirements:

The Shuttle Driver must be 25 years old or older (for insurance purposes). They must possess a valid driver’s Class D license, reliable self-transportation, and be available to work evenings and weekends as needed. They must be able to safely operation a vehicle for up to 12 hours in a day and be able to load and unload materials, supplies, etc. from the vehicle. They must be able to work outdoors in all weather conditions. They must have the ability to communicate clearly and effectively in a courteous manner in keeping with the Curbside philosophy. Lastly, they should be passionate about On Point for College’s mission. 

This position description is not an exhaustive listing of responsibilities or duties that may be required of persons assigned to this position. Also, the position description may be modified at any time without notice, at the discretion of management. All On Point for College employees are expected to understand and comply with applicable policies and procedures.

Apply for the Shuttle Driver role.

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.