New York City Department of Education Transition Outreach Coordinator in NEW YORK, New York

Position Summary:The New York City Department of Education (DOE) strives to ensure that every student has the opportunity to earn a high school or high school equivalency diploma. District 79 was established to help students succeed by providing diverse and innovative educational opportunities that combine rigorous academic instruction with meaningful youth development.

The Transition Outreach Coordinator will perform duties directly related to school outreach efforts, ongoing work with existing partnership organizations, the local community, and the introduction of new community partnerships. This includes establishing, maintaining, coordinating, and monitoring partnerships and community development programs associated with various departments within the school. Current partnerships and community programs include a wide range of nonprofit and corporate partnerships. Performs related work.

Reports to:Judith S. Kaye High School Principal

Direct Reports:N/A

Key Relationships:Judith S. Kaye School Counselors and Social Workers, Parent Coordinator, Assistant Principal, Transition Team, community-based organizations (CBOs), CAMBA, Manhattan Youth, School Based Support Team, parents and students.


  • Supervises transition for students who are returning from District 79 programs or entering JSK from other schools.
  • Leads the strategic planning of citywide transition initiatives for effective integration of new students.
  • Implements District 79 policies and strategies around transition and effective techniques from other organizations and agencies.
  • Monitors JSK outreach in order to coordinate communication of service providers for every student.
  • Serves as main point of contact for parents and agency partners in order to develop excellent working relationships that support every student.
  • Conducts parent and agency interviews at intake. Assesses fit of each student at JSK and provides referrals for students who are not a good fit.
  • Assists with transition from prior school and or program and maintains contact with appropriate transition team partners.
  • Maintains computer-based recordkeeping systems with community partner information and contacts.
  • Coordinates contact with parents and the school community to elicit their support and participation in school and community activities, parent meetings, workshops, musical production, and volunteer activities.
  • Increases and develops relationships with community-based organizations. Facilitates regular community-based meetings, Career Days, Parent Teacher Conferences, and other events.
  • Maintains outgoing contact with community organizations that are involved with providing services supporting the school’s educational programs.
  • Makes connections with community-based organizations to increase community support and to communicate changes in the needs of the student population.
  • Assists students and staff in building relationships with external partners, including those connected to the school and other re-entry network organizations.
  • Assists in coordinating, improving, and maintaining community services and relationships with the school.
  • Coordinates outreach programs between the school and the neighboring community, interfacing with DOE staff, CBOs, and parents.

Qualification Requirements:


  1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two (2) years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties described above; or
  2. High school graduation or equivalent and six (6) years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an area related to the duties as described above; or
  3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to “1” or “2” above. However, all candidates must have at least one (1) year of experience as described in “1” above.


  • Deeply passionate about the work of District 79 and Judith S. Kaye High School
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Ability to work on a team and with students in an alternative setting.
  • Detail-oriented, with the ability to multitask.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Strong technological skills, including Microsoft Office.
  • Experience in New York City public school systems, e.g., ATS/SESIS.

Salary: $50,231+

(Internal candidates who are selected for this position and who currently hold comparable or less senior positions within the DOE will not make less than their current salary.)

Please include a resume and cover letter with your application.

Applications will be accepted through March 27, 2018 until 3:00 p.m.

NOTE: The filling of all positions is subject to budget availability and/or grant funding.


It is the policy of the Department of Education of the City of New York to provide educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, marital status, partnership status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex), military status, prior record of arrest or conviction (except as permitted by law), predisposing genetic characteristics, or status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual offenses and stalking, and to maintain an environment free of harassment on any of the above-noted grounds, including sexual harassment or retaliation. Inquiries regarding compliance with this equal opportunity policy may be directed to: Office of Equal Opportunity, 65 Court Street, Room 1102, Brooklyn, New York 11201, or visit the OEO website at

Tracking Code: 12995

Job Location: NEW YORK, New York, United States

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

New Posting: Yes

Readvertisement: No

Recanvass: No

District: N/A