program coordinator position - suny rockland


College Steps (CS) is a non-profit that partners with colleges to provide individualized college support for students with social, communication, and learning challenges. The primary goal of College Steps is to prepare students for meaningful careers and autonomy after graduation. Therefore, College Steps places a strong emphasis on self-advocacy, employment, and independent living skills in the students we support. We believe in an atmosphere of academic dignity and integration for all students and believe in equal accessibility to college experiences for all. College Steps’ program at Rockland Community College supports college students for whom navigating college is challenged by social, academic, or independent living barriers.


The position of Program Coordinator - College Steps at Rockland Community College starts on August 1st and will provide oversight and management of College Steps at Rockland Community College. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following: Provision of CS student support and supervision; Program planning and development; Collaboration with state and local agencies; Management of student peer mentors; Direct collaboration with faculty and staff at Rockland Community College; Forge community partnerships to promote internship opportunities for CS students.


  • Master’s degree (or equivalent professional experience) in education or related field, plus two to four years of relevant experience in special education, adult education or related field.

  • Excellent administrative, organizational, writing, and supervisory skills.

  • Advanced interpersonal skills.

  • Team oriented work ethic.


  • Submit CV, cover letter, and two letters of recommendation electronically to College Steps Career office,:

    careers (Please indicate position to which you are applying in your cover letter.)

This general outline illustrates the type of work, which characterizes the job classification. It is not an all-encompassing statement of the specific duties, responsibilities and qualifications of individual positions assigned to this classification. College Steps is an equal opportunity employer. Competitive compensation is provided.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $45,000.00 to $50,000.00 /year


  • Human service: 2 years (Required)

  • Special education: 3 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)

  • Master’s (Preferred)


  • Special Education or Education (Required)

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off

  • Parental leave

  • Health insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs

  • Other types of insurance

  • Retirement benefits or accounts

  • Flexible schedules