Position: Academic Success Coach
Academic Success Coaches are responsible for ensuring all College Track students maximize their potential and perform at their academic best. Working under the direction of the Academic Affairs Director, Coaches will deliver direct academic support to students to help them master course content, prepare for the ACT, and develop the academic skills and mindsets necessary for success in college. Coaches will be assigned a caseload of students they will be responsible for to ensure team goals are met with respect to student performance.
● Bachelor’s degree, or currently working toward degree
● Passion for and commitment to college access and success
● Cultural competence working with diverse youth
● Mastery of at least one academic subject: Math, Science, ACT Prep or the Humanities
● Strong facilitation skills (including in a virtual format)
● Outstanding problem-solving skills; ability to analyze and act on student achievement data
● Ability to quickly build rapport with students and keep them motivated and productive
● High level of self-awareness, humility, and emotional intelligence
● Learner mindset; desire to grow skills and a willingness to implement and proactively ask for feedback
● Cleared background check and TB test before start date
● Work approximately 15-22 hours per week, primarily between 1PM-7:30PM Mondays-Thursdays, with the potential for some Friday and Saturday work.
● Deliver academic programming: tutoring, academic study groups and workshops, ACT
● Case manage a cohort of students to achieve academic goals via advising, programming support, instruction, outreach, and data analysis
● Model and help students develop academic habits — organization, time management, self-advocacy, and study skills
● Collect, analyze, and use data to suggest and create program improvements
● Participate in weekly professional development meetings to discuss student needs and execute focused action items
● Complete administrative tasks including, but not limited to, maintaining the center, monitoring technology, taking attendance, entering data, contacting parents, and working with teachers
● Meet regularly with the relevant site staff to discuss student progress and accountability
● Additional responsibilities as assigned by either the Academic Affairs Director or the Site Director
This position is a part-time, non-exempt hourly position. Compensation is commensurate with experience and ranges from $15 to $17 per hour.
How to Apply
Send a resume and cover letter expressing your interest and qualifications to Emily Belko, Interim Site Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.
● Resume review: Rolling
● Phone/Video interviews: Rolling
● Onboarding/Orientation: August 2020