College Track,

Academic Affairs Coordinator

Posted
1 month ago
Employment type
Part-time
Location
Los Angeles
Closing date

About this organization

About College Track

College Track (CT) is a college completion program that equips students confronting systemic barriers to earn a bachelor’s degree in pursuit of a life of opportunity, choice, and power. Our vision is for all students in our nation to have the opportunity to earn a college degree. College Track Crenshaw District is the newest of twelve sites from across the country serving students from schools within the local community.

Our Commitment

From the summer before ninth grade through college graduation, our 10-year program removes barriers that prevent students from earning their college degree by providing them with comprehensive academic support, leadership training, financial and college advising, and scholarships. We teach them the skills necessary to succeed in college and beyond.

Our Values

At College Track, our values drive the way we do our work, and we look for individuals who share our passion. We cultivate a dynamic culture where everyone's contributions are valued and encouraged.

• COMMITMENT: We have an unwavering belief in our students

• PASSION: We are dedicated to changing our nation’s college completion story

• JOY: We create environments rich with smiles and laughter

• AUTHENTICITY: We believe relationships matter

• EXCELLENCE: Our students deserve nothing but the best

About this job

Academic Affairs at CT Crenshaw District

The goal of Academic Affairs is to give students the support and skills necessary to graduate from high school college-eligible and college-ready. This means earning an A-G GPA of 3.0 or higher, meeting academic benchmarks, and developing the habits and growth mindsets needed to persist to and through college.

The Academic Affairs Coordinator will provide one-on-one and group coaching, support with tutoring students in 9th-11th grade subjects, outreach to students and families, input and monitor data, manage a caseload of students to meet or exceed site-wide academic outcomes, and other duties as assigned. The Academic Affairs Coordinator will collaborate with the Academic Affairs Manager to develop and adapt academic programming to meet the needs of students. The Academic Affairs Coordinator will also gain experience developing and facilitating culturally relevant curriculum, using motivational interviewing techniques for academic coaching, data analysis, and group facilitation development.

Roles & responsibilities

  • Work approximately 20 hours per week, primarily between 12:00 PM-7:00PM Mondays-Friday, with the potential for some Saturday work.
  • Provide support with developing and delivering programming that promotes academic success, engagement, and physical/emotional well-being
  • Oversee the academic success of a cohort of students via one-on-one advisement, small group coaching, outreach to students and families, non-cognitive skill development, and data analysis
  • Provide one-on-one and small group coaching and tutoring (relative to one or more of the subject areas underlined under Qualifications)
  • Participate in weekly meetings to build site culture, discuss student needs, and celebrate student successes
  • Embed and model habits that impact academic achievement (including organization, time management, and growth mindset)
  • Attend onboarding and orientation prior to the start of the fall and spring sessions
  • Participate in regular professional development opportunities
  • A willingness to learn from mistakes and participate in regular feedback, including formal and informal observations
  • Complete administrative tasks and other duties as assigned including, but not limited to: monitoring workshops, taking attendance, inputting and tracking data, and maintaining accurate student records

Qualifications

  • Subject mastery in at least one of the following areas: Algebra I/II, Geometry, Calculus, Statistics, Trigonometry, English Language Arts--highly preferred
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish)--highly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree or currently working toward degree--required
  • Commitment to educational equity and college access--required
  • Experience working with a diverse group of students--required
  • Small and large group facilitation skills (in-person and remotely) --required
  • A willingness to professionally grow--required
  • Ability to build rapport with students and keep them motivated and productive--required
  • Strong interpersonal skills and collaborative mindset
  • Self-awareness, and emotional intelligence
  • Cleared background check and TB test before start date--required
  • College Track requires that the holder of this position be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, as defined by the CDC. College Track will review and consider requests for reasonable accommodation to this requirement. College Track will review all requests for reasonable accommodation and determine whether an accommodation can be provided based on the essential functions of the job. College Track may require information or documentation from an employee and reserves the right to request additional information or documentation in consideration of the request for accommodation.

Compensation -$20/hour - This is a part-time, non-exempt hourly position. This position is available during the school year (August-May) with the possibility for work in the summers.

Industry - Non-profit Organization Management

Employment Type - Part-time

To apply

Send a cover letter and resume to Simone Walker at swalker@collegetrack.org. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.