Academic Success Coordinator - Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Minnesota

Academic Success Coordinator

JOB DESCRIPTION

Position: Academic Success Coordinator

Department: Program

Reports To: Senior Site Manager

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

Designs and implements a comprehensive Academic Success program for a designated Club.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES

Create an environment that facilitates the achievement of positive youth development:

  • promote and encourage program participation
  • will use positive youth development techniques
  • provide guidance and role modeling to members
  • participate in programs interacting with youth
  • Design age-appropriate educational curriculum, including academic support and tutoring.
  • Able to understand and assist members in basic educational disciplines
  • Implement educational programs; ensure staff is well informed of curriculum
  • Help members set academic goals for themselves
  • Coordinate and supervise academic field trips, business tours and college visits
  • Review materials after members complete and assist with area of difficulty
  • Collaborate with area schools and parents for current materials and methods
  • Track all programs and activities using the Boys & Girls Club’s database; evaluate programs with youth using surveys and qualitative feedback; provide grant reports as required

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure a productive work environment by assisting staff and volunteers.
  • May participate in special programs and/or events.
  • Responsible for other duties as assigned by Senior Site Manager or other supervisors.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES

  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to relate with children in a Boys & Girls Club environment.
  • Ability to deal with the general public and community organizations.
  • Ability to organize and supervise member in a safe environment.
  • Must have an acceptable driving record and authorized to drive Club van.

EDUCATION and WORK EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Experience:  1 year related work experience

 

FUNDAMENTAL RELATIONSHIPS

Maintains close daily contact with Club staff, Club members, and supervisor to receive/provide information.  Maintains contact with external community groups, schools, member’s parents, and other to assist in resolving problems/issues.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Visual: Normal acuity required daily for making color distinction, depth of sight,   preparing/analyzing figures, computer use, and written records 8+ hours

Communication: Able to express thoughts and ideas in an accurate and understandable manner through verbal and written format with internal and external contacts 8 hours per day

Movement: Ability to maneuver within work site 6-8 hours per day

Lifting/Pulling/Pushing/Carrying: Able to comfortably move and manipulate up to 20 lbs of weight up to 4-6 hours per day