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Academic Success Coordinator

Company: Boys & Girls Club Of Manatee
Location: Palmetto
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAcademic Success CoordinatorPrimary Function:Possesses a deep understanding of educational leadership, youth development theory and subject-matter expertise. The Academic Success Coordinator is a key member of the Academic Success team that will serve as a liaison with the Manatee County School District and corporate partners. The individual will be responsible for organization-wide educational programs and strategies for Boys & Girls Club locations in Manatee County. The Academic Success Coordinator will deliver on innovative thinking and business-changing recommendations that will form the core of our youth development and social impact work. Must be able to build and manage relationships to represent the interests of Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County externally and partner with internal departments. This person must have a proven background as a content area expert, program portfolio manager and/or program design leader. He/she must be able to lead in the analysis and translation of research findings to drive the organizational learning and impact.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACTIVITIES: (not all-inclusive)

  • Knowledge and understanding of the Florida State Standards for grades K – 12.
  • Align Boys & Girls Club programs to Manatee County School District's curriculum.
  • Create and implement educational expectations that are academically, intellectually and personally challenging with a focus on reading.
  • Create and administer cognitive assessments and create individualized programs based on the needs of the members.
  • Analyze assessment data, FSA scores, Optimal Club Experience trends, and student success metrics.
  • Provide training and support to staff, tutors and volunteers to include classroom management and program implementation.
  • Meet regularly with parents to build professional relationships.
  • Maintain and provide updates on the progress of students to their parents or guardians.
  • Meet regularly with teachers and other educational organizations to support Boys & Girls Club programs and build awareness.
  • Work closely with the Vice President of Program Services to maintain the budget of the educational programs.
  • The individual will increase organizational performance in the following areas:
    • Increase the % of all elementary age youth who are reading proficient, with an emphasis on 3rd grade.
    • Increase the % of youth who progress to the next grade level
    • Increase the % of Club Members who maintain or increase their GPA
    • Decrease the % of Club members who experience summer learning loss POSITION REQUIREMENTS: (not all inclusive)
      • This position is Full Time. NON-EXEMPT
      • Bachelor's Degree in Education from an accredited college or university
      • A minimum of five years' work experience in public schools, Boys & Girls Club or similar organization with relevant experience
      • A strong passion for and commitment to improving the lives of at-risk youth
      • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
      • Must be able to design and manage complex spreadsheets to track Club and staff deliverables
      • Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written
      • Self-disciplined, takes initiative, remains focused in the face of pressure
      • Track record of inspiring, engaging and supporting others to deliver superior results
      • Proven ability to work with efficiency, flexibility and good humor
      • Proven ability to exercise tact and diplomacy in diverse settings
      • Demonstrates a relentless commitment to excellence in all tasks
      • Demonstrated ability to organize, direct, plan and coordinate large scale operations and logistics
      • Proven ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a diverse group of internal and external constituents
      • Team player with strong interpersonal skills
      • Exhibits strong attention to detail and accuracy
      • Ability to quickly learn new data systems and processes
      • Demonstrate a high degree of professionalism and integrity
      • Certifications and credentials in respective skill-based activity highly preferred
      • CPR and First Aid Certifications preferred
      • Valid State Driver's License.
      • Must pass pre-employment background check and drug test
      • Experience and ability in creating interactive and educational activities
      • Ability to motivate youth and manage behavior problems
      • Ability to plan and implement quality educational programs for youth
      • Ability to organize and supervise members in a safe environment
      • Must be comfortable performing multi-faceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities. General BGCMC Expectations:
        • Healthy Behavior Modeling – Teaching youth/teens the importance of living an active, healthy lifestyle is a BGCMC priority. As a result, all staff is expected to model healthy behavior while working with our members.
        • Inclusive Environment – BGCMC values creating child-friendly environments, where youth/teens of all backgrounds can be successful and participate. BGCMC expects employees to embrace and support DEAI (Diversity, Equity, Accessibility and Inclusion) of all members and colleagues.
        • Continuous Learning – Building the capacity of staff is central to BGCMC. The organization encourages and requires that all staff participates in annual professional development opportunities that continue to cultivate their skills in the youth development field.
        • Safe Spaces – Every staff member shares the responsibility for ensuring BGCMC is, and remains, an environment free of sexual, physical, or emotional abuse.POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
          • Required to stand, walk, and sit. Able to use hands and fingers on a (computer) keyboard and other office equipment.
          • May be required to lift or move up to 40 pounds during a standard 4 or 8 hour shift.
          • Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
          • The noise level in the work environment is high due to work is conducted in a Club setting, indoor/outside.
          • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time and be able to perform administrative tasks.
          • May be required to stand for periods of time to conduct courses or training. . This position includes the following: -FREE Club membership for staff member's children (grades K-12).-Benefits for Full Time Positions-Paid Time Off-401(k) Plan-Tuition Reimbursement Program, Referral Program and Employee Assistance Program TO APPLY: Go to our website, www.bgcmanatee.org/Jobs click on the "Apply Today!" button to apply and view job descriptions. Principal applicants only, no recruiters; no phone calls or walk-ins accepted. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: Boys & Girls Club Of Manatee, Palmetto , Academic Success Coordinator, Other , Palmetto, Florida

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