Coordinator of Academic Services, Philadelphia Futures

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Coordinator of Academic Services, Philadelphia Futures

Posted on: September 21, 2012

Philadelphia Futures provides low-income, first-generation-to-college students with the tools, resources and opportunities necessary for admission to and success in college. Our Sponsor-A-Scholar (SAS) Program provides academic enrichment, college guidance, and long-term mentoring for promising high school students attending Philadelphia’s public high schools.

The Coordinator of Academic Services is a high-energy person who will make thngs happen – a dynamic leader who will demonstrate initiative, creativity, understanding and vision in year-round academic programming that addresses the needs of underrepresented students attending Philadelphia’s public high schools and participating in our Sponsor-A-Scholar (SAS) Program.

Responsibiltiies include: managing a program of afterschool academic enrichment classes, college campus-based summer programs and tutoring for students in grades nine through twelve; coordination and oversight of internship program, including recruitment of internship sites, managing site relationships and monitoring performance and engagement of SAS high school interns; coordinating major academic events; and preparing reports on students’ performance, program objectives, activities and outcomes.

Qualifications: Demonstrated commitment to the academic success of underrepresented students is required. Master’s degree in education or related field is preferred. The successful candidate will have substantial experience in managing educational programs, teaching and/or training, and cultivating professional relationships. Additionally, the candidate should have a demonstrated ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, outcomes-oriented environment.

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