What is College Track?
College Track is a national education nonprofit working to equip students confronting systemic barriers to earn a bachelor’s degree in pursuit of a life of opportunity, choice, and power. We actively engage students over the course of 8 to 10 years, from the summer before high school through college graduation. Our students join College Track with limitless aspirations and we work to help them bring these aspirations to reality through our comprehensive programming.
For more information about College Track, visit our website: http://www.collegetrack.org.
Why join the College Track team?
1. Impact Students – Everyday you will have the opportunity and the responsibility to push highly motivated students to build their set of academic and non-cognitive skills so they can not only attend college, but graduate from college.
2. Change Communities – You will be part of the movement to close the achievement and opportunity gaps that exist in historically underserved communities, and you will witness successes, both small and large, each day.
3. Experience the Education System – You will immerse yourself in work connected to our local education system, and you will begin identifying areas of the system where your influence is needed.
4. Develop Your Career –You will have opportunities to participate in professional development with others dedicated to improving our nation’s education system.
Who are we looking for?
College Track is searching for motivated, committed, and creative leaders who steadfastly believe that all students are born with the potential to graduate from college. These leaders must be devoted to working relentlessly to ensure that all College Track students develop the skills needed to succeed in high school and college.
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: July 2019
● Phone/Video interviews: Late July 2019
● Onboarding/Orientation: August 2019
Additionally, College Track Sacramento is hiring for the part-time positions below. If you are interested in being considered for more than one role please indicate so in your cover letter.
1. Student Life Coach (2 positions)
2. College Completion Coach
3. Operations Coordinator
College Track is an equal opportunity employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. College Track does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.
What is College Track?
College Track is a national education nonprofit working to equip students confronting systemic barriers to earn a bachelor’s degree in pursuit of a life of opportunity, choice, and power. We actively engage students…