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The Maurice Lucas Foundation celebrates the legacy of community advocate and professional basketball player, Maurice Lucas. We believe kids come first.  We are passionate about their success and believe in their ability to dream, learn, and achieve. Our guiding principles form the foundation of our programming as we partner with families, teachers, and schools to build and support resilient citizens and leaders. We are looking for a passionate and driven person who shares our vision.

The Academy Manager is responsible for day-to-day management and implementation of the Foundation’s middle school academy program. The Academy Manager must maintain a safe and nurturing environment by establishing and maintaining relationships with middle-school students in a classroom and gym environment.

Essential Functions:

  • Deliver lessons in support of the Foundation’s goals and objectives
  • Motivate students by providing effective instruction using a variety of strategies based on individual student needs
  • Communicate with and maintain strong relationships with parents, school administration, and staff
  • Establish a fun, safe, educational, and inspiring environment
  • Co-manage coaching staff and academic support tutors
  • Consistently collect and maintain data. This includes, but may not be limited to: maintaining academic progress, taking attendance, updating communication’s log, and making narrative notes during check-ins and goal setting
  • Arrange for guest speakers
  • Communicate consistently with the Program Director

 Required Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrated commitment to effectively engaging across lines of difference
  • Passionate about fostering a love of learning
  • Demonstrated passion for the mission, vision, and core values of the Maurice Lucas Foundation
  • Strong strategic thinking and creative problem-solving skills
  • Strong desire to serve and support families 
  • Proven history of teamwork with colleagues and ability to build relationships with multiple constituencies including students, parents, administrators, staff, and the greater community as a whole
  • Demonstrated self-starter and ability to drive outcomes
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards of professionalism and integrity

The Maurice Lucas Foundation celebrates the legacy of community advocate and professional basketball player, Maurice Lucas. We believe kids come first.  We are passionate about their success and believe in their ability to dream, learn, and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Start Date
    September 20, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    September 15, 2021
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required

Salary

USD 32,500 - USD 37,500Salary is based on approximately 25 hours a week. Monday - Thursday from noon until 6:00 pm

Location

On-site
Portland, OR, USA

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