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Program Associate (Part Time)

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The Program Associate will support SMART’s middle and high school after-school programming in addition to helping develop and implement key annual projects that are critical to achieving strategic objectives. The Program Associate facilitates activities with students and also provides logistical support to lead staff to ensure a positive environment and effective program delivery for Scholars. The ideal candidate is a passionate self-starter who loves to collaborate, demonstrates a true “can-do” attitude, and thrives in a fast-paced environment.

This is a part time position for the Fall and Spring semesters of the 2021-22 school year (September through May), with the potential for a part-time summer position as well. The Program Associate will work Monday through Thursday, 16 hours per week.

Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):

  • Support staff in creating a positive college going culture that values academic and social-emotional skill building.
  • Facilitate workshops and manage a classroom of 15-20 students, including preparation of classroom materials and resources.
  • Support lead staff in opening and closing After-School Program activities.
  • Support activities of the SMART Student Advisory Board.
  • Support the After-School Program with data entry as needed.
  • Support with the Recruitment and Enrollment process as needed. 
  • Collaborate with staff members on special projects to meet SMART’s mission.
  • Provide academic support to students.
  • Establish, build on, and leverage student relationships.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Experience and Competencies:

  • Must be currently enrolled in college or a college graduate.
  • Strong passion for issues of educational equity for students from underserved communities.
  • Understanding of the challenges faced by minority populations and underrepresented communities.
  • Experience working or volunteering directly with underrepresented communities is strongly desired.
  • Some work or volunteer experience with youth is preferred.
  • Some classroom facilitation experience is preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrated ability to take initiative, and capacity to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Detail-oriented, with strong organizational skills.
  • Fluency with virtual tools and platforms.
  • Fluency in Spanish or Cantonese strongly desired .

Compensation: $21-$22 per hour

How to Apply: 

  • Please submit a thoughtful cover letter and resume to Jason Barillas, Middle School Achievement Program Manager and Josephine Saechao, College Achievement Program Manager at careers@thesmartprogram.org
  • Please write your name and the title for this position (“Your Name – Program Associate”) in the subject line of your email. 
  • Due to the volume of applications we receive, please no phone calls. 

Deadline to Apply: Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis until the position is filled.


SMART is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applicants from all racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds, national origins, sexual orientations and genders.

The Program Associate will support SMART’s middle and high school after-school programming in addition to helping develop and implement key annual projects that are critical to achieving strategic objectives. The Program Associate…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Salary

USD 21 - USD 22

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluency in Spanish or Cantonese desired

Fluency in Spanish or Cantonese desired

Location

On-site
1061 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA

How to Apply

How to Apply: 

  • Please submit a thoughtful cover letter and resume to Kelly Tong, Program Manager, Student Success at careers@thesmartprogram.org
  • Please write your name and the title for this position (“Your Name – Program Associate”) in the subject line of your email. 
  • Due to the volume of applications we receive, please no phone calls. 

How to Apply: 

  • Please submit a thoughtful cover letter and resume to Kelly Tong, Program Manager, Student Success at careers@thesmartprogram.org
  • Please write your name and the title…

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