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High School Coordinator, College & Careers

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MetroSquash
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Chicago, IL
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Published 9 days ago

Overview 

Founded in Chicago in 2005, MetroSquash is an after-school, weekend, and summer program that provides transformative, life changing opportunities for underserved youth. After 13 years of successful programming for public school students on Chicago’s south side, MetroSquash will expand to Evanston in the fall of 2018. 

The High School Coordinator, College & Careers plays a crucial role in planning and delivering high-quality programming to help prepare high school students for college and career success. The High School Coordinator, College & Careers also helps to ensure the smooth transition to their best fit postsecondary institution and persistence through their first year. The High School Coordinator, College & Careers is supported by and reports to the Manager of College & Careers.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Plan and lead college & career readiness programming including workshops, college college visits, and other activities aimed at preparing MetroSquash high school students for college and career success. 
  • Provide individualized support for 11th and 12th grade students and their families with identifying their best-fit postsecondary path. This includes but is not limited to advising, exposure opportunities, and one-to-one meetings with students and their families. 
  • Support students through their first year of college, or postsecondary program, helping to ensure that students have the necessary support and resources to persist through their first year. 
  • In collaboration with the College & Careers Team, play a key role identifying opportunities to introduce college & career programming and pathways to middle school and high school MetroSquash students. 
  • Collect, manage, and monitor key academic performance data, using salesforce, to guide student supports.
  • Collaborate with the Squash & Fitness Team to gain an understanding of college squash options, ensure that students are fully supported every step of their way, and that they are prepared for whatever path they choose.
  •  Work with the Academics & Enrichment Team to stay abreast of student academic standing and progress, providing support and guidance on a consistent basis so that students reach their academic goals. 
  • Stay abreast of the local and national college access and success landscape, ensuring that all programming is top-notch and that students are well-prepared for their next endeavor.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications: Candidates should possess the following: Bachelor’s Degree in education, counseling, or related field; experience working with traditionally underrepresented students, particularly at the high school level; demonstrated ability to thrive in a high-functioning, fast-paced environment; strong communication and problem-solving skills; comfort with data tracking and goal-setting; strong interpersonal skills with a willingness and desire to engage with diverse stakeholders. Valid driver’s license and ability to drive a 12-15 passenger van a must.

Overview 

Founded in Chicago in 2005, MetroSquash is an after-school, weekend, and summer program that provides transformative, life changing opportunities for underserved youth. After 13 years of successful programming for public…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    June 28, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    June 25, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Salary

Commensurate with experience

Benefits

20 days vacation the first year, 25 in the second year, and 30 in each subsequent year. Full health coverage, including dental

20 days vacation the first year, 25 in the second year, and 30 in each subsequent year. Full health coverage, including dental

Level of Language Proficiency

English

English

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Chicago, IL
Associated Location
6100 S Cottage Grove Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

How to Apply

Please email resume and cover letter to careers@metrosquash.org with High School Coordinator in the subject line.

Please email resume and cover letter to careers@metrosquash.org with High School Coordinator in the subject line.

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