IYT College Academy Program Director


Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $35,000.00
Maximum: $50,000.00

Published:

04/16/2018

Application Deadline:

06/01/2018

Address

Sacramento
California
United States

Description

Company Overview:

Improve Your Tomorrow, Inc. (IYT) is a community based non-profit focused on serving the educational needs of young men of color, specifically African American, Latino, Native American, Pacific Islander and Southeast Asian males. IYT’s mission is to increase the number of young men of color to attend and graduate from colleges and universities. The IYT College Academy is a program of IYT that serves students at traditional high schools and middle schools.


Position Overview:

Reporting to the Chief Operations Officer, the Program Director is responsible for managing and overseeing the academic achievement of IYT students, ensuring that all students are college-eligible and on-track to matriculate and succeed in college. This individual has direct accountability for meeting the organization’s bottom line goals in the following areas: academic readiness, GPA, college eligibility, attendance, and student retention.  The Program Director will supervise 1-2 campuses in Sacramento County.


Program Director

Responsibilities (80%):

·     Directly oversees the program including staff and programming

·     Hires, evaluates and coaches program staff

·     Tracks program students’ academic performance to ensure continual progress

·     Supports classroom systems/procedures and helps manage student behavior to ensure all students are fully engaged in learning

·     Mentor and meet with 10+ students monthly to review grades, attendance, offer assistance with developing study strategies and any other issues that arise.

·     Meet with students and parents to build their knowledge and resources around college access and success.

·     Supports a culture of high expectations that includes college preparation for all students

·     Work with school faculty to ensure students are taking required courses needed for college entrance.

·     Plan and implement IYT programming which will include college tours, workshops and all IYT activities.

·     Be responsible for the financial operation at site including tracking income and managing expenses.

·     Provide on-going support, encouragement, and training to staff in program matters, policy, and parent communication. Conduct staff observations, supervision, and performance appraisals for site.

·     Other projects and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.


College Success Coach

Responsibilities (20%):

·     Maintain a caseload of college students and monitor their academic success through academic advising and mentoring.




Qualifications:

  • Believe in the mission and vision of Improve Your Tomorrow, Inc.

·     Minimum 4-year college degree.

·     Minimum 2 years required working directly with young men of color

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) with demonstrated ability to speak and write clearly and persuasively
  • Strong interpersonal skills that inspire and motivate others to action

·     Management experience preferred


Schedule: Full time


Salary: $35,000-$50,000 annually. Benefits include vision, health, dental, 401K and 5 weeks paid vacation.


Submit Cover Letter and Resume to iyt@improveyourtomorrow.org.  If you have any questions about your application please email Michael@improveyourtomorrow.org.


Applications accepted until June 1, 2018.

** Important Note: Fingerprinting is required for employment, with expense covered by employer

Benefits

Benefits include vision, health, dental, 401K and 5 weeks paid vacation.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

iyt@improveyourtomorrow.org

http://www.improveyourtomorrow.org

Submit Cover Letter and Resume to iyt@improveyourtomorrow.org.  If you have any questions about your application please email Michael@improveyourtomorrow.org.


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