Coordinator, Academics

Job Type

Full Time




3601 S Broad St
United States



  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Education, Social Work, Human Services or related major preferred.
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communications skills. Ability to communicate effectively and empathetically with students and families from diverse racial, ethnic, religious, and socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented with ability to handle multiple assignments at a variety of locations. Ability to perform in high profile fast paced environments. Demonstrated ability to work independently.
  • The position requires strong problem solving skills, and candidates should be highly motivated to learn, research, and collaborate with Education staff.
  • Experience working with young people within an academic environment. Additional experience working with young people in an athletic environment preferred.
  • Candidates must be committed to the importance of education in helping young people be successful in life.
  • Must provide/obtain Pennsylvania School/Child Abuse clearance; appointments are conditional on successful completion of background checks

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • The primary function of this position is to develop, coordinate and conduct Snider Hockey’s Academic programs. The successful candidate must communicate and coordinate critical deliverables with management and programming staff.
  • Coordinate and supervise all Academic Programs including academic monitoring and analysis; drop-out prevention and intervention; literacy program; STEAM initiatives; summer academics; and extracurricular activities.
  • Identify new areas of programming, unmet needs within student population, and potential areas for partnership with internal and external stakeholders. Develop and propose new initiatives and oversee new program development.
  • Develop and coordinate communications about Snider Hockey Academic programs for distribution to students, their families and other stakeholders through various outlets (website/social media/traditional media). The ability to produce and communicate clear and meaningful curricula, appropriate for various ages and backgrounds, is critical.
  • Develop, coordinate and maintain positive relationships with potential academic partners, schools, students, and other internal and external stakeholders. Familiarity with other Out of School Time organizations and education focused nonprofits will be important in this role.
  • Identify, recruit and supervise necessary staff resources, including interns, volunteers and career employees. Coordinate, supervise and conduct tasks related to support functions such as payroll, finance, development, risk management & human resources.
  • Frequent travel within the Greater Philadelphia/South Jersey area is required. Flexible work schedule and ability to work weekends is required.


Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please send a PDF or Microsoft Word version of your resume and cover letter with your name as the file name to: Please write "Coordinator, Academics" and your name in the subject line of the email.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the submission deadline of September 30, 2018.