|Boston or Springfield|
Boston, Springfield, Everett Massachusetts
Scholar Athletes (SA) is committed to supporting academic achievement through athletics and was designed to reduce the opportunity gap for urban public high school students. Through its programming, which includes Academic Coaching and Mentoring, Health and Wellness initiatives, and College and Career Readiness, Scholar Athletes strives to enhance the scholar-athlete experience, provide regular instruction to the coaching staff, and improve academic performance and personal growth.
With the support of former Boston mayor Thomas M. Menino and former Boston Public Schools (BPS) Superintendent Dr. Carol Johnson, Scholar Athletes launched as a small pilot program in 2009 with Suffolk Construction’s CEO John Fish as the founder. Seven years later, SA is a multi-million dollar program pursuing its mission across more than twenty school sites in Boston, Springfield, and Everett, MA. To read more about the program’s impact, visit https://wearescholarathletes.org/. our scholar-athletes
The Program Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing and managing a Scholar Athletes (SA) Zone learning center, located in a partner public high school. They are responsible for the recruitment, enrollment and retention of current and potential scholar-athletes into the Scholar Athlete Zone throughout the year. The Program Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that all Scholar Athletes Zone members have access to academic coaching and mentoring, health and wellness programs, and college and career readiness supports. Measuring and tracking key performance metrics to ensure program effectiveness is an essential element of the position. Program Coordinators will also help Scholar Athletes build long-term relationships within the school building and local community to support and enhance the program mission and goals.
Responsibilities and Expectations
Stakeholder Management and Engagement
Scholar Athletes is seeking Program Coordinators who possess many of the following qualifications:
Candidates must possess the Scholar Athletes Core Values:
Driven by our mission
Committed to our scholar-athletes
Focused on our future
Innovative in our approach
Scholar Athletes is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Please upload a resume and thoughtful cover letter (both in Word format) addressed to Shanna Scafuri and outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position and stating how you heard about this opportunity at the link below. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
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