College Readiness Program Coordinator//

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The College Readiness Program Coordinator reports to the College Readiness Program Manager and is responsible for coordinating the College Readiness program at assigned AISD schools, assisting with the development and delivery of training for APIE’s College Readiness Advocates, and assisting with the management of program data.

 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:

  •  Coordinate APIE’s College Readiness program implementation at assigned AISD schools by engaging the support of campus administration, teachers, and staff as needed
  •  Coordinate trainings for College Readiness (CR) Advocates who are responsible for providing small group and one-on-one academic support and mentoring to program participants
  •  Assist the Program Manager with the recruitment and supervision of CR Advocates
  •  Guide CR Advocates in creating individualized lesson plans and instructional goals for each student and provide assistance with instruction as needed
  • Model appropriate instructional strategies and professional comportment for CR Advocates
  • Assist with the management of program data such as student attendance, participation, and academic progress
  • Assist with the coordination of the TSI Assessment when applicable
  • Work closely with the CR Program Manager to find program solutions to meet CR program goals and student needs
  • Continuously monitor and analyze program outcomes and results, and suggest forms of improvement
  • Serve as CR Advocate for students as needed
  • Maintain a consistent schedule of school visits and CR Advocate meetings (65-75% of the work week will be at assigned high schools)


Supervision Received:

APIE College Readiness Program Manager

 

Qualification Standards:

Education:

·         Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Counseling, Social Work or related field preferred

 

Skills / Knowledge / Ability:

  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills in the areas of collaboration, team participation, creative problem-solving, conflict resolution, group planning, and decision-making processes
  • Be student-focused
  • Demonstrate knowledge and good judgment in matters dealing with school and student relations
  • Educational training/background in secondary education
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Good organizational skills & flexibility a must
  • Strong communication skills; verbal and written
  • Comfortable working with minimal supervision
  • Candidate will exhibit strong initiative and able to adapt quickly
  • Must be upbeat, positive, outgoing, personable, and able to relate well with diverse populations with a particular emphasis on working with young people ages 13-18.
  • Able to manage multiple program initiatives
  • Experience working with high school and/or middle students preferred
  • Fluent in Spanish a plus
  • Valid driver’s license with access to reliable private transportation

 

Please email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to careers@austinpartners.org.

Required Documents: 

Cover letter, resume, and salary requirements

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