Academic Success Coordinator (Highschool)
Marin County, Hybrid
Job Type
Part-time
Description

TITLE: Academic Success Coordinator 

REGION: Marin County, CA – High Schools

LOCATION: Hybrid (on-site + remote)

REPORTS TO: Academic Success Manager

STATUS: Seasonal (39 weeks); Part-time (19 hours per week); Non-exempt

OUR MISSION

10,000 Degrees is unlocking student success at scale by giving more students equitable opportunities for a quality college education and career success. The most efficient and effective college success non-profit in the U.S., 10,000 Degrees’ mission is to achieve educational equity and to support students from low-income backgrounds to and through college to realize their full potential and positively impact their communities and the world. We envision a world where all students, regardless of race, ethnicity, or socioeconomic background, will have the full range of educational opportunities, support, and resources to realize their potential. Accepting a role at 10,000 Degrees implies a personal commitment to this mission.

OPPORTUNITY

The Academic Success Coordinator is responsible for oversight of 10,000 Degrees Academic Support volunteers placed in select Marin County high schools. Coordinators identify school volunteer needs and opportunities in collaboration with schools, teachers, and/or administration. Oversight includes new volunteer recruitment, intake, orientation, screening, documentation, site placement, follow-up, problem-solving, and volunteer evaluation. This is a seasonal position in effect during the course of the regular school year.

PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL

To perform the essential functions of this position, employees may be required to:

  • Sit, stand, talk, hear, reach, stoop, kneel and use hands and fingers to operate a computer, telephone, and keyboard.
  • Have close-vision ability due to computer work.
  • Engage in moderate, occasional lifting.
  • Have a reliable means of transportation to attend regular work as well as other off-site business functions.

Note: Due to the nature and conditions of our work, applicants must submit to fingerprinting and must pass a tuberculosis (TB) risk assessment screen and/or provide a clear tuberculosis (TB) test as part of the background check.

EEO

10,000 Degrees is an equal opportunity employer offering a welcoming and inclusive environment in service to one another as well as the students, families, and communities we support. We recruit, hire, employ, train, promote, and compensate individuals based on job-related qualifications and abilities.


Requirements

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Screen, train, and match volunteers with appropriate placements, monitor their process, and provide support as needed.
  • Conduct orientation sessions and ongoing training to ensure volunteers are well-prepared to support students.
  • Collaborate with community partners and partner-school administration/staff to identify volunteer needs and opportunities.
  • Work collaboratively with members of the Academic Success Team as well as other 10,000 Degrees departments (Programs, Marketing, Development, etc.).
  • Assist volunteers in providing college readiness programming and academic support including 1:1 subject-specific tutoring, college essay workshops, and in-class guidance. 
  • Maintain accurate records of volunteer activities and volunteer hours. 
  • Conduct regular evaluations of programming to assess effectiveness and identify areas for improvement.
  • Address and resolve any issues that arise with volunteer placements or interactions.
  • Maintain positive and effective communication with volunteers to relay important information (updates, training, workshops, etc.).
  • Remain up-to-date with training and professional development.
  • Assist with special events and newsletters.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, Social Science, or related field
  • Knowledge of public high schools in Marin County and the diverse instructional needs of students and teachers
  • Familiarity with standard high school courses/curriculum
  • Experience with college essay preparation, the AVID program, and other college readiness planning.
  • Experience coordinating or working with volunteers 
  • Ability to be flexible and effectively problem-solve
  • Knowledge of nonprofit, community-based organizations
  • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse populations including educators, volunteers, and coworkers
  • Excellent collaboration, presentation, and oral/written communication skills
  • Ability to assess teacher requests, evaluate appropriateness, and match volunteers with options, then track status and maintain records
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically, act entrepreneurially, and to take initiative both with a team and independently
  • Experience with primary office software packages (Google Suite, Salesforce, Egnyte)
  • This position requires some in-person presence and/or travel within the regions served.
Salary Description
$29.21 per hour