Academic Coordinator

    • Job Tracking ID: 512400-595700
    • Job Location: Milwaukee, WI
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Part-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: October 01, 2018
    • Years of Experience: College
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Average Weekly Hours: Less than 20
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Job Description:

Job Summary:

Responsible for delivering academic student support during non-school hours, which is integrated

with the school day academic program, a maximum of 5 hours per week.  Collaborate with school

staff to align, support, and accomplish both school and Club academic outcomes.

Seasonal position, this is an academic year position, which is typically September through May.


Job responsibilities:

Work with school staff to identify and recruit students in need of academic support.  Determine individual student skill levels via Student Base Skill Checklist completed by school staff.

Gather and organize appropriate instructional materials.  Develop a schedule of activities to support student academic achievement.

Provides tutoring, group, and one-on-one academic assistance to students.  Makes parental contacts when students are absent in tutoring component. 

Develop and implement lesson plans to facilitate student learning.

Routinely assess (formally and informally) each cohort of student assigned.

Use approved curricula properly and maintain appropriate teacher to student ratio and other program-specific requirements and expectations.

Supervises students engaged in quality activities to achieve specific goals and outcome measurements.

Create and expose youth engaged in quality activities to achieve specific goals and outcome measurements.

Provide routine support and guidance to youth as they develop individual goals and plans.

Encourages emotional, social and educational growth of individual members.

Provides guidance and direction to members in the areas of academic success, healthy lifestyles, and civic and community engagement.

Maintain ongoing communication with classroom teacher and parents via progress report forms-at each report card period.

Provides written documentation of program implementation and evaluation.

Maintain records on all program activities.

Ensure timely completion and submission of all relevant data including enrollment, attendance, assessment, and progress data as requested.

Report on student progress to Lead Teacher by assigned deadlines.  Generate monthly, quarterly, and/or annual reports as requested.

Must meet required deadlines.  Must participate in required trainings by the Club, County, State, and/or funders.

Attend required meetings.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to touch, handle, or feel.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms. 

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Experience and Skills


Enjoys working with youth.

Demonstrated examples of working with youth.

Small group implementation.

Highly organized with attention to detail.

Ability to relate effectively with diverse population.

Good communications skills, both oral and written.

Must have a valid WI driver’s license, good driving record, and meets state required automobile insurance minimums.



Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field.

Wisconsin Teaching Certificate required.



Experience in Education.

Experience directly related to youth and youth programming.




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