Program Specialist-College Coach

    • Job Tracking ID: 512400-659625
    • Job Location: Milwaukee, WI
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Part-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: January 03, 2019
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Average Weekly Hours: Less than 20
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Job Description:

Job Summary:


Responsible for assisting in the planning, organizing, and implementing programs/activities in relation to the Graduation Plus program for Club members ages 14-24.





  • In conjunction with the team, work with and support the enhancement of existing Boys & Girls Clubs Graduation Plus College Access and Success, Life Skills and Career Development programming throughout the Clubs in the Greater Milwaukee Area.
  • Coordinate pre and post assessment for Graduation Plus participants, as well as provide ongoing monitoring of their academic progress.
  • Facilitate and coordinate college access activities including but not limited to assisting students access and complete FASFA applications; edit college entrance essays; access and complete college scholarship applications.
  • Mentor Graduation Plus college students
  • Assist with the Graduation Plus evaluation process.
  • Collaborates with Graduation Plus staff to provide after school tutoring for Graduation Plus and CLC students includingassisting youth with the completion of school work.
  • 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 students assigned.
  • Use approved curricula properly and maintain appropriate teacher to student ratio and other program-specific requirements and expectations.
  • Supervise students engaged in quality activities to achieve specific goals and outcomes measurements.
  • Encourage emotional, social and educational growth of individual students
  • Generate monthly, quarterly, and/or annual reports as requested.
  • Meet all deadlines.

Experience and Skills

Education Requirements:


  • Enrolled an accredited college of university


Experience Requirements:

  • Must be a current collegian member of Graduation Plus BMO Scholars, Sponsor-A-Scholar, or Stein Scholars Program
  • Experience working with urban youth
  • Experience in program implementation.
  • Experience directly related to youth and youth programming.




  • Enjoy serving youth and young adults.
  • Demonstrated examples of working with youth.
  • Highly organized with attention to detail.
  • Ability to relate effectively with diverse a population.
  • Good communications skills, both written and oral.


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


While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to touch, handle, or feel. The member 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 position include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.


Service Environment:


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

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