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Academic Support Coordinator


As a leading college success nonprofit, 10,000 Degrees supports students from low‐income backgrounds to and through college. We provide comprehensive personal support, scholarships, college advising, and financial aid management for our students. With this support, over 80% of our four‐year college students earn bachelor’s degrees, compared to 31% of their peers nationally. Our students that start at community college transfer to and graduate from four‐year colleges at a rate that’s three times the national average.

10,000 Degrees Academic Support program screens, trains, places and supports community volunteers to serve as tutors in Title I Marin schools (grades K-12). Website: https://www.10000degrees.org/students/academic-support/

Position Description:

The Coordinator is responsible for oversight of 10,000 Degrees Academic Support volunteers in designated areas (geographical/specific school districts). Coordinators identify on-campus volunteer needs and opportunities in collaboration with teachers, school staff and district administration. Oversight includes new volunteer recruitment and on-boarding, site placement, follow-up, problem-solving, and volunteer evaluation. Coordinators may also represent the program in the community. This is a part time, non-benefited position; 19 hours/week (37 weeks following the K-12 academic calendar).

Desired Qualifications and Background:

  • Knowledge of public schools in Marin County and the diverse instructional needs of students and teachers
  • Experience coordinating or working with volunteers; ability to problem solve
  • Ability to assess teacher requests and match volunteers appropriately, then track status and maintain records
  • Ability to collaborate and effectively communicate with diverse populations; educators, volunteers, coworkers, etc.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills; ability to lead training seminars
  • Flexible, takes initiative, responsive and possessing a good sense of humor
  • BA/BS or greater
  • Familiarity with Salesforce and Excel, Word, PowerPoint (or Google versions) a plus

TO APPLY

Submit resume and cover letter for the position to jobs@10000degrees.org

(Please indicate Academic Support Coordinator Position in the subject line)

Initial screening interviews will begin the week of October 21, 2019 .