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Position Overview

Reporting to the Academic Affairs Director, the Academic Affairs Manager is responsible for driving significant academic gains and ensuring college eligibility among students who are not on track to succeed in college. They identify and manage a caseload of students who are not on track for college eligibility, create individualized intervention plans and continuously monitor progress.

Additionally, this position is responsible for planning and managing an academic program focused on skill gaps that leads to gains in GPA, math remediation, and credit accumulation for targeted students. This individual has direct accountability for meeting the organization’s bottom line goals in the following areas: academic readiness, GPA, college eligibility, attendance, and student retention.


Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Ensure College Eligibility of Students: Lead and support programming for students who are not on track for college eligibility; continuously monitor student progress.
  • High Quality Programming: Oversee and steward an academic program focused on skill gaps that lead to academic gains in GPA, math remediation, and credit accumulation.
    • Implement Academic Affairs Department programming, ensuring students earn a 3.0 or higher GPA and reach math and English readiness goals on the ACT.
  • Family and School Engagement: Collaborate with schools, families, and stakeholders to develop improvement plans to ensure student success. Lead and support family conferences for students.
  • Develop strong relationships with teachers and counselors and act as a resource for students and parents in regards to academic achievement, school conferences, and grade collection.
  • New Projects as assigned by the Academic Affairs Director and Site Director.

 Required Skills & Experience

·Minimum 4-year college degree

·Strong sense of possibility; approaches new challenges with optimism. Holds the highest expectations for students

·Skilled at relationship building with students, families and schools. Builds relationships and communicates in ways that foster trust, value differences and further College Track’s mission

·Demonstrated success in analyzing student data and developing targeted, data driven interventions

·Manages people, project and oneself to achieve excellent results and expand organizational impact

·Focuses on delivering outcomes despite obstacles, seeks out challenges as opportunities to grow, takes unexpected setbacks in stride, and is able to galvanize self towards goals and impact.


Supportive Skills & Experience

·Experience in hiring, developing and supporting talent. Creates the conditions for staff to learn, grow and do their work with ever increasing excellence

·2-3 years of teaching and/or assisting students to excel academically; experience with driving significant gains in student achievement


·2-3 years of ACT instruction experience; experience with small group and whole class instruction


Compensation & Benefits

College Track offers a competitive salary based on the organization’s compensation philosophy, which is grounded in market data. We also offer comprehensive health & welfare benefits and top of the market paid time off.


We will only contact candidates chosen for further consideration. No phone inquiries please.


College Track is an equal opportunity employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. College Track does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.

  Metro Area San Francisco CA
  Job Location City East Palo Alto
  Job Location State California
  Job Location Country United States
  Job Category Education and Training
  Prefered Experience 3 year(s)
  Job Type Full time
  Job Posting Date Oct. 30, 2017

Organization Details

  Organization Name College Track
  Organizational Focus Education and Academia
  Contact Person College Track
  Contact Phone none posted
  Contact Fax none posted
  Contact Email
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