Academic Coordinator

Steel City Squash

Pittsburgh, PA, USA


US$40-50k (annually)


Full time


Aug 23

Position Summary

Steel City Squash is seeking a driven, innovative Academic Coordinator with a passion for supporting youth and putting them on the path to achieving their higher education goals. This position will primarily be responsible for designing and delivering high-quality out-of-school time academic support and enrichment programs to students ranging from 4th through 12th grades.

Essential Functions

Program Delivery: Day-to-day

  • Plan, supervise and direct daily homework help sessions to support students' schoolwork.
  • Prepare supplemental activities for students who have completed their schoolwork.
  • Plan, supervise and direct impactful and innovative Academic Enrichment activities.
  • Plan, supervise and direct team building and leadership activities.
  • Ensure a productive and positive environment by managing student behavior.
  • Manage academic volunteers during homework and enrichment sessions.
  • Other duties as assigned by Executive Director.


  • Recruit and on-board new students.
  • Monitor students' progress in school by communicating regularly with school staff.
  • Communicate with parents/guardians to ensure that necessary forms and paperwork are complete.
  • Communicate with parents/guardians to ensure they are aware of child's progress and standing.
  • Organize and lead parent/guardian meetings as needed.
  • Recruit and train academic volunteers.

Summer/Special Programming

  • Recruit, coordinate, and implement summer programming.
  • Identify, organize and participate in community service projects and field trips.
  • Chaperone/drive students from events as needed.
  • Organize and/or assist in organizing special events like awards ceremonies.

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Collect and update student and parent/guardian paperwork and data.
  • Drive students as needed to and from practices, tournaments, summer camps, special events, etc.
  • Maintain classroom and office space
  • Manage daily snacks
  • Plan general weekly/monthly schedule and communicate updates to stakeholders

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