Academic & Career Services Coordinator

Programs · Inglewood, California
Department Programs
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Academic and Career Services Coordinator

Reports to: Academic & Career Services Director                     Status:. Full-time hourly non-exempt


Position Summary:

Coordinates academic & career services, needs and activities for the SJLI Urban Scholars and also assist the SJLI Educational Equity team with program area needs



- Plans and coordinates college field trips, SAT/ACT prep courses

- Develops individual academic plans for students

- Works with and coordinates with volunteers

- Manages day-to-day college center volunteers

- Provides financial guidance for scholarship and employment opportunities

- Facilitates student and parent workshops

- Assists with college application process for youth

- Assists with direct service and program support

- Communicates with Youth Services Manager regarding classroom support and needs of the program

- Provides support and assistance during student’s court appearances

- Provides case management for youth

- Supports academic intervention work

- Supports college access work

- Assists in job/career pipeline work

- Assists in planning events

- Assists with youth engagement in community projects


Working Roles:

- Provides program support for ACS Director

- Works with volunteers and teachers to ensure the effectiveness of the program

- Works with college recruiters

- Inputs student and program information into data system

- Tracks students’ progress toward academic and career goals

- Collects and organizes program data

- Provides administrative support for each school site

- Communicates with teachers and school staff

- Curriculum facilitation and implementation

- Participates in youth activities

- Organizes college tours

- Recruits mentors and tutors

- Assists with daily program needs

- Implement program goals and objectives

- Develop, coordinate and manage youth activities

- Provides academic intervention counseling

- Organizes materials and represents the program at various events and community activities

- Additional responsibilities as assigned


Working Community Relationships:

- Assists with facilitating collaborations and partnership with community members, public agencies, non- and for- profit organizations.

- Assists Program Manager with community participation and volunteerism

- Assists with increasing the organization’s visibility in the community

- Create new community relationships for the Urban Scholars and Black Male Youth Academy (BMYA) programs


Internal Relationships: 

- Participate in program staff leadership and development

- Provide program information and statistics in support of completing reports


Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Exceptional interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Able to demonstrate a commitment to the Social Justice Learning Institute goals, guidelines and principles
  • Able to maintain confidentiality
  • Possesses a valid California Driver’s License
  • Able obtain a live scan clearance
  • Available to work on weeknights and weekends
  • Able to form strong relationships with a wide range of constituents, including, but not limited to parents, students, staff and leadership
  • Ability to collaborate in a team environment
  • Experience in working with young people from a youth development perspective



- Bachelor’s degree in related field or  6 months to 1 year counseling or tutoring experience. Although this is an entry level position, understanding of the field is essential

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  • Location
    Inglewood, California
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