Steel City Squash Job Opportunities

Director of College and Career Achievement

Steel City Squash is seeking a driven, innovative Director of College and Career Achievement with a passion for supporting young people and putting them on the path to achieving their higher education goals. This position will begin ASAP, and will report to the Executive Director. The Director’s primary role will be to create and implement a comprehensive program to educate about and expose students to multiple post-secondary pathways. Further, the candidate should be prepared to support and/or lead other programmatic and administrative responsibilities. Steel City Squash’s team is made up of dedicated and dynamic staff members and volunteers committed to building deep relationships with our students and their families.

Primary Roles and Responsibilities

  • Plan and implement comprehensive College and Career Achievement Program
  • Travel to college campuses
  • Recruit, train and manage cohort of college and career volunteers, guest presenters, career panels, etc.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by Executive Director

Shared Program Staff Roles and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate and communicate with Steel City Squash staff, families, and community partners
  • Provide transportation for students to and from program days, special events and weekend trips
  • Chaperone field trips, e.g. community service projects, squash matches and tournaments, college campus visits, etc.)
  • Conduct development outreach meetings and assist with special events and projects as needed

Background and Experience

  • At least two years of experience with college application process preferred
  • Experience working with youth from diverse communities
  • Experience with financial aid process (FAFSA, CSS Profile, PHEAA, etc.)
  • Significant experience with data collection and management

Skills and Characteristics

  • Knowledge and understanding of the needs and culture of diverse communities
  • Strong organizational skills, multi-tasking ability, and focus on meeting deadlines
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Valid driver’s license, comfort and capacity to drive a 15-passenger bus
  • Must be able to work some weekends

 

Compensation: $38,000-$45,000                        Type: Full Time

How to Apply:

Please email cover letter and resume to Brad Young, Executive Director, at brad.young@steelcitysquash.org.

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