UACS Site Coordinator
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UACS Site Coordinator
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Job Description Summary
The Netter Center for Community Partnerships seeks a regular part time UACS Site Coordinator to join the University-Assisted Community Schools programs to support the afterschool enrichment program. The UACS OST programs offer academic, cultural and recreational programming to students Monday through Friday from 3-6pm and from 8am – 3pm for 6 weeks each summer. A major component of the position includes planning, organizing and supervising the program’s PT staff and university student workers and volunteers and supporting their delivery of effective instruction and programming. This position will also implement direct service related to mentoring program implementation. This position will implement all required program reporting and compliance, including that of funders and the Netter Center. The position is supervised by the UACS Site Director.
This position will work as part of a team with other Netter Center staff and school partners. A major component of the Netter Center's work is mobilizing the vast resources of the University to help transform traditional neighborhood schools into innovative university-assisted community schools (UACS). University-assisted community schools educate, engage, empower, and serve all members of the community in which the school is located. At the same time, working with community members to create and sustain university-assisted community schools provides a powerful means for universities to advance teaching, research, learning and service, as well as the civic development of their students. University-Assisted Community Schools engage students (K-16+) in real world, community problem solving.
A minimum of a Bachelor’s and 2-3 years of experience working with elementary-aged children or equivalent combination of education and experience. 4-5 years of experience is strongly preferred. Strong experience with community schools, preferably university-assisted community schools, and service learning, preferably academically based community service and youth workforce development. Knowledge about Penn and West Philadelphia preferred. Experience in facilitating successful youth development programs, collaborative endeavors, and managing multiple programs at once. Track record of both self-directed and team-oriented accomplishments. Organized, detail-oriented, accurate, dependable, and flexible.
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
School of Arts and Sciences
$42,953.00 - $77,315.00
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