Steel City Squash Job Opportunities

Academic Coordinator

Steel City Squash is seeking a driven, innovative Academic Coordinator with a passion for supporting young people and putting them on the path to achieving their higher education goals. This position will begin as soon as possible, and will report to the Executive Director. The Academic Coordinator will primarily be responsible for the academic success of each student in the program. While Steel City Squash is an athletic-based out-of-school time program, our primary goal is to facilitate the academic achievement of our participants. The Academic Coordinator must be committed to meeting students where they are academically and moving them forward, using curriculum development, student assessments, and innovative educational approaches. This position will also be key player in developing new program initiatives that furthers the organization’s mission.


  • Facilitate daily after-school homework and academic support sessions for 4th-12th grade students, managing volunteers and tutors, and assisting individual students
  • Manage data collection in Salesforce, including student records and other necessary program data
  • Create and facilitate learning units to promote literacy and STEM development during academic year
  • Create and facilitate summer learning classes in both English and STEM fields
  • Facilitate bi-annual literacy assessment and track individual and program progress
  • Develop and implement standardized test preparation
  • Meet weekly with teachers to assess students’ progress and communicate regularly with parents, guidance counselors, and others in each student’s support system
  • Work closely with staff to meet the needs of each student, including planning team trips and cultural outings, organizing community service activities, facilitating team-building workshops, etc.
  • Network with other organizations and external services to refer students and families as necessary
  • Collaborate on program-wide initiatives and projects, including picking up and dropping off students, as well as traveling to overnight squash tournaments and cultural outings



  • Experience writing and implementing curriculum, most specifically targeted toward middle school students.
  • Data management and database experience
  • Excellent writing, research and computer skills
  • Project management, interpersonal, organizational and networking skills critical
  • Supervisory experience a plus
  • Significant experience working with adolescents
  • Knowledge of PA State public school system
  • Valid PA driver’s license, comfort and capacity to drive a 15-passenger bus
  • Must be able to work weekends


Compensation: $40,000-$50,000                        Type: Full Time

How to Apply:

Please email cover letter and resume to Brad Young, Executive Director, at

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