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Martha O'Bryan Center

Program Coordinator – College Zone at Maplewood Academic Student Union

Martha O'Bryan Center


Job Summary


The Program Coordinator implements, monitors, and oversees the College Zone at Maplewood’s four daily areas of focus: academics, work readiness, enrichment, and college prep. Additionally, this position is responsible for tracking student progress, reaching milestones, and continuing to develop a wealth of resources and programming to further help Maplewood High School students succeed.

Job Responsibilities


Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Plans, develops, and oversees daily offerings in academics, work readiness, enrichment, and college prep.
  • Researches best practices and implements after-school, fall break, spring break, and summer programming for high school students.
  • Trains, and oversees the work of, tutors, volunteers, and AmeriCorps members.
  • Develops relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure program success.
  • Administers, and trains staff to administer, Student Learning Plans and Family Needs Assessments, records data, and tracks students’ grades, attendance, and classroom behavior.
  • Utilizes Efforts to Outcomes (ETO) data to improve and adapt programming.
  • Works with students, parents, and school staff to develop short-term steps in order to reach long-term goals.
  • Ensures all high school milestones are met, per grant requirements.
  • Meets regularly with high school faculty and teaching staff to ensure ASU’s materials and curriculum are aligned with high school’s lesson plans and Tennessee state standards.
  • Assesses students’ needs and provides additional educational programs, seminars, and materials as needed.
  • Designs programs and develops partnerships in the community in order to offer a multitude of enrichment activities, including, but not limited to music, dance, art, technology, sports, health, and leadership; Integrates academics, service learning, and leadership and life skills as frequently as possible.
  • Coordinates with the College Zone Transition Coach to provide college prep services, including completing student action plans, family needs assessments, college visits, and ACT prep.
  • Provides interventions for all students not on pace to graduate.
  • Attends professional meetings, writes reports, and maintains records.
  • Keeps Senior Director of High School Initiatives informed of problems, concerns, and needs regarding students, parents, and general operations.
  • Identifies, implements, and monitors health, safety, and emergency standards and procedures for ASU.
  • Maintains daily attendance and daily log sheets.



The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Three years of experience in a social service, education, or youth development program.
  • Program leadership experience in a social service organization preferred.

The above qualifications express the minimum standards of education and/or experience for this position. Other combinations of education and experience, if evaluated as equivalent, may be taken into consideration.

Additional Information


This is a benefits eligible position.

How to Apply

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  • Date Posted: May 4, 2020
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Children / Youth