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Champions of Wayne Director of Academics
Reports to:Executive Director Location:Wayne Memorial High School (some off-site meetings) Start Date:September, 2017 To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Program Description: Champions of Wayne is leading youth development organization headquartered in Wayne, Michigan. What began as a mentoring/incentive program at Wayne Memorial High School in 2009 has developed into a cornerstone of WMHS culture and is now being replicated in Plymouth-Canton and the small Up North town of Evart. We are also overseeing a burgeoning Kalamazoo Promise-style scholarship program in Evart, and are certain to be frequently nerding out on research data.
Goal-Setting: Ensure all student participants have a challenging, attainable, and measurable goal
Contract Distribution/Collection: Agreements for all students each semester with necessary signatures
Data Management: Maintain enrollment system (currently hosted on Google Drive)
High Achiever Goals: Establish relationships with 4.0 students and mentor them as they set non-academic goals. Must be measurable and precise.
Be the “Face of the Program” at WMHS: All building-level issues go through Director of Academics
Banquet Planning: Manage guest list, student presentations, invitation process, etc.
“Been There”: Coordinate event where recent alums interact with rising juniors and seniors
5K Run/Walk: Maintain enrollment, marketing, and overall planning of annual fundraiser
ACT/SAT/Essay Help: Provide guidance for rising juniors and seniors on the college admissions process.
Best Practices/Staff Relations
Ensure clarity on research-based best mentoring practices