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JOB TITLE:

Scholar Success Manager

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Buffalo New York United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Who We Are:

Buffalo Prep is not a school, but a school of thought.
We believe in educational equity.
We believe in racial justice.
We believe in our scholars and in their potential to change the world.
Through rigorous academic programming, Buffalo Prep scholars have the opportunity to turn knowledge into power.

While theyre putting in the extra hours in the classroom, were putting in the work to build a more inclusive, equitable, and just community around them.
For our scholars, the future is bright.
As they strive toward their most vivid, authentic selves, they become shining examples of what happens when we dont settle for mediocrity.
We are Buffalo Prep, and we are illuminating brilliance or our scholars, for our community and for our future.

Buffalo Prep was founded in 1989 by education and community leaders to help talented, underrepresented students prepare for, obtain entrance into, and excel at demanding college preparatory high schools.
Buffalo Prep has grown exponentially over the years and now serves hundreds of students and alumni each year with our unique pipeline of Prep Scholars Academy, Middle School Prep, High School Prep, College Prep, and Alumni Prep programs.
Many students begin Buffalo Preps rigorous program in 5th grade and commit their summers, evenings, and weekends to prepare for higher achievement.

Mission:

With a focus on racially and culturally affirming practices, Buffalo Prep advocates for educational access and equity and provides programming to academically ambitious scholars of color.
We strive to nurture our scholars brilliance while empowering them to engage civically as their authentic selves.

We are because you are!

At Buffalo Prep, we place a heavy emphasis on culture and illuminating every individuals unique assets to strive to deliver the best of ourselves to our mission, scholars, and families.
We are a passionate team that identifies more as a family than a place to work.
We have a fun, collegial environment where we believe it is an honor to serve our scholars and mission and take pride in our work.
We heavily emphasize community, teamwork, professional development, and work-life balance.

Data from our most recent employee climate survey illustrates our commitment to our people!

  • 100% of Buffalo Prep employees are proud to tell people they work for Buffalo Prep
  • 100 % of Buffalo Prep employees report they are encouraged to balance their work and personal lives
  • 100% of Buffalo Prep employees feel they are able to be themselves in the workplace
  • 100 % of Buffalo Prep employees feel the senior leadership team has a clear vision for the future, treat their employees with respect and encourage them to develop their knowledge and skills.

Position Summary

Buffalo Preps College Prep program is seeking a full-time Scholar Success Manager.
The Scholar Success Manager works collaboratively with the Senior Director of College Prep and Tutorial Program Manager to coordinate and administer student success programming and services.
Additionally, the Scholar Success Manager provides scholars with academic and social-emotional support throughout high school and help prepare them for their post-secondary journey.

Essential Functions

  • Meet with scholars bi-monthly at assigned partner high schools.
  • Work collaboratively with the Tutorial Program Manager and the Senior Director of College Prep to assess and support scholars' academic and SEL needs.
  • Manage College Preps online application portal and review/process applications.
  • Orient new families to the College Prep program.
  • Process Fuel Fund/Lunch Fund applications for eligible scholars.
  • Manage academic referrals and work with the Tutorial Program Manager to implement appropriate support.
  • Create Academic Improvement Plans for scholars in jeopardy of failing.
  • Meet with the Tutorial Program Manager regularly to ensure execution of the plan.
  • Manage College Prep external partnerships.
  • Assist the Tutorial Program Manager with report card data entry.
  • Coordinate College Preps mentoring program by recruiting scholars and professional mentors.
  • Provide trainings and resources for mentors.
  • Work with the Senior Director of College Prep to coordinate summer programming and enrichment opportunities.
  • Responsible for the supervision and safety of scholars during College Prep programming.
  • Enforce College Prep rules and expectations.
  • Chaperone field trips, college tours, and other events as needed.
  • Provide written and oral reports for board meetings and grants as assigned by the Senior Director of College Prep.
  • Participate in staff training and professional development.
  • Have fun! We love our scholars and strive to maintain a joy-filled environment where all scholars and staff feel cared for, capable, and connected!

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelors degree in education or related field.
    A Masters degree is preferred.
  • Two or more years working in an education setting with high school or college-age students.
  • Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds

Benefits

  • Team environment
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Flexible schedule
  • Education experience
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Illuminate Scholars Brilliance
  • Opportunity for growth within the organization

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must possess the ability to work with a variety of constituencies including underrepresented students and their families, high school personnel, Buffalo Prep staff, Buffalo Prep Board of Directors, and others
  • Experience with Culturally Responsive curriculum and pedagogy
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Must be a strong team player

Requirements

Candidates must be available to work between the hours of 11:00 a.
m.
-7:00 p.
m.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and two references to David Johnson: djohnson@buffaloprep.
org

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $21.
00 - $23.
00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Experience level:

  • 2 years

Schedule:

  • After school

Work Location: In person

Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

23 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707130142-c62007b7f59a6075da8ca8e71b2fae9f

LOCATION:

New York United States

CITY:

Buffalo

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Who We Are:

Buffalo Prep is not a school, but a school of thought. We believe in educational equity. We believe in racial justice. We believe in our scholars and in their potential to change the world. Through rigorous academic programming, Buffalo Prep scholars have the opportunity to turn knowledge into power.

While theyre putting in the extra hours in the classroom, were putting in the work to build a more inclusive, equitable, and just community around them. For our scholars, the future is bright. As they strive toward their most vivid, authentic selves, they become shining examples of what happens when we dont settle for mediocrity. We are Buffalo Prep, and we are illuminating brilliance or our scholars, for our community and for our future.

Buffalo Prep was founded in 1989 by education and community leaders to help talented, underrepresented students prepare for, obtain entrance into, and excel at demanding college preparatory high schools. Buffalo Prep has grown exponentially over the years and now serves hundreds of students and alumni each year with our unique pipeline of Prep Scholars Academy, Middle School Prep, High School Prep, College Prep, and Alumni Prep programs. Many students begin Buffalo Preps rigorous program in 5th grade and commit their summers, evenings, and weekends to prepare for higher achievement.

Mission:

With a focus on racially and culturally affirming practices, Buffalo Prep advocates for educational access and equity and provides programming to academically ambitious scholars of color. We strive to nurture our scholars brilliance while empowering them to engage civically as their authentic selves.

We are because you are!

At Buffalo Prep, we place a heavy emphasis on culture and illuminating every individuals unique assets to strive to deliver the best of ourselves to our mission, scholars, and families. We are a passionate team that identifies more as a family than a place to work. We have a fun, collegial environment where we believe it is an honor to serve our scholars and mission and take pride in our work. We heavily emphasize community, teamwork, professional development, and work-life balance.

Data from our most recent employee climate survey illustrates our commitment to our people!

  • 100% of Buffalo Prep employees are proud to tell people they work for Buffalo Prep
  • 100 % of Buffalo Prep employees report they are encouraged to balance their work and personal lives
  • 100% of Buffalo Prep employees feel they are able to be themselves in the workplace
  • 100 % of Buffalo Prep employees feel the senior leadership team has a clear vision for the future, treat their employees with respect and encourage them to develop their knowledge and skills.

Position Summary

Buffalo Preps College Prep program is seeking a full-time Scholar Success Manager. The Scholar Success Manager works collaboratively with the Senior Director of College Prep and Tutorial Program Manager to coordinate and administer student success programming and services. Additionally, the Scholar Success Manager provides scholars with academic and social-emotional support throughout high school and help prepare them for their post-secondary journey.

Essential Functions

  • Meet with scholars bi-monthly at assigned partner high schools.
  • Work collaboratively with the Tutorial Program Manager and the Senior Director of College Prep to assess and support scholars' academic and SEL needs.
  • Manage College Preps online application portal and review/process applications.
  • Orient new families to the College Prep program.
  • Process Fuel Fund/Lunch Fund applications for eligible scholars.
  • Manage academic referrals and work with the Tutorial Program Manager to implement appropriate support.
  • Create Academic Improvement Plans for scholars in jeopardy of failing.
  • Meet with the Tutorial Program Manager regularly to ensure execution of the plan.
  • Manage College Prep external partnerships.
  • Assist the Tutorial Program Manager with report card data entry.
  • Coordinate College Preps mentoring program by recruiting scholars and professional mentors.
  • Provide trainings and resources for mentors.
  • Work with the Senior Director of College Prep to coordinate summer programming and enrichment opportunities.
  • Responsible for the supervision and safety of scholars during College Prep programming.
  • Enforce College Prep rules and expectations.
  • Chaperone field trips, college tours, and other events as needed.
  • Provide written and oral reports for board meetings and grants as assigned by the Senior Director of College Prep.
  • Participate in staff training and professional development.
  • Have fun! We love our scholars and strive to maintain a joy-filled environment where all scholars and staff feel cared for, capable, and connected!

Education and Experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelors degree in education or related field. A Masters degree is preferred.
  • Two or more years working in an education setting with high school or college-age students.
  • Experience working with students from diverse backgrounds

Benefits

  • Team environment
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Flexible schedule
  • Education experience
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Illuminate Scholars Brilliance
  • Opportunity for growth within the organization

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must possess the ability to work with a variety of constituencies including underrepresented students and their families, high school personnel, Buffalo Prep staff, Buffalo Prep Board of Directors, and others
  • Experience with Culturally Responsive curriculum and pedagogy
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Must be a strong team player

Requirements

Candidates must be available to work between the hours of 11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and two references to David Johnson: djohnson@buffaloprep.org

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $21.00 - $23.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Experience level:

  • 2 years

Schedule:

  • After school

Work Location: In person

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