City Squash
Enabling New York City youth to fulfill their academic,
athletic and personal potential.

Job Opportunities

Job Opening: Director of Academics, Bronx

Job Description: CitySquash seeks a full-time Director of Academics to start in the summer of 2019 at our Bronx site. The Director of Academics oversees the academic progress of CitySquash’s students, working closely with the students, their parents and their teachers.

Program Description: CitySquash ( is a nonprofit youth program based in the Bronx at Fordham University and in Brooklyn at the Poly Prep Country Day School. The organization helps motivated and talented young people from economically disadvantaged households to fulfill their academic, athletic and personal potential. Founded in 2002, CitySquash serves 230 elementary, middle and high school students. For our participants, CitySquash is an intensive, multi day-a-week commitment that lasts up to fourteen years and includes squash, tutoring, mentoring, community service, travel, culture, nutrition, high school placement, college and career prep. Seventy-seven CitySquash students have won scholarships to selective prep schools, including Avon Old Farms, Berkshire, Blair, Brooks, Canterbury, Eaglebrook, Episcopal, Hackley, Hill, Loomis Chaffee, Mercersburg, Millbrook, Salisbury, St. George’s, St. Paul’s, Taft, Trinity-Pawling, Westminster and Westover. College acceptances include Bates, Bowdoin, Connecticut College, Cornell, CUNY, Franklin & Marshall, Hamilton, Hobart, Middlebury, Mt. Holyoke, St. Lawrence, Trinity and Wesleyan.

Primary Roles and Responsibilities:


Hours & Schedule

During the school year (Sept – mid-June), the work day typically begins at 10am and ends at 7pm Monday through Friday. The Director of Academics also works half-days every other Saturday, leading community service and culture outings, and chaperoning at squash tournaments and practices. On weeks when there is weekend work, the Director of Academics works a half-day on Fridays. The Director of Academics also chaperones up to five overnight team trips during the year. During the summer (mid-June – mid-Aug), the work day begins at 9am and ends at 5pm. There is no weekend work when school is not in session from mid-June through August.

Vacation: The position includes 6 weeks of vacation annually: 1 in Dec, 1 in Feb, 1 in April and 3 in Aug. Some but not all national holidays are off.

Compensation: $35,000 – $45,000 DOE. Full health insurance coverage.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to