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Job Opening: Director of High School Academics and College Prep

Job Description: CitySquash seeks a full-time Director of High School Academics and College Prep. The Academic Director oversees the academic progress of CitySquash’s local high school students, working closely with the students, their parents and their teachers, especially in preparation for applying to college. The Academic Director also will provide support to CitySquash’s college students through campus visits, regular communication, career support programming, and assistance with forms and financial aid. 

Program Description: CitySquash (www.citysquash.org) 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 200 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, employment training and college prep. Sixty-two 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.

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Hours & Schedule

During the school year (Sept to mid-June), the work day typically begins at 10am and ends around 7pm Monday through Friday. The Academic Director also works roughly two Saturdays or Sundays a month, leading community service and culture outings, or other events. On weeks when there is weekend work, the Academic Director works a half-day on Fridays. The Academic Director also chaperones up to five overnight team trips during the year. During the summer (mid-June to mid-Aug), the work day begins at 9am and ends at 5pm, but includes extensive travel to allow for students to visit and tour colleges. 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.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to info@citysquash.org.   

  

Job Opening: Development Associate

Job Description: CitySquash seeks a full-time Development Associate who will work with the Executive Director to significantly increase development revenues. The Development Associate will oversee donor engagement/stewardship, grant applications/reporting and special events. The Development Associate will be responsible for ensuring that the organization has the necessary fundraising infrastructure in place prior to launching its major capital campaign within the next 12 months. This position will report directly to the Executive Director.

Program Description: CitySquash (www.citysquash.org) 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 200 elementary, middle and high school students. For our participants, CitySquash is an intensive, multi day-a-week commitment that lasts up to 14 years and includes squash, tutoring, mentoring, community service, travel, culture, nutrition, high school placement, employment training and college prep. Sixty-three 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.

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Compensation: Dependent on experience, generous vacation and health benefits.

Interested candidates should send a resume and cover letter to Terence Li at terence.li@citysquash.org.