Philadelphia, Philadelphia County
Jul 22, 2014

Duties: Young Quakers Community Athletics (YQCA) is a partnership between Penn's Barbara and Edward Netter Center for Community Partnerships and Penn's Division of Recreation and Intercollegiate Athletics. This initiative, directed through Netter's University-Assisted Community Schools program (UACS), creates mutually beneficial partnerships between select Penn intercollegiate athletic teams and UACS partner sites, which are West Philadelphia public schools. YQCA offers unique leadership and partnership opportunities for Penn student-athletes and K-8 student-athletes. Members of the Penn teams teach athletic, teamwork, leadership and character skills while providing mentorship and academic support. The program involves Penn student-athletes and coaches, Netter Center staff, UACS students and their parents/guardians, and UACS principals and teachers.

Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree and 3 years to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. A master's degree or above is preferred.

Strong experience with K-8 education, including academic and sports and recreation education.

Experience working with undergraduate students, particularly in community service and service learning, preferred.

Experience in facilitating successful partnership endeavors and managing multiple programs.

Experience with financial management (budgeting, administration) and with fundraising and stewardship preferred.

Highly flexible (schedule will include nights and weekends).

Knowledge about Penn and West Philadelphia preferred.

Teambuilding and coaching experience preferred.

Certification in First Aid & CPR.

Reference Number: 02-18057

Salary Grade: 026

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: Netter Center for Community Partnerships

Special Requirements: Background Check Required

Job Family: A-General/Professional Administrative