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19 Mar 2018

Operations High School Coordinator (10th Grade)

Breakthrough New York

Job Description


As the High School Coordinator for the 10th Grade you will change the lives of NYC high school students by leading and supporting them during their 4 years of high school and ensuring their placement and matriculation to selective 4-year colleges and universities.


  • Oversee and manage programming and curriculum development for students, including Super Saturdays and Seminars
    • 10th grade Super Saturday curriculum focuses on job-preparedness, pre-professional skill development, and self-expression
    • Seminars are combined 9th and 10th grade experiences designed to prepare students for college-style discussion classes
  • Ensure that 10th grade students achieve organizational goals
  • Manage high school enrichment opportunities, including
    • Identify new partner organizations and establish and maintain relationships
    • Work to pair students with developmentally appropriate opportunities
    • Manage database of opportunities, their prerequisites, application processes, and benefits to students
  • Assess student work and provide constructive feedback
  • Oversee recruitment, selection, and on-going training of seasonal staff and interns
  • Lead relationship with vendors, service providers, and families
  • Plan and chaperone student outings, including college campus and workplace visits, community service projects, and field trips
  • Manage data collection and evaluation systems
  • Serve on Breakthrough-wide taskforces to improve organizational performance and culture


  • Can demonstrate experience and results with similar responsibilities to those listed above
  • Has a Bachelor’s degree
  • Is confident with MS Office (Word, Powerpoint, and Excel in particular), Google suite, and is comfortable learning new systems. Experience with Salesforce a plus.
  • Can speak Spanish well enough to discuss an array of topics with non-English speaking parents and guardians
  • Has a valid driver’s license
  • Is a proven A-Player and practices:
    • Efficiency: Produces significant output with minimal wasted effort
    • Prioritization: Balances tasks and makes the right judgment call
    • Critical and Reflective Thinking: Draws insightful conclusions from data and feedback
    • Attention to Detail: Identifies the important details, ensuring they do not slip through 
the cracks or derails project
    • Effective Communication: Speaks and writes clearly and articulately, adjusts for 
audience as appropriate
    • Leadership and Ownership: Understands their role as a leader on any project and team, 
resulting in successful outcomes regardless of their title or role using a “whatever it 
takes” attitude
  • Demonstrates excellence in BTNY’s Core Values:
    • We learn and lead flexibly and constantly
    • We embrace the sense of the possible
    • Relationships matter
    • We model integrity
    • We are all in


  • Have taught or worked at a Breakthrough site previously (specifically with the High School/College Bound Program)
  • Are familiar with the selective college landscape and placement process
  • Are a BTNY Student


BTNY strongly believes in attracting, engaging, developing, and retaining the most diverse, qualified candidates. As a Breakthrough New York employee you will receive:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience and skills
  • Benefits
    • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits (100% employer-sponsored)
    • 401K/RetirementPlan (with an employer-matching component)
    • Commuter Benefit Plan
    • Health and Dependent Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid time-off including holiday, vacation, sick, and personal time
  • Annual Professional Development Stipend
  • Employee Referral Compensation Policy

How to Apply

TO APPLY E-mail with HIGH SCHOOL COORDINATOR (10) in the subject line and attach the following:
  • Your resume
  • A cover letter that outlines your salary requirements
  • BTNY Questionnaire – Send answers to the following questions:
    • What are your career goals?
    • What are you really good at professionally?
    • What are you not good at or not interested in doing professionally?

Bureaus: New York. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: Operations.

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