High School Programs Coordinator


TITLE:  Coordinator, High School Programs 


REPORTS TO:    Senior Manager, Education Programs 


FLSA STATUS:  Full-Time; Salaried; Exempt  


EEO STATUS:  Professional 



Snider is a nationally acclaimed non-profit that uses the sport of ice hockey to educate and empower under-resourced youth of Philadelphia to prosper in the game of life. Snider’s impact statement is: Philadelphia area youth from kindergarten through college will transform into Snider student-athletes with age-appropriate social-emotional strengths and skills to succeed and contribute as students, employees, and community members.  


Snider works with school-aged youth throughout the Philadelphia area in year-round programming focused on hockey, education, and life skills. The High School Program Coordinator will develop and oversee initiatives that prepares high school students to create and implement postsecondary plans.   


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Develop and deliver Snider’s postsecondary prep programming for 9th – 12th-grade students that allows students to consider college, trade school, joining the military, or entering the workforce.  

  • Manage and grow the Goals & Assists Program, which includes regular one-on-one meetings with students, info sessions and other presentations, campus visits, dual enrollment, test prep, financial aid, college and career exploration, etc. 

  • Promote scholarships to students and families; oversee the promotion and selection of the Goals & Assists Scholarship. 

  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with potential partners, schools, students, and other stakeholders.  

  • Celebrate student success, especially around high school graduation. 

  • Manage the High School Advisor. Coordinate, supervise, and conduct tasks related to support functions such as payroll, finance, risk management & human resources. 

  • Travel within the Greater Philadelphia/South Jersey area is required. Flexible work schedule and ability to occasionally work nights and weekends is required. 

  • Perform all other duties and responsibilities as assigned. 


  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) required; education, counseling, psychology, social work, or related major is preferred.  

  • Demonstrate experience working with youth aged 13 to 21. 

  • Possess knowledge of postsecondary pathways and higher education processes. Experience with local colleges or trade schools, or nonprofit organizations involved in college access, is a plus.

  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with diverse constituencies, such as Snider students, parents/guardians, coworkers, secondary and postsecondary school staff, and community groups, as well as with diverse racial and ethnic groups. 

  • Previous experience supervising staff.  

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with an emphasis on interpersonal communication.  

  • Demonstrate advanced computer literacy and an ability to interpret and learn from data; proficiency in Google Suite and Microsoft Office is required, experience with Salesforce or another customer relationship management (CRM) platform is a plus.  

  • Excellent time management skills with ability to multi-task and prioritize work. 

  • Comfortable working in fast-paced and high-profile environments. 

  • Successful applicants must be able to pass the PA Child Abuse Clearance, PA State Police Criminal

  • General knowledge of ice hockey can be helpful, but it is not mandatory. 


The intellectual, social, and physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be navigated by the High School Programs Coordinator to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  



While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is continuously asked to multi-task under time limits.  The position requires constant attention to precise details and specified standards including: following simple to complex (more than three steps) instructions, and concentration which frequently extends beyond 30 minutes at a time.  



While performing the essential functions of the job, the employee will regularly operate a computer and other office devices such telephones, copy machines, fax machines, etc. Employee will occasionally move about inside office space to access storage areas, cabinets, and office machinery. Local travel in support of work-related projects is necessary. Position will require occasional pushing, pulling, lifting and/or moving. 



The essential responsibilities of this position are primarily performed indoors, mainly in an office setting but including regular visits to ice hockey rinks, schools, community centers, and special event sites (indoor/outdoor in the weather conditions prevalent at the time).  The noise level in these work environments can range from moderate to loud during events/programs, and is minimal during non-event/program times.  


Most work is completed during standard weekday hours.  Occasional night and/or weekend duties in the Greater Philadelphia area are required.

Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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