Academic Assistant
Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation Philadelphia, PA Hourly


The Academic Assistant will serve as an academic resource for Snider Hockey student-athletes. Academic Assistants will help student-athletes with homework, required tutoring, facilitate participation in academic activities and deliver academic programming. Additionally, they will track attendance, update bulletin board, prepare academic supplies at the rink and build relationships with parents and student-athletes. The Academic Assistant acts as a professional role model that displays our core values of education, responsibility, hard work, and giving back. The successful candidate will take pride in mentoring student-athletes to become lifelong learners.


All applicants must have a minimum of a High School Diploma in order to be considered for the position, Bachelor’s degree preferred. Successful candidates will be those who have experience working with children, particularly within an academic and athletic environment. Applicants must be reliable and possess a general willingness to assume all required responsibilities by performing all assigned tasks. It is especially important that candidates are comfortable working in a fast-paced and high-profile environment. Attention to detail and strong communication skills are critical. Advanced computer skills are needed and proficiency with Microsoft Office applications is essential. Finally, the applicant must pass a Pennsylvania Child Abuse Clearance prior to obtaining the position.


General responsibilities will include taking a lead role in tracking and monitoring report card collection data and monitoring student performance. Academic Assistants assist with all academic activities at their respective sites. The Academic Assistant will also provide administrative support with various academic projects while connecting players with appropriate academic support resources. The Academic Assistant plays a vital role in spreading the Foundation’s core values of education, responsibility, hard work, and giving back. The successful candidate will take pride in mentoring participants to become productive citizens who give back to their communities.


  1. Collecting report cards from all Snider Hockey participants. It will be necessary to communicate with parents and players on a daily basis.
  2. Developing and distributing promotional materials such as posters, letters, and handouts with regards to report card collection.
  3. Maintaining records of participants’ academic performance. This includes compiling individual report card data, maintaining detailed spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel and Google documents, and completing requested statistical analyses of the spreadsheet data.
  4. Communicating with the Site Coordinator on a daily basis to inform them of players’ academic performance and any students in academic danger.
  5. Connecting students in need of academic assistance with appropriate resources and when necessary providing additional academic support, including but not limited to: reading assistance, required tutoring and homework help, and assisting students to apply to college.
  6. Experience in STEM topics is preferred, but not required.
  7. Work location is most likely in Northwest Philadelphia or Northeast Philadelphia.
  8. Flexible availability is necessary as night duty and travel throughout the Greater Philadelphia Region is required. Occasional weekend work may also be required.
  9. Perform all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Job Type: Part-time

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