Director of Academic Success, Austin

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area

Austin, TX, USA

Full time

$55-65k (annually)


May 11


  • The goal of the Academic Success program is to provide youth with programs and resources that supplement school-day instruction to support on time high school graduation and college readiness. 
  • The Director of Academic Success directs and manages the overall daily operations of the Academic Success program. They are responsible for creating, implementing, promoting, and managing Academic Success programs, activities, and related partnerships.  

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES (Essential Job Responsibilities): 

  • Creates, implements, promotes, and manages Academic Success programs and activities that supplement school day instruction with the overall goal of supporting youth to graduate from high school on time. Examples include but are not limited to: K-2nd reading support programs, academic case management, 8th – 9th grade transition planning, middle school and high school tutoring services, and summer learning programs. 
  • Work collaboratively with the Workforce Development Manager on college readiness programs, materials, and resources for youth. 
  • Collaborates with schools to ensure that programs and activities supplement existing services available.   
  • Establishes partnerships with schools and other local organizations to enhance the scope and quality of academic programs and resources available to youth attending Club. 
  • Manages tutoring services available to youth at Club sites including the management of paid tutors. 
  • Trains staff on Academic Success programs, principles, and practices. 
  • Performs regular site visits and observations to ensure quality of program delivery and collect youth program feedback. 
  • Manages data collection across Clubs related to the academic performance of youth. 
  • Analyses academic outcome data and refines program to produce higher levels of performance. 
  • Provides resources, training, and consultation to Club families on how they can support the academic success of their children. 
  • Completes regular professional development, including joining community groups, professional learning circles, attending training to maintain awareness of current and relevant academic resources and trends. 
  • Maintains a work environment that follows Boys and Girls Clubs safety standards. 
  • Collaborates with Club staff and members to receive/provide information, discuss issues, explain guidelines/instruction. 


  • Responds to inquiries as main point of contact with Directors and others pertaining to the Academic Success program.  
  • Maintains inventory of all Academic Success supplies.  
  • Ensures quality improvement by monitoring and evaluating program achievement against target goals, recommending modifications that respond to member needs and interests. 
  • Fulfils grant requirements if any.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed. 
  • Attends staff meetings and training sessions as prescribed. 
  • May be required to drive a shuttle bus or Club transportation. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned.  


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in the field of Education.
  • Three or more years of experience in K-12 education. 
  • Must pass background check, reference check, and drug test.  
  • Must be able to work and interact professionally.  


  • Master’s degree in Education. 
  • Five of more years of experience in K-12 education. 
  • Experience with multiple age groups in K-12 education. 
  • Experience teaching English Language Learners.
  • Some experience with out-of-school time programs.
  • 21+ years, hold a valid Texas Driver’s License, personal insurance, and insurable through our organizational driver policy (may be required for some Club assignments). 
  • Spanish speaking preferred. 
  • Exemplary written and spoken communication skills. 
  • Demonstrates dependability, accountability, and cooperation.  


  • Preferred ability to stand for long periods of time. 
  • Preferred ability to work in various weather conditions—hot, cold, rainy, etc. 
  • Preferred ability to meet physical demands of working with youth.
  •  Preferred ability to move equipment up to 25 pounds. 
  • Preferred ability to endure periodically noisy environments (in the context of working with youth). 
  • Preferred ability to have adequate vision and hearing to ensure the safety of Club youth. 


  • BGCAA provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 
  • This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 


  • The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, not to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job. 

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