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Academic Advisory Committee (Virtual)

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ORGANIZATION: I'RAISE Girls & Boys International Corporation

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ACADEMIC ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Recruiting
: 12 Members; Chair person, Vice Chair person, Secretary, General Committee Members

I’RAISE is seeking Academic Advisory Committee membersto offer advice and share their perspective with the faculty of I'RAISE Generation Z College Preparation Program.

Our new initiative, Generation-Z College Preparation Program, is a program that makes college accessible and not just an impossible dream for Black youth. This project is an imperative program that gives Black youth a way out of poverty by way of advanced college courses being accessible in early high school years and empowering under-resourced high school students to unlock their potential while gaining access to new careers.

As an Academic Advisory Committee you will:

  • Work together as a team to support and improve the academic programs offered within the Generation Z College Preparation program.
  • Offer support to the students and faculty by providing insight stemming from their diverse professional backgrounds.
  • Act as a main source within the program whoo make sure the needs of the students are met while acting in accordance with the I’RAISE mission.
  • Create the rubrics for each Gen-Z College Course outlining the grading system for academic assignments. The rubrics are provided to students along with the course syllabus prior to commencement of the program. Student assessments are broken down by percentage in the following criteria:
    • Attendance, participation, and professionalism -- 10%
    • Assignments -- 30%
    • Presentations -- 30%
    • Exams -- 30%
  • Offer advice and support to administrators and professors in our Generation-Z College Preparation Program
  • Assess and improve curriculum to deliver quality educational programs
  • Implement policies and procedures ensuring ethical and professional delivery of introductory college courses
  • Advise students concerning their academics plan, progress, academic schedule, choices of major and other career goals.
  • Provide advice about learning track requirements, options within their tracks, requirements of two learning tracks, and other matters related to the learning tracks.
  • Lay out a plan to provide academic support to our instructors and approve all curriculum and coursework.
  • Set a plan for mentors to provide college advice to students on selecting the right college, preparing their applications, and preparing them for college interviews.
  • Explore financial aid options and scholarships with students. Advisers may also advise students on selecting internship placements.


ADVISORY

The Academic Advisory Committee consists of a consortium of current faculty from New York University, Columbia University and Harvard University Kennedy School of Government and CUNY. These faculty sit on our advisory committee and serve as members for a one year term.

Qualifications
  • Professional with years of experience in teaching college students OR
  • Current college professor or teacher or TA OR
  • Retired professor or retired teacher OR
  • A graduate or PhD student with degree in:
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Medical Science
    • Law
    • IT
    • Sports Management
    • Social Service
    • Political Science
Requirements:
  • Must provide 3 professional or academic reference
  • Must pass any background check clearance requirements
Time: 4 to 5 hours per week

Commitment: 1 year term

Academic Advisory Committee Members play a crucial role by overseeing our Generation-Z College Preparation Program.

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About I'RAISE Girls & Boys International Corporation

Location:

8th West 126th Street, New York, NY 10027, US

Mission Statement

I’RAISE Boys & Girls International Corporation is a tax-exempt nonprofit organization in New York City founded in 2012. We have been providing free tutoring, mentoring and coaching services, virtual performance classes, college preparation program, nutrition workshops, and parent education program. As a minority led non-profit organization with leaders that are women of colors, we feel so much pride and we are so proud being able to provide beneficial resources to the children in under-resourced areas in New York City in-person and multiple-states virtually. And we have been successful in providing these services because of our volunteers. Come volunteer with us as we strive to make positive changes in children's life and be a safe haven that they can rely on! - Dalamu Sherpa Human Resources Director at I'RAISE

Description

Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Tutoring Youth
  • Mentoring Youth
  • Coaching Youth
  • Marketing Volunteer
  • Fundraising Volunteer
  • Finance Volunteer
  • Human Resources Volunteer
Internships (volunteerism):
  • Program Management, Human Resources, Marketing, Finance/Accounting, Fundraising, Public Relations
To learn about our current job openings, internship and volunteer opportunities, visit www.iraiseinc.org

CAUSE AREAS

Board Development
Community
Education & Literacy
Board Development, Community, Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Organization Design
  • Program Management
  • Management
  • Professional Development
  • Research

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21

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