Upward Bound is a grant funded program that provides opportunities and support to participants in pre-college and college pursuits.
Under the general supervision of the Upward Bound Director, the Coordinator will recruit and interview prospective high school student participants, coach and monitor the Upward Bound student participants and assist them in being successful in high school and preparing them for entry into post-secondary education.
This position will teach an Upward Bound Scholar class, work collaboratively with local high schools and community organizations and assist in coordinating and planning both academic year and summer programming. This position provides technical/professional support for the program grant, including grant records, and will manage social media outreach and communications.
Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working in a culturally diverse environment and the ability to effectively work with students, employees, vendors, and community members having diverse backgrounds.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) applicants or applicants with conversational Spanish abilities are preferred.
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Education and experience sufficient for the rigors of the position, such as a Bachelor’s degree and two years related experience teaching, counseling (TRIO experience preferred) in areas such as: curriculum development, K-12 teaching, learning styles, study skills, learning disabilities, individualized learning plans, competency-based instruction, computer- assisted instruction, one-on-one instruction or tutoring, administration and interpretation of assessments, mentoring, ESL instruction, and intensive reading instruction. Applicants with a degree in Education or related field may be given preference. Commitment to the advancement of socially, economically, and educationally disadvantaged individuals, essential. An equivalent/applicable combination of education and experience to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position required.
Knowledge of: special educational programs, especially those benefiting socially, economically, and educationally disadvantaged students; public relations tools. A demonstrated commitment to the advancement of socially, economically, and educationally disadvantaged individuals is essential.
Ability to: counsel, tutor, mentor, and coach socially, economically and educationally disadvantaged students and their families; work independently and as part of a team; excellent planning and organizational skills; interpersonal, oral and written skills.
Grant funded positions are subject to available funding and grant renewals.
To apply: Please submit the required letter of interest, resume, list of three professional references and transcripts. CMC is an EOE committed to diversifying its workforce.
External applicants: Apply Online
Internal Applicants: please proceed to the HR page of Basecamp for instructions on applying for a full-time position as an internal applicant.
Review of application material will begin August 5, 2018.