The University of Cincinnati - Upward Bound Program is federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education. UC-UB offers high school students the opportunity to take weekend classes during the academic year, receive tutoring and college counseling, and participate in the pre-bridge or bridge program over the summer. The Academic Coordinator manages the administration of academic programs offered by the Upward Bound Program. This position is Part-time at 30 Hours/week.
Develop and coordinate all academic aspects of the program
Select, train, and supervise the academic tutors
Coordinate monthly meetings with program instructors
Monitor class sessions and instructors
Create and complete evaluations of instructors
Create class schedules for program students
Recruit new students into the Upward Bound Program
Communicate directly with parents regarding the student's academic status
Develop academic program/events for students
Track student progress & collect quarterly grades from high school counselors
Chaperone students and college staff during college tours and other summer trips
Monitor all individual and group tutoring sessions
Develop and implement individual educational programs for students with parents and staff
Represents Upward Bound at career fairs and other recruitment events in the evening
Assist with the end of the summer awards program
Assist with annual performance reports by obtaining student transcripts and using the National Student Clearinghouse
Candidates who demonstrate the ability to organize and effectively communicate complex information.
Those who apply creative solutions to problem solving, and exhibit a strong team orientation, flexibility, and the ability to effectively juggle multiple tasks.
Skills preferred include: professionalism, analytical skills, listening/interpersonal communication skills, public speaking, conflict resolution, program development, time management skills, teaching/training, collaboration, good judgment, and computer skills with a variety of software products (MS Office, BlackBoard, etc.).
Master's degree in counseling, education, or related field.
Three (3) years experience in higher education with emphasis on working with students to achieve academic success and working with instructors to help implement the program's academic strategy.
Hours may vary
Monday – Thursday: 1 PM to 6 PM
Friday: 1 PM to 5 PM
Saturday: 9 AM to 3 PM
Hourly Rate: $20.51
This position will be a professional position paid at an hourly rate.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.
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