Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Program Coordinator I to report to the Assistant Director of Upward Bound within the office of Student Access & Educational Equity (SAEE) in the Division of Undergraduate Academic Affairs. Thia position is plans, develops, and executes educational support programs, activities and services throughout the academic year and during the summer institute.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Coordinates and facilitates on onsite visits, admissions recruitment sessions at target schools, coordinate college tours, tutoring and provide supplemental instruction and compliance.
Coordinates and attends meetings within the school districts for parents, teachers, and community members in target school districts.
Organizes and works within unit and/or university relevant offices to facilitate workshops and presentations steered toward personal, academic, and career development.
Researches and utilizes current methods and best practices to address students' academic, cultural, and social needs both in and outside the classroom.
Implements new initiatives for 9th through 12th grade college preparation with schools and University.
Assists in the promotion of attending college, and provide experience on Rutgers University campus and creates exposure activities toward college, career, and graduate school.
Serves as an administrator for the Summer Institute residence hall and commuter programs and works with project staff on developing a strong residential life and student life program.
Verifies eligibility in compliance with federal, university, and program guidelines for all project participants that include newly admitted and currently enrolled.
Aides in program assessment, statistics, and data assessment and develop project reports.
Maintains accurate program rosters, data, and compliance material on shared drives.
Assists with preparation, review and compilation of Upward Bound, Upward Bound Math-Science and University Federal Annual reports.
Serves as the coordinator for the Summer Institute specifically for the residence life, commuter, and instructional administration of the program.
Works with project staff on developing a strong residential life and academic program and supervises the Hall Director and staff.
Engages in research projects that focus on the latest methods in educating special populations.
Maintains updates and works with IT department to manage the website and database.
Collaborates with units within the Office of Student Access and Educational Equity, Undergraduate Academic Affairs, and affiliated Rutgers divisions to enhance participants' awareness, knowledge, and experiences.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Requires a bachelor's degree and two years' experience in an academic setting working with students in special populations; or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must have prior experience working with youth and/or TRIO programs.
Secretarial skills including computer and budget knowledge.
Academic Advising and Institutional and Federal Reporting,
Bilingual (Spanish Speaking)
Some teaching, advising, workshops, and group facilitation experience preferred.
Standard traditional office equipment: computer, fax machine, copier, scanner, etc
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