Job Description Summary:
The mission of the Roosevelt University Upward Bound program is to motivate and prepare low-income and potentially first generation students for success in postsecondary education. Through funding from the Department of Education, Upward Bound staff engages participants in college preparatory experiences to build their fluency and proficiency with college-level academics, cultural competencies, and interpersonal/self-advocacy skills.
The Upward Bound Summer Instructor develops and delivers a comprehensive academic course that runs the 5 weeks of the instructional portion of the summer program. All courses should include pre and post evaluations of course content mastery, individual and group activities, in-class discussions, and out of class assignments.
Please refer to knowledge, skills, and abilities required.
Job Type: Full-Time
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Bachelors degree required in a relevant field.
Excellent organizational, communication (written and verbal), interpersonal skills and attention to detail.
Ability to exercise considerable judgment and discretion in establishing and maintaining good working relationships.
Ability to demonstrate a commitment to service excellence by embodying Roosevelt's core values, mission, and vision in every aspect of the role working with students, faculty, staff, and visitors.
A positive and professional demeanor is a must.
Experience teaching, preferably with high school populations.
Experience working with low-income, first-generation, or TRiO student populations is preferred.
Roosevelt University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes women, LGBTQ, disabled, veterans, international and minority-classified individuals as applicants for all positions.