Job Family: Administrative Professional - OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
The Academic Coordinator for Upward Bound South will assist the Upward Bound Director in the development and implementation of the Upward Bound Program (UB) in Bridgeport and/or Lake Roosevelt high schools.
Duties will include coordination of program services, serving as liaison with high schools, building positive working relationships with key community stakeholders, providing counseling, academic advising, tutoring, tracking student contacts and entering data, conducting orientation workshops for students and parents, assessing student needs and developing an academic service plan for each student. A minimum of one day each week will be spent in each target school (as defined by the grant). The Academic Coordinator will work one-on-one and in groups with students and with the UB program team to support low income and first generation college students in completing high school and enrolling in higher education. Work closely with the Director and serve as Team LEAD in one or more program areas. Position is contingent upon annual receipt of federal funding.
Positions require a Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of professional work experience in student services or related education/experience. A Master's degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any combination of relevant education and professional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.
For a more detailed summary of benefits offered by WSU for AP staff visit: https://hrs.wsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2022/04/2022-Benefit-Overview-for-Faculty-and-AP.pdf. Find total compensation information here: https://hrs.wsu.edu/managers/recruitment-toolkit/total-compensation/. FTE: 100% This is a temporary position. Temporary End Date: This is a temporary position expected to end on August 31, 2023. This position is in the first year of a five year budget cycle and is anticipated to be renewed. Posting Close Date: This recruitment has been reposted. Screening of applications has begun and will remain ongoing until the vacancies have been filled. Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.
Application Instructions: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume 2) a cover letter and 3) contact information for professional references. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
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WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
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