Wilkes University
  • 25-Oct-2017 to 02-Mar-2018 (EST)
  • Upward Bound GS0153
  • Wilkes-Barre, PA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Wilkes University invites applicants for an Academic Coordinator position in the Upward Bound Program. Upward Bound is a federally funded Trio Program, which provides support to participants in their preparation for college and ultimately, in their higher education pursuits.

The successful candidate is responsible for implementing the academic component of the Program, including hiring the adjunct faculty, overseeing the tutoring, and assessment of students' academic needs and evaluation of their academic progress.  This is a part-time (15 hours per week), 12 month position. The hours are Tuesday and Wednesday (9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.) and Thursday (3:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.). A Bachelor's degree in Education or related field is required; a Master's degree is preferred.  The ideal candidate will have prior experience with standard assessment tools and techniques, minimum of two years of experience in high school education, and proficiency with Excel and Microsoft Office. The hourly rate is commensurate with qualifications.

Please be sure to include a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae and three references.

Wilkes University is constantly seeking to become a more diverse community and to enhance its capacity to value and capitalize on the cultural richness that diversity brings.  The University strongly encourages applications from persons with diverse backgrounds.

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