Academic Coordinator, TRiO Upward Bound Programs

Academic Coordinator, TRiO Upward Bound Programs

Employer

Central Carolina Community College
1105 Kelly Drive
Sanford, NC 27330
Phone: 919-775-5401

Job Location

Sanford, NC

Salary/Grade

$32,968.00 - $47,968.00 Annually

Benefits

Full-time benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Monday, October 16, 2017
Closes: Monday, January 22, 2018

Target Start Date

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Expected Work Hours

40 hours

Employment Type

Full-time

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required in Education, Social Science, Counseling, teaching content area, or related field.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of related work experience;
  • Experience teaching, advising, or counseling high school students in preparation for college entrance;
  • Experience coordinating academic services;
  • Experience working with low-income or first generation students in an educational setting.

Required knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Knowledge of best practices for teaching and promoting academic achievement among low-income and first-generation high school students;
  • Knowledge of high school education and college entrance requirements;
  • Ability to coordinate high-quality academic services;
  • Ability to effectively train and supervise part-time academic instructors; 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop strong relationships with students;
  • Ability to foster and maintain positive and collaborative relationships with internal and external partners;
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing to students, parents, colleagues, and the community;
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and willingness to take initiative;
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team;
  • Ability to accurately maintain required documentation and prepare reports;
  • Ability to utilize technology effectively;
  • Ability to seek and identify methods for continuous improvement of the program;
  • Understanding and respect for the diverse backgrounds of students, staff, and college community.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree;
  • Educational background in a STEM field;
  • Experience teaching in a core subject area at the high school level;
  • Experience working in higher education;
  • Experience working in a TRIO program or other similar program for disadvantaged students;
  • Experience supervising staff;
  • Personal experience overcoming academic, cultural, financial, or other obstacles similar to those faced by low-income or first-generation students participating in the Upward Bound program.

Position Description

The Upward Bound (UB) program provides fundamental support to participants in their preparation for college entrance. The goal of Upward Bound is to increase the rate at which participants complete secondary education and enroll in and graduate from institutions of postsecondary education.

The Academic Coordinator of TRiO Upward Bound programs coordinates the academic components of three (3) Upward Bound programs serving approximately 180 high school students in Harnett and Lee Counties.

Please attach a cover letter and resume to your application.

This is a re-advertisement. PREVIOUS APPLICANTS DO NOT NEED TO REAPPLY FOR CONSIDERATION.

START DATE FOR THIS POSITION IS FLEXIBLE

Job Post Contact

Central Carolina Community College Human Resources

(919) 718-7291