Academic Advisor/ Outreach Specialist - Upward Bound

ASU BEEBE BRANCH   Beebe, AR   Full-time     Education
Posted on July 16, 2022
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Beebe Campus:
• Academic Advisor/ Outreach Specialist - Upward Bound
• Student Development Specialist
• Instructor of Medical Professions/PCT
Searcy Campus:
• Equipment Mechanic
Heber Springs
Administrative Specialist I - Latimer Center
• Financial Aid Analyst
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Job Title    Academic Advisor/Outreach Specialist-Upward Bound
Classification Title    Academic Advisor
Campus Location    ASU Beebe

Job Description    
This position is a twelve-month provisional grant-funded position and is responsible for providing tutoring, teaching classes and workshops, support, advising, and counseling to Upward Bound eligible students.

Develops and implements academic curriculum through classroom based instruction, which involves hands on teaching and lecturing. 
Instructor led activities in areas such as career exploration, personal exploration, STEM, and cultural awareness. 
Provides tutoring for Upward Bound participants. This tutoring occurs on campus, at the student’s school, or over the phone/internet. 
Conducts recruitment, interviews and selection of new students with the Director and/or Assistant Director. 
Plans and implements social and cultural enrichment activities for students during both the academic and summer programs. 
Schedules school visits during the academic year to assist students with problems and concerns. Develops IEP’s, monitors student’s changes, and makes changes where necessary. 
Maintains weekly contact with each student through regularly scheduled activities, monthly newsletters, and follow up phone calls. 
With Assistant Director approval, schedules courses, completes individual student schedules, and oversees instruction. 
Tracks student records in order to ensure that all students have the required testing and documentation. 
Monitors test scores to determine additional educational support necessary. 
Arranges college campus visits. 
Teaches college prep classes to seniors and conducts individual sessions with seniors to finalize plans and prepare for post-secondary education. 
Assist with applications, financial aid, and scholarships. 
Plans and conducts seminars, workshops, parent council, and orientations for parents.

Required Qualifications    
1.  Bachelor’s Degree with emphasis in Math, Science, or English
2.  Must hold a valid Arkansas Driver’s License
3.  Experience working with low-income, first generation, and minority students
4.  Experience working with students from a diverse background

Thank you for your interest in employment at ASU-Beebe.  ASU-Beebe is a public two-year college with its main campus located in Beebe, Arkansas on the 67/167 corridor approximately 35 miles north of the state's capitol of Little Rock.  In addition, ASU-Beebe has campuses at Heber Springs, Searcy, and a degree center at the Little Rock Air Force Base.  We seek to employ people who are willing to help us achieve our goal of offering a high quality educational experience. Working at ASU-Beebe offers you an opportunity to be a part of an organization that believes in its mission of promoting student success by "Transforming lives through quality learning experiences."


ASU-Beebe is committed to provide our students and employees learning and working environment that promotes diversity and is free from harassment.

Arkansas State University-Beebe will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, national origin, or protected veteran’s status. ASU-Beebe will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or national origin or protected veteran’s status. Such action shall include, but not be limited to the following: employment, upgrading, demotion, or transfer; recruitment or recruitment advertising; layoff or termination; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; and selection for training, including apprenticeship.

Arkansas State University is committed as an AA/EO Institution/Veterans/Disabled employer.

All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act and persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment.