Academic Advisor / Outreach Specialist - Upward Bound
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Job Title Academic Advisor/Outreach Specialist-Upward Bound
Classification Title Academic Advisor
Campus Location ASU Beebe
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION
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.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
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.
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
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