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The Academic Coordinator for North County will assist the Upward Bound Director in the development and implementation of the Upward Bound program in Oroville and/or Tonasket high schools in Okanogan County. Duties will include coordinating program services, serving as liaison with high schools, building positive working relationships with key community stakeholders, providing counseling, academic advising and 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 will serve as Team LEAD in one or more program areas. Position contingent upon annual receipt of federal funding.
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.
Experience advising in or coordinating TRiO or other college access programs.
Experience managing, tracking, and reporting program evaluation data.
Knowledge of standard departmental processes. Knowledge of the University strategic plan, mission, structure, resources, policies and procedures
Experience in a secondary school setting.
Demonstrated experience facilitating groups, working on teams and/or working with community partners.
Experience with students from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds.
Bilingual (Spanish/English) and/or lived experience outside the continental United States or within Native American, Mexican American cultures strongly preferred.
Two years (2) of experience specifically related to youth (age 13-19) services.
This is one of two North County Academic Coordinators who work on a team to implement the WSU Upward Bound-North County program in Oroville and/or Tonasket High Schools.
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (http://www.advance.wsu.edu/).
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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