Program Coordinator - Trio/Upward Bound (Current UVU Employees Only) - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States


Detailed Job Description

Coordinates the Upward Bound Program under the supervision of the Director. Participates in development of curricula for summer workshops and University. Advocates for individual students as well as TRIO eligible students in general regarding access and persistence at the university. Serves on University committees as appropriate to promote TRIO programs and advocate for TRIO eligible students. Participates in state, regional, and national associations that provide professional development or promote and advocate for TRIO students, TRIO programs, or under-served populations. Directly supervises 3 to 4 professional staff yearly along with an additional 6 to 7 temporary staff during the Upward Bound Summer Program. Works with advisors to collect employment and alumni data to report. Organizes and supervises a summer program and program events.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with an bachelor’s degree in a related discipline or a combination of education and experience totaling four years.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to individuals with a master’s degree in psychology, education, or child/family development. Or a bachelor’s degree and two years full-time paid experience in the fields listed above.


Knowledge of Trio Programs.
Knowledge of educational and career advisement techniques and activities.


Skill in the coordination and development of a staff.
Skill in interpersonal communication, problem solving, and decision making.
Skill in program analysis and report writing.
Skill with computers and computer software applications.


Ability to audit participant files for accuracy, completeness & confidentiality.
Ability to gather and analyze data and provide feedback for monthly and annual reports.
Ability to evaluate and monitor the students’ responses to group guidance activities.
Ability to work with atypical school populations.

Pay Range

$26,158 to $34,877 annually

Special Instructions to Applicants

Current UVU Employees Only:
An individual who meets at least one of the following criteria may apply for this position as an in-house applicant:
-Adjunct faculty status for at least two full semesters immediately prior to the position’s opening date, OR
-Non-Student Part-time hourly employee hired through the official University screening process, or informal hiring process employed a minimum of 6 consecutive months, working at least an average of 20 hours per week, immediately prior to the position’s opening date, OR
-Salaried employee employed a minimum of 6 consecutive months, working at least an average of 30 hours per week, immediately prior to the position’s opening date.

Keyword Phrases

  • TRIO Pre
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Tutors and Learning Resources
  • Extension & Outreach
  • Other Administrative
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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