Academic Coordinator, TRIO Upward Bound Program
The Academic Coordinator of the Upward Bound Program serves as the key to supporting the academic progress of program participants. The Academic Coordinator will design challenging and exciting academic curriculum, activities, and services. Upward Bound is a federally funded TRIO Program designed to provide opportunities for high school students to succeed in their pursuit of postsecondary education. The ideal candidate has a passion for educational access and working with youth. Additional knowledge and skills include: experience in the design, implementation, and evaluation of academic and diagnostic programs; Proficient knowledge of college admission standards; Ability to work in a team, display strong decision-making, excellent organization skills, and ability to multi-task and prioritize requests. Knowledge of high school courses, standards, and curriculum. There is also some evening and weekend work. Travel for trips, such as residential programs and summer camps.