Upward Bound Coordinator
Upward Bound Coordinator
Colorado Mountain College
Under the general supervision of the Upward Bound Director, the Upward Bound Coordinator provides technical/professional support for a program grant. The position mentors and monitors student program participants and works intensively with their families to prepare students for entry into post-secondary education. This position counsels, tutors, mentors and coaches socially, economically and educationally disadvantaged students and their families; administers and interprets assessments; conducts workshops; assists in design and implementation of programs. View/download job description including hiring salary range: Upward Bound Coordinator Pre-requisites for Position (Qualifications Standards) Education and experience sufficient for the rigors of the position. Examples may include a Bachelor’s Degree and two years related experience or equivalent education and experience that will provide the necessary knowledge, skill and abilities to perform the functions of the position. Experience in teaching and/or counseling (TRIO experience preferred) in at least 6 of these areas: curriculum development, K-12 teaching, learning styles, study skills, learning disabilities, individualized learning plans, competency-based instruction, computer- assisted instruction, one-on-one instruction or tutoring, administration and interpretation of assessments, mentoring, English as a second language instruction, intensive reading instruction and experience/commitment to the advancement of socially, economically, and educationally disadvantaged individuals. from an accredited institution. Applicants with a degree in Education or related field may be given preference. Knowledge of: special educational programs, especially those benefiting socially, economically, and educationally disadvantaged students; public relations tools. Ability to: counsel, tutor, mentor, and coach socially, economically and educationally disadvantaged students and their families; work independently and as part of a team; excellent planning and organizational skills; outstanding interpersonal, oral and written skills. Welcoming. Innovative. Focused on Student Success. These principles reflect the soul of CMC. They guide us in building our teams, cultivating leaders, and expanding our approaches and mindset. They guide us to be an institution of higher education that’s the right fit for every faculty member, staff, student, and community member in its trust. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with students, employees, and community members of all backgrounds. Bilingual (English/Spanish) or conversational language abilities preferred.
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