Utah State University

Upward Bound High School Advisor - Monticello

City Blanding Campus
Posted Date 1 month ago(7/13/2022 1:38 PM)
Requisition ID
2022-5375
# of Openings
1
Job Locations
US-UT-Blanding
Category (Portal Searching)
Student Programs & Services
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Non-Benefited
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
12-15 hours week
College
USU Blanding
Department
USU Blanding
Advertised Salary
$18.31 hour (depending on education).

Overview

Monticello Upward Bound Advisor - Upward Bound serves first generation, low-income, high school students to help them develop the skills needed to become successful college students. Advisor will assist in selecting participants in the development of educational goals, directing them to resources in making career and academic major choices, financial aid, college admission etc. Provide opportunities to develop social skills, college, and cultural experiences; monitor academic and tutoring requirements.

  • 12-15 hours per week maximum, academic school year only.
  • Hourly - $18.31 hour (depending on education).
  • Monday-Friday 2:00 - 4:00 PM (flexible)

Responsibilities

  • Identify eligible participants, orient new participants, and monitor weekly check-in with participants to determine monthly stipend eligibility.
  • Consult with parents via school orientations and/or home visits.
  • Develop files on each participant for use in educational and career planning.
  • Provide information for admission to postsecondary institutions, financial aid, and scholarships.
  • Provide students tutoring/mentoring services.
  • Implement services as per Plan of Operation including required paperwork.
  • Assist in strategies for orienting faculty, staff, and organizations about Upward Bound.
  • Pursue avenues to integrate successful strategies school wide. Orient target school personnel, residents, and community organizations about the UB program.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in Education, Counseling, or related field; associate degree required.
  • Experience working with underprivileged students, college admission, financial aid, and educational opportunities.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
  • Experience working in TRIO projects or similar programs preferred.
  • Knowledge of student assessment instruments and learning styles.
  • Demonstrated commitment and willing to advocate for disadvantaged students in reaching education goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to relate well to participants, parents, teachers, staff, and administrators.

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
  2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application

**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

$18.31 hour (depending on education).

ADA

Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.

University Highlights

Utah State University (USU) was founded in 1888 and is Utah’s land-grant and space-grant university. USU is one of only 146 research institutions in the U.S. classified as R1 “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. As one of the two premier research institutions in Utah, USU provides a high-quality education at an affordable price. With its main campus in Logan, the university serves approximately 27,500 students, including 24,255 undergraduates and 3,171 graduate students. USU Online has served students from all 50 states and 55 countries for 25 years.

 

USU’s statewide system features three residential campuses, 30 total campus locations, and 23 Extension education centers. The university employees 903 full-time faculty members, 124 executive administrators, and 1,649 full-time support staff. USU offers 115 undergraduate majors, as well as 91 master’s and 42 doctoral degrees. Learn more about USU.

 

A core characteristic of USU is engagement with communities and people in economic development, improvements to quality of life, and human capital. Through the practical application of knowledge, the University and its faculty engage and share expertise with the state, nation, and world, preserving the historical land-grant tradition of partnering with communities to address critical societal issues in the interest of the public good.

 

The USU main campus is located in beautiful Logan, Utah, a city of about 50,000 situated in a picturesque mountain valley about 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. Outstanding recreational opportunities abound in the nearby mountains and proximate region.

 

USU is sensitive to the needs of dual career couples and provides a Dual Career Assistance program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment.

 

USU endeavors to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access in all aspects of employment to qualified persons with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Human Resource office at 435-797-0122 or submit a request at hr@usu.edu.

 

USU Land Acknowledgment

Please visit our website to learn about Utah State’s land acknowledgment of the eight tribes of Utah.

 

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:

 

Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Hilary Renshaw, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

U.S. Department of Education, Denver Regional Office, 303-844-5695, OCR.Denver@ed.gov

 

*Updated 08/2022

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