Education Adviser - Upward Bound Math
University of San Francisco
Department: School of Education
Job Type: Part-Time
The University of San Francisco is a Jesuit Catholic University founded in 1855 to educate leaders who will fashion a more humane and just world. Candidates should demonstrate a commitment to work in a culturally diverse environment and to contribute to the mission of the University.
The University has hosted the federally funded Trio Program Upward Bound continuously since 1966. Upward Bound is a college preparatory program for high school students from families with low-incomes or parents who do not have a college degree. Our goal is to increase the number of students from these backgrounds who complete their college education. A group of dedicated staff, students, and parents work to create a learning environment that respects and honors the culture and history of diverse populations so that our graduates will use their education to create more just societies here and throughout the world.
This position performs both administrative and directs service duties. The primary function is to provide academic advice and guidance for project participants leading to high school completion and the pursuit of college majors and professional careers in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). This position is also responsible for the assuming residential advising duties during the summer session
1. Recruit, interview, and evaluate eligible applicants
• Conduct project presentations and attend formal and informal meetings and events at school and community sites
• Conduct follow up actions to complete participant applications
2. Provide academic advice to Project participants
3. Act as Residential Adviser during the six-weeks summer session
4. Coordinate academic services needed for project participants with Academic Coordinator
• Monitor all students academic progress
• Perform instructional duties as needed
• Maintain accurate records of all course materials to comply with accreditation requirements of SFUSD
• Evaluate participant’s academic records and schedule appropriate UBMS courses and tutoring services
5. Maintain communications with staff from high school and community organizations
6. Advise and assist students in the college application/financial aid process
7. Chaperone recreational activities as well as educational and cultural field trips
8. Assist in the development and implementation of academic year and summer components
9. Attend all required Program and Staff meetings
10. Maintain accurate files of all Project participants
11. Submit reports as regularly scheduled and as requested by Associate Director
● Masters in Education, Counseling, or related STEM field; Pupil Personnel Services Credential Preferred
● Three years experience in paid position working with students from target population
● Extensive experience advising and supporting educationally disadvantaged students regarding postsecondary opportunities and careers.
● Extensive knowledge and experience working with educational equity programs serving a diverse student population.
● Advanced knowledge and understanding of K-12 education, policies, and educational equity issues.
● Strong interpersonal skills, including presentation, communication, negotiation, leadership, problem-solving, and conflict resolution, with diverse populations and institutions
● Advanced organizational and project management skills with ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
● Extensive knowledge of higher education institutions, admissions and financial aid requirements, and matriculation processes.
● Knowledge of state and national education policies, current education theories, and successful educational equity programs.
● Extensive knowledge of youth and adolescent development theory, including issues facing low income, first generation, and urban youth. Demonstrated cultural awareness and the appreciation of the humanity of all with respect to race, gender, ethnicity, and socio-economic status.
● Ability to work under pressure in a variety of settings and to maintain a professional demeanor at all times.
● Advanced writing skills with demonstrated experience producing complex reports.
● Demonstrated ability to interpret college admissions and financial aid policies and procedures to K-12 students, parents, and school representatives.
● Proficiency with standard technology
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: www.usfjobs.com 
The University of San Francisco is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. As a matter of policy, the University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.