Education Specialist, Upward Bound Math Science

Omaha, Nebraska
Sep 14, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Conducts individual and group sessions for academic, college, career and personal guidance. Works with target high school, appropriate college faculty/staff, parents, institutions of higher education, area agencies and area TRIO programs to facilitate services and activities with an emphasis on math and science that can lead to students’ high school graduation and matriculation into and graduation from college.  Maintains accurate records concerning program activities and student academic progress.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Education, Counseling or related field required. Two years of full time experience assisting middle and high school students with college preparation, while supervising a TRIO or related program consisting of a student population with diverse cultural and educational backgrounds required. At least one year of full time experience assisting first generation, low income and minority participants and parent/guardians with College admission and/or financial aid processes required. Master’s degree preferred.  Equivalent combination of education and/or work experience including part time considered. Excellent written and oral communication skills required. This position is a Special Funded Grant. A work sample is required as part of the interview process. Hiring process includes a background check. Position is contingent upon MCC Board of Governors approval. The project prefers to employ personnel who have succeeded in overcoming barriers similar to those confronting the target population to be served.  NOTE: College degrees obtained outside the U.S. accepted only when interpreted by transcript service members of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services.

A complete application is required. Required attachment: resume. Preferred attachments: cover letter and copies of academic transcripts. To be guaranteed consideration your completed application and required attachment must be attached by Sunday, October 1, 2017.

Complete an application online at or completed online at the Human Resources Office at the Fort Omaha Campus located at North 30th & Fort Streets, Building #32, Omaha, Nebraska 68111. Office hours are: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Applications can also be completed online at the Fort Omaha Campus Library (531-622-2306), Elkhorn Valley Campus Library (531-622-1206), and the South Omaha Campus Career Center (531-622-4555).  Please contact them to verify the hours of operation.