TRiO High School Upward Bound Math Instructor

Denver, CO
Feb 21, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary

Establishment of Departmental pool for affiliate/Part-Time Instructors of Mathematics for High School Upward Bound (HSUB). Qualified applicants will be placed in the departmental pool and will be considered beginning Spring 2016. HSUB Instructors are part-time at-will employees hired to teach on a per clock hour basis and a semester -by-semester basis.

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Position Title
TRiO High School Upward Bound Math Instructor

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Salary for Announcement

Salary is based on an established hourly rate and is contingent upon federal grant funding.

Employee Category
Affiliate Faculty

TRIO Student Support Services

EClass Code
Part-Time Affiliate Faculty


High School Upward Bound Instructors provide supplemental instruction in the areas of general mathematics through pre-calculus, to pre-enrolled Program participants. Follow Colorado standards-based academic guidelines. Teach specific subject matter to a diverse student population. Help program participants develop competence and confidence simultaneously through a balance of acquiring basic skills and developing conceptual understandings. Provide direct instruction to program participants at the strategic level of intervention in order to supplement core instruction. Provide explicit and systematic instruction to improve students’ specific skills, strategies, and concept development. Work with students of diverse backgrounds and who struggle with academic and motivation issues. Employ classroom and behavior management skills.

Affiliate faculty are part-time, at-will employees hired to teach on a per credit hour basis for specific classes, as needed, usually on a semester by semester basis. Affiliate Faculty are not eligible for benefit coverage under the University’s benefit program. All such teaching assignments are dependent on budget and enrollment. An Affiliate faculty member’s duties include: meeting assigned classes or delivering on-line content consistent with University, School, and Department policies; providing instruction in assigned classes consistent with the content and learning objectives of the regular course syllabus and, if appropriate, with department course coordination policies; being available, either face to face or electronically, to students in assigned classes to provide additional academic support as needed and appropriate for the teaching assignment; and complying with University-wide student evaluation of instruction policies and peer observation policies.

This program is funded through a renewable federal grant.

EO STATEMENT: Metropolitan State University of Denver is an equal opportunity employer.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and current secondary teaching certification in respective subject area, or related experience on the post-secondary education level.

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum 3 yrs documented experience working with economically and academically disadvantaged youth.

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Closing Instructions
Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT: In order to be considered as an applicant you must apply via the online application system,

If you have not previously worked for the department in this position you will need to attach all of the requested documentation.

If you have previously worked for the department in this position you will only need to attach a revised CV.