Academic Specialist- Mabton Middle School

Mar 14, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Academic Specialist- Mabton Middle School

Employee Type: AP-Administrative Professional

Position Number: 81559

Work Location: Other

Summary of Duties:
WSU Tri-Cities Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) is funded with federal funds by the Department of Education whose purpose is to increase the number of low-income and underrepresented students who graduate from high school and successfully complete post-secondary education.

The Academic Specialist has responsibility for increasing GEAR UP students' academic performance through direct tutoring and developing student's positive academic behaviors and non-cognitive skills. Responsibilities include mentoring and advising students to increase college and career readiness. Guide students with college and career exploration, plan and supervise field trips to college campuses, work as a team with GEAR UP staff, classroom teachers, counselors, and administrators to analyze student data and use instructional tools and methodologies that are consistent with district interventions to achieve grant outcomes. The Academic Specialist will monitor, collect, and document student data for assessment and reporting requirements.

This is a temporary, 11 month, half time position with a work location in Mabton, WA

Required Qualifications:
Positions require a Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of professional work experience in student services or related education/experience. A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any combination of relevant education and professional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a yearforyear basis.

Posting Open Date: 03/12/2018

Posting Close Date: 3/26/2018

Open Until Filled: No

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Washington State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Educator and Employer.


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