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Associate Director Upward Bound

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Associate Director Upward Bound

Posted: 11/03/2020


Tusculum University is seeking qualified applicants for Associate Director of Upward Bound Cocke-Hawkins. This 12 month full-time position will report to the Director of TRIO Programs and requires some evening and weekend work. The Associate Director recruits and serves first-generation and low-income high school students in Cocke County and Hawkins County Tennessee. The Associate Director manages the daily operation of the program including oversight of staff as well as recruitment of participants and facilitation of program activities including but not limited to tutoring, college readiness services, field trips, cultural enrichments events, and an immersive six-week summer program. Candidates for this position must be comfortable conduction virtual meetings and proficient using virtual meeting platforms. Additionally, candidates must be willing to work flexible schedules to meet program participants’ needs

The Associate Director Upward Bound Cock-Hawkins is additionally responsible for collecting, maintaining, and reporting student outcomes data in accordance with Department Education guidelines for federal TRIO Programs. Applicants must have a commitment to the philosophy and goals of the program and excellent interpersonal and communications skills

Only complete online applications will be reviewed and must be received by 11/20/2020 by 5:00 p.m. Materials received after this date and time will not be accepted.


Candidates must hold a Master’s degree and 3-years minimum experience in TRIO Programs, education, social or behavioral sciences, counseling, student personnel, or related field; previous personnel management experience preferred.

Tusculum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, participates in E-Verify, and observes the guidelines as a Tennessee Drug Free Workplace employer. Applicants will be required to submit to substance abuse testing at a laboratory chosen by Tusculum University.

This position is subject to the results of pre-employment testing and a background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). If hired, the candidate will be required to submit proof of eligibility to work in the United States. All applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.


Only online applications will be accepted. Send a cover letter, CV, copies of transcripts, the names & contact information of 3-5 references, Tusculum University application and Authorization for Background Investigation and Fair Credit Reporting Rights Act Summary (These two forms can be located at the top of the web page https://www3.tusculum.edu/hr/employment-opportunities) electronically to [email protected] Attn: Associate Director Upward Bound




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Posted: 5/21/2019
Application Due: 12/25/2020
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