Academic Coach, GEAR UP Wyoming Program (Part-time)

Job description

Job Title :

Academic Coach, GEAR UP Wyoming Program (Part-time)

Department:

Gear Up GC

Location:

Gillette

Posting Category:

Staff

Desired Start Date:

02/01/2021

Hiring Range:

$16.39 - $20.49

Full Salary Range:

16.39 - 24.59

Benefits Summary:

This is a part-time, non-benefited positon. The position

Months Worked Annually:

10 months

Typical Work Schedule:

TBD; Flexible work hours with occasional travel or nights/weekend as required.

Posting Number :

20150566P

Job Posting Date:

01/04/2021

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Job Summary:

This position is located in Gillette, WY. GEAR UP Wyoming Program Academic Coach responsible for advising/mentoring students in 7-12 grades, serving as a point of contact with program participants (including families), providing programming and resources to help students learn about postsecondary education options, promoting a college-going culture in Campbell County School District, providing academic supports, assisting students in filling out college admissions, financial aid, and scholarship applications and helping students determine a “college fit”, acting as a liaison and representing GEAR UP within the school district, maintaining program enrollment, negotiating access and arrangements for programming within the schools, developing age appropriate career exploration opportunities, workshops, summer academies, programming, and curriculum in accordance with grant objectives to suit the needs of your student population.

Note: There is opportunity to work in the summer if desired.

Reports To:

GEAR UP Site Coordinator

Education/Qualifications:

• Associate degree required, bachelor’s degree preferred
•Background check and child abuse clearances required before entering school
•Experience working with children or young adults in an education or non-profit setting
•Experience in tutoring, counseling, mentoring, education, advising, teaching, or prior work experience with Department of Education grant programs (TRiO, Educational Opportunity Programs, or GEAR UP) preferred
•Ability to promote a college-going culture
•Ability to speak Spanish not required, but is desirable

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

•Microsoft Office Suite and social media
•Ability to manage workload independently and communicate with supervisor
•Creative, flexible, resourceful, imaginative, and self-motivated
•Knowledge of working with low-income youth and families
•Ability to work with children
•Ability to develop group programming and curriculum for youth
•High ethical standards and great communication skills with a wide variety of people
•Great listening skills
•Ability to relate to students, parents, and school employees and administration
•Ability to develop community partnerships and relationships
•Knowledge of databases and ability to maintain accurate, auditable records of services

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

•Occasional travel or nights/weekends may be required
•Flexible work hours

About Northern Wyoming Community College District:

Gillette College is located in Gillette, WY, the county seat of Campbell County. Located midway between the Big Horn Mountains to the West and the Black Hills of South Dakota to the east. Gillette is a growing, family-friendly community and enjoys a very strong economy due to energy-related industries located there.

Sheridan College is located in historic Sheridan, WY at the foot of the beautiful Big Horn Mountains, minutes away from a variety of outdoor recreational activities. Sheridan is ranked “America’s Top Western Town” by True West magazine and is a vibrant community. Sheridan College is a vital component in the community.

NWCCD also includes a small campus site in Buffalo, WY.

Experience:

Experience working with children or young adults in an education or non-profit setting

Experience in tutoring, counseling, mentoring, education, advising, teaching, or prior work experience with Department of Education grant programs (TRiO, Educational Opportunity Programs, or GEAR UP) preferred

Special Instructions to Applicants:

All NWCCD job postings are contingent on funding.

Transcripts will be required and may be attached to your online application documents under “Transcripts” and for additional space, under “Other Documents” or emailed to: [email protected]

Letters of recommendation are highly recommended and can be attached to your online application documents (up to three letters), or may be sent to Human Resources at [email protected]

Percentage of time:

60%

Responsibility/Duty:

Academic Coaching/advising/service delivery. May include homework help.

Percentage of time:

5%

Responsibility/Duty:

Maintaining required documentation of services.

Percentage of time:

5%

Responsibility/Duty:

Assisting with identification and selection of program participants and promoting
GEAR UP in the community, including managing social media pages.

Percentage of time:

15%

Responsibility/Duty:

Creating programming

Percentage of time:

5%

Responsibility/Duty:

Representing GEAR UP within the school district and making arrangements for access to students, acting as a liaison between school administration, staff, and GEAR UP coordinator.

Percentage of time:

5%

Responsibility/Duty:

Staff meetings, trainings, conferences, or trips and summer academies.

Percentage of time:

5%

Responsibility/Duty:

Database management and assisting to collect documentation for annual performance reporting and program evaluation.

 

 

 

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Posted: 1/5/2021
Application Due: 3/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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