Supervisor, Upward Bound
Highland Business Center
Monday - Fridays; 8am-8pm varies based on activities up to 40 hours per week and two Saturdays a month 9am-3pm.
Supervisor 4/121 ($44,645.00 - $63,780.00)
Director, Upward Bound Program
Criminal Background Check:
Pre-employment criminal background checks are required for all Staff and Faculty positions. Pre-employment urinalyses drug screens are also required for all top candidates considered for positions in ACC's College Police department.
Austin Community College (ACC) is a public two-year institution that serves a diverse population of approximately 41,000 credit students each fall and spring semester. We embrace our identity as a community college as reflected in our mission statement. We promote student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training, including appropriately applied baccalaureate degrees, in our service area.
As a community college committed to our mission, we seek to recruit and retain a workforce that:
- Reflects the diversity of our community.
- Values intellectual curiosity and innovative teaching.
- Is attracted by the college mission to promote equitable access to educational opportunities.
- Cares about student success and collaborates on strategies to facilitate success for underrepresented populations.
- Welcomes difference and models respectful interaction with others.
- Engages with the community both within and outside of ACC.
The Austin Community College District promotes student success and community development by providing affordable access, through traditional and distance learning modes, to higher education and workforce training in its service area.
For more information, see http://www.austincc.edu/about-acc/mission-statement.Commitment to Equity and Inclusion
ACC is committed to the ongoing systemic changes needed to ensure the increased recruitment, inclusion, retention, and completion of historically underserved and underrepresented populations. Through continual strategic community engagement and professional development of administrators, faculty, staff, and students, the college demonstrates its dedication to fostering a culture and climate for equitable outcomes.
As an open-access and low-cost institution, ACC is proud to serve a diverse student body. Dedicated faculty members are excellent professors who help students achieve their educational goals and are sensitive to the diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds of our students. The College values and is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion throughout the College community.General Statement of Job
Responsible for the oversight and success of the Upward Bound program in partnership with Austin Independent School District (AISD) Northeast and Travis Early College High Schools. Administration of program objectives and goals while increasing knowledge related to higher education, career assessment and life skills.
PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A GRANT POSITION WITH FUNDING THROUGH 8/31/2022.Description of Duties and TasksEssential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
1. Professional Development
2. Summer Programming
3. Academic Success Planning
4. Virtual Programming to include recruitment and selection of participants
5. Annual Performance Report
6. Budget Management
7. Manage a caseload of participants 30 12th graders
8. Attend all Saturday Sessions ( 2 per moth)
9. Ensure each program has 60 active participants per program
10. Manages Advisors (4), and Summer Staff (13), and Tutors (10)
11. Community Service Engagements
12. Seeking collaboration and partnerships
13. Oversees the dual enrollment and AP course load of participants to
track high school completion of an associate degree.
14. Compiles and prepares monthly statistical reports for the director and
ensures accuracy and completeness prior to submission.
15. Volunteer Engagement
16. Oversees writing and developing program communications intended
for the Upward Bound website, newsletter, press releases, and social
media account, training and coaching of part-time staff to include tutors,
summer staff, and academic success coach.
17. Develops and maintains relationships with parents, schools, and other
18. Serves as the main point of contact for target high school key personnel
19. Provides monthly feedback and information regarding the UB program
to target personnel
20. Compiles statistical reports for dissemination to college, high schools,
parents, and community partners
21. Parental Engagement
22. Scholarship Tracker
23. Each Senior receiving a minimum of $50,000 in scholarships not to
include grant aid
24. Senior Retreat
25. Financial Literacy
26. College Admissions
27. Freshman Housing
28. Freshman Orientation
29. Student Shot Records (Meningitis)
30. Preparation of TSI/PSAT/SAT/PACT/ACT, College entrance exams
31. Assists in supervising and coaching part-time staff to include hiring
32. Create lesson plans
33. Research data trends to aid in enhancing academic services and
performance of participants.
34. Tracking and engagement of UB Alumni of post-secondary progress
of all graduated participants and provide support to assist in the yearly
matriculation until receiving a certificate of completion or degree within
six years of high school graduation.
35. Community Outreach
36. Assist with recruitment, selection, assessment, supervision of program
37. Serve as the main point of contact for bilingual parents and participants
38. Prepares and maintains statistical records on all education-related activities
39. Uses information from the Academic Success Coach to discuss detailed
academic coaching instructions and action item plan to parents whose
students have fallen below 85 every three weeks.
40. Ability to monitor students during overnight field trips lasting 2-8 nights.KnowledgeMust possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Knowledge of the college and financial aid application process. Knowledge of computer technology and applications. Applicable knowledge of Department of Education OMB Circular, EDGAR, Legislature. Supervisory principles, practices, and methods. Principles and methods of budget preparation, bid and purchasing procedures, and expense control.SkillsMust possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
Effectively use interpersonal and public speaking communication skills, including tact and diplomacy when working with diverse populations. Maintaining an established work schedule, including some evenings and weekends. Effectively using interpersonal and communications skills including tact and diplomacy. Effective leadership, team building skills, and a strong customer-orientation when working with diverse students, faculty, administration, community and business leaders. Effectively using organizational and planning skills with attention to detail and follow-through. Maintaining confidentiality of work-related information and materials. Demonstrated commitment to supporting academic needs of students facing barriers to educational success through academic coaching/advising, counseling, instruction, advocacy and/or education.Technology Skills
Use a variety of spreadsheet, word processing, database and presentation software. May also use social media, work with desktop publishing and update program webpage.Required Work Experience
Experience working with students and parents who are traditionally underrepresented in higher education. One year experience providing assistance or advising students with post-secondary enrollment. Experience working with education equity programs or TRIO programs preferred.Required Education
Master's degree or higher in Education, Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, Higher Education Administration, Public Administration.Physical Requirements
Work is performed in a standard office or similar environment. Subject to standing, walking, sitting, bending, reaching, pushing and pulling. Occasional lifting of objects up to 10 lbs.Safety
ACC does not participate in Social Security. ACC participates in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS) and the Optional Retirement Program (ORP-Faculty Only). Part-time and Hourly employees participate in the ACC Money Purchase Plan (ACCMPP) as a retirement program required by Federal law. DisclaimerThe above description is an overview of the job. It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities of the job, nor is it intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Duties and responsibilities may change with business needs. ACC reserves the right to add, change, amend, or delete portions of this job description at any time, with or without notice. Employees may be required to perform other duties as requested, directed, or assigned. In addition, reasonable accommodations may be made by ACC as its discretion to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Austin Community College provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.As required by the US Department of Education, employees are required to report violations under the Title IX and, under the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), select individuals are required to report crimes. If this position is identified as a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified, trained, and provided resources for reporting.