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TRIO Lead Teacher Advisor

Connecticut State Colleges & Universities
Hartford, CT

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College
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Posted: July 8, 2021
Level: Part-time Educational Assistant
Hours: Up to 17 hours per week
Job Posting: NVCC 21- 16
Closing Date: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with materials submitted Friday, July 23, 2021, by 5:00 pm (EST) receiving priority consideration.


Naugatuck Valley Community College
750 Chase Pkwy, Waterbury, CT 06708

Anticipated Start Date:

Fall 2021

Position Summary:

The Upward Bound Lead Teacher Advisor will be responsible for the supervision of Upward Bound Teacher Advisors. The Lead Teacher Advisor assists the administrative and instructional staff in implementing and delivering student services to the cohort of students in the grant program to facilitate academic, cultural, and social enrichment activities. This position is designed to provide mentoring services to the Waterbury Public Schools grant cohort participants during the school day as well as in after-school programs in Math, English, and Science. Incumbents must possess a proven ability to effectively work with a culturally, linguistically, and ethnically diverse faculty, staff, and student. They are expected to have excellent oral and written communication skills along with strong Information technology literacy skills such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams, etc.)

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in an appropriately related field with two (2) to four (4) years of experience; or a combination of education, training, and experience which would lead to the competencies required for the successful performance of the position’s essential duties.

Substitutions Allowed:

Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualifications as stated are encouraged to put in writing precisely how their background and experience have prepared them for the responsibilities of this position and by providing appropriate references. Exceptions to the degree requirements may be made for compelling reasons.

Preferred Qualifications:
    Bilingual in Spanish and or Albanian
  • One (1) to three (3) years of experience with middle and or high school students in a diverse environment: experience with school counseling, community work, or social agencies.
Example of Job Duties:

Under the direction of the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and the Upward Bound Site Coordinator, The Upward Bound Lead Teacher Advisor is responsible for the following duties:

    General management of the day-to-day activities of grant operations, including oversight of the development and maintenance of a system for student records and tracking dataPlanning and implementing relevant workshops and field tripsCollaboration and communication with Waterbury Public School staff and administratorsCollaboration and Communication with Site Coordinator and Teacher AdvisorsCollaboration with content area teachers and Guidance DepartmentCoordinate/Conduct individual and small group mentoring sessions throughout the dayManaging and scheduling teacher advisors, tutors, and student assistantsOversight of data input, review, and analysis of items such as daily and weekly logs of mentoring sessions with student names and objectivesConduct weekly meetings with Teacher AdvisorsAttend weekly meetings with Site CoordinatorsConduct professional development for Teacher AdvisorsAssist Upward Bound Parent/Community Liaison.

This posting includes qualifications, experience, and skills but is not limited to the full duties and responsibilities that are stated within the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Starting Salary:

$32.14 hourly.

Application Instructions:

To apply you must submit a cover letter and resume.

Incomplete applications or those submitted after the closing date will not be considered and links to other sources to view resumes are not acceptable.

All employment, if offered, is contingent upon proof of citizenship or employability under the requirement of the Immigration and Control Act (IRCA) and the successful passing of a background check. CSCU is committed to providing a safe campus community. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and, when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Continuing Notice of Nondiscrimination

CSCU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, marital status, ancestry, present or past history of mental disability, learning disability or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or criminal record. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Nicholas D'Agostino Director of Equal Employment Opportunity [email protected]



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