Educational Assistant – GEAR-UP Teacher Advisor

Connecticut State Colleges & Universities
Hartford, CT

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Educational Assistant – GEAR-UP Teacher Advisor

Grant Funded

Job Details:
Posted: December 15, 2020
Level: Part-Time Educational Assistant
Hours: Part-Time Up to 17 hours per week
Closing Date: Open until filled

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

Anticipated Starting Date:
February 2021

Position Summary:
Under the direction of the Bridge to College Director, The GEAR UP Project Director and GEAR UP Site Coordinator, the GEAR UP Teacher Advisor assists the administrative and instructional staff in implementing and delivering student services virtually and in-person 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.

Minimum Qualifications:
An Associates’ degree in an appropriately related field, together with one year of experience working with families, community outreach, and with middle/high school students; 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.

Substitution 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:
Experience utilizing online platforms for communication, programming, and data collection.

Examples of Job Duties:
The GEAR-UP Teacher Advisor is responsible for collaborating and communicating with the Site Coordinator, Teacher Advisors, school administration, content area teachers, and Guidance Department; small group and individual mentoring sessions throughout the day and developing of mentoring outcomes; data input, review, and analysis of items such as daily and weekly logs of mentoring sessions with student names and objectives; coordination of after-school mentors/tutors; conducting ongoing information sessions, access workshops, and coordinating college access activities for students about college and career options; spearhead and supporting college and career exploration and awareness activities for students and families; content area tutoring in Math, English, and Science.

Starting Wage: $27.76 per hour

Application Instructions:
To apply you must submit a cover letter and resume via the NVCC Careers Portal at

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 disorder, 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: Debra Freund, Manager of Affirmative Action, Diversity, and Inclusion. [email protected]



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