Position Title:STEM Instructor Upward Bound EC/BEM and Math & Science ECM (11581) Department:643498 - TRIO Programs Job Posting Description:
The Upward Bound program at SIUE’s East St. Louis Center is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time, STEM Instructor. For over 40 years, the SIUE East St. Louis Center has been offering TRIO Upward Bound Programs to area students. The center currently manages six TRIO Upward Bound Program grants that serve 275 high school students from East St. Louis School District 189, Cahokia, SIUE East St. Louis Charter, Brooklyn and Madison, Collinsville, Granite City. Upward Bound is a federally funded college preparatory program for students in high school. The purpose of these programs is to increase the likelihood that low-income first-generation college students will graduate from high school, enroll in post-secondary education and obtain a post-secondary degree. To learn more about the Upward Bound programs, visit: https://www.siue.edu/upward-bound/index.shtml
The STEM Instructor will teach STEM related courses to students in the TRIO Upward Bound EC/BEM and Math & Science ECM programs. The selected candidate will create curriculum; coordinate and prepare STEM activities; monitor student participants during regular programming hours; provide instruction and tutoring; and plan, schedule and implement effective individual and group counseling sessions for program participants that will include educational, career, personal, and academic areas. The Instructor will keep accurate documentation and records of student attendance, services provided, and student outcomes.
As instructed by the Program Director, this position will conduct educational workshops and presentations as well as chaperone students during college tours, transporting students to and from program events as needed. Additionally, the STEM Instructor will assist students in completing applications for college and other educational opportunities. Further duties and responsibilities may be assigned based on the needs and goals of the program. This is a grant-funded position.
The STEM Instructor is a current, full-time position at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s East St. Louis Higher Learning Center and will close to applicants at end of business day, 11:59 pm CST, on the posting end date. SIUE offers an exceptional array of benefits to all full-time and part-time (50% or more) employees including medical, dental and life insurance; tuition waivers; financial savings plans; vacation and sick leave; and pension plan as part of a total compensation package to eligible employees.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville nurtures an open, respectful, and welcoming climate that facilitates learning and work. SIUE is committed to education that explores the historic significance of diversity in order to understand the present and to better enable our community to engage the future. Integral to this commitment, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville strives for a student body and a workforce that is both diverse and inclusive. For more on our Statement of Diversity, visit: https://www.siue.edu/about/mission-goals-plans/diversity.shtml
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Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:
-Bachelor's degree required in STEM, Math, Science, Computer Technology or any other related STEM subject matter.
-Master's degree in STEM, Math, Science, Computer Technology or any other related STEM subject matter.
-Two (2) years of experience working or volunteering in an academic environment.
-Experience working or volunteering in related educational and/or other programs for disadvantaged youth.
-Experience working or volunteering with educational programs that address needs of low-income, first-generation disadvantaged youth.
FLSA Exemption Status:Exempt Posting Salary:$3,500.00 Monthly, excellent benefits package. Location:East Saint Louis Campus
Posting Start Date:09/24/2021 Posting End Date:10/22/2021 Required Documents:Cover Letter, Resume, Transcripts