Teachers (Upward Bound)

Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City
900 N Portland Ave Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73107 United States

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Position Details

Req ID:


Position Title:

Teachers (Upward Bound)

Position Type:


OSU Campus:

Upward Bound


Upward Bound

Location Address:

900 N Portland Ave
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73107
United States

Hiring Supervisor and Contact Info

Donovan Kelso Hiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):

30.00 - 33.00, Hourly

Work Schedule:

Varies, may include evenings, weekends and some travel

Job Summary:

Job Function:
Teachers will develop and deliver curriculum to Upward Boundparticipants in their designated subject areas during the six-week SummerInstructional Component.

Essential Job Functions:

Develop curriculum and select instructional materials for one of these academic courses (Science, Math, English, or Latin).

Design and conduct pre and post-test in subject area. Create lesson plans for six weeks of summer instruction.

Create supply list to be purchased by UB. Complete student evaluations. Possess the ability and experience to work with and motivate low income/first generation students.

Assist with other duties as assigned by the director.

Maintain a positive learning environment using guidelines set forth in the UB Staff and Student Handbooks.

Assist participants in achieving success in high school and post-secondary. Leading participants towards enrollment and completion of a post-secondary degree.

Observe and comply with state law, OSU-OKC policy and procedures and guidelines set forth in the UB Staff and Student Handbooks.

Follow COVID Guidelines as set forth by OSU-OKC Campus

Must be able to perform duties listed above in person or through a virtual classroom setting.

Completes all mandatory training.

Performs other duties as assigned.

The duties listed in this job description are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Resume and cover letter are required for full consideration.Official transcripts will be required upon hire.Duration of Position 05/01/2022 to 07/23/2022

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:


    Bachelor’s degreeTeaching Certificate in content area

Work Experience:
2-3 years of instructional experience in secondary and/orpost-secondary.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize effectively with high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.

Ability to communicate diplomatically, clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing to exchange information, give/receive instructions and respond to inquiries appropriately.

Strong interpersonal skills and sensitivity to a multicultural environment in an effort to work and communicate effectively with all students, faculty, staff and community partners.

High degree of initiative to work independently and also collaborate in a team environment.

Demonstrated knowledge of office technologies including but not limited to: office computers, fax machines, scanners, internet, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook).

Passion for assisting customers and representing the OSU-OKC and OSU brand with positivity and professionalism.

Demonstrated history of ethical and professional behavior.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience teaching at-risk youth.

Working Conditions:

Must be able to work flexible hours to include some nights and weekends.Work will be performed in an office environment with a significant amount of public contact, in person, by telephone, via email, and various communication platforms.

Physical Requirements:

    Duties require extended periods of sitting, talking and listening.
    Duties require extensive use of computers, telephone and other office equipment.
    Requires possible lifting of up to 25 lbs. (If an object weights more than 45 lbs., OSU-Oklahoma City requires this to be a two-person lift).
    Ability to participate in student activities and trips off campus.

The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.


Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.


Oklahoma State University is a modern land-grant system that prepares students for success. Orange is the Answer. Through leadership and service, OSU improves the lives of people in Oklahoma, the nation and the world. OSU has more than 35,000 students across its five-campus system with students from all 50 states and around 120 nations. Established in 1890, OSU has graduated more than 264,000 students to serve the state of Oklahoma, the nation and the world. 

Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (OSU-OKC) is part of the modern land-grant system of Oklahoma State University. OSU-OKC is a two-year public institution, offering more than 50 degrees and certificate options. Through quality education, a supportive environment, leadership training and service opportunities, OSU-OKC trains students to work and educates them to lead. OSU-OKC graduates are found throughout the community serving as police officers, firefighters, nurses, teachers, healthcare professionals and business owners. osuokc.edu

Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression,  national origin, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. Oklahoma State University campuses are tobacco and vapor-free.

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