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Upward Bound Program Supplemental Educator

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

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Carolina Higher Ed Opp Pgms - 525200

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Academic Administration

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Position Type:

Temporary Staff (SHRA)

Position Title :

Upward Bound Program Supplemental Educator

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Part-Time Temporary

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Work Schedule:

Monday – Friday; 8am – 12pm

Position Location:

North Carolina, US

Hiring Range:

$17.85 per hour

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Estimated Duration of Appointment:

2 months or less

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit:

Created in 2012, the Carolina Higher Education Opportunity Programs (CHEOP) office Comprises the NC Health Careers Access Program (NC-HCAP) and TRiO Programs (Upward Bound Program and the McNair Scholars Program).
Through both NC-HCAP and TRiO Programs, CHEOP Promotes and Maintains Programs, Activities, and Services that Facilitate Access to College, Graduate and Ph.D. Programs, as well as Health Professional Schools for Individuals from Historically Underrepresented Racial and Ethnic Minority Groups, First Generation Status, Rural and/or Low- Income Backgrounds. The Programs under CHEOP Enhance Participants’ Academic Performance, Retention, and Personal and Professional Development to Promote Graduation in Secondary and Post-Secondary Education.

Position Summary:

The Virtual Upward Bound Program is hiring for Supplemental Educators in Math, Science, English, Spanish, and History. The 6-week Summer Academy will occur from June 20, 2022 to July 29, 2022.

The UNC Upward Bound Program is a Federal TRiO Program funded to serve 102 Eligible High School Scholars in Select High Schools in Durham, Chatham, and Lee Counties. Our goal is to help Scholars build the Skills and Motivation necessary to pursue and succeed in College and attain a Bachelor’s Degree. Each Summer, the Program offers Scholars a Comprehensive, 6-week Virtual Academy that provides Academic Enrichment, Professional Development, and Personal Growth Opportunities for Participants. Upward Bound Scholars engage in Math, Science, English, Spanish, History, and Elective Courses throughout the Summer.

Supplemental Educator are responsible for supporting the Academic Educators and tutoring Upward Bound’s Rising-Sophomores and Juniors from Chatham, Durham, and Lee counties on Special Topics in Select Core Classes; Math, English (Rhetoric and Composition), Chemistry and Biology, History and Spanish. Supplemental Educators will:

· Work closely with the Upward Bound Academic Educators and facilitate Student Learning by helping the Scholars understand Course Concepts.

· Support Scholars and assist them in developing Effective Study Skills, thus maximizing their Potential for Academic Success.

· Attend Classes with the Scholars and gather Insight on the Course Material and Methods used by the Academic Educator.

· Attend Required Staff Orientation and Student Orientation Sessions prior to the Beginning of the Summer Academy.

· Attend Assigned Class Sessions each week.

· Creatively engage Scholars each week.

· Attend weekly Team Meetings to assess Scholar Performance, review Concerns and highlight Successes.

· Demonstrate Integrity, Dependability, and a Passion for promoting College Access and Student Success.

· Report to the Upward Bound Assistant Director.

Supplemental Educators join a team of CHEOP/Upward Bound Staff, Academic Instructors, Pre-College Mentors and College Prep Coaches who ensure the success of the Summer Academy.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalency and one year of related office experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Required Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience:

Supplemental Instructors are expected to have the following Qualifications:

· A current Graduate Student.

· Content Knowledge in one of the Summer Academy Academic Courses.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience:

Experience working with First Generation or Underrepresented Minority Youth a plus.

Campus Security Authority Responsibilities:

Not Applicable.


The nation’s first public university is at the heart of what’s next, preparing a diverse student body to become creators, explorers, innovators and leaders in North Carolina and throughout the world. Carolina’s nationally recognized, innovative teaching, campus-wide spirit of inquiry and dedication to public service continue the legacy that began in 1795 when the University first opened its doors to students.

Here, in one of America's most beautiful college settings, we offer exceptional careers in richly diverse fields. Come explore what UNC-Chapel Hill has to offer you.

Undergraduate Enrollment: 19,117

Graduate/Professional Enrollment: 10,894

Total Student Enrollment: 30,011

Founded: 1789, as the first state university in the United States

Type of Institution: Public, four-year

Undergraduate Admission: 15,961

Graduate/Professional Enrollment: 10,039

Total Student Enrollment: 26,000

Faculty: 3,000

Percentage of faculty who hold Ph.D.s or the highest degrees in their field: 94 percent

Faculty/student ratio: 1/14

Location: UNC is located in the heart of Chapel Hill, the best college town in America! It's a friendly town of about 40,000 in the geographical center of North Carolina. Chapel Hill is at the western point of the Research Triangle, an area of about one million people, comprised of Chapel Hill, the cities of Durham and Raleigh, and the Research Triangle Park, home of many corporate offices and scientific research centers. Carolina is about 30 miles from the state capital, Raleigh, and 20 minutes from Raleigh-Durham International Airport.

Chapel Hill's main street, Franklin Street, borders the campus and offers shops, coffee houses, cafés, movie theaters and houses of worship. The town has a historic district, museum, library, parks, malls, and many recreational facilities.

Origins of Carolina's students: 82 percent of UNC's freshmen are from North Carolina and 18 percent are from out-of-state. Our students come from 42 different states and our international students represent 37 countries.

Size of freshman class: Approximately 3,400

Class size: Barely five percent of undergraduate classes contain more than 100 students; two-thirds of undergraduate classes have fewer than 30 students. Forty-one percent have fewer than 20 students, including First Year Seminars, in which first-year students work closely with professors.

Sports and athletic programs: UNC is an NCAA Division I school with 28 varsity teams. Carolina is the proud home of the Dean Smith Center, Kenan Stadium, Carmichael Auditorium, Koury Natatorium, and many other fine athletic facilities. Students join more than 60 intramural and club sports, which include baseball, bowling, crew, golf, lacrosse, rock climbing, rugby, tae kwon do, and ultimate frisbee. The Student Recreation Center offers weight training, aerobics, stair machines, and all the equipment you would expect to find at a great health club! Carolina offers a newly renovated outdoor pool and indoor pools, a golf course, tennis courts, and the longest zipline in America!

Number of residence halls: Incoming undergraduates will live in one of Carolina's 29 residence halls, which are wired for Internet access and cable television.

Scholarships and financial aid: About 40 percent of UNC-Chapel Hill students receive scholarships and/or some form of financial aid.

Special research institutes: Institute for Research in Social Science, Institute of Outdoor Drama, Morehead Planetarium, Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise, Institute of Government, Institute of African American Research.

Career services: On-campus counseling, job fairs, résumé writing service, internships, placement services.

Technological facilities: Students find multiple uses for Carolina's state-of-the-art technological resources. They can access Carolina's computer services through Academic Technology and Networks, which manages academic computing, e-mail, microcomputing labs, interactive media presentation, video and classroom support, and a help desk. The MetaLab oversees the development of SunSITE, one of the world's busiest digital library and electronic publishing projects.

Students may open e-mail accounts, and many use campus computer resources to construct personal Web pages. Students in residence halls have hardwired network connections to the Internet and cable television in their rooms. At the ATN Training center, students may take classes on software packages and utilities. Computer labs are available for student use all over campus.

Carolina Computing Initiative: Beginning with the freshman class of 2000, undergraduates must purchase laptop computers. The University has arranged for IBM to offer computers at excellent prices. Students, faculty, and staff will enjoy cost savings, higher quality compatible equipment, and better technical support through CCI.

The Study Abroad program allows students to live and learn in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the Pacific Rim, Africa, and the Americas.

The Honors Program offers special seminars, research programs, and the chance to design your own independent studies.

Carolina students spend time in public service through student organizations, the Campus Y, the Carolina Center for Public Service, and courses that incorporate community service.

UNC's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, a national collegiate honor society, is the oldest in North Carolina, dating from 1904. There are many other honorary societies at Carolina.

UNC offers ROTC programs in all branches of national military service.

Through the First Year Seminars program, first year students will understand what it means to study at a premier research university. They will learn from faculty members and share in their research in seminars of no more than 20 students.

Life outside the classroom: More than 370 clubs, teams, and student organizations offer something for everyone! You can choose from among musical and dramatic performing groups, publications, ethnic and religious clubs, the Campus Y and other service organizations, fraternities and sororities, and pre- professional organizations. Whatever your interests, you will find others at Carolina who share them!

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