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University of Central Oklahoma
Main Campus - Edmond, OK, 73034

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Details

Job Location: Main Campus - Edmond, OK

Position Type: Staff

Salary Range: $33.33 - $33.33 Hourly

Job Category: OTRS Ineligible


Position Overview:

Upward Bound instructors are responsible for providing challenging academic instruction to project participants during the on-campus six-week summer session. **Please Note** This is a temporary, part-time position, M-W June 6-July 13, 2022. The number of hours worked per week is dependent on the number of courses taught per instructor.

  • Prepare a syllabus, curriculum, activities/assignments, and assessments for subject area
  • Prepare for and meet classes as assigned and maintain a safe learning environment
  • Demonstrate concern for academic growth of all students by employing best practice strategies
  • Evaluate and document student progress and communicate successes and concerns to Upward Bound permanent staff
  • Request and assist in maintaining department equipment, supplies, and materials
  • Participate in scheduled meetings with permanent staff and any relevant Upward Bound activities
  • Assume other duties as requested by the supervisor
  • Follow policies and procedures as stated in the Upward Bound handbook
  • Submit documentation as requested by the Upward Bound program in a timely fashion
  • Encourage and support Upward Bound activities, policies, procedures, and philosophies

College/Department Overview:

Upward Bound Central Prep is a federally funded TRIO program that provides assistance to students so that they may complete high school and succeed in college.

Experience Required:

  • Completion of a bachelor's degree in Education or subject area or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • At least one (1) year of teaching experience at the high school level

Experience Preferred:

  • Oklahoma teaching certification for age level and subject area
  • Experience working with low-income and first-generation students in an educational setting
  • Personal experience overcoming academic, cultural, financial, or other obstacles similar to those faced by low-income or first-generation students participating in the Upward Bound programs


Ability to work cooperatively with other professional staff is necessary. Knowledge of best practices in teaching. Ability to develop and deliver engaging lesson plans to high school students preparing for college

Physical Demands:

Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


The University of Central Oklahoma prepares future leaders in an opportunity-rich environment, ideally located in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area. Central offers an innovative learning community to its more than 17,000 students, where teaching comes first, a commitment seeded in the university's roots as a teaching college. Students at Central develop personal relationships with more than 450 full-time faculty, 450 adjunct faculty and over 850 staff, like 2008 U.S. Professor of the Year, Dr. Wei Chen, who are committed to transforming lives.

With 117 undergraduate majors and 59 graduate programs, Central is a smart investment for students dedicated to their future success. Notable academic programs include Forensic Science, Music Theatre, Mass Communications, Accounting, the region's only accredited Professional Golf Management program, Jazz Studies and the Academy of Contemporary Music at UCO, located in downtown Oklahoma City's Bricktown district.

Central's appealing 210-acre campus is on track to become a certified botanical garden, offering both a pleasing learning and living environment and a source of pride for students, employees and alumni. In fact, Central is ranked among the top universities nationally in residence life and as one of the top universities to work for by the "Chronicle of Higher Education." Central is also an official U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training Site, and hosted the 2010 World Sitting Volleyball Championships on campus.   Founded in 1890, Central is the state's first public institution of higher learning, and continues to cultivate creativity and innovation in every corner of campus, bringing to life its core values of Character, Community and Civility each day.

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The University of Central Oklahoma (UCO) exists to help students learn by providing transformative education experiences to students so that they may become productive, creative, ethical and engaged citizens and leaders serving our global community. UCO contributes to the intellectual, cultural, economic and social advancement of the communities and individuals it serves.


UCO will become one of the Top 10 metropolitan universities of our kind in the United States by providing a transformative education as well as development experiences that help learners achieve their highest level of leadership potential.


The University of Central Oklahoma transforms each student by focusing our resources on the Central Six tenets of transformative learning. 

All students will be transformed with:

  • Discipline Knowledge
  • Leadership
  • Research, Scholarly and Creative Activities
  • Service Learning and Civic Engagement
  • Global and Cultural Competencies
  • Health and Wellness

Transformative learning is a holistic process that places students at the center of their own active and reflective learning experience.

About Edmond/Oklahoma City Metro

The University of Central Oklahoma is located in Edmond, a part of the growing, thriving Oklahoma City metropolitan area. At Central, our students, faculty and staff get the best of both worlds - the "small town" feel of Edmond, with the big city excitement of the Oklahoma City metro. Both the Edmond and the Oklahoma City metro consistently rank nationally among the safest, most affordable and most exciting places to live. In fact, Edmond recently ranked among the best places to live in the nation by Money Magazine and Family Circle magazine, and Oklahoma City ranked sixth in the nation for the "Best Places for Young Adults" by From year-round arts, music and theater offering, to exciting sporting events like the NBA's Oklahoma City Thunder, to first class shopping, dining and more, Edmond and the Oklahoma City metro offer a diverse, active, culturally enriched lifestyle that's on the move to even bigger and better opportunities.

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