Site Coordinator - 20738BR

Site Coordinator

Department: 
Achievement & Assessment Inst
Location/Division: 
Kansas City, Kansas
Work Location Assignment: 
Hybrid
Reg/Temp: 
Regular
Employee Class: 
U-Unclassified Professional Staff

Position Overview

The Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs or GEAR UP program is seeking a Site Coordinator to develop and implement pre-college programming in the Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools. The Site Coordinator will academically and financially prepare middle and high school students for postsecondary education. The Site Coordinator will use independent judgement and discretion when engaging and working with teachers, parents, and community partners to successfully meet GEAR UP objectives. The Site Coordinator will also serve as part of the project team when discussing overall program objectives with district and school administrators. The successful applicant will have college access, classroom, and professional development experience.

Job Description

60% - Develop and implement day-to-day program activities and services for the GEAR UP Program in KCKPS, such as Academic Skill Building, Career Exploration, and Financial Literacy Workshops for students, parents, and teachers. Connect with KCKPS teachers to determine tutoring needs, coordinate schedules with available tutors, and supervise the work of those tutors in each of the schools in coordination with Project Directors.

10% - Assess effectiveness of programming and collect GEAR UP programming data. Propose modifications to program delivery based on each school’s needs, in coordination with the GEAR UP project team.

10% - Work with administration and school-based partners in the delivery of project by co-planning academic and college-readiness programming for students, parents, and teachers.

10% - Provide professional development on Academic Tools and Best Teaching Practices to teachers and students.

5% - Perform other duties and special projects as assigned by the Program Directors of GEAR UP Program, such as proposal development, professional development, and service advisory committees.

5% - Participate in the Center for Educational Opportunity Programs/CEOP quarterly meetings and annual events.

Position Requirements

Hybrid schedule of in-person and remote. Position may become fully in-person when safe to do so.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, counseling or related fields
  • Experience in a school setting as evidenced by application materials
  • Professional experience with target population as evidenced by application materials
  • Familiarity with the college admissions process as evidenced by application materials
  • Exemplary written and oral communication skills as evidenced by interview and application materials

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in education, counseling, or related field
  • STEM background or experience
  • ELL background or experience
  • Bi-Lingual
  • Ability to work flexible hours

Additional Candidate Instructions

A complete application includes:
  • Online application
  • Resume or CV
  • Cover letter addressing the following
    • Your teaching or professional experience with the target population.
    • Your college access experience.
  • Names and contact information for 3 professional references
Only complete applications will be considered.

Application review will begin April 6 and will continue until all positions are filled.

Contact Information to Applicants

LaCretia Wooten - lacretia.wooten@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

45,000

Work Schedule

Professional Hours/occasionally will exceed 40 hours, Evening and Weekend Events

Application Review Begins

06-Apr-2022

Anticipated Start Date

16-May-2022

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
20738BR
Department:
Achievement & Assessment Inst
Primary Campus:
Kansas City, Kansas
Work Location Assignment:
Hybrid
Reg/Temp:
Regular
Employee Class:
U-Unclassified Professional Staff
Application Review Begins:
06-Apr-2022