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Position Information

Posting Number S170125P
Posting Date 08/07/2017
Closing Date 09/01/2017
Employee Class Administrator
Department Project FAME/Upward Bound
Salary Range
Full-time/ Part-time Full-time
Hours Per Week 40
Standard Work Week 5 dys per wk
Anticipated Start Date 09/18/2017
If Temporary, End Date 06/30/2018
Job Summary

This is a full-time, permanent, twelve month salaried position and as such is not limited to a specific schedule. Nevertheless, it is generally expected that during the Academic Year Session the Academic Coordinator/Recruiter will maintain regular office hours, usually 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesday – Saturday (Sunday and Monday off) and evenings as necessary. Given the current program design, during the Academic Year Session the Academic Coordinator/Recruiter is expected to monitor and participate in all Saturday Sessions.
During the Summer Instructional Component (SIC) the program is residential and operates on the campus of Chicago State University. The SIC is a rigorous six-week program and requires the Academic Coordinator/Recruiter to reside in the Residence Hall for a portion of that time. Housing and meals are provided for the Academic Coordinator/Recruiter during the SIC in the Residence Hall and campus cafeteria.

Job Description

Assumes primary responsibility for the orientation, training, and supervision of Core Teachers and Tutors, the SIC Residence Hall Coordinator, and Tutor/Counselors during the Academic Year and SIC.

With the guidance of the Program Director design, refine, develop, implement, and evaluate the Academic Skills Development & Extra-Curricular Activities.

Assumes primary role in the identification, recruitment, selection, and orientation of Program participants. Makes recommendations regarding student eligibility, enrollment, suspension, and expulsion decisions. Conducts student hearings and appeals with the Student Government Association and its Board. Serves as the faculty advisor for the SGA and its board.

Perform as the primary liaison for recruitment sources including target schools and the community’s TRIO and similar programs, agencies, and others as directed.

Assists with the overall formulation and development of all program proposals, work plans, and reports.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum of an earned bachelor’s degree within a relevant major (i.e. Education, Educational Administration, Social Work, Psychology, Sociology) coupled with at least three years experience in secondary and/or postsecondary education as a teaching faculty member, counselor and/or administrator.
• At least one year of experience in educational program administration, preferable with educationally under-prepared youth, and strong administrative skills in the area of program component design and development, staff supervision and activities coordination.
• Ability to develop, implement and evaluate the academic skills development and extra-curricular activities; orientation, training and supervision of the Summer Instructional Component and Academic Year teachers and tutors
• Ability to develop and compile data and statistics for proposal and report development. Must have superior maturity, intelligence and self-discipline; capable of assuming demanding administrative, educational and counseling responsibilities.
• Knowledge of computer applications, minimally word processing and spread sheets.
• Willing to work flexible hours, especially during the summer.
• Ability to interact with people of diverse ages, racial, cultural groups and backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications

Masters Degree
Curriculum Development Experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

The ideal candidate has proven experience working with youth ages 12-19. Excellent Communication and Counseling skills. Extensive program coordination skills including youth-related academic and co-curricular activities. Strong supervisory and personnel management skills. Word processing and database management.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Reference
Optional Documents