Posted in Management 26 days ago.
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Location: Norman, Oklahoma
Upward Bound is a federally funded TRIO program which offers fundamental support to participants in their preparation for college entrance. The program provides opportunities for participants to succeed in their precollege performance and ultimately in their higher education pursuits. Upward Bound serves: high school students from low-income families; and high school students from families in which neither parent holds a bachelor's degree. The goal of Upward Bound is to increase the rate at which participants complete secondary education and enroll in and graduate from institutions of post secondary education. At OU, Upward Bound is housed within the Division of Student Affairs and collaborates with various service and academic units across campus.
The Assistant Director will be responsible for planning and implementing activities related to the personal, social and academic development of fifty diverse Upward Bound participants. This position coordinates a six-week residential summer academy as well as supervise student residential advising staff. This position provides one-to-one academic mentoring to program participants and maintain federally mandated records for the program.
This position will travel to OKC for school site visits on a regular basis in addition to taking an annual college tour trip with participants.
Required Education: Bachelor Degree or equivalent combination of education/job related experience, AND:
Advertised Physical Requirements:
Supervision: Supervision of temporary and student employees during six-week residential summer academy
If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy. To view the policy, visit https://hr.ou.edu/Policies-Handbooks/TB-Testing
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