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Associate Director, Upward Bound Programs (East)

Lexington, KY Area Jobs
Morehead, KY Full-time
Posted on October 5, 2019
Search Extended. Morehead State University, located in Morehead, Kentucky in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, is recognized as one of the top public universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report. MSU continues to strive toward becoming an even greater institution while making a lasting impact on the students of Eastern Kentucky and beyond. We are always looking for quality employees to help the University aspire to be the best public regional university in the South. We are accepting applications for a full-time position as Associate Director, Upward Bound Programs (East). Responsibilities: The Associate Director for the Upward Bound Programs (East) is responsible for the day-to-day implementation and supervision of all program services and activities. The incumbent provides counseling and academic support services to Upward Bound participants in assigned high schools to increase the secondary graduation and the post-secondary enrollment rates. Incumbent makes home visits, provides counseling services for participants in academic, personal, social and career areas as needed; assesses Upward Bound participants' academic skills and designs individualized educational plans to remediate academic deficiencies and enhance academic strengths. He/she coordinates tutoring services, and enrichment sessions and provides academic support for students. Designs, evaluates, and teaches appropriate curriculum for academic year return trips and summer residential program. Qualifications: Master's degree in education, guidance/counseling, social work, curriculum design/evaluation, mathematics, science or related field and two yearsÂ’ experience as a counselor or teacher. Excellent written and oral communication skills with proven interpersonal skills are essential. Desired Qualifications: Previous experience in working with economically and educationally disadvantaged secondary students and designing curriculum for those students is desired. Supervisory experience is preferred Review of applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position close date of October 31, 2019. To apply, visit: https://moreheadstate.peopleadmin.com and complete the MSU Application for Employment. Upload a cover letter and a resume with contact information for three references. Contact the Office of Human Resources at (606) 783-2097 should you have questions about our online application. MSU is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.