Curriculum Coordinator, Upward Bound - Northern New Mexico College

September 3, 2017 -  Under general supervision of the Program Director, this position serves as a lead instructor in the TRiO Upward Bound Program serving local high school students that are low-income and potential first-generation college students. This position organizes and oversees the planning, development, implementation, and assessment of college readiness educational programming including: test prep workshops, academic tutoring and other targeted interventions, weekend workshops, and a full-time summer academy. This position will work directly with instructors and tutors at both the high school and college levels.

Position Title:  Curriculum Coordinator, Upward Bound                                 FLSA:  Non-Exempt

Job Type:  Regular/Part-Time (continued employment is contingent upon grant funding)

Salary:  $15.38/hour

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serves as a lead instructor in the TRiO Upward Bound Program serving local high school students that are low-income and potential first-generation college students, with regular teaching duties during after school programs, weekend courses, and the summer academy.
  • Organizes and oversees the planning, development, implementation, and assessment of college readiness educational programming including: test prep workshops, academic tutoring and targeted interventions, weekend workshops, and a full-time summer academy. This will include identifying dual credit, AP, and other potential opportunities.
  • This position will work directly with instructors and tutors at both the high school and college levels, including participation in the recruitment, selection, training, oversight, and evaluation of part-time tutors and instructors.
  • Works closely with other program staff to design academic assessments, college preparatory plans, and other program materials.
  • Provides other advising and support to program participants.
  • Participates in all program planning, identifies need for changes and recommends improvements in the program, and works closely with all other program staff.
  • Provides assistance with data collection, program evaluation, and grant reporting.
  • Participates in professional development and regional and national TRiO-related association events.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university;
  • Two (2) years’ teaching experience at either the secondary or post-secondary level.

 PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Master’s degree in Education or related field;
  • Valid New Mexico Secondary Teaching License with teaching certificate;
  • Experience with academic assessment, planning and implementing college preparatory curriculum, workshops and educational program for high school students;
  • Experience working with low-income high school students in TRIO or similar programs;
  • Knowledge of high school curriculum (including standardized testing), and dual credit and/or AP programs.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Knowledge of curriculum design, pedagogy and instruction, and academic assessment.
  • Knowledge of college preparatory requirements and expectations.
  • Knowledge of customer service principles
  • Skill in the operation of computers and job related software programs.
  • Skill in decision making and problem solving.
  • Skill in oral and written communication
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks effectively.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet established deadlines.
  • Ability to provide quality customer service.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Occasionally lifts up to 50 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  Work is normally performed in a typical office environment.

EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be willing to work flexible hours, including regular evening and weekend hours;
  • Periodic travel (in and out of state) is required;
  • Must possess and maintain a valid New Mexico Driver’s License.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  A complete application must include:  1) a letter of interest, 2) resume, 3) copies of unofficial transcripts conferring required and/or preferred degree, and 4) names, addresses, and phone numbers of (3) three professional references.

Candidates who are invited for interviews will be required to submit official transcripts.

References will be contacted in conjunction with interviews.

Required application materials should be sent to:  donna.castro@nnmc.edu.

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