Academic and College Coordinator, School of Education

Recruiter
Boston University
Location
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Posted
21 Apr 2018
End of advertisement period
19 May 2018
Ref
5855/D2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

Coordinate curriculum. Hire, train, and supervise student teachers. Give input to content of classes and develop participants' class schedules. Conduct college application and financial aid counseling for project's seniors. Arrange and conduct college visits for project participants. Match project participants with organizations for scholarships and other post-secondary opportunities. Teach the Senior Seminar class. Work with project directors on participant recruitment, retention, academic advising, review of student performance and handling disciplinary issues. Interview potential participants and make recommendations of acceptance/rejection to project. Oversee placement testing. Evaluate MCAS scores and transcripts to place participants on a track (schedule, classes, and course work) to help them improve. Work with project directors to liaison with parents of project participants and staff at target high schools, attend Parent Orientations and recruitment events, and make classroom visits. Assist project directors with data collection for reports and program evaluation. Assist project directors in planning field trips and supervising field trips and special events. Make recommendations of where trips and events should take place, schedule trips/times, and supervise students during field trip and special events.

Required Skills

B.A./B.S, Masters preferred. Knowledge of the college and financial aid application processes, familiarity with curriculum development, and supervisory experience in an academic setting. Demonstrated interest in working with students who are eligible for project services based on income guidelines and first-generation college-bound criteria.. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills. Effective public speaking. Knowledge of the Boston and Chelsea Public Schools and Boston University helpful. Three to four years of related professional experience. Ability to speak multiple languages preferred. Candidates with backgrounds similar to the student target population are encouraged to apply. This is a grant funded position. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Boston University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular