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Staff Assistant

Apply now Department: 3670009180 Education and Personal Develop
Job no: 500635
Work type: Temporary Full-time
Location: Salina
Categories: Education/Instructional

General Description of Position: This position serves as an Instructor for the summer Upward Bound Program at K-State Polytechnic (UB-Polytechnic), Department of Educational and Personal Development. Receives teaching responsibilities from an office staff which includes the Director, Academic Services Coordinator, and Senior Administrative Assistant.
Diversity and Inclusion: Kansas State University embraces diversity, and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university established the Office of Diversity, led by the associate vice president for diversity and a dedicated staff.  Additionally, each college has a designated Diversity Point Person to provide insight and guidance.  

Kansas State University received the prestigious Higher Education Excellence in Diversity, or HEED, award from Insight Into Diversity magazine for the past three years.  Multicultural students account for 15 percent of our student population, a university record and continuing trend.

Job Description:

This position serves as an Instructor for the summer Upward Bound Program at K-State Polytechnic (UB-Polytechnic), Department of Educational and Personal Development.

  • Receives teaching responsibilities from an office staff which includes the Director, Academic           Services Coordinator, and Senior Administrative Assistant.

  • Provides summer instruction to Upward Bound high school students.

  • Teaches 3 classes Monday-Thursday for 3 weeks.

  • Provides attendance sheets on a weekly basis to UB staff.

  • Attends weekly faculty meetings and 1-day training.

  • Sign time sheets during the week of payroll by Thursday at 12:00 noon in order for time sheets to be processed.

 
Required Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree with college, secondary or elementary certification.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • At least one year of teaching experience preferred.

  • Should have excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to interpret and understand Federal guidelines related to TRIO programs.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of grammar and English usage.

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Other Requirements: 
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of subject matter (Math, Science, English, Foreign             Language, and/or Financial Literacy).

  • Must be able to communicate course content clearly and creatively.

  • Must be able to develop course design, content, and selections of materials.

  • Must be able to develop specific curricula -- incorporating skills and applications for specific classes -- for effective learning.

  • Must incorporate ACT math test preparation activities into courses.

  • Must be able to work independently.

  • Must demonstrate enthusiasm and be able to motivate high school students.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Submit a letter of interest and resume.
Screening of Applications Begins: Screening begins immediately 
Salary Range / Pay Rate: $10.00 per hour/$1,500 for program
Equal Employment Opportunity: Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law
Background Screening Statement: In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University may procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee. 

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