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Upward Bound Facilitator

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Title: Upward Bound Facilitator

Employee Classification: Part Time Classified/A/P

Department: VP, Student Affairs' Office

Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

Who we are:

We are not-for-profit: St. Louis Community college (STLCC) is a non-profit institution dedicated to empowering students, expanding minds, and changing lives. Employees are committed to strengthening the St. Louis community with inclusive and transformative education.

We are a respected employer: For 60 years, STLCC has served the St. Louis community, expanding to 4 main campuses, 2 education centers, 2 workforce training centers, and 5 centers of excellence. More than one-half of the households in St. Louis have at least one member who has taken classes at STLCC.

We make an impact in the community: Through credit courses, continuing education, and workforce development programs, STLCC annually serves nearly 69,000 students. More than 80% of career and technical graduates employed in their fields or continue their education at four-year institutions within six months of graduation. STLCC sends more transfer students to Missouri’s four-year colleges/universities than anyone else.

We value Diversity, equity & inclusion: STLCC is committed to fostering an atmosphere of appreciation for all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or class.

What you get:

Benefits package [for full-time employees]: STLCC offers one of the best benefit packages in the St. Louis area. As a STLCC employee you will have access to a 100% match on your contribution to retirement, two health insurance plans options that are no cost to the employee - including an HSA option, low-cost life insurance with a 3x salary benefit, and other low-cost benefits including dental, vision, AD&D, ST LT disability insurance.

Opportunity to grow: Over half of our employees have served the college for more than 12 years, exploring different career paths and advancing to higher level positions.

Education & training opportunities: STLCC offers tuition waivers for employees [full-time and part-time] + their dependents. Full-time employees can take advantage of tuition reimbursement for other institutions after just 6 months of service, and an annual professional development allotment.

Work/life balance: Full-time STLCC employees have access to a generous time off package, including holidays, vacation, personal days, medical leave, and other leave options. Our holiday schedule even includes a paid winter holiday at the end of the calendar year.

Commitment to wellness: STLCC HR boasts a dedicated health and wellness specialist who is enthusiastic about creating a culture of wellness throughout the College. With access to college wellness vendors, employees are educated, motivated, and rewarded for healthy behaviors. STLCC employees and anyone living in their household also have access to an employee assistance program (EAP) that can help them with virtually any life need.

The basics of this position:

Upward Bound Facilitators provide guidance, instruction, and support for supplemental high school academic sessions. These academic sessions include work in math, (algebra, advanced algebra, geometry, and pre-calculus), English (grammar, literature, and college writing), science (physics, chemistry, and Biology I and II), and/or foreign language (Spanish, Latin, and French). Upward Bound Facilitators provide Saturday sessions during the academic year to support the participants’ engagement, learning, and understanding of academic content through project-based learning and collaborative assignments. Upward Bound facilitators are responsible for ensuring a multicultural perspective in all elements of the instruction and content delivered.

What you'll do:
  • • Submit syllabi/lesson plans for subject area to be taught.
    • Develop and deliver a curriculum that addresses academic objectives.
    • Submit daily attendance reports.
    • Submit assignments for review and documentation.
    • Attend orientation and on-boarding sessions, awards programs, and other program events.
    • Attend weekly facilitators’ meetings for the purpose of formatively evaluating student
    progress and determining improvement strategies for students.
    • Prepare weekly progress reports and submit them to the Project Director of Upward
    • Submit curriculum evaluation for the purpose of improving program services.
    • Provide feedback to students that will enhance their academic growth.
    • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Education, experience, and other requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in teaching subject; master’s degree preferred and/or bachelor's degree
and high school teaching certification in the subject area.
• Two years’ teaching or related experience.
• Previous work in related educational and/or other programs for youth from low-income
or disadvantaged backgrounds preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:


Since 1962, St. Louis Community College has held fast to the belief that education has the power to lift up individuals and our communities. Ready to join a team dedicated to expanding minds and changing lives? Explore our current openings and see what makes STLCC extraordinary.

As an employer, St. Louis Community College is committed to offering full-time employees a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.

At STLCC, we strive to foster an atmosphere of appreciation for all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or class.

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