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Professional Service Contractors - 2024 TRIO UB Programs Summer Enrichment Program

Metropolitan State University (MN)
St Paul, Minnesota, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 6, 2024
Position Details

Position Information

Classification Title

Working Title
Professional Service Contractors - 2024 TRIO UB Programs Summer Enrichment Program

Hire Types

Student Services

TRIO Upward Bound

TRIO Upward Bound

St. Paul


Full/Part Time
Part Time


Employment Condition

Work Shift

Work Schedule/Hours/Days
  • For Math, English, World Language, and Science teaching position s: commit to teaching during the program which runs June 17, 2024-July 26, 2024 for 3 hours every T/TR or W/F
  • For Electives teaching positions : commit to teaching for 2 HOURS T-F
    • Week 1 & 2: Tuesday, June 18, 2024, 2024-Friday, June 28, 2024 OR
    • Week 3, 4, 5: Tuesday, July 2-Friday, July 19, 2024
Posting Details

Upward Bound (UB) and Upward Bound Math-Science ( UBMS ) programs provide academic enrichment courses and activities to high school students who come from low-income families and/or identify as first-generation college students. Selected UB and UBMS students are from Washington Technology Magnet, Hmong College Prep Academy, STEP Academy, and Roseville Area High School. The summer enrichment program focuses on enhancing the academic skills of the student and provides fast-paced, intensive academic coursework and other social, cultural, and recreational enrichment activities.

We are hiring Summer Instructors (non-college credit) as Professional Service Contractors for the 2024 TRIO UB Programs Summer Enrichment Program starting June 17, 2024-July 26, 2024. There will be no classes on Juneteenth (Wednesday, June 19, 2024) and Independence Day (Thursday, July 4, 2024).

The primary responsibility of the Summer Instructors is to develop and provide an interactive, hands-on summer academic curriculum for students. All teaching positions will be at Metro State University in St. Paul, MN every Tuesday – Friday.

Salary Minimum
Compensation: Mathematics, English, Science & World Language Summer Instructors: $3500 non-negotiable ($1,750 in June and $1,750 in July). Electives Instructors: $1,750 non-negotiable.

Salary Maximum
Compensation: Mathematics, English, Science & World Language Summer Instructors: $3500 non-negotiable ($1,750 in June and $1,750 in July). Electives Instructors: $1,750 non-negotiable.

Salary Type

Bargaining Unit/Plan

Job Description

Major Responsibilities:
  • Attend a Summer Staff Orientation on Saturday, June 8, 2024.
  • Develop the subject content curriculum prior to the start of the program.
  • Attend staff meetings during the summer program.
Required Qualifications

An applicant must have strong knowledge of the subject content and the ability to teach high school students. Prior teaching experience, coursework in teaching methodologies, and a teaching license is strongly preferred though not required. Applicant must demonstrate the ability to:
  • Communicate constructively and effectively, especially in a cross-cultural environment.
  • Be sensitive, respectful, and understanding of the needs of economically and academically disadvantaged and ethnically diverse high school students.
  • Be confident in presentation skills and classroom management.
  • Have a positive attitude about teaching youth.
Preferred Qualifications

Other Requirements
  • Must be able to commit to Summer Staff Orientation on Saturday, June 8th, 2024.
  • Attend all staff meeting during the entirety of the summer program.
  • Commit to the working schedule.

The University:
We are the urban, public, comprehensive university in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area where the faculty, staff, and students of Metro State will reflect the area’s rich diversity, build a culturally competent and anti-racist learning community, and demonstrate an unwavering commitment to civic engagement.

Metro State University provides an excellent, inclusive, and engaging education to eliminate opportunity gaps and empower our students to lead our communities to a prosperous and equitable future. The university offers programs leading to baccalaureate, masters, and applied doctoral degrees. We provide accessible, high quality liberal arts, professional, and graduate education with continued emphasis on marginalized groups, including adult learners. Metro State is a five-time recipient of the Insight into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity ( HEED ) Award, most recently in 2023. Federally recognized as a Minority Serving Institution, its employees serve more than 9,000 post-traditional learners, two-thirds of whom identify as belonging to communities of color or American Indian nations, are first in their family to attend college, and/or are eligible for Pell Grants. Since we do not operate residential facilities, Metro State University students all commute to class locations across the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area, or take their courses wherever they are through our many distance-learning and hybrid course offerings, allowing Metro State to truly be “where learning meets living.” Metropolitan State is recognized by CollegeNet as a leading higher education promoter of social mobility for students (Ranked # 67 out of 1550 in 2021). Recognized in 2008 and 2016 by the Carnegie Foundation for Community Engagement, the university is committed to academic excellence and community engagement through curriculum, teaching, scholarship, and services designed to support an urban mission. As a member of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System, Metro State University actively works to achieve the Equity 2030 goal of the system, with initiatives to close disparities among student groups that focus on academic programs, policies and procedures, and effective student support. In addition, equity and anti-racism strategies are focused on building an inclusive and welcoming campus climate, hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, and developing our capacity to serve students in a culturally responsive manner. The university is guided by a strategic plan with a theme of “Building a Resilient, Student Ready University.”
Visit the Metro State University website to learn more about the university, our programs, and our students. Learn more about Minnesota State Colleges and Universities at their website .

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The School/Academic Department: The TRIO Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math-Science programs are federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education. The programs are an equal opportunity educational program designed to generate the motivation of students to graduate from high school, enter college, and successfully complete a postsecondary degree. Metropolitan State University TRIO Upward Bound programs serve a total of 120 low/limited income and first-generation college-bound youth in grades 9-12 annually. All TRIO Upward Bound programming and activities are provided at no cost to the student.

TRIO serves high school students with parent(s)/guardian(s) who are both low income (150 percent of poverty level) and first-generation college student (neither parent has earned a 4-year college degree). The students must be currently enrolled in the participating high school and have academic potential and determination to attend a post-secondary institution after high school. TRIO Upward Bound Programs are an intensive year-round long-term program and our students must be willing to attend events and participate fully in our activities. Our high school partners include Washington Technology Magnet, Hmong College Prep Academy, STEP Academy and Roseville Area High School.

Benefits Info

Compensation: Mathematics, English, Science & World Language Summer Instructors: $3500 non-negotiable ($1,750 in June and $1,750 in July). Electives Instructors: $1,750 non-negotiable.

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Open Until Filled

Special Instructions Summary

Applications must be received by 11:59 PM on Closing Date: April 5th, 2024 for priority consideration.

Qualified applicants are required to attach the following documents to their online application:
  • Cover letter of interest addressing how your qualifications align with the requirements of this position.
  • Current curriculum vita or resume.
If you have other questions related to this position announcement, please contact TRIO Upward Bound :

For TTY, call Minnesota Telecommunications Relay Service ( TRS ) at 7-1-1 or 1-800-627-3529.

Accept Applications

Posting Contact
Allex Roberge

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Metro State University is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.

The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.
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