With Systems and Data Coordinator, complete annual performance reports for the Dept. of Education and
the California State University Chancellor’s Office.
With Project Director, establish working relationships with personnel at target schools and communityagencies.
Coordinate co-curricular activities throughout the year (e.g., one-day and overnight college tours andcultural field trips, service learning, student council, room scheduling and supplies for classes andworkshops).
Assist Project Director in recruiting and providing guidance to members of the TRIO Parent EmpowermentCouncil (PEC). Participate in PEC activities.
Enforce all program rules and disciplinary procedures.
Represent UB in professional and collaborative organizations, as requested by the Project Director.
Maintain familiarity with the program budget.
Attend all UB staff meetings.
Other duties as assigned.
Reports to Director, Pre-College Programs.
Interacts daily with Upward Bound staff, students, parents, and SJSU staff.
1. Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Sociology, Psychology, Communications, or related field, or equivalent
experience required. Master's Degree in Education or related field is preferred.
Teaching experience preferred.
Experience in coordinating or implementing an academic support program.
Experience in working directly with school personnel.
Two years experience working in an educational equity program or a similar setting.
Experience in writing reports and conducting program evaluations.
2. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required
Strong analytical, organizational, and planning skills.
Excellent writing, editing and communication skills.
Knowledge of high school requirements and the University of California/California State University
g” college preparatory sequence.
Knowledge of and familiarity with academic assessment tools.
Ability to coordinate and evaluate specialized course curriculum in Mathematics, Science, Languages, andEnglish.
Substantial knowledge of high school curricular offerings and requirements.
Knowledge of college admissions and financial aid applications, procedures, and timelines.
Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of a project serving low-income and under-representedstudents.
Ability to motivate and relate to high school students and maintain positive working relationships in adiverse, multi-cultural environment.
Ability to travel to program sites (car required).
Willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends as required for program activities.
Computer literate: IBM and Macintosh operating systems and software.
Bilingual preferred, but not required.
Persons coming from backgrounds similar to the target population are encouraged to apply.
3. Physical Requirements
Must be able to operate a PC including mouse and keyboard.
Must be able to operate office equipment.
Must be able to use telephone hand and / or headset.
Must be able to navigate uneven surfaces.
4. Complexity of Duties
Work on a variety of problems of moderate scope where analysis of data or solutions requires an evaluationof factors. Exercises independent judgment in developing methods and evaluating criteria for achievedresults.
Work without appreciable direction on assigned projects/ programs.