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University of Northern Iowa Summer Program Assistant - Classic Upward Bound in Cedar Falls, Iowa

Summer Program Assistant - Classic Upward Bound

Job Category:Merit Temporary (

Type of Position:Temporary

Full Consideration Date:Friday, May 3, 2024

Advertising Started on:Friday, March 29, 2024

Hiring Department:Classic Upward Bound

Department:Classic Upward Bound


Iowa enjoys a lower cost of living than many other states. See how the Waterloo-Cedar Falls area compares by utilizing the cost of living calculator ( . Our overall compensation package is enhanced by excellent benefits for eligible non-temporary positions ( .

Pay Grade ( :TEMP UNC.1

Position Details

Percent of Time/Week:100%

Service Schedule:Other

Position Description:

Supervises Upward Bound High School students in instructional classes, recreational activities, field trips and other events and provides tutoring as needed; mentors all students as needed, providing any assistance necessary to allow students to have a successful experience; conducts scheduled conferences with assigned students and submits completed forms to staff; assists other residential staff as needed; attends all required pre- and in-service training sessions and staff meetings; submits a three-page typed summative report; and attends an exit interview at the end of the Upward Bound Summer Program. Must be able to enforce rules, relate to high school students and report any problems to the Program Director.

The Upward Bound Summer Program runs from June 10-July 18, 2024. All summer staff will start on June 3, 2024 and conclude working on July 23, 2024 to accommodate training and program wrap-up. Part of the compensation includes room and board for the duration of the program.

Required Qualifications:

Required qualifications include college graduate or current college student of sophomore status or higher; ability to work with and mentor high school students; and ability to pass a criminal background check.

Desirable Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates with experience working with diverse, low-income and first-generation high school students.

Online Application Required Documents

Application Type:This job requires basic applicant information, plus a resume. Your resume should not be sent to the contact below. The resume will be attached during the Online Application Process.

Professional References:Applicants must enter reference information online as part of the application process.

Number of References: 3

Cover Letter:A plain text cover letter is required.

Driving License Required:In order to be hired for this job, you must have a valid U.S. driving license.

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Contact Information

Attention: Your resume should not be sent to the contact below. The resume will be attached during the Online Application Process.

Contact:Johanna Kramer-Weston ( -

UNI Ctr for Urban Educ

Phone: 319-273-4775

Department URL:

UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and veterans. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law. Applicant Accommodations

If you seek information or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact Human Resource Services at or call (319) 273-2422.

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