Apply to join the Upward Bound team in Fremont County!

The University of Wyoming’s TRiO Upward Bound program is hiring a full-time, benefitted Project Coordinator based in Riverton, WY and serving Fremont County. The UB Coordinator provides services to first-generation and low-income high school students and their families to ensure successful application to and graduation from college.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Bachelor’s degree

Experience: 2 years of work-related experience, such as working with young adults and experience in education.

Required licensure, certification, registration or other requirements: Valid driver’s license with a motor vehicle record (MVR) that is compliant with the University Vehicle Use Policy. A successful applicant must have a reliable personal vehicle, which will undergo almost daily use.

Successful coordinators will:

  • Recruit eligible and suitable high school participants to the program
  • Assist Native and non-Native students to succeed in high school and realize their dreams of completing college
  • Identify barriers to college enrollment and help participants to overcome them
  • Provide consistent tutoring and other academic services through both personal expertise and a team of educators
  • Design and provide weekly enrichment activities to prepare students and their families for college and professional life
  • Relocate to Laramie and the UW campus each summer for a seven-week statewide summer program – all living expenses are paid for by the employer

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