Academic Coordinator - Upward Bound


Elizabethtown, KY

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Academic Coordinator - Upward Bound

  • 492326
  • Elizabethtown, KY
  • Staff
  • Full-time
  • Elizabethtown Community & Technical College

Title: Academic Coordinator - Upward Bound

Salary Range: $33,672.00

Contract Term Length: 12 Months

Standard Hours: 37.5

Work Location: On-Site

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

College: Elizabethtown Community & Technical College

Campus Location: Elizabethtown CTC

Department: Student Affairs


Elizabethtown Community & Technical College offers a competitive benefits package and an attractive work environment that supports excellence, innovation, and creativity including:

  • Exceptional health care, vision, dental coverage for you and your family
  • Tuition reimbursement/waiver for you, your spouse, and dependents
  • 403(b) retirement plan: a 5% employee contribution receives a 10% employer match
  • Vacation/Sick Time
  • Work-Life Balance
  • 9.5 Paid Holidays
  • 2 Weeks Institutional Closing Pay (Last 2 weeks of December) for qualifying positions
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Job Summary
  • Elizabethtown Community & Technical College is seeking an Academic Coordinator for the newest TRIO program, Upward Bound Math & Science (UBMS), at ECTC. The UBMS will focus on the following high schools: North Hardin, Nelson Co., Thomas-Nelson, LaRue Co., and Washington Co. The Academic Coordinator will provide student services to participants and assist the director with the grant objectives. The Academic Coordinator will report to the UBMS Program Director. This is a five (5) year grant program eligible for renewal.

Job Duties:

  • Assist with the facilitation, curriculum development, and implementation of all aspects of the UBMS grant, such as, Summer Academy.
  • Plan and provide direct student services and workshops to program participants to meet the student’s educational, social, emotional, and cultural development needs.
  • Assist with the recruitment of program participants, open houses, and parent engagement.
  • Collect, analyze, and maintain student database, transcripts, report cards, test scores, and contact logs to assist the director in grant reporting.
  • Creates student files for case management and develops IAPs in conjunction with the director, students, parents, and high school personnel.
  • Foster internal and external relationships with faculty, staff, administrator, and students with the college, affiliated high schools, and community partners.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in a related field (education, leadership, math, science) and 1 year of experience, or equivalent.

A driver’s license is required to lead outreach events in the community. 

Additional Skills Requested:

Successful candidates should demonstrate:

• Ability to work effectively on a team.

• Ability to foster relationships with all stakeholders.

• Excellent written and oral communication skills.

• Strong analytical or problem-solving skills.

• Strong organizational and people skills.

• Proficient computer skills

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