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UNIVERSITY OF IOWA Upward Bound Virtual Summer ACT Prep Instructor in Iowa City, Iowa

Upward Bound Virtual Summer ACT Prep InstructorPosting ID123459DepartmentCenter for Diversity and Enrichment/Office of the ProvostJobcodeTemp Professional EmployeeWorking TitleUpward Bound Virtual Summer ACT Prep InstructorDetailsThe University of Iowa TRIO Upward Bound Project is seeking a Virtual Summer ACT Prep Instructor to actively provide rising 10th, 11th and 12th grade students with academic instruction on strategies appropriate to taking the ACT Assessment Test, including but not limited to:Procedures to follow when taking the examThe types of questions to expect on the examSuggestions/strategies on how to approach questionsGeneral study skills, note-taking and test-taking strategiesSee below contact for full job descriptionSALARY INFO:$24-$32 per hour as commensurateThe ACT PREP course will be taught Monday through Friday over the course of two weeks. Instructors will need to be available for three hours either in the morning or afternoon each day.Instructors can expect to earn 70 total hours over the duration of the summer program. Thirty (30) hours will be spent in-class with students and the remaining hours will be earned through attendance at orientations/trainings and through planning for classroom instructionAttendance at the training/special event dates listed below is required.REQUIRED EVENTS CALENDAR:May 31stFinal Curriculum and Supply List Due Via EmailJune 4th Instructional Staff OrientationJune 9th or 10thAll Staff TrainingJune 11thOpening CeremonyJune 14th - July 23rdClassroom Teaching and Weekly Staff MeetingsJuly 23rdClosing CeremonyRequired: Bachelor's degreeAbility to handle multiple assignments, conflicting demands and prioritiesDesired: Experience teaching test preparationExperience teaching high school studentsExperience working with students from low-income backgrounds, multiethnic backgrounds, and/or who are potential first-generation college graduatesAppropriate background checks (e.g. criminal background checks and credential checks) will be conducted.ContactJESSE KIRACOFEPhone: 319-335-6708Email: jesse-kiracofe@uiowa.eduApplication InstructionsContinuous recruitment: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled. Applications will no longer be accepted after May 31st, 2021.Applicants may apply online at https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV\_6zYPNib9shBp1pc or obtain a paper version of the application by calling or emailing Upward Bound at the below contact information.A virtual interview will be required. If you have questions, call Upward Bound at (319) 335-6708 or email jesse-kiracofe@uiowa.eduAd Start Date03/08/2021Ad End Date05/31/2021The University of Iowa prohibits discrimination in employment or in its educational programs and activities on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preference. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies.

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