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Upward Bound Instructor

Miami University
Oxford, OH
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Organization Type
Job no: 502910
Department: Regl Dean's Office - Hamilton Campus
Location: Hamilton, OH
Work type: Hourly Staff
Categories: Other
Status: Part Time
Temporary: Yes

Job Title:
Upward Bound Instructor
Job Summary:
Upward Bound Instructors will teach courses for up to 60 high school students in the Upward Bound program on Miami University Regionals' Hamilton campus. Position is required to complete appropriate background checks and training for working with minors on campus. Direct contact hours will be 6 hours per week with additional hours of prep time for a total of up to 10 hours per week for a 6-week period. Instructor training will begin Jun 3, 2024 with instruction dates from Jun 10, 2024 - Jul 19, 2024.
Duties/Physical Demands:
Instructors will have the responsibility to develop curriculum materials; foster a dynamic, hands-on and active learning environment; assist students in developing good study skills and habits; and be supportive of the Upward Bound objectives. A strong emphasis and appreciation for issues related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice is valued and encouraged. May also serve as a chaperone for field trips.
Minimum Qualifications:
Master's degree in the specific field of instruction or closely related field or a bachelor's degree and five years of experience teaching high school students.
Desired Qualifications:
Consideration may be given to candidates who can provide instruction in the following subjects: English/Reading, Composition or similar, Foreign Language including ASL, General Mathematics, Algebra, Calculus, Statistics or similar, Biology, Environmental Sciences, Physics, Chemistry or similar, Social Sciences, Humanities, Health, physical fitness, athletics, nutrition and/or wellness. Develop opportunities for engaged, creative, culturally-relevant learning both in and out of the traditional classroom setting. Have participated in or worked in a TRIO program or similar in the past. Have a passion for working with first-generation college students or educational access programs.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submit cover letter and curriculum vitae. Inquires may be directed to Ashley Hopkins at
Diversity Statement:
Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University's diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University's mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.
EO/AA Statement/Clery Act: Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560. As part of the University's commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University's Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223. Labor Law Posters for Applicants: Miami University is committed to providing up-to-date information from the Department of Labor to our applicants for employment. Here, you will find links to the current information regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA). Date to Begin Screening Applicants:
Screening of applications will begin March 11, 2024 and will continue until filled.
Benefits Eligible:

A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

Advertised: 26 Feb 2024 Eastern Standard Time

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