Upward Bound is a federally funded program designed to assist identified high school students to graduate and enroll in college. The summer academy is a six-week residential component meant to simulate the university experience. Students live on campus, take classes, and attend social and cultural events.

Summer Academy Keyboarding and MS Word Instructor

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF SUMMER ACADEMY KEYBOARDING AND MS WORD INSTRUCTOR

Introduction of keyboarding concepts and beginning MS Word

• Provide a syllabus prior to the start of the Academy, outlining the objectives for the course
• Record and maintain grades to be submitted to the Director at the mid-point and the end of the Academy
• Assign homework and provide quizzes and tests as appropriate
• Maintain appropriate classroom decorum
• Attend the final banquet to provide awards to the students

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

1. Bachelor’s Degree in a related subject area
2. Experience in instruction at the secondary or post – secondary level
3. Excellent communication, record – keeping, and writing skills
4. Ability to work independently as well as a part of a team

PREFERRED SKILLS

1. Experience in working with youth from a variety of backgrounds
2. Certification in MS Office suite
3. Demonstrated maturity and ability to adapt and respond to the unexpected

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and contact information with three professional references via e-mail to Marsha Watts, Director of Upward Bound, at Marsha.Watts@msj.edu. Please include “Summer Academy Keyborading MS Word Instructor” in your e-mail's subject line. A review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.