STEM Instructor Upward Bound EC/BEM and Math & Science ECM
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Location: East St. Louis, Illinois
Required Education: Bachelor’s
Salary: $3,500 Monthly
Higher Education Institution
Internal Number: 11581
The Upward Bound program at SIUE’s East St. Louis Center is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time, STEM Instructor. For over 40 years, the SIUE East St. Louis Center has been offering TRIO Upward Bound Programs to area students. The center currently manages six TRIO Upward Bound Program grants that serve 275 high school students from East St. Louis School District 189, Cahokia, SIUE East St. Louis Charter, Brooklyn and Madison, Collinsville, Granite City. Upward Bound is a federally funded college preparatory program for students in high school. The purpose of these programs is to increase the likelihood that low-income first-generation college students will graduate from high school, enroll in post-secondary education and obtain a post-secondary degree. To learn more about the Upward Bound programs, visit: https://www.siue.edu/upward-bound/index.shtml
The STEM Instructor will teach STEM related courses to students in the TRIO Upward Bound EC/BEM and Math & Science ECM programs. The selected candidate will create curriculum; coordinate and prepare STEM activities; monitor student participants during regular programming hours; provide instruction and tutoring; and plan, schedule and implement effective individual and group counseling sessions for program participants that will include educational, career, personal, and academic areas. The Instructor will keep accurate documentation and records of student attendance, services provided, and student outcomes.
As instructed by the Program Director, this position will conduct educational workshops and presentations as well as chaperone students during college tours, transporting students to and from program events as needed. Additionally, the STEM Instructor will assist students in completing applications for college and other educational opportunities. Further duties and responsibilities may be assigned based on the needs and goals of the program. This is a grant-funded position.
This position is a current, full-time Administrative/Professional vacancy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s East St. Louis campus and will close to applicants at end of business day, 11:59 pm CST, on the posting end date. SIUE offers an exceptional array of benefits to all full-time and part-time (50% or more) employees including medical, dental and life insurance; tuition waivers; financial savings plans; vacation and sick leave; and pension plan as part of a total compensation package to eligible employees.
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SIUE is focused on the health and safety of our faculty and staff while remaining committed to serving our students with the excellence that is a hallmark of SIUE. Our Cougar Commitment plan provides both broad and specific actions that will allow SIUE to restore much of our campus’ energy through a safe and intentional science-based approach. The role of higher education continues to be critical to the well-being of our communities and sustainability. Our careful planning is a testament to the importance of that mission, our stewardship and responsibilities to help shape a changing world.
-Bachelor's degree required in STEM, Math, Science, Computer Technology or any other related STEM subject matter.
-Master's degree in STEM, Math, Science, Computer Technology or any other related STEM subject matter. -Two (2) years of experience working or volunteering in an academic environment. -Experience working or volunteering in related educational and/or other programs for disadvantaged youth. -Experience working or volunteering with educational programs that address needs of low-income, first-generation disadvantaged youth.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is a nationally recognized university that provides students with a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live.
Situated on 2,660 acres of beautiful woodland atop the bluffs overlooking the natural beauty of the Mississippi River’s rich bottom land and only 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, the SIUE campus is home to a diverse student body of more than 13,000 individuals.
SIUE is is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, as well as more than 30 additional accrediting agencies. In January 2019, SIUE was reclassified by The Carnegie Commission on Higher Education to the newly created doctoral/professional universities category.
Fully certified at the Division I level by the NCAA, SIUE is a member of the Ohio Valley Conference and the Mid-American Conference (MAC) (men’s soccer & wrestling).