Washington State University Academic Specialist-Touchet Middle School in Pullman, Washington

Academic Specialist-Touchet Middle School Employee Type: AP-Administrative Professional Position Number: 119523 Work Location: Other Summary of Duties: WSU Tri-Cities Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) is funded with federal funds by the Department of Education whose purpose is to increase the number of low-income and underrepresented students who graduate from high school and successfully complete post-secondary education. The Academic Specialist has responsibility for increasing GEAR UP students' academic performance through direct tutoring and developing student's positive academic behaviors and non-cognitive skills. Responsibilities include mentoring and advising students to increase college and career readiness. Guide students with college and career exploration, plan and supervise field trips to college campuses, work as a team with GEAR UP staff, classroom teachers, counselors, and administrators to analyze student data and use instructional tools and methodologies that are consistent with district interventions to achieve grant outcomes. The Academic Specialist will monitor, collect, and document student data for assessment and reporting requirements. This position is housed out of WSU Tri-Cities with a work location in Touchet, WA. This is a two (2) year grant funded position. Required Qualifications: Positions require a Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of professional work experience in student services or related education/experience. A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any combination of relevant education and professional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. Posting Open Date: 11/21/2016 Posting Close Date: 12/5/2016 Open Until Filled: No To apply, visit http://apptrkr.com/922482 Washington State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Educator and Employer. Co