WSU Tri-Cities GEAR UP is seeking two Academic Specialists for Park Middle School with a work location in Kennewick, WA. Positions have the responsibility for increasing GEAR UP students' academic performance, family engagement, awareness of post-secondary opportunities, and career exploration. Ability to tutor Algebra is preferred.
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.
Demonstrated knowledge of school programs, student success, the school community and/or parental involvement in community and/or school setting.
Familiarity with organization and operation of school/district administration and university/community college systems.
Demonstrated success providing leadership and supervising others.
Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of people, including peers, university and school administrators, faculty, staff, students and parents, and the general public.
Experience managing, tracking and reporting program data.
Experience in student academic support programs.
Apply online by October 20, 2021. WSU is an EO/AA educator and employer.