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Iowa State University Teachers - Upward Bound in Ames, Iowa

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Position Title:Teachers - Upward Bound

Appointment Type:Professional & Scientific

Job Description:

Iowa State University is currently seeking applicants for multiple part-time teaching positions with the TRIO Upward Bound summer program. Upward Bound is a federally funded grant program for first-generation and/or low-income students in grades 9-12. Upward Bound is designed to prepare high school students for postsecondary education by providing academic, cultural, and social programs that develop the skills, attitudes, and motivation necessary for higher education.

The Upward Bound summer program will be held in-person on the Iowa State campus, June 7-July 2. Teachers are needed to design and lead hands-on courses in the content areas of pre-calculus and calculus, chemistry, physics, and literature. Courses are non-credit bearing and they are designed to supplement high school course material and prepare students for their next academic year. Classes are held Monday-Friday throughout the month of June. The time commitment is approximately 6-8 hours of instruction and 5 hours of prep and administrative responsibilities each week.

Successful candidates must have teaching experience and vast knowledge of the content area for which they apply. A teaching licenses is preferred but not required. Candidates must be able to communicate effectively and provide weekly progress updates to high school students and program staff.

Proposed Start Date:June 1, 2021

Number of Months Employed Per Year:

Time Type:Part time

Pay Grade:

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae2) Letter of Application/Cover LetterIf you have questions regarding this application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Original Posting Date: May 4, 2021

Posting Close Date:

Job Requisition Number:R4870

Iowa State University ( is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities ( AAU ), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 30,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community ( .

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email .

If you have questions about the application process please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll-Free at 1-877-477-7485 . Iowa State University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should email or call (515) 294-4800 or Toll-Free: (877) 477-7485 . TTY users are welcome to use the Iowa Relay Service number by dialing 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2942 .

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