Bovard Scholars Classroom Support Coordinator (Resource Employee) | University of Southern California (USC) - Military Veterans

at HERC - Southern California

Los Angeles, California

The USC Bovard Scholars program aims to help high-achieving high school students with financial need gain admission to and succeed at the nation??s top universities. Scholars will receive admission and financial aid guidance, personalized career exploration opportunities, comprehensive test preparation, and leadership development. Many of our students will be the first in their families to attend college. The program includes a three-week summer intensive experience in July on USC??s campus at no cost to the students. USC Bovard Scholars is seeking early-career college counselors or high school teachers looking for a summer program that will be meaningful and rewarding. Candidates should have experience supporting diverse and economically disadvantaged students within an academic environment. The ideal candidates will have experience working with high school students, strong writing and public speaking skills, a capacity for engaging students in the classroom, and a passion for expanding student access and academic opportunity. The Bovard Scholars Classroom Support Coordinators will each be responsible for supporting the delivery of the program curriculum to a group of 10-12 students during the three-week summer session. Each Classroom Support Coordinator will be paired with an Admissions Coach with years of expertise in supporting high school students through the college admissions process. The Coordinator and Coach pair will work together to determine how to manage their time with students. Additionally, they will work individually with each student to help identify best-fit colleges, review college application essays, discuss career interests, teach college knowledge, and provide support and encouragement throughout the college application process. Coordinators will also assist with program coordination and administrative tasks, as assigned. The position begins a week prior to the program start date for training. Time Commitment: Summer Intensive Program: July 10-28, 2023 (40 hours per week) Typically, 8:30am-5:00pm with possible evening or weekend hours to attend events and field trips, if interested. In addition to the summer session (July 10-28, 2023), this role includes:  Remote Staff Training: one week prior to summer intensive program Self-Study: 3-5 hours per week for three weeks in June Required Qualifications:Bachelor??s degreeMinimum of one year of experience in a counseling, educational, youth development, or other relevant setting requiredExperience working with low-income students and families Superior writing and communication skills Ability to understand the unique social-emotional needs of individual studentsDemonstrated cultural awareness and competencyAbility to adjust to changing priorities and perform well under pressure Demonstrated organization skills, attention to detail, and ability to work both independently and as part of a team Preferred Qualifications:Knowledge of colleges, their academic programs, admission policies, and financial aid policies and procedures

Los Angeles, California

Southern California HERC, established in 2003, is a non-profit organization composed of a diverse group of colleges and universities, and research, medical, and cultural institutions. Our institutions are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the recruitment process and providing a work environment sensitive to work/life balance. We also understand that employment decisions often involve two careers and offer state of the art dual career resources and solutions. SoCal HERC includes members from the Central Coast, Los Angeles, Orange County, Inland Empire, and San Diego.

HERC is a gateway to more jobs in higher education and related fields than any other website. HERC provides job seekers with comprehensive and transparent access to job opportunities, daily job alerts, career advice news and webinars, dual career support, and regional multicultural resources to help with relocating to a new community.

SoCal HERC Member Institutions:

Antioch University, Azusa Pacific, University Cal Tech

CSU Fullerton, CSU Northridge,  CSU San Bernardino 

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Chapman University, Citrus College

Concordia University Irvine, Grossmont-Cuyamaca CCD, Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine 

Loyola Marymount University, MiraCosta Community College, Mount St. Mary’s University

North Orange County CCD, Occidental College,  Pacific Oaks College & Childrens School 

Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego State University, Soka University of America

The Claremont Colleges, The Salk Institute for Biological Sciences, UC Path Center

UC Irvine, UCLA, UC Riverside

UCSD, University of Redlands, University of San Diego

University of Southern California, Vanguard University, Whittier College

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