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USC Bovard Scholars is looking for highly qualified, passionate and committed college admissions counselors and high school teachers from across the country who want to help high-achieving, low-income rising seniors dream big when it comes to college.

OPEN POSITIONS:

 

Admissions Coach

Who you are:
The ideal candidate will have experience assisting high-achieving, low-income high school students with the college application process, strong writing and public speaking skills, a capacity for engaging students in the classroom, and a passion for expanding student access and academic opportunity. Resumes should demonstrate volunteer, work or personal experience with students from low-income families.

(If you are not local to Southern California, we will provide housing during the three-week summer program, plus one additional week of in-person training.)

What you’ll do:
Admissions coaches will be responsible for delivering the program curriculum to a group of 12 students during the three-week summer session. You will also 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. Coaches will begin a week prior to the program start date for training and have the opportunity to support students through the entire application process.

In addition to the summer session, from July 8, 2019 to August 3, 2019, this role includes:

Remote Training/Self-Study: 3-5 hours per week for three weeks in Spring, prior to on-campus program start

Remote Support (Optional): Ongoing support throughout the students’ senior year of high school (September 2019 – May 2020) to help with the college and financial aid applications and the decision-making process. An average of 10-15 hours per month via phone, text, email, and video conferencing.

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Classroom Support Coordinator

Who you are:
The ideal candidate is a high school teacher with 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.

What you’ll do:
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 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.

This is an on-campus position from July 8, 2019 to August 3, 2019.

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