Seton Hall’s Upward Bound Program is a unique educational experience that combines State, Federal and Private funding to offer a variety of academic, social and cultural activities, as well as personal and career counseling for first generation, low-income high school students in Newark, East Orange, and Irvington, New Jersey. The goal of the Upward Bound Program is to assist and prepare high school students from disadvantaged backgrounds to aspire for post-secondary education and beyond.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop and execute trans-formative educational experiences with students that provide them with the entrepreneurial skills to increase their college, career, and personal success. Ensure student success by fostering the development of essential skills such as resilience and critical thinking, developing project based learning experiences, and building strong relationships with students.
Teach students to create and pitch business plans
Construct a platform from which students can launch and/or project entrepreneurial ideas and products into authentic markets
Exhibit enthusiasm for entrepreneurship while also reinforcing both academic and essential skills
Design and facilitate effective group work
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field
Extensive knowledge of the fundamentals of entrepreneurship, including the elements of business proposals, networking, and market analysis
Experience teaching high school students
Entrepreneurship or start-up experience is preferred.
Experience with Federal TRIO Programs
Temporary - T01
General Office Environment
Special Instructions to Applicants:
A complete application will include: the completed online application, resume, cover letter, and a list of three (3) references.
All applicants chosen for an interview will be required to demonstrate a 10-minute mock lesson through role play.
Please note, this is a five (6) week summer program: The class is four days per week, Monday-Thursday, five (5)hours per day
The person in this position is required to perform his or her duties at all Seton Hall University locations and facilities, as assigned.
Internal Number: 493734
About Seton Hall University
Seton Hall University is a major Catholic university. In a diverse and collaborative environment it focuses on academic and ethical development. Seton Hall students are prepared to be leaders in their professional and community lives in a global society and are challenged by outstanding faculty, an evolving technologically advanced setting and values-centered curricula.