USC Bovard Scholars program aims to help high-achieving high school students with financial need gain admission to and succeed at the nationâs top universities.Â Scholars will receive admission and financial aid guidance, personalized career exploration opportunities, comprehensive test preparation, and leadership development.Â Many of our students will be the first in their families to attend college.Â The program includes an intensive, three-week residential experience during the summer (July 12-August 1, 2020) on USCâs campus at no cost to the students.
The program is seeking high school teachers or early-career college counselors looking for a summer program that will be meaningful and rewarding.Â 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.Â
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.Â Each Classroom Support Coordinator will be paired with an Admissions Coach with years of expertise supporting high school students through the college admissions process.Â 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.Â Coordinators will also assist with program coordination and administrative tasks, as assigned.Â The position begins a week prior to the program start date for training.Â
On Campus:Â 4 weeks, 40 hours per week, in-person,Â July 6 â August 1, 2020.
$20 per hour, 40 hours per week for 4 weeks in the summer.Â Typically, 8:30am-5:00pm with possible evening or weekend hours to attend events and field trips, if interested.
Required Qualifications:â¢Bachelorâs degree â¢At least one year experience teaching high school students in the classroomâ¢Experience working with low-income students and familiesâ¢Superior writing and communication skillsâ¢Ability to understand the unique social-emotional needs of individual studentsâ¢Demonstrated cultural awareness and competencyâ¢Ability to adjust to changing priorities and perform well under pressureâ¢Demonstrated organization skills, attention to detail and ability to work both independently and as part of a teamPreferred Qualifications:â¢Knowledge of colleges, their academic programs, admission policies, and financial aid policies and procedures
Internal Number: REQ20083247
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