Metropolitan State University, Minnesota’s public, urban university, and recipient of the 2019 Insight Into Diversity Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award is seeking to hire TRIO Summer Teachers to teach 6 weeks virtual non-college credit courses in English, Math, Science, Language (Spanish, Chinese, French, etc) and/or Elective(s) during the summer 2021 (June – July).This is a part-time/temporary/intermittent position within the TRIO Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math-Science department in the Academic and Student Affairs division.
Full/Part Time: Part Time
Employment Condition: Limited
Create the curriculum for high school students in the assigned discipline of study to teach them critical thinking skills and enhance their skills and ability.
Teach an (online) subject course in Math, English, Science, Language or an elective class to the high school aged students attending the Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math-Science Online Summer Program to enhance their skills and ability.
Grade and evaluate students’ performance toward successful completion of the Upward Bound Online Summer Program.
The following qualifications are required of all applicants seeking consideration for this position. Only applicants whose resumes clearly demonstrate fulfillment of each of these minimum qualifications will be considered for the position:
Bachelor’s degree in the subject area (Math, English, Science, Language) or displayed strong knowledge of subject concepts.
One (1) year of teaching or working with high school students in a classroom or workshop-type settings.
Ability to create or enhance lesson plans.
Ability to communicate constructively and teach effectively in a cross-cultural environment.
Respectful of and understanding the needs of economically and academically disadvantaged high school students.
Classroom management skills
Physical Requirements of the Job: This requires occasionally lifting such articles as file boxes and heavy hand tools or heavier materials with help from others and/or lifting and carrying light objects frequently. Even though the weights being lifted may only be a negligible amount, a job is in this category may require walking or standing to a significant degree or may involve sitting most of the time with a degree of pushing and pulling of arm and/or leg controls.
Working conditions will primarily be located at Metropolitan State University – Saint Paul Campus in a classroom setting. Physical effort includes moving and transporting subject materials from the TRIO office to classroom space.
Salary: This is a Minnesota State University Association of Administrative and Service Faculty (MSUAASF) Range A position with a salary range of $34,160 (minimum) to $53,014 (maximum). Salary is commensurate with education and experience, and is determined by the collective bargaining agreement between Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (Minnesota State) and the MSUAASF organization.
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Applications must be received by 11:59 PM on Closing Date: Monday, Feb 15, 2021
Qualified applicants are required to attach the following documents to their online application:
Cover letter of interest addressing which subject course you would like to teach and how your qualifications align with the requirements of this position.
Current curriculum vita or resume.
Names of four (4) references with addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers.
Transcripts – Valid unofficial copies of your transcript showing conferred/awarded date, your name and the academic institution’s name/logo are required. We do not accept copy/paste word documents with a list of courses/grades or DARS reports. If selected for hire, official original transcripts will be required.
If you have other questions related to this position announcement, please contact Human Resources, at 651.793.1275 or email at email@example.com.
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The University: Metropolitan State University, a member of the Minnesota State, is a public, urban university located in Twin Cities Metropolitan area. The University provides an excellent, inclusive and engaging education to eliminate opportunity gaps and lead the Twin Cities community to a prosperous and equitable future. Recognized as a Minority Serving Institution, its employees serve approximately 11,000 students, two-thirds of whom are from communities of color or American Indian nations, are first in their family to attend college or are eligible for Pell grants. Metropolitan State is recognized by CollegeNet as a leading higher education promoter of social mobility for students (Ranked #21 out of 1380). The university offers programs leading to baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. We provide accessible, high quality liberal arts, professional and graduate education with continued emphasis on marginalized groups, including adult learners. Recognized in 2008 and 2014 by the Carnegie Foundation for Community Engagement and named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the university is committed to academic excellence and community engagement through curriculum, teaching scholarship and services designed to support an urban mission.
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The School/Academic Department: The TRIO Upward Bound & Upward Bound Math-Science programs are federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education. They are equal opportunity educational programs designed to generate the motivation of students to graduate from high school, enter college, and successfully complete a postsecondary degree. Metropolitan State University TRIO Upward Bound programs serve a total of 120 low/limited income and first-generation college-bound youth in grades 9th – 12th primarily from Washington Technology Magnet and Hmong College Prep Academy. Nearly 100% of UB participants are students of color, with the majority coming from Asian/Southeast Asian, African American and recent African immigrant cultures.
Desired Start Date: 06/01/2021
Internal Number: 1635
About Metropolitan State University
Metropolitan State University offers over 60 baccalaureate majors, 10 master?s degrees, and 2 doctoral programs. Founded in 1971, the university is a member of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system and is the only state university in the Twin Cities. It is a comprehensive urban university committed to meeting the higher education needs of those who live and work in the 13 county metropolitan area.With a strong tradition of individualized educational programs, we are fully committed to high-quality, affordable education for working adults. Faculty, staff and more than 11,000 full- and part-time students reflect the area?s rich diversity, provide a highly student-centered environment and demonstrate unwavering commitment to civic engagement.